Emilio Garcia Casillas

Army 68W E-8, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 22 years, September 1997 - November 2019


Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Army,
March 2019 - November 2019

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
April 2018 - March 2019

Manager Administration Department, U. S. Army,
January 2017 - April 2018


Bachelors of Science in Occupational Education, Wayland Baptist University,
February 2008 - October 2009

Work Experience

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader March 2019 - November 2019

Army | 68W | E-8 | El Paso, TX

  • Coordinated and conducted training that certified 150 medical professionals within their respective career fields.
  • Anticipated potential action healthcare scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.

Department Manager April 2018 - March 2019

Army | 68W | E-8 | El Paso, TX

  • Streamlined the acquisition and breaking down of raw data, and designed products which enabled management to make the most informed decisions.
  • 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.

Manager Administration Department January 2017 - April 2018

Army | 68W | E-8 | Columbia, SC

  • Involved in the strategic and operational decisions of an 885-person organization while serving on the senior leadership team.
  • Oversaw employee relations issues by responding to employee complaints, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Processed routine day-to-day tasks such as preparing personnel status and strength reports, preparing personnel awards, and other administrative support as required.

Assistant Manager Logistics Department March 2015 - December 2016

Army | 68H | E-7 | Columbia, SC

  • Supervised multi-echelon operations and members from 7 departments of a 95-person organization.
  • Assisted the organization in procuring $10K of medical supplies, portable water and vehicles during a natural disaster.
  • Maintained metrics, analyzed data to assess performance, and implemented improvements.

Department Manager October 2014 - March 2015

Army | 68H | E-7 | Columbia, SC

  • Directly managed a 20-person team in fabrication operations producing over 150K of military eyewear annually, supporting over 35 small clinics.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.

Assistant Learning and Development Manager October 2013 - September 2014

Army | 68H | E-7 | Yorktown, VA

  • Facilitated and coordinated the instruction of 100 students per year with an attrition rate of 5 percent.
  • Ensured 10 instructors were fully trained, evaluated under real program conditions, and formally certified.
  • Assessed the results of all aspects of training, which included Instructor/Facilitator competence/delivery, course material effectiveness, training environment, and participant impact.

Top Skills

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Meritorious Service Medal

March 2019

Meritorious Service Medal

March 2018

Humanitarian Service Medal

October 2017

Army Superior Unit Award

September 2017

Army Superior Unit Award

February 2015

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

September 2014

Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

June 2014

Meritorious Service Medal

March 2011

Army Good Conduct Medal

September 2000

Training and Certifications

American Board of Opticianry - Basic

December 2010


Bachelors of Science in Occupational Education, Optical Lab Technology

Wayland Baptist University, San Antonio, Texas

February 2008 - October 2009