David M Wheeler

Army 74A O-5, Active Duty

Fort Pickett, VA

Years of Service: 31 years, April 1989 - April 2020


Vice President (VP)/General Manager (GM), U. S. Army,
September 2016 - March 2020

Director of Training Course Operations, U. S. Army,
September 2012 - August 2016

Director of Division Operations, U. S. Army,
December 2006 - September 2012


Board of Regents, Marshall University,
September 1997 - November 1998

Work Experience

Vice President (VP)/General Manager (GM) September 2016 - March 2020

Army | 74A | O-5 | Blackstone, VA, USA

  • Led and directed a major corporate operating division, overseeing multiple departments and responsible for devising policies and strategies to achieve division goals.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess business situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Consistently positioned the division to achieve the larger corporate vision and mission.

Director of Training Course Operations September 2012 - August 2016

Army | 19A | O-4 | Portsmouth, VA, USA

  • Provided direct oversight of all training operation functions and developed training for agile and adaptive organizational leaders at various technical and leadership levels.
  • Adapted institutional training to enhance learning effectiveness and the educational needs of ## participants.
  • Developed trainer development programs and coached others involved in training efforts, providing effective growth and development opportunities.

Director of Division Operations December 2006 - September 2012

Army | 42B | O-3 | Staunton, VA, USA

  • Partnered with internal and/or vendor resources and functioned as the primary teacher and coach to all special project teams.
  • Developed the division logistic plan required to support and sustain the organization's functional business units and special projects.
  • Ensured that all business operations were planned, prepared, and executed within a 20K budget and delivered on time in accordance with customer specifications and quality requirements.

Top Skills

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Meritorious Service Medal

June 2015

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

January 2012

Bronze Star Medal

January 2012

Army Commendation Medal

May 2008

Iraq Campaign Medal

May 2008

Army Achievement Medal

March 1998

Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal

June 1996

Training and Certifications

Incident Command System 300-400

November 2018

Hazard Materials Operations

September 2016

Hazard Materials Technician Certification

September 2016

Hazard Materials Awareness

September 2016

Hazard Materials Personal Protective Equipment

September 2016

Incident Command System 100-800

July 2016


Board of Regents, Science

Marshall University, Huntington, WV, USA

September 1997 - November 1998