William M.

Army 13R E-7, Active Duty

Fort Sill, OK

Years of Service: 22 years, June 1998 - Present

ETS May 2020


Experience

Assistant Learning and Development Manager, U. S. Army,
April 2015 - Present

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
August 2013 - April 2015

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Army,
January 2012 - August 2013

Education

Upper Iowa University,
October 2016 - Present

Work Experience

Assistant Learning and Development Manager April 2015 - Present

Army | 13R | E-7 | Fort Sill, OK, USA

  • Validated the final development of all instructional material and products.
  • Developed and executed a course development management plan to meet business needs and priorities.
  • Assessed the results of all aspects of training, which included Instructor/Facilitator competence/delivery, course material effectiveness, training environment, and participant impact.
  • Reviewed all learning material/product deliverables for adherence to instructional design principles and established templates and standards.
  • Developed the instructional product evaluation plan to include evaluation tools and learning metrics.
  • Tested and validated new learning products as part of the preparation process to deliver learning programs.

Department Manager August 2013 - April 2015

Army | 13R | E-7 | Fort Sill, OK, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader January 2012 - August 2013

Army | 13R | E-6 | Fort Sill, OK, USA

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Lead Business Operations Specialist September 1998 - June 2013

Army | 13T | E-6 | Fort Sill, OK, USA

  • Served as a team lead for ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Advised the team leader on potential action scenarios and helped team members adapt appropriately to the team's competing demands and shifting priorities.
  • Ensured that team members operated in full compliance with applicable team guidelines, while achieving service, quality, cost, and time standards.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Consistently translated team strategy into effective tactics and operational success.
  • A junior leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Led by example by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Army Achievement Medal

February 2018

Good Conduct Medal

July 2016

Army Commendation Medal

March 2015

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

December 2014

Army Achievement Medal

December 2014

Good Conduct Medal

July 2013

Army Achievement Medal

May 2012

Army Commendation Medal

December 2011

Army Achievement Medal

November 2011

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

February 2011

Korea Defense Service Medal

February 2011

Army Commendation Medal

January 2011

Army Achievement Medal

April 2010

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

April 2010

Army Commendation Medal

July 2009

Army Meritorious Unit Commendation

October 2008

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

May 2008

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

May 2008

Combat Action Medal

June 2006

Army Commendation Medal

June 2005

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

January 2005

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

January 2005

Iraq Campaign Medal

January 2005

Army Achievement Medal

April 2003

Good Conduct Medal

August 2002

Army Achievement Medal

November 2001

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

June 2001

Army Achievement Medal

October 2000

Army Achievement Medal

September 2000

National Defense Service Medal

June 1998

Army Service Ribbon

June 1998

Training and Certifications

US Army's Casualty Notification and Casualty Assistance Officer Training Course

July 2018

Training Education Development Middle Management Managers Course

April 2018

Senior Leader Course-Leaders Core Competencies Curriculum Validation

June 2017

AN/TPQ-53 Operator New Equipment Training Course

September 2016

System Approach to Training Basic Course (Developers Course)

June 2015

Total Army Management Information System Course Brigade Level Basic Operations

January 2014

Support Cadre Training Course

May 2012

Digital Training Management System (Master Trainers Course)

June 2011

Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP)

February 2008

Small Group Instructor Training Course

December 2007

Total Army Instructor Training Course

December 2007

Battalion Combat Lifesavers Course

March 2007

Improved Position Azimuth Determining System Operator Course

June 2006

Army Center for Substance Abuse Program (Unit Prevention Leader)

February 2004

Master Driver Course

March 2003

44 Passenger Bus Training (40Hrs)

September 2000

EDUCATION

Liberal Arts

Upper Iowa University, Fort Sill, OK, USA

October 2016 - Present

High School or GED

August 1994 - May 1998 , GPA: 4.0