Martin R. Santoro

Army 19K E-7, Active Duty

Fort Riley, KS

Years of Service: 20 years, July 2000 - Present

ETS'd July 2020


Department Manager, U. S. Army,
August 2018 - Present

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
October 2012 - July 2018

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Army,
October 2010 - September 2012


Associates of General Studies, Barton Community College,
October 2019 - January 2020

Work Experience

Department Manager August 2018 - Present

Army | 19K | E-7 | Fort Riley, KS 66442, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Department Manager October 2012 - July 2018

Army | 19K | E-7 | Fort Riley, KS (SEP 2016-JUN 2018); Schofield Barracks, HI (JUL 2015-AUG 2016); Fort Benning, GA (OCT 2012-JUN 2015)

  • 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.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader October 2010 - September 2012

Army | 19K | E-6 | Fort Benning, GA, USA

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.

Top Skills

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Training and Certifications

Company Commanders/First Sergeants Course

October 2018

Mobile Gun System Commander's Course

February 2015

Striker Brigade Combat Team Leader's Course

July 2014

Master Resiliency Training Level 2

January 2014

Master Resiliency Training Level 1

January 2014

Anti-Terrorism Officer Basic Course

July 2013

Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program Certification

September 2012

Senior Leaders Course

May 2011

Combatives Level 1

March 2011

Equal Opportunity Leaders Course

February 2011

Combat Life Savers Course

November 2010

M1A2 Tank Commanders Certification

March 2010

M1A2 SEP Tank Maintenance Course

February 2007

Advanced Leader's Course

January 2006

Basic Leaders Course

April 2004

Instructor Training Course

February 2004


Associates of General Studies, General Studies

Barton Community College, Fort Riley, KS, USA

October 2019 - January 2020