Andre G. Rivier

Army 11A O-5, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 21 years, May 1999 - Present

ETS'd June 2020


Experience

Assistant Vice President (AVP) Division Business Analytics, U. S. Army,
July 2018 - Present

Assistant Vice President (AVP) Division Logistics, U. S. Army,
July 2016 - July 2018

Director Business Analytics Division, U. S. Army,
September 2015 - July 2016

Education

Master of Arts, Yale University,
January 2011 - June 2012

Work Experience

Assistant Vice President (AVP) Division Business Analytics July 2018 - Present

Army | 11A | O-5 | San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Increased production by 484%, achieved 1441% improvement in customer feedback, and slashed office staffing by 25% while leading commander’s special advisory office in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • Streamlined and improved a critical defense manning process, increasing efficiency by over 25%.
  • Evaluated by chief executive as best senior officer in the global enterprise for leadership of the Political-Economic department in a specialized, in-house executive consulting office within DoD.
  • Commended for on-time and under budget completion of a critical U.S. Embassy project in Laos.

Assistant Vice President (AVP) Division Logistics July 2016 - July 2018

Army | 11A | O-5 | U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos

  • Negotiated and implemented two major policy objectives, exceeded performance goals by over 100%, and streamlined the budget to achieve the lowest expenditures of any office in East Asia.
  • Handpicked by senior leaders to establish and lead a new, politically sensitive office in Laos focused on providing assessments to policymakers and managing foreign assistance.
  • Conceived and implemented 25% more efficient method of running foreign sales and assistance programs; Department of Defense began adopting this method globally.

Director Business Analytics Division September 2015 - July 2016

Army | 11A | O-4 | Washington D.C., DC, USA

  • Commended for work preparing U.S. President to navigate a diplomatic crisis; provided political, military, and economic assessments to senior policymakers on Southeast Asia and Oceania.
  • Developed and implemented new office procedures to focus analytical resources and improve the customer feedback loop by approximately 30%.

Director Logistics Division August 2012 - September 2015

Army | 11A | O-4 | U.S. Embassy Fiji and U.S. Embassy Papua New Guinea

  • Awarded “Defense Attaché of the Year” for achieving highest global customer satisfaction rates while advising senior officials and managing assistance to eight Southwest Pacific countries.
  • Leveraged personal relations and expertise to facilitate first ever multimillion-dollar defense sale to Papua New Guinea.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Defense Attache of the Year

July 2016

Training and Certifications

Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance with Polygraph

December 2019

Professional Certificate in Data Science with Python

November 2019

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, International Relations

Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

January 2011 - June 2012 , GPA: 4.0

Associate of Arts, Thai Language

Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA, USA

February 2008 - July 2009 , GPA: 3.9

Bachelor of Science, Economics

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, USA

June 1995 - May 1999 , GPA: 3.82