Todd R Kaim

Army 11Z E-9, Reserve

Atlanta, GA

Years of Service: 32 years, April 1988 - Present

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Experience

Business Unit Director, U. S. Army,
May 2017 - Present

Business Unit Director, U. S. Army,
June 2013 - May 2017

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
January 2008 - June 2013

Work Experience

Business Unit Director May 2017 - Present

Army | 11Z | E-9 | Reserve Atlanta, GA, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate business unit managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve objectives.
  • Directed the successful actions of subordinates through an articulate description of leadership intent.
  • Influenced operations through personnel presence supported by the leadership and management system.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Business Unit Director June 2013 - May 2017

Army | 11Z | E-9 | Reserve Atlanta, GA, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate business unit managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve objectives.
  • Directed the successful actions of subordinates through an articulate description of leadership intent.
  • Influenced operations through personnel presence supported by the leadership and management system.

Department Manager January 2008 - June 2013

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Reserve Chicago, IL, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business result.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • 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.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • 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.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.

Leadership Training and Development Instructor February 2009 - February 2011

Army | 11Z | E-7 | Fort Benning, GA, USA

  • Delivered employee leadership training in the areas of personal character: 1) adherence to personal & organizational values, 2) displaying empathy, and 3) possessing discipline.
  • Provided employee leadership training in the areas of professional presence: 1) professional bearing, 2) fitness, 3) confidence, and 4) resilience.
  • 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.
  • Delivered employee leadership training to enable leaders to build cohesive, disciplined teams and lead effectively in any organizational setting.
  • 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.

Director of Business Unit Operations September 2007 - January 2008

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Charlotte, NC, USA

  • Managed operation functions for the business unit and was responsible for staff development, operations and plans, and organizational development of ## team members.
  • Reported to the division director on business operations planning and programming and managed a business unit of ## team members and a $$ budget.
  • Synchronized operations by effectively communicating with all stakeholders and coordinating all relevant inputs to ensure production output and on time delivery goals were achieved.
  • Planned, scheduled, reviewed, and approved the workload of ## team members to ensure production output, quality, and on time delivery goals were achieved in a cost-effective manner.
  • Prepared all written information management tools/documents designed to simplify organization goal execution.
  • Managed the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', which was the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Developed human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge, and talent gaps and developed specific programs for the filling of the gaps.
  • Coordinated directly with organizational leaders at all levels to provide HR advice and counsel and developed appropriate policies and programs when needed.
  • Led and coordinated collection, processing, production, and dissemination of business intelligence and integrated this intelligence into the division's operational planning and execution.
  • Monitored business and market trends that affected the organization and made predictions on when and where business competitors and trends could affect operations.
  • Coordinated and recommended priority actions to organizational leaders.
  • Staffed and trained ## personnel in their roles or responsibilities to support the organization's training and logistical strategies.
  • Developed the division logistic plan required to support and sustain the organization's functional business units and special projects.
  • Directed and monitored special projects and analytical responses to contingencies and special actions.
  • Managed the communications security for the business unit and influenced the network systems.
  • Led timely and accurate communication and electronic equipment planning required to support and sustain the organization's functional business units and special projects.
  • Established and implemented business unit operating budgets, finance operations' policies, and resource management.
  • Planned community relations programs to gain and maintain public understanding, goodwill, and to support company operations.
  • Conducted performance analysis and cause analysis in order to identify human performance gaps or identify areas in which human performance could be improved.
  • Partnered with internal and/or vendor resources and functioned as the primary teacher and coach to all special project teams.

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