Wade M Benson

Navy 1815 E-7, Active Duty

Butte, MT

Years of Service: 20 years, July 2000 - Present

ETS February 2021


Experience

Department Manager, U. S. Navy,
March 2018 - Present

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Navy,
January 2017 - February 2018

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Navy,
April 2015 - November 2016

Education

High School or GED,
September 1995 - May 1998

Work Experience

Department Manager March 2018 - Present

Navy | 1815 | E-7 | Butte, MT, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • 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.

Assistant Department Manager January 2017 - February 2018

Navy | 1815 | E-7 | Bremerton, WA, USA

  • Served as the right-hand person to the Department Manager and supported the Manager by devising policies and strategies to ensure the completion of department goals.
  • Ensured that the department was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of 10 department team members.

Assistant Department Manager April 2015 - November 2016

Navy | 1815 | E-6 | Sasebo Japan

  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making business decisions.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Managed a training budget of $500 thousand resulting in the improvement of critical qualifications by 80%.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader March 2012 - February 2015

Navy | 1815 | E-6 | Sigonella Italy

  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.
  • Led a team of 8 team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.

Deli/Bakery Team Member January 2000 - June 2000

Econo Foods Mitchell, SD, USA

  • Responsible for all bakery and deli items being fresh and ready for purchase.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Navy Good Conduct Medal

July 2018

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

September 2016

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

October 2015

Navy Good Conduct Medal

July 2015

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

March 2015

Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon

June 2014

Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon

March 2013

Navy Good Conduct Medal

July 2012

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

February 2012

Navy Good Conduct Medal

July 2009

Joint Service Commendation Medal

January 2009

Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

March 2008

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

February 2008

Joint Meritorious Unit Award

June 2007

Navy Good Conduct Medal

July 2006

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

December 2004

Navy Good Conduct Medal

July 2003

National Defense Service Medal

June 2003

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

August 2002

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

June 2002

Training and Certifications

OFFICE MANAGER

November 2013

EDUCATION

High School or GED

September 1995 - May 1998