Fernando H.

Navy 1632 E-7, Active Duty

Pleasant Hill, CA

Years of Service: 20 years, September 1999 - Present

ETS'd September 2019


Experience

Department Manager, U. S. Navy,
April 2016 - Present

Training and Development Facilitator, U. S. Navy,
February 2013 - April 2016

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Navy,
September 2009 - February 2013

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brandman University,
August 2016 - June 2019

Work Experience

Department Manager April 2016 - Present

Navy | 1632 | E-7 | Mountain View, CA, USA

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Training and Development Facilitator February 2013 - April 2016

Navy | 1105 | E-6 | Coronado, CA, USA

  • Ensured and maintained a professional subject matter proficiency.
  • Demonstrated an expertise in all course material including the course outcomes/goals, subject matter, and standards.
  • Established an environment where students were comfortable asking questions to increase learning proficiency.
  • Managed the learning environment to ensure it was conducive to adult learning.
  • Ensured learning standards were met and assessed during the course of instruction.
  • Provided opportunities for students to take initiative.
  • Provided students with opportunities to engage in problem-solving activities in the learning environment.
  • Created active learning in creative ways, such as group competitions, to develop accountability.
  • Adhered to adult learning principles and promoted active learning.
  • Assessed students and provided continuous feedback to students in reference to their leadership competency and performance.
  • Counseled, coached, and mentored participants as appropriate to the learning environment.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader September 2009 - February 2013

Navy | 1100 | E-6 | San Diego, CA, USA

  • Led a team of 16 team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $1.5M worth of diving equipment.
  • 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.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

December 2017

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

February 2016

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

September 2012

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

August 2009

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

September 2004

Training and Certifications

Master Training Specialist

March 2015

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Leadership

Brandman University, Irvine, CA, USA

August 2016 - June 2019 , GPA: 3.78