Alexander W Bess

Army 38B E-6, Active Duty

Fort McCoy, WI

Years of Service: 14 years, October 2006 - Present

ETS February 2031


Experience

Leadership Training and Development Instructor, U. S. Army,
July 2018 - Present

Business Unit Training Coordinator, U. S. Army,
April 2017 - June 2018

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Army,
January 2014 - April 2017

Education

Masters Of Science, University of the Incarnate Word,
November 2019 - August 2021

Work Experience

Leadership Training and Development Instructor July 2018 - Present

Army | 38B | E-6 | Fort McCoy, WI, USA

  • Provided employee leadership training in the areas of professional presence: 1) professional bearing, 2) fitness, 3) confidence, and 4) resilience.
  • Facilitated employee training in specific industry technically related topics.
  • Developed leaders to be capable of training and preparing an organization to accomplish their assigned mission.

Business Unit Training Coordinator April 2017 - June 2018

Army | 38B | E-6 | Columbus, OH, USA

  • Performed all assigned training duties in compliance with internal business unit policies and all governing external regulations.
  • Assisted with maintenance of employee training files, data entry into training system, and training reports.
  • Assured quality customer service to all business unit training customers.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader January 2014 - April 2017

Army | 38B | E-6 | Mountain View, CA, USA

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.

Air Conditioning Technician / Team Lead February 2009 - January 2014

Vetter Air New Braunfels, TX, USA

  • Lauded multiple times by customers for professionalism, tact, and genuine concern for their well-being.
  • Tracked and scheduled fellow employees for continuing education to offer our customers the most knowledgeable technicians.
  • Responsible for training new employees to meet our business standards and conduct.

Commercial Air Conditioning Technician April 2005 - February 2009

Beyer Boys San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Earned Universal EPA certification within 3 months to handle air conditioning refrigerants.
  • Youngest technician in company history to earn the nationally recognized NATE certification.
  • Installed, serviced, and maintained commercial air conditioning equipment.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

April 2014

Army Commendation Medal

May 2012

Joint Service Achievement Medal

March 2012

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

March 2012

Training and Certifications

Cold Weather Operations

December 2018

EDUCATION

Masters Of Science, Organizational Development and Leadership

University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, USA

November 2019 - August 2021 , GPA: 4.0

Bachelors of Arts, Emergency and Disaster Management

American Military University, Charleston, WV, USA

August 2011 - May 2018 , GPA: 3.2