Jon A Drake

Army 12A O-5, Active Duty

Seattle, WA

Years of Service: 24 years, December 1995 - March 2019


Vice President of Division Operations, U. S. Army,
January 2018 - March 2019

Vice President of Division Operations, U. S. Army,
March 2015 - January 2018

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


Work Experience

Vice President of Division Operations January 2018 - March 2019

Army | 12A | O-5 | WA

  • Assisted in providing direct oversight of all operation functions and was responsible for staff development, operations and plans, and organizational development and strategy.
  • Applied continuous improvement strategies across the division operations, which includes the ability to introduce needed change, create excitement for change, and lead change initiatives in a matrix organization.
  • Conducted independent critical reviews and analyses of strategic plans and initiatives that impact the organization and leadership.

Vice President of Division Operations March 2015 - January 2018

Army | 12A | O-5 | WA

  • Ensured that all business operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time in accordance with stakeholder specifications and quality requirements.
  • Provided division-wide support of current operations and ensured timely and accurate task completion.
  • Managed and led a team of financial planning and analysis professionals in maintaining an operating budget of $$ annually.

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

Army | 12A | O-5 | Fort Polk, Fort Polk South, LA, USA

  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • 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.

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