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20 years, Program/ Project Manager, Secret, PMP, Fluent Spanish


Date of Clearance Adjudication:
Clearance Adjudication

Immediately – End


Current Passport:
US Civilian
Expiration Date – 2020

Spanish – Speaking: Fluent, Reading: Fluent, Writing: Fluent

Desired Location:
Stateside – North Carolina
Overseas – Prefers not to deploy

Highlight Write Up:
Project Management Professional with more than 20 years’ experience as a Non-Commissioned Officer and senior manager for Special Operation Forces (SOF). Successfully completed 25+ projects valued at more than $15M as the program manager for the US Special Operations Command. Senior advisor for a civil affairs unit that was deployed to four countries simultaneously; supervised over 70 individuals. Operations chief for the only active duty U.S. Army Civil Affairs Battalion. Global experience with program management, operations, security, logistics and rapid response acquisitions. Combat-proven leader with excellent communication skills that motivate team members to perform. Recognizes and mitigates risks before they arise.

Geo Location:
South and Central America – Duration: 15 Years in 7th SFG

Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 36
Assistant Program Manager, Mobility
US Special Operations Command, Special Programs, Fort Belvoir, VA, 2009 – 2012
• Managed more than 25 projects totaling more than $15M as the government representative for SOF resulting in savings of $300K while meeting or exceeding scheduled delivery dates
• Led system testing and evaluation efforts for multiple tactical vehicle platforms to fill critical operational requirements
• Chaired several integrated product teams, consisting of both user and vendor subject matter experts
• Developed comprehensive statements of work which optimized the organization’s ability to quickly provide customers with upgraded mobility capabilities
• Selected as the contracting officer representative for 10 SOF projects which ensured the timely fielding of new capabilities

Skills Write Up:
Program management,management, customer service, communication, research and development, test and evaluation, teamwork, market research, scheduling, technical writing, and cost estimation, human resource, hiring manager, supervisor, supply and logistics, safety officer, operations security, information technology and equal opportunity leader.

Education Write Up:
• Project Manager Professional. PMI, 2012
• B. S., Excelsior College, Albany, NY, 2010, 3.9 GPA
• Currently enrolled in MBA program with Excelsior College
• Successfully completed all Defense Acquisition University courses for DAWIA Level II PM certification
o Program Management Tools 257
o Program Management Tools 251
o Intermediate Systems Acquisition 201 B
o Intermediate Systems Acquisition 201 A
o Overview of Acquisition Ethics CLM 003
o Contracting Overview CLM 024
o Basic Software Acquisition Management SAM 101
o Mission Support Planning CON 110
o COR With a Mission Focus CLC 106
Military Courses completed
o Special Forces Weapons Sergeant Qualifications Course at Fort Bragg, NC
o Equal Opportunity Leader’s Course, Fort Meade, MD
o First Sergeant Course at Fort Bliss, TX
o Civil Affairs Course, US Army Special Warfare School at Fort Bragg, NC
o US Army Ranger Course, Fort Benning, GA
o Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer and Intelligence Course at Fort Bragg, NC
o Advanced Reconnaissance, Target Exploitation, and Acquisition Course at Fort Bragg, NC
o Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (Sniper) at Fort Bragg, NC
o Operational Security Manager’s Course at Fort Belvoir, VA
o Instructor Trainers Course at Fort Benning, GA
o Proficient in MS Project and USSOCOM Program Managers Automated Requisition System