Yvonne R. Smith

Army 88M E-6, Active Duty

Fort Hood, TX

Years of Service: 20 years, October 2000 - Present

ETS January 2021


Experience

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
May 2018 - Present

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
April 2017 - March 2018

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
July 2010 - April 2017

Education

Associates of Applied Science, Central Texas College,
June 2017 - November 2019

Work Experience

Department Manager May 2018 - Present

Army | 88M | E-6 | 6-9 CAV, 3ABCT, 1CD, Fort Hood, TX

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

Department Manager April 2017 - March 2018

Army | 88M | E-6 | 46TH Transportation Company, South Korea

  • 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.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.

Department Manager July 2010 - April 2017

Army | 88M | E-6 | 501st Brigade Support Battalion Fort Bliss, TX

  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Team Leader Transportation Department June 2010 - March 2017

Army | 88M | E-6 | Fort Bliss, TX

  • Monitored operations to ensure that team members complied with government regulations, administrative policies and procedures, and safety rules.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader August 2015 - May 2016

Army | 88M | E-6 | Fort Bliss, TX

  • 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.

Business Operations Team Member July 2010 - October 2013

Army | 88M | E-5 | Fort Bliss, TX

  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making business decisions.
  • Always engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Embraced diversity and maintained a relevant team member cultural awareness, while achieving goals.

Business Operations Team Member July 2010 - October 2013

Army | 88M | E-5 | Fort Bliss, TX

  • Consistently demonstrated strong and effective professional and technical capabilities and delivered outstanding business results.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making business decisions.
  • Handled confrontations constructively and addressed sensitive situations with confidence, empathy, and confidentiality.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader July 2010 - May 2012

Army | 88M | E-5 | Fort Bliss, TX

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader June 2007 - June 2010

Army | 88M | E-6 | Fort Carson, CO

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader August 2004 - July 2007

Army | 88M | E-5 | Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • 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 Transportation Specialist March 2002 - October 2005

Army | 88M | E-4 | South Korea, Germany, Hawaii

  • Monitored and maintained staff records on licensing, driving, testing, and training.
  • Collaborated to keep the team leader and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Positioned the team to achieve the vision and mission of the larger organization.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Good Conduct Medal

October 2018

Army Commendation Medal

March 2018

Korea Defense Service Medal

March 2018

Army Commendation Medal

March 2017

Good Conduct Medal

October 2015

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

September 2013

Army Meritorious Unit Commendation

September 2013

NATO Medal

September 2013

National Defense Service Medal

September 2013

Good Conduct Medal

October 2012

Army Achievement Medal

June 2010

Army Commendation Medal

June 2010

Army Achievement Medal

June 2010

National Defense Service Medal

June 2010

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

April 2010

NATO Medal

April 2010

Army Commendation Medal

November 2009

Meritorious Service Medal

November 2009

Good Conduct Medal

October 2009

Army Commendation Medal

July 2007

Army Achievement Medal

June 2007

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

May 2007

Army Meritorious Unit Commendation

December 2006

Army Commendation Medal

December 2006

Good Conduct Medal

October 2006

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

April 2005

Army Commendation Medal

June 2004

Combat Action Medal

February 2004

Army Meritorious Unit Commendation

February 2004

Good Conduct Medal

October 2003

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

February 2003

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

February 2003

Korea Defense Service Medal

March 2002

Army Achievement Medal

March 2001

Army Service Ribbon

January 2001

Training and Certifications

SHARP CERTIFICATION cOURSE

June 2017

Unit Prevention Leader

June 2016

COMBAT LIFE SAVER COURSE

April 2015

MASTER DRIVER

July 2011

MRAP VEHICLE COURSE

May 2009

ADVANCED LEADER COURSE

May 2007

COMBATIVES LEVEL 1

May 2007

BASIC LEADER COURSE

April 2005

EDUCATION

Associates of Applied Science, Criminal Justice

Central Texas College, Fort Hood, TX

June 2017 - November 2019 , GPA: 3.0