Thomas C.

Army 46Q E-9, Active Duty

Sembach, Germany

Years of Service: 28 years, September 1992 - Present

ETS February 2021


Experience

Business Unit Director, U. S. Army,
February 2016 - Present

Director Public Affairs Division, U. S. Army,
November 2010 - February 2016

Manager Public Affairs Department, U. S. Army,
April 2008 - October 2010

Education

Master of Arts , University of Texas at El Paso,
July 2013 - December 2015

Work Experience

Business Unit Director February 2016 - Present

Army | 46Q | E-9 | Various

  • Established a leadership and management system to meet the unique demands placed on the organization, balancing the abilities and personalities of organizational members and the capabilities of organizational equipment.
  • Led and influenced subordinate business unit managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve objectives.
  • Orchestrated the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.

Director Public Affairs Division November 2010 - February 2016

Army | 46Q | E-9 | Various

  • Developed and executed integrated communications products including website, print publications, newsletters, online communications, media and public relations.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Developed, integrated, and implemented PR activities designed to enhance organization brand and market size.

Manager Public Affairs Department April 2008 - October 2010

Army | 46Q | E-8 | Fort Bragg, NC, USA

  • Developed and maintained integrated communications products including website, print publications, newsletters, online communications, media, and public relations.
  • Serve as executive editor for the development, production and maintenance of the company's internal and external communication vehicles.
  • A public relations leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline, and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Assistant Manager Public Affairs Department November 2005 - March 2008

Army | 46Q | E-7 | Schofield Barracks, HI, USA

  • Assisted the manager in leading a public affairs department responsible for the management of the organization's communications strategy and objectives.
  • Evaluated an integrated strategic communications plan to advance the department's brand identity and broaden awareness of its programs and priorities.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Assistant Manager Public Affairs Department October 2002 - November 2005

Army | 46R | E-7 | Frankfurt, Germany

  • Enhanced meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • A public relations role model who exhibited high standards, discipline, and provided effective examples through personal actions.

On Air Host September 1991 - August 1992

MacDonald Broadcasting - WLTO FM Petoskey, MI, USA

  • Write, voice and produce audio commercial products for clients.
  • Prepare and produce recorded audio content for over the air broadcast.
  • Collaborate with sales team to determine creative approaches to effectively communicate client message to desired audiences.
  • Operate audio equipment to produce live on-air shows.
  • Operate audio equipment to manage traffic during syndicated shows and live sporting events.
  • On air host for evening show on AC-format FM station.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

March 2018

Meritorious Service Medal

February 2017

Joint Meritorious Unit Award

January 2015

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

November 2014

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

May 2012

Army Commendation Medal

May 2012

NATO Medal

May 2012

Meritorious Service Medal

December 2010

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

June 2010

Army Commendation Medal

March 2010

NATO Medal

July 2009

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

June 2008

Army Meritorious Unit Commendation

April 2008

Iraq Campaign Medal

November 2007

Bronze Star Medal

November 2007

Training and Certifications

Word Essential Training (Office 365)

March 2020

U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy

June 2013

Military Resilience Trainer

June 2013

Commercial Radio Operator License

September 1990

EDUCATION

Master of Arts , Leadership Studies

University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA

July 2013 - December 2015 , GPA: 4.0

Bachelor of Science, Emphasis in Management and Administration, History

Excelsior College, Albany, NY, USA

July 2012 - June 2013 , GPA: 3.83