Antony C Clark

Air Force 8R300 E-6, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 21 years, May 1992 - March 2013


Experience

Community Outreach Manager, LeaderQuest,
October 2019 - Present

Military Service Officer , Bexar County,
August 2017 - October 2019

Veteran Employment Specialist , Endeavors,
March 2017 - August 2017

Education

Organizational Management, Ashford University,
October 2016 - February 2018

Work Experience

Community Outreach Manager October 2019 - Present

LeaderQuest San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Information Technology (IT) training company that specializes in assisting prospects with coveted certifications and employment placement. Program manager for all Veteran centric programs to include Veteran Benefit Administration • Establishes relationship with community partners, Veteran organizations, and any consumer that fosters employment development as well as placement • Analyzes need, skill requirement and overall need of partners in order to fulfill manpower requirements for employment • Expertly navigates community to identify partners that exceeds mission requirements • Manages business development program in order to identify and find suitable employment opportunities for prospective students • Establishes and expertly manages community outreach program with 25+partners • Expertly utilizes active listening when identifying bottom line need for partner organizations fostering a win-win scenario • Project Manager for business development plan, Veteran Affairs processes and business partner relationships

Military Service Officer August 2017 - October 2019

Bexar County San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Bexar County Veteran Service representing the second largest Veteran population in the State of Texas, is an advocate agency established to assist Veterans and their dependents in obtaining benefits from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. • Professionally advised, offered guidance to Veterans, their dependents and survivors regarding any Veteran Benefit Administration (VBA) entitlements • Conducted home visits to home bound Veterans and surviving spouses to assist with VA benefits • Managed database of Veterans for the purpose of tracking and analytics • Expertly conveyed application of regulatory, statutory and planned provisions in order to line up benefits and reconciled eligibility in a collaborative relationship with the Department of Veteran Affairs and Texas Veteran Commission • Consulted with local Veteran organizations to coordinate and improve Veteran benefits and service programs • Expertly interpreted policies and procedures regarding Veteran Benefit Administration (VBA) benefits to Veterans and family members

Veteran Employment Specialist March 2017 - August 2017

Endeavors San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Provided services that target homelessness, unemployment, child abuse, disabilities, childcare, education, disasters, independent living, and counseling. • Delivered workshops including resume building, job search, interviewing, communication, conflict resolution and preparedness. • Identified opportunities in the community for employment, work to assist Veterans in networking and connecting to various resources • Assessed individual and family needs and provided continuing work/life services • Participated in implementing, maintaining and providing installation work/life services • Conducted outreach and networking activities in the community providing presentations at various community groups • Ensured availability of technology-based resources to maximize Veteran access to resources to meet employment and life-cycle needs and requirements • Served as QA for processes involving employment opportunity follow up, expectations levied to the Veteran as well as database maintenance

Consultant Military Liaison August 2014 - October 2016

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Partnering with the Department of Veteran Affairs, local military bases, Workforce Centers and other non-profit organizations, Consultant/military liaison provides professional education & training plans geared toward entering high-demand, high-growth occupations within the Information Technology, Project Management and Medical industries. • Demonstrated knowledge of business environment with the ability to recognize potential contractual impacts • Managed client relationships to include face to face meetings, phone calls, or Video conference calls with military installations, consumers or workforce agencies. • Displayed understanding of all contractual laws, regulations, policies, procedures, methods, techniques and contract types applicable to all training courses • Reviewed and confirmed creditable service and assisted with interpretation of benefits allotted to them in order to potentially utilize for IT programs • Built and served as program manager for training and industry certification programs to address employment gaps • Expertly negotiated contracts to prospective clients seeking certification programs • Identified program manager for business development plan identifying Veteran organizations as viable partners to Information Technology mission

Assistant Learning and Development Manager November 2011 - March 2013

Air Force | 8R300 | E-6 | Omaha, NE, USA

  • Validated the final development of all instructional material and products.
  • Developed and executed a course development management plan to meet business needs and priorities.
  • Assessed the results of all aspects of training, which included Instructor/Facilitator competence/delivery, course material effectiveness, training environment, and participant impact.
  • Ensured that all organization instructors were fully trained, evaluated under real program conditions, and formally certified.
  • Tested and validated new learning products as part of the preparation process to deliver learning programs.

Assistant Learning and Development Manager November 2009 - March 2011

Air Force | 8R200 | E-6 | Omaha, NE, USA

  • Validated the final development of all instructional material and products.
  • Developed and executed a course development management plan to meet business needs and priorities.
  • Assessed the results of all aspects of training, which included Instructor/Facilitator competence/delivery, course material effectiveness, training environment, and participant impact.
  • Reviewed all learning material/product deliverables for adherence to instructional design principles and established templates and standards.
  • Developed the instructional product evaluation plan to include evaluation tools and learning metrics.
  • Ensured that all organization instructors were fully trained, evaluated under real program conditions, and formally certified.
  • Tested and validated new learning products as part of the preparation process to deliver learning programs.

Business Unit Assistant HR Manager June 2007 - November 2009

Air Force | 8A300 | E-6 | Minot, ND, USA

  • Developed human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge, and talent gaps and developed specific programs for the filling of the gaps.
  • Monitored effective new hire transitions for an effective onboarding and orientation to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds.
  • Developed staffing strategies and implemented plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for position of responsibility.
  • Developed appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization.
  • Oversaw employee relations issues and responded to employee complaints.
  • Processed routine day-to-day tasks such as preparing personnel status and strength reports, preparing personnel awards, and other administrative support as required.
  • Allocated human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel and job position
  • Monitored employees' short-term and long-term medical leaves and ensured the organization's compliance with FMLA and HIPAA regulations.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Air Force Commendation Medal

November 2009

Air Force Commendation Medal

November 2006

Air Force Achievement Medal

June 2001

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon

October 1997

Air Force Commendation Medal

June 1996

Korea Defense Service Medal

June 1996

Air Force Commendation Medal

June 1995

Training and Certifications

Texas Veteran Commission Accreditation

August 2018

National Association of County Veteran Service Officers Course

August 2018

Mental Health First Aid USA

June 2017

Veteran Affairs School Certifying Official

May 2015

Air Force Recruiting Service Train the Trainer Course

March 2010

Achieve Global Professional Selling Skills Applications

March 2003

Achieve Global Professional Selling Skills

March 2003

EDUCATION

Organizational Management, Project Management

Ashford University, San Diego, CA, USA

October 2016 - February 2018 , GPA: 3.81

Project Management, Project Management

Ashford University, San Diego, CA, USA

September 2013 - October 2016 , GPA: 3.62

High School or GED

September 1987 - June 1991