Ommar N Zavala

Army 13Z E-8, Active Duty

DuPont, WA

Years of Service: 17 years, March 2003 - Present

ETS'd May 2020


Experience

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

Director Business Operations Division, U. S. Army,
May 2016 - January 2018

Leadership Training and Development Instructor, U. S. Army,
September 2013 - May 2016

Education

AA INTERDICIPLINARY ARTS, LIBERTY UNIVERSITY,
May 2013 - May 2016

Work Experience

Department Manager January 2018 - Present

Army | 13Z | E-8 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business result.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Director Business Operations Division May 2016 - January 2018

Army | 13Z | E-9 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Directed, allocated, and provided accounting support for personnel resources for the division and supporting organizations.
  • Provided staff management and support to the organization's leader development and education programs.
  • Streamlined staff procedures and processes to plan and coordinate annual readiness plans for leaders to develop strategic decisions and project budgets.

Leadership Training and Development Instructor September 2013 - May 2016

Army | 13Z | E-8 | Conway, WA, USA

  • Facilitated employee training in specific industry technically related topics.
  • Applied a thorough working knowledge of all phases of the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) phases.
  • Developed leaders to be capable of training and preparing an organization to accomplish their assigned mission.

Department Manager October 2011 - September 2013

Army | 13B | E-7 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department January 2011 - September 2011

Army | 13B | E-7 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • Assisted with supervising the maintenance staff in scheduling and organizing property repairs with outside contractors as needed.
  • Assisted in managing # facilities and oversaw the maintenance, vendors, and logistics of the locations.

Department Manager October 2010 - January 2011

Army | 13B | E-6 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, 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.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Army Good Conduct Medal

March 2018

National Defense Service Medal

November 2017

Army Commendation Medal

July 2017

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

May 2017

Meritorious Service Medal

March 2017

Meritorious Service Medal

October 2016

Army Good Conduct Medal

March 2015

Meritorious Service Medal

February 2014

NATO Medal

July 2013

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

July 2013

Army Meritorious Unit Commendation

July 2013

Bronze Star Medal

April 2013

Army Good Conduct Medal

March 2012

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

April 2011

Combat Action Medal

September 2009

Bronze Star Medal

July 2009

NATO Medal

July 2009

Army Good Conduct Medal

March 2009

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

August 2007

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

May 2006

Air Force Good Conduct Medal

April 2006

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

April 2005

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

March 2004

Iraq Campaign Medal

October 2003

National Defense Service Medal

September 2003

Army Valorous Unit Award

August 2003

Training and Certifications

CO CDR/1SG PRE-CMD COURSE

February 2018

BATTLE STAFF

June 2017

SOCC INSTRUCTOR COURSE

April 2014

UNIT PREVENTION LEADER - SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROG

March 2014

RAPPEL MASTER COURSE

March 2014

SLING LOAD INSPECTOR COURSE

June 2011

AUTOMATED AIR LOAD PLANNER

November 2010

AMC AIRLIFT LOAD PLANNER

October 2010

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY LEADER COURSE

January 2009

UNIT MORTUARY AFFAIRS COURSE

December 2008

TECHNICAL TRANSPORTATION OF HAZMAT

September 2008

AIR ASSAULT COURSE

October 2007

EDUCATION

AA INTERDICIPLINARY ARTS, GENERAL STUDIES

LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, Lynchburg, VA, USA

May 2013 - May 2016 , GPA: 3.87