Katie Montoya

Army 88M E-8, Active Duty

Fort Campbell, KY

Years of Service: 24 years, January 1996 - Present

ETS January 2021


Experience

Manager Business Operations Department, U. S. Army,
May 2019 - Present

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
December 2016 - June 2017

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
January 2015 - November 2016

Education

Bachelor of Arts, American Public Military University,
February 2008 - February 2015

Work Experience

Manager Business Operations Department May 2019 - Present

Army | 88M | E-8 | Fort Campbell, KY, USA

  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business .
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of the business operation.

Department Manager December 2016 - June 2017

Army | 88M | E-8 | Fort Stewart, GA, 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.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Department Manager January 2015 - November 2016

Army | 88M | E-7 | Fort Stewart, GA, USA

  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.

Assistant Manager Transportation Department July 2009 - December 2014

Army | 88M | E-7 | Washington D.C., DC, USA

  • Managed the transportation facility/terminal schedule, profit and loss statements, and an operating budget of $$.
  • Directed investigations to verify and resolve issues regarding driver misconduct, late deliveries, and customer complaints.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.

Security Escort May 2013 - June 2014

Chenega Washington D.C., DC, USA

  • Monitor employees and enforce security procedures by ensuring they are not taking video or pictures.
  • Escorting uncleared individuals into designated buildings and property, protecting equipment and material, and controlling access to installations by employees and visitors.
  • Required to follow all company personnel and safety policies and perform all assigned duties in a safe work manner

Leadership Training and Development Instructor October 2006 - January 2008

Army | 88M | E-6 | Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USA

  • Delivered employee leadership training in the areas of personal character: 1) adherence to personal & organizational values, 2) displaying empathy, and 3) possessing discipline.
  • 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.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader September 2001 - December 2005

Army | 88M | E-6 | Fort Sill, OK, USA

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.

Team Leader Administration Department February 2004 - May 2004

Army | 88M | E-6 | Fort Sill, OK, USA

  • Provided financial documentation assistance and guidance to the management team in order for leaders to make sound business decisions and meet company objectives.
  • Collected data for financial reports and interpreted financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action for a $$ budget.
  • Consistently demonstrated strong and effective professional and technical capabilities and delivered outstanding business results.

Business Unit Training Coordinator July 2000 - June 2001

Army | 88M | E-5 | Camp Casey

  • Performed all assigned training duties in compliance with internal business unit policies and all governing external regulations.
  • Trained and qualified staff in operational tasks and to perform initial competency assessments.
  • Assisted with maintenance of employee training files, data entry into training system, and training reports.

Driver May 1996 - June 1999

Army | 88M | E-2 | Fort Benning, GA, USA

  • Displayed a deep commitment to the organization, while earning and maintaining the trust of team members.
  • Embraced diversity and maintained a relevant team member cultural awareness, while achieving goals.
  • Skillfully applies technology capabilities to obtain a competitive advantage.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

June 2016

Army Commendation Medal

May 2006

Bronze Star Medal

January 2004

Army Achievement Medal

January 2001

Training and Certifications

Sexaul Harassment Assault Response Prevention Certification

October 2015

Hazmat Driver Instructor Certification

October 2015

Commanders Safety Certification

April 2013

Demonstrated Senior Logistician Certification

March 2013

Equal Opportunity Leaders Certification

June 2010

Antiterrorism Evasive Drivers Certification

May 2010

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Management

American Public Military University, Washington D.C., DC, USA

February 2008 - February 2015 , GPA: 4.0

Associates in Science, Political Science

Cameron University, Lawton, OK, USA

January 2001 - May 2004 , GPA: 3.8