Edward K.

Army 11Z E-9, Active Duty

Fort Meade, MD

Years of Service: 23 years, January 1997 - Present

ETS February 2021


Experience

Director Business Operations Division, U. S. Army,
July 2017 - Present

Learning and Development Manager, U. S. Army,
November 2015 - July 2016

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
March 2015 - November 2015

Education

Masters of Business Adminstration, Excelsior College,
May 2018 - October 2019

Work Experience

Director Business Operations Division July 2017 - Present

Army | 11Z | E-9 | Fort Meade, MD, USA

  • Developed and recommended business priorities to senior leaders for training operations of the division.
  • Analyzed, integrated, and synchronized the management processes to coordinate the division's current and future operations.
  • Conducted staff planning and financial forecasting of the division based on organization goals and customer needs.

Learning and Development Manager November 2015 - July 2016

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Collegeville, MN, USA

  • Led and managed the ## program staff by providing vision, direction, input and feedback.
  • Ensured that all organization instructors were fully trained, evaluated under real program conditions, and formally certified.
  • Provided user feedback towards company technology projects and third party purchases.

Department Manager March 2015 - November 2015

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Ft Bragg, NC, USA

  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.

Department Manager May 2014 - March 2015

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Ft Bragg, NC, USA

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business result.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.

Department Manager May 2013 - May 2014

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Ft Bragg, NC, USA

  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Department Manager October 2012 - May 2013

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.

Manager Business Operations Department November 2011 - October 2012

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business results
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business .
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of the business operation.

Business Unit Operations Team Leader January 2010 - November 2011

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Assisted in synchronizing business operations by effectively communicating with all the relevant people, business units, and coordinating all relevant inputs to ensure production output and on time delivery goals were achieved.
  • Planned, scheduled, reviewed, and approved the workload to ensure production output, quality, and on time delivery goals were achieved in a cost-effective manner.
  • Ensured that all business operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time in accordance with customer specifications and quality requirements.

Manager Business Operations Department December 2009 - November 2010

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Led and influenced subordinate business operations team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve business operations objectives.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader December 2008 - November 2009

Army | 11Z | E-7 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader December 2007 - November 2008

Army | 11Z | E-7 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader December 2006 - November 2007

Army | 11Z | E-7 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.

Department Manager June 2006 - November 2006

Army | 11Z | E-7 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.

Department Manager June 2005 - August 2006

Army | 11Z | E-7 | Vicenza, Italy

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Department Manager June 2004 - May 2005

Army | 11Z | E-6 | Vicenza, Italy

  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader June 2003 - May 2004

Army | 11Z | E-6 | Ft Bragg, NC, USA

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader January 2003 - May 2003

Army | 11Z | E-6 | Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, AK, USA

  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • 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.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

June 2017

Meritorious Service Medal

November 2015

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

November 2014

Bronze Star Medal

August 2006

Army Good Conduct Medal

January 2000

Training and Certifications

Technical Transportation of Hazardous Materials Course

August 2010

EDUCATION

Masters of Business Adminstration, Organizational Leadership

Excelsior College, Albany, NY, USA

May 2018 - October 2019 , GPA: 3.5

Bacehlors of Science, Liberal Arts

Excelsior College, Albany, NY, USA

July 2017 - April 2018 , GPA: 3.5

Associates of Science, Liberal Arts

Excelsior College, Albany, NY, USA

June 2016 - June 2017 , GPA: 3.5

High School or GED

August 1993 - June 1996 , GPA: 3.0