William Autry

Summary

Qualifications for Senior-Level Management

Results-oriented professional with over 30 years of experience in project and program management, ranging from managing the U.S. Army’s premiere professional development schools (Command and Staff College and Senior Service College) to the challenges of managing a training program in Saudi Arabia.Provides analytical expertise in several specialty areas, including force structure, joint military assessments, risk and vulnerability assessments, operational capabilities, and future concepts. Effectively collaborates with Pentagon staffs and programs as well as other DoD agencies.Utilizes strong leadership and motivational skills to guide individuals toward a common goal.Additional areas of expertise include:

International Business              Strategic Planning              Process Improvement

Human Resources          Policy/Procedure Development        Customer Service

Proposals                                          Writing                          Operations Management

Work History

Work History

Jun 2008 - Nov 2008

Director, Operations and Training

ISSAC CORP

Director, Operations & Training ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Provides on-site and field support for a multi-level, integrated training program for the Missile Defense Training office.Integrates various contract vehicles and contract efforts into a cohesive program.Wrote  vision and end-state roadmap that placed training capability into every major military command.

Sep 1998 - Jun 2008

Senior Program Analyst

SYColeman
May 1997 - Sep 1998

Deputy Program Manager, Operations & Training

Crosby International

Assistant Program Manager – Operations & Training------------------------------------------------------------ 

Assumed responsibilities for developing a multi-national, multi-organizational training program, which was comprised of 13 worldwide agencies, with a training team of 30 instructors and support staff for the Kuwait National Guard.Ensured that training resources, facilities, students, and trainers were synchronized. Established clear, obtainable objectives and collaborated with clients.

Apr 1995 - May 1997

Deputy Branch Chief

Deputy Branch Chief – Tactical Training Division------------------------------------------------------------------ 

Oversaw a 102-personnel, multi-national organization consisting of U.S. military, civilian and contractor personnel along with Egyptian and Saudi Arabian personnel. Managed the assignment of personnel, allocation of resources, and contractual obligations of a $14M annual budget.

Jul 1977 - Jul 1995

Officer

United States Army

Program Manager / Development Officer----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Branched Field Artillery; served in key positions at company, battalion, brigade, division level. Served as Army's force design and force developementfor The Army's 'Army of Excellence' initiative. Officer responsible for implementing The Directed and coordinated the day-to-day operations of the Command and Staff College and Senior Service College programs. Conducted Army-wide studies on Command and Staff College requirements. Collaborated with every branch of the U.S. Army to develop an in-depth leader development program while serving as a Development Officer, which resulted in a major rewrite of the Officer Professional Development (DA PAM 600-3).

Education

Education
May 1987 - 1988

Masters

U.S.C.
Sep 1973 - May 1977

Bachelors

The Citadel

Skills

Skills

Management

Held a wide-range of management positions; including program and personnel management with oversight of millions of dollars

Training

Expert in training technologies from platform to interactive, distributed, and distance learning capabilities

Operations

held critical operations positions, from responsiblities for  day-to-day operations to strategic planning/operations with responsibility for millions of dollars in equipment and facilities as well as welfare of personnel.

Top Secret

DoD