David J. Garcia

Army 89B E-7, Active Duty

Killeen, TX

Years of Service: 21 years, August 1999 - Present

ETS'd February 2020


Experience

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
August 1999 - Present

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department, U. S. Army,
January 2016 - November 2016

Team Leader of Business Unit Operations, U. S. Army,
June 2011 - December 2015

Education

Associate of Arts, University of Maryland University College,
December 2012 - December 2014

Work Experience

Department Manager August 1999 - Present

Army | 89B | E-7 | Killeen, TX, USA

  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department January 2016 - November 2016

Army | 89B | E-7 | Fort Hood, TX, USA

  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Assisted with supervising the maintenance staff in scheduling and organizing property repairs with outside contractors as needed.
  • Provided technical guidance and training to team members to establish procedures and inventory control.

Team Leader of Business Unit Operations June 2011 - December 2015

Army | 89B | E-6 | Fort Bragg, NC, USA

  • Assisted in overseeing the team's operational functions and was responsible for training, staff development, and planning for the team and department.
  • Assisted in managing the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', which was the management process designed to synchronize the department's current and future operations.
  • Supervised and managed ## personnel, to include performance management, mentoring, and counseling.

Team Leader Transportation Department October 2007 - November 2008

Army | 89B | E-6 | Fort Bragg, NC, USA

  • Monitored and maintained staff records on licensing, driving, testing, and training.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader January 2004 - September 2007

Army | 89B | E-6 | Fort Hood, TX, USA

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader September 2005 - August 2006

Army | 89B | E-6 | Fort Bragg, NC, USA

  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader February 2002 - December 2003

Army | 89B | E-5 | Fort Hood, TX, USA

  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Army Meritorious Unit Commendation

November 2019

Meritorious Service Medal

November 2019

Army Commendation Medal

November 2019

Army Achievement Medal

November 2019

Army Good Conduct Medal

November 2019

National Defense Service Medal

November 2019

Iraq Campaign Medal

November 2019

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

November 2019

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

November 2019

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

November 2019

Army Service Ribbon

November 2019

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

November 2019

Combat Action Medal

November 2019

Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe

November 2019

Training and Certifications

Senior Parachutist Badge

November 2019

Air Assault Badge

November 2019

Drivers Badge

November 2019

Unit Movement Officer

November 2019

German Parachutist Badge (Silver)

November 2019

Secret Clearance

November 2019

Commercial Drivers License

November 2019

Project Management Professional Training

November 2019

Hazardous Materials Transporter and Certifier

November 2019

EDUCATION

Associate of Arts, General Studies - General Curriculum

University of Maryland University College, 3501 University Blvd E, Adelphi, MD 20783, USA

December 2012 - December 2014 , GPA: 3.42