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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

  • Influenced operations through personnel presence supported by the leadership and management system.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work and most importantly to get results.
  • 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

  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Served as executive editor for the development, production, and maintenance of the company's internal and external communication vehicles.

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 Info

AWARDS

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

November 2014

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

May 2012

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

June 2010

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

June 2008

Bronze Star Medal

November 2007

Iraq Campaign Medal

November 2007

Training and Certifications

U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy

June 2013

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