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James D.

Army 42B O-4, Active Duty

Austin, TX

Years of Service: 24 years, January 1994 - July 2018


Experience

Career Counselor, Patriot Enterprises LLC,
December 2018 - Present

University Assistant Professor of Leadership, U. S. Army,
August 2015 - April 2018

Vice President (VP)/General Manager (GM), U. S. Army,
July 2013 - July 2015

Education

Masters of Science Administration, Central Michigan University,
August 2010 - December 2011

Work Experience

Career Counselor December 2018 - Present

Patriot Enterprises LLC Austin, TX, USA

  • Prepare and connect transitioning military veterans with employment and education opportunities; manage over 200 clients with a monthly average of 3 hires • Conduct an average of 2 counseling sessions daily with participants; review resumes assist with career exploration and job searches • Planned, organized and ran Camp Mabry’s Mini Veteran hiring fair; successfully facilitated 20 employers and who hired 8 veterans • Coordinated and hosted free Federal Resume workshops • Provided over 30 presentations and dozens of career preparation classes

University Assistant Professor of Leadership August 2015 - April 2018

Army | 42B | O-4 | San Marcos, TX, USA

  • Taught Phase I-the Basics of Leadership, designed to enable individuals to understand the theory, fundamentals, and history of leadership.
  • Delivered Phase II-Team Leadership, to enable individuals to lead small groups or teams.
  • Prepared organizational team members to successfully complete a Leadership Development and Assessment Capstone Course.

Vice President (VP)/General Manager (GM) July 2013 - July 2015

Army | 42B | O-5 | National Guard Milwaukee, WI, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve division objectives.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the division's overall competitive advantage.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed critical resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Multi-Division Associate Vice President (AVP) June 2011 - July 2013

Army | 42B | O-4 | San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Administered the execution of special projects and evaluated the organization's execution results to determine if they met the leader's strategic guidance and intent.
  • Assisted in the planning and executing of all organization operations, logistics, and program personnel with an operation budget of $$.
  • Coordinated with higher, adjacent, and supporting organizations to accomplish the mission.

Department Manager July 2006 - August 2008

Army | 42B | O-3 | Milwaukee, WI, 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.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

August 2018

Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

July 2013

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

July 2013

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

November 2001

Army Good Conduct Medal

January 2001

Army Commendation Medal

January 2000

Army Achievement Medal

January 1999

Korea Defense Service Medal

December 1997

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

December 1997

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

January 1995

National Defense Service Medal

January 1994

Training and Certifications

Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course

February 2016

Intermediate Level Education

May 2011

Casualty Assistance Officer Course

April 2009

Recruiting Company Commanders Course

May 2006

Adjutant General Captain Career Course

May 2005

Airborne School

November 2001

Scout Platoon Leaders Course

November 2001

Armor Officer Basic Course

November 2001

Officer Candidate School

April 2001

Equal Opportunity Course

March 1997

Air Assault School

August 1995

Retention NCO

June 1995

Primary Leadership Development Course

April 1995

Armed Forces School of Music

November 1994

Basic Training

March 1994

EDUCATION

Masters of Science Administration, Organizational

Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, MI, USA

August 2010 - December 2011 , GPA: 4.0

Bachelors of General Studies, Liberal Arts studies with a minor in music performance

Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA, USA

January 2003 - May 2004 , GPA: 3.2