Gretchen A Barton

Air Force 4M071 E-7, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 22 years, August 1994 - August 2016


Experience

Realtor, Phillips & Associates Realty,
February 2017 - Present

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
December 2013 - August 2016

Training and Development Facilitator, U. S. Air Force,
February 2009 - December 2013

Education

Master of Science, University of the Incarnate Word,
March 2015 - December 2017

Work Experience

Realtor February 2017 - Present

Phillips & Associates Realty San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Consults with home buyers/sellers to develop strategies to successfully negotiate home transactions
  • Provides market value data to buyers/sellers to ensure the client has the most accurate information for their purchase or sale
  • Closed 40 transactions; $9.5M in sales

Assistant Department Manager December 2013 - August 2016

Air Force | 4M071 | E-7 | Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team business results.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making business decisions.
  • Positioned the department to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters through leadership and assistance of the department manager.
  • Collaborated to keep department team leaders and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • 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 department goals and planning processes were completed.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of 12 department team members.
  • Led and influenced 12 subordinate team leaders to accomplish critical business tasks and achieve organization objectives.

Training and Development Facilitator February 2009 - December 2013

Air Force | 8T000 | E-6 | Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, 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.
  • Ensured learning standards were met and assessed during the course of instruction.
  • Provided students with opportunities to engage in problem-solving activities in the learning environment.
  • 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.

Team Leader Administration Department October 2005 - December 2008

Air Force | 4M071 | E-6 | Dyess Air Force Base, TX, USA

  • Served as team leader within an administrative management department of 2 team members responsible for the combined functions of human resources and finance operations.
  • Processed routine day-to-day tasks such as preparing personnel status and strength reports, preparing personnel awards, and other administrative support as required.
  • Consistently demonstrated strong and effective professional and technical capabilities and delivered outstanding business results.
  • Designed & implemented training program; eliminated need for travel, saved Dyess Air Force Base Bomb Wing $1.5K in training costs.

Team Leader Administration Department February 2001 - October 2005

Air Force | 4M071 | E-5 | Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Managed Hazardous Duty Pay Program for 53 personnel and provided guidance to the management team in order for leaders to make sound business decisions and meet company objectives.
  • Provided day-to-day assistance for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the department's human resource function.
  • Processed routine day-to-day tasks such as preparing personnel status and strength reports, preparing personnel awards, and other administrative support as required.
  • Consistently demonstrated strong and effective professional and technical capabilities and delivered outstanding business results.

Lead Administration Specialist August 1994 - February 2001

Air Force | 4M051 | E-4 | Andrews Air Force Base, MD, USA

  • Served as a administrative team lead for 15 team members responsible for the combined functions of human resources and finance operations.
  • Assisted in managing $1.5M high altitude training devices & equipment and oversaw the maintenance, vendors, logistics for all equipment.
  • Assisted in maintaining elements of the organization's work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Conducted periodic pay surveys, scheduled and conducted job evaluations, preparing pay budgets, and monitored and scheduled individual pay actions.

Top Skills

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Training and Certifications

Professional Managers Certification

June 2015

Instructor Levels I-III

March 2012

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Organizational Development & Leadership

University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, USA

March 2015 - December 2017 , GPA: 3.91

Associate of Applied Science, Military Science & Technology

Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL, USA

February 2009 - March 2012

Bachelor of Science, Sports & Health Science

American Military University, Charles Town, WV, USA

June 2006 - February 2011 , GPA: 3.7

Associate of Applied Science, Aerospace Physiology Technology

Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL, USA

August 1994 - May 2005

High School or GED

August 1990 - June 1994