Ric Mesa

Air Force 3P091 E-7, Active Duty

Mildenhall, UK,

Years of Service: 3 years, October 2002 - September 2005


Experience

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
September 2011 - September 2014

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
September 2008 - September 2011

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
May 2007 - November 2007

Education

Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice,, University of Maryland University College,
May 2007 - May 2010

Work Experience

Assistant Department Manager September 2011 - September 2014

Air Force | 3P091 | E-7 | Creech AFB, NV

  • Ensured that the department was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and responsible for equipment and inventory equaling $$.
  • Positioned the department to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters through leadership and assistance of the department manager.

Assistant Department Manager September 2008 - September 2011

Air Force | 3P091 | E-7 | Lakenheath, United Kingdom

  • Led and influenced ## subordinate team leaders to accomplish critical business tasks and achieve organization objectives.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business .
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure department goals and planning processes were completed.

Assistant Department Manager May 2007 - November 2007

Air Force | 3P071 | E-7 | Lakenheath, UK

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of ## department team members.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Collaborated to keep department team leaders and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.

Assistant Department Manager May 2007 - November 2007

Air Force | 3P071 | E-7 | Lakenheath, UK

  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making business decisions.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure department goals and planning processes were completed.

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department November 2006 - May 2007

Air Force | 3P071 | E-7 | Royal Air Force Lakenheath, UK

  • Assisted with supervising the maintenance staff in scheduling and organizing property repairs with outside contractors as needed.
  • Provided technical guidance and training to team members to establish procedures and inventory control.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.

Team Leader Security Department September 2005 - April 2006

Air Force | 3P051 | E-6 | Baghdad, Iraq

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Leadership Training and Development Instructor October 2002 - September 2005

Air Force | 3P051 | E-6 | Royal Air Force Mildenhall, UK,

  • Provided employee leadership training in the areas of professional presence: 1) professional bearing, 2) fitness, 3) confidence, and 4) resilience.
  • Taught courses in performance analysis, cause analysis, complex problem-solving, decision-making, and effective communication.
  • Developed leaders to be capable of training and preparing an organization to accomplish their assigned mission.

Security Guard/Police Officer November 2001 - September 2002

Air Force | 3P071 | E-4 | Osan AB, Korea

  • Established and implemented policies, standards and guidelines related to the organization's security needs and created operational budgets to complete objectives.
  • Served on cross-functional internal committees as well as external work groups to address physical security, crisis management and business continuity, workplace violence prevention.
  • Ensured that all maintenance operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a manner that would not jeopardize security.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Bronze Star Medal

September 2011

Air Force Combat Action Medal

June 2008

EDUCATION

Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice,,

University of Maryland University College

May 2007 - May 2010