Jennifer Burnett

Air Force 81T0 O-5, Active Duty

Colorado Springs, CO

Years of Service: 25 years, August 1995 - Present

ETS'd August 2020


Experience

Leadership Learning and Development Instructor, U. S. Air Force,
June 2018 - Present

Vice President (VP)/General Manager (GM), U. S. Air Force,
June 2015 - June 2018

Leadership Learning and Development Instructor, U. S. Air Force,
February 2012 - June 2015

Education

Master of Arts, Air Command and Staff College,
June 2014 - June 2015

Work Experience

Leadership Learning and Development Instructor June 2018 - Present

Air Force | 81T0 | O-5 | Air Force Academy, CO, U.S.

  • Provided employee leadership training in the areas of professional presence: 1) professional bearing, 2) fitness, 3) confidence, and 4) resilience.
  • Facilitated employee training in specific industry technically related topics. [UPDATE WITH SPECIFIC TRAINING FOCUS AREAS]
  • Developed leaders to be capable of training and preparing an organization to accomplish their assigned mission.

Vice President (VP)/General Manager (GM) June 2015 - June 2018

Air Force | 64P3 | O-5 | Barksdale Air Force Base, LA, USA

  • Led and directed a major corporate operating division, overseeing multiple departments and responsible for devising policies and strategies to achieve division goals.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the division.
  • Ensured that the division was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.

Leadership Learning and Development Instructor February 2012 - June 2015

Air Force | 81T0 | O-4 | Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL, USA

  • Facilitated employee training in specific industry technically related topics. [UPDATE WITH SPECIFIC TRAINING FOCUS AREAS]
  • Taught courses in performance analysis, cause analysis, complex problem-solving, decision-making, and effective communication.
  • Developed leaders to be capable of training and preparing an organization to accomplish their assigned mission.

Special Assistant to the Company President/COO Senior Vice President (SVP) June 2011 - January 2012

Air Force | 64P4 | O-4 | Hickam Air Force Base, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI, USA

  • Planned and coordinated sensitive and complex briefings, meetings, and conferences.
  • Reviewed and analyzed important staff actions to insure accuracy and adequacy.
  • Acted as a sounding board to the senior leader on all matters and provided recommendations on key issues.

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources (HR) June 2009 - June 2011

Air Force | 64P4 | O-3 | Hickam Air Force Base, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI, USA

  • Developed programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds.
  • Coordinated directly with organizational leaders at all levels to provide HR advice and counsel.
  • Developed appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization.

Operations, Project Manager June 2007 - June 2009

Air Force | 64P2 | O-3 | Randolph Air Force Base, TX, USA

  • Consulted leaders on the capabilities and statuses of all special projects.
  • Recommended and selected high-payoff projects to support the team and mission.
  • Expertly managed all phases of the project management life cycle by effectively initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing a number of key projects

Assistant Department Manager July 2006 - May 2007

Air Force | 64P2 | O-3 | Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Served as the right-hand person to the Department Manager and supported the Manager by devising policies and strategies to ensure the completion of department goals.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and responsible for equipment and inventory equaling $$.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Operations, Project Manager August 2005 - July 2006

Air Force | 64P2 | O-3 | Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Consulted leaders on the capabilities and statuses of all special projects.
  • Recommended project leaders and members to staff each special project team.
  • Provided the project management leadership to deliver projects on-time and on-budget, while capturing the learning and integration that the organization needed.

Operations, Project Manager November 2001 - August 2005

Air Force | 64P2 | O-3 | Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

  • Recommended project leaders and members to staff each special project team.
  • Developed project communications and presentations to ensure that leaders and team members understood the purpose and scope of all projects.
  • Recommended and selected high-payoff projects to support the team and mission.

Lead Business Operations Specialist August 1995 - August 2001

Army | 68X | E-4 | Fort Carson, CO, USA

  • Ensured that team members operated in full compliance with applicable team guidelines, while achieving service, quality, cost, and time standards.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Led by example by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Top Skills

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Training and Certifications

Secret Security Clearance

January 2012

Acquisition Professional Development Program, Contracting Level III

October 2011

Acquisition Professional Development Program, Lifecycle Logistics Level I

September 2004

Acquisition Professional Development Program, Program Management Level I

February 2003

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, Military Operational Art and Science

Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL, USA

June 2014 - June 2015

Master of Science, Management

Troy University, Fort Carson, CO, USA

November 1996 - May 1999 , GPA: 3.3

Bachelor or Arts, Psychology

Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, USA

June 1991 - May 1995 , GPA: 2.76