Michael Cosmah

  • Columbus, Georgia Area, US

Proven Performer In Arenas Of Demanding Endeavors


Over 20 years of exceptional performance, management, and leadership experience with reputation for cogent and persevering approach to challenges. Relied upon by corporate leadership for focused analytic approach to overcome problematic objectives.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2012 - Present

River Village Company
Owner / Designer / Builder

Established custom designed and hand crafted furniture business. Designed and constructed furnishings from vintage old growth lumber built to last for generations.

Managed business practices to include accounting, customer service, sales, design and production. Produced quality furnishings while building outstanding client relationships with customers throughout Georgia and Alabama.  

Created collaborative relationships with clients through incorporating open communication, progress reports, and post delivery follow-up to ensure client satisfaction.

Full Time Student 
A.S. Applied Science - Chattahoochee Valley Community College  (Grad 2014)
B.S. Applied Social Science - Colorado State University - (Capstone Dec 2015 Grad Jan 2016)
M.S. Dual MS Organizational Leadership & MS Management CSU - GC (Mar 2016)

Jun 2009 - Aug 2012

Training Coordinator & Instructor

Lockheed Martin

Course Coordinator & Medical Instructor / Medical Subject Matter Expert / Manager Infantry Officer Basic Leadership Course (IBOLC) Ft Benning Ga.

Course coordinator for 693 classes averaging 150 personnel per class; delivered  14,720 training hours comprised of didactic and performance based instruction.

Restructured planning, scheduling, and logistics preparation for 3 Programs of Instruction; developed integrated training coordination plan; streamlined intensive preparation processes; significantly enhanced operational efficiency.

Approached challenges with energy and a passion for excellence; planned, organized, and conducted 470 3 day courses training in excess of 20,000 Officers, 223 2 day workshop based courses training over 4,000 personnel, and 208 1 day re-certification courses training over 3100 personnel

Apr 2004 - May 2009

Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics Technician

Martin Army Community Hospital

Responsible for tracking and reporting all infectious disease, environmental illness, pandemic disease processes for Ft Benning and outlying installations with patient population exceeding 100,000.

Collaborated with physician staff in support of epidemiological surveillance. Efficiently managed data collection, analytic reporting, and tracking of 12 epidemiological bioinformatic / analytic products.

Developed medical information systems reports that created efficient and accurate quantitative / qualitative tracking analytics for all infectious disease, pandemic disease, and environmental injury events.

Performed infectious disease, environmental injury, and pandemic preparedness reporting to Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH), Army Public Health Command (APHC), and Center for Disease Control (CDC) as required.

Performed medical investigative interviews related to infectious disease processes and environmental injuries.

Department Employee of the Quarter (2006, 2007). Martin Army Hospital Civilian Employee of the Quarter (2006, 2007).

Nov 1983 - Dec 2003

Practice Manager / Staff Development Manager / Quality Manager / Talent Acquisitions

Department of the Air Force

Medical Practice Outpatient Director: Oversaw daily operations related to supervision and management of clinical services in Emergency Department, Family Practice, Pediatrics, and Occupational Health Clinics.

Staff Development Manager: Managed medical staff training and development for hospital organization with inpatient units, outpatient clinics and ancillary services in lab, radiology, public health, environmental health, occupational health, and administrative support services.

Quality Manager: Hand-picked by executive staff to resuscitate 3 failing programs imperative to organizational success. Identified and righted compulsory regulatory shortcomings in 7 vital corporate capacities. Organization surpassed requirements of follow-up monitoring inspections in all previous failing areas.

Quality Improvement Project Manager: Developed analytic quality process improvement program related to achieving accreditation for 20 separate departments within organization.

Identified key aspects of accreditation requirements and developed organizational road map to success; achieved 100% compliance with accreditation and regulatory mandates.

Critical contributor to 6 regulatory inspections, 5 accreditation inspections, and 12 operational inspections.

Talent Acquisitions Specialist

Exhibited exceptional personal qualities required to establish and maintain enduring client relationships; Proliferated client referral rate to 97%.

Vital contributor to Health Professions recruiting success; built outstanding rapport and trust with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Consistently lauded by professional talent as being  a key factor in their on-boarding.

Mastered sales and acquisitions processes consistently transcending goals; tasked with highest annual regional goal while producing in the top 5% of 150 peers, and top 10% of national peers.


Mar 2016 - Present

M.S. Organizational Leadership & M.S. Management

Colorado State University
Candidate Applicant To Dual Masters Program
Mar 2014 - Dec 2015

B.S. Applied Social Science  

Colorado State University 
Strategic Planning Endorsement / Golden Key International Honor Society - 3.70 GPA
Aug 2012 - Aug 2013

A.S. Applied Science

Chattahoochee Valley Community College