John R Scales, Jr

Navy 3709 E-9, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 30 years, November 1990 - Present

ETS November 2020


Experience

Business Unit Director, U. S. Navy,
May 2017 - Present

Business Unit Director, U. S. Navy,
May 2014 - May 2017

Business Unit Training Coordinator, U. S. Navy,
April 2010 - May 2014

Education

Master of Information System, University of Phoenix ,
May 2009 - February 2012

Work Experience

Business Unit Director May 2017 - Present

Navy | 3709 | E-9 | San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Established a leadership and management system to meet the unique demands placed on the organization, balancing the abilities and personalities of organizational members and the capabilities of organizational equipment.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work and most importantly to get results.
  • Orchestrated the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.

Business Unit Director May 2014 - May 2017

Navy | 1082 | E-9 | Honolulu, HI, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate business unit managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve objectives.
  • Established a leadership and management system to meet the unique demands placed on the organization, balancing the abilities and personalities of organizational members and the capabilities of organizational equipment.
  • Orchestrated the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.
  • Conducted unit level inspections which corrected discrepancies and increased unit readiness.
  • Implemented a promotion program that yielded a 35% increase in promotions across two cycles.

Business Unit Training Coordinator April 2010 - May 2014

Navy | 1810 | E-9 | Fort Meade, MD, USA

  • Performed all assigned training duties in compliance with internal business unit policies and all governing external regulations.
  • Monitored compliance to all training standards as a training leader and took appropriate corrective action or reported problems/issues to management.
  • Assisted with annual competency training material, administered proficiency scores, and assessed competency for all functional areas.
  • Managed 24 training courses and led 36 training managers across nine learning sites.
  • Coordinated training at three separate locations to reduce training backlogs during transfer freeze which saved $167K in daily awaiting instruction costs.
  • Led redesign of legacy courses utilizing Interactive Courseware that complies with industry Interactive Learning Environment standard.
  • Oversaw the development of a $400K training continuum that eliminated three courses of instruction which reduced redundant training by 60% and saved 300 hours in annual upkeep.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

January 2020

Joint Service Commendation Medal

May 2017

Brother of the Year

April 2017

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

May 2014

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

October 2007

Joint Service Achievement Medal

February 2004

EDUCATION

Master of Information System, Management

University of Phoenix

May 2009 - February 2012 , GPA: 3.4

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Multi-media Communication

University of Phoenix

March 2006 - January 2009 , GPA: 3.2