Benjamin Padilla

Air Force 2W091 E-9, Active Duty

New Braunfels, TX

Years of Service: 30 years, June 1989 - June 2019


Business Unit Director, U. S. Air Force,
March 2015 - June 2019

Director Maintenance Division, U. S. Air Force,
February 2013 - March 2015

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
February 2012 - February 2013


B.S. Business Administration, Columbia Southern University,
October 2007 - June 2013

Work Experience

Business Unit Director March 2015 - June 2019

Air Force | 2W091 | E-9 | Beale AFB, CA, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate business unit managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve objectives.
  • Directed the successful actions of subordinates through an articulate description of leadership intent.
  • Established a leadership and management system to meet the unique demands placed on the organization, balancing the abilities and personalities of organizational members and the capabilities of organizational equipment.

Director Maintenance Division February 2013 - March 2015

Air Force | 2W091 | E-9 | Nellis Air Force Base, NV, USA

  • Conferred with management, engineering, and quality associates to resolve maintenance problems and to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.

Assistant Department Manager February 2012 - February 2013

Air Force | 2W091 | E-8 | Kunsan AB, Republic of South Korea

  • Served as the right-hand person to the Department Manager and supported the Manager by devising policies and strategies to ensure the completion of department goals.
  • Collaborated to keep department team leaders and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Top Skills

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Meritorious Service Medal

March 2019

Training and Certifications

Professional Manager Certification

June 2013


B.S. Business Administration, Management

Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL, USA

October 2007 - June 2013 , GPA: 4.0

Associates in Applied Science, Munitions Systems Technology

Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL, USA

June 2006 - August 2008 , GPA: 3.8