Brian Gross

Air Force 9G100 E-9, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 29 years, May 1991 - Present

ETS June 2021


Experience

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

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

Business Unit Assistant HR Manager, U. S. Air Force,
February 2013 - June 2015

Education

MBA, American Military University,
June 2007 - December 2013

Work Experience

Business Unit Director June 2019 - Present

Air Force | 9G100 | E-9 | Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, 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.
  • Orchestrated the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.

Business Unit Director June 2015 - June 2019

Air Force | 9G100 | E-9 | Osan Air Base, South Korea

  • 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.
  • Orchestrated the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.
  • Influenced operations through personnel presence supported by the leadership and management system.

Business Unit Assistant HR Manager February 2013 - June 2015

Air Force | 9G100 | E-9 | Hickam Air Force Base, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI, USA

  • Developed human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge, and talent gaps and developed specific programs for the filling of the gaps.
  • 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.

Department Manager October 2008 - February 2013

Air Force | 1N391 | E-8 | Hickam Air Force Base, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI, USA

  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.

Department Manager October 2005 - October 2008

Air Force | 8T100 | E-8 | Hawaii, USA

  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

January 2014

Air Force Commendation Medal

October 2005

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

October 2004

Air Force Commendation Medal

February 1998

Air Force Achievement Medal

February 1993

Training and Certifications

Applied Workplace Psychology

February 2020

Senior Leadership and Management Training

September 2010

Senior Intelligence Managers Course

March 2009

Lean Six Sigma

June 2008

Cisco Certified Network Analyst (CCNA)

June 2004

CompTIA A+

June 2003

National Cryptologic School Instructor

May 2002

EDUCATION

MBA, IT Management

American Military University

June 2007 - December 2013 , GPA: 3.8

Liberal Studies, Korean language and cultural studies

Excelsior College

May 2001 - May 2003 , GPA: 3.9

Communications Application Technologies, communications technologies and methodologies

Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)

May 1998 - May 2001 , GPA: 3.9