Travis D Howard, CISSP

Navy 1996 O-4, Active Duty

Washington D.C., DC

Years of Service: 20 years, July 2000 - Present

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Experience

Executive Assistant/Senior Advisor, U. S. Navy,
March 2018 - Present

Director of Division Operations, U. S. Navy,
October 2016 - March 2018

Department Manager, U. S. Navy,
October 2014 - September 2016

Education

Master of Science, University of Maryland University College,
January 2016 - December 2016

Work Experience

Executive Assistant/Senior Advisor March 2018 - Present

Navy | 1996 | O-4 | Washington D.C., DC, USA

  • Outlined priorities, identified risk, and coordinated support relationships between department to the company leaders.
  • Monitored preparation and execution of all official activities involving the key leaders.
  • Developed and nurtured outreach relationships with private, public, governmental, and nonprofit sectors to promote a strong U.S. workforce.

Director of Division Operations October 2016 - March 2018

Navy | 2325 | O-3 | Washington D.C., DC, USA

  • Prepared all written information management tools/documents designed to simplify organization goal execution.
  • Led and coordinated collection, processing, production, and dissemination of business intelligence and integrated this intelligence into the division's operational planning and execution.
  • Partnered with internal and/or vendor resources and functioned as the primary teacher and coach to all special project teams.

Department Manager October 2014 - September 2016

Navy | 2396 | O-3 | San Diego, CA, USA

  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.

Assistant Director of Division Operations November 2011 - October 2014

Navy | 2009 | O-3 | Suffolk, VA, USA

  • 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.
  • Led and coordinated collection, processing, production, and dissemination of business intelligence and integrated this intelligence into the division's operational planning and execution.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

September 2016

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

September 2014

AFCEA Meritorious Rising Star Award for Achievement in Information Technology

June 2014

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

November 2011

Joint Service Commendation Medal

February 2009

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Cybersecurity Policy

University of Maryland University College, Washington, D.C., DC, USA

January 2016 - December 2016 , GPA: 4.0

Master of Business Administration, Management

University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD, USA

September 2012 - September 2014 , GPA: 3.87

Bachelor of Science, Information Technology Management

Touro University International, Cypress, CA, USA

January 2002 - June 2005