Gilbert Saldana



Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

General Manager, Logistics Services

US Army
  • Strategically plan logistics operations of hazardous materials, office supplies, equipment repair parts, and subsistence products to include procurement, transportation, storage, and distribution. 
  • Devise and implement personnel training and professional development program for over 100 employees
  • Guide, mentor, and evaluate a staff of eight direct reports in all functional areas of logistics services, personnel administration, training, and equipment maintenance
  • Direct the continuous maintenance and quality control of over $20 million of operational assets
  • Developed and subsequently control the company internal document and information database regarding personnel training history, additional contingency operations, promotion and awards policy, and multiple other human resource tasks
  • Produce and present weekly reports to executive-level management
Nov 2009 - Jul 2010

Manager, Hazardous Materials Logistics and Storage Operations

US Army
  • Activated, organized, staffed, and control a federally-controlled item storeroom with inventory valued over $2.9 million as well as one hazardous materials storage station.
  • Completely created standard operating procedures and protocol of the use of hazardous materials transportation and distribution equipment valued at over $7 million.
  • Implemented research-based training and development program for 23 employees
  • Reorganized and streamlined environmental protection and prevention program for 100 employee organization resulting in zero incidents or violations
  • Taught logistical resupply request procedures, hazardous materials procurement, and resource-saving operational techniques to six key peers resulting in safe and efficient services and production for over 800 employees
  • Coordinate and control the transportation and distribution of over 10,000 gallons of hazardous petroleum products.
  • Inculcated and nurtured company ethics, values, and teamwork abilities within 23 employees which ensured successful operations and production




steadfast and loyal, never quitting can endure through all hardships will function under great stress without consequence to others


enjoy presenting, speaking, hosting, and writing always searching for the perfect phrase, saying, or sentence convey ideas effectively build credibility easily


motivated and energized by moving from a point of not knowing or understanding to knowing...and eventually teaching the process of learning is the important aspect of this skill


motivate others through empowerment doing what is right for the betterment of the organization, superiors, peers, and especially subordinates provide guidance, mentoring, and coaching to subordinates and peers remain vigilant and resilient in the face of fear, stress, or adversity


Family, networking, learning new things (anything!), interactive electronic entertainment, mixed martial arts, fitness, business leadership, entrepreneurship, consulting, logistics, operations management, statistics and mathematical modeling, cooking


Nov 2009 - May 2012

Army Voting Assistance Officer

US Army