Objective

To maximize shareholders value through sound management..

Summary

Operations Executive with over 31 years of broad management with functional expertise in: project management, safety, information systems, logistics, and training. Successful in maximizing operations utilizing diverse workforces in highly visible Domestic and International environments.Provided effective specialized engineering, scientific, and technical services to the Department of Defense, National Nuclear Security Administration, and Department of Energy.

Operations and Program/Project Management

Facilitated successful multidisciplinary strategic plan activities.Managed multiple projects simultaneously, delivered on time and under budget.Provided responsive technical consulting on complex projects.Created comprehensive and realistic project plans using Primavera Project Planner and Microsoft Project.Devised and modified procedures to solve the most complex technical problems related to computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. Oversaw projects with budgets ranging from $ 1M to $ 5M. Served customers in the areas of test and evaluation, data management, and systems engineering and information technology.Experienced with DoD acquisition program management.

Safety Management

Recognized authority in Safety Management arena.Assured high explosive safety in accordance with the Department of Energy Explosives Safety Manual.Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Subject Matter Expert (SME).Implemented OSHA General Industry and Construction Regulations.Attained over 5 Million Safe Work Hours with no reportable incidents.

Logistics Management

Created detailed specifications from which programs were written.Led Petroleum Distribution Organizations and Laboratory activities, both in the field and in garrison, with distinction.Formulated systems scope and objectives integrating logistical organization business plans and industry requirements.Significantly improved supply chain management processes.Recognized Life Cycle and Acquisition Program Management Expert. Led productive Procurement Planning Processes. Developed requirements, test, and evaluation plans.Cited for developing testable and valid program requirements.

Training Management

Effectively trained organizations through professional skills development programs. Innovated multi-craft NuclearPlant Crews Development Plans. Mentored selected United States Army commissioned officers negotiating professional management development programs as a United States Army Combined Arms Services Support Systems Staff Group Leader for 2 years.Successfully met State of New Mexico higher education accreditation requirements and taught professional licensing courses.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2010 - Jan 2011

Program Manager

United States Department of Homeland Security

As an Accreditation Program Manager in the Border Patrol Academy, interpreted the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation standards, determined the goals and objectives that need emphasis, and developed measures that evaluated performance, . .

  • Made recommendations for program improvement, managed resources, and assured implementation by subordinate organizations and operating units.
  • Evaluated training program outcomes that ensured instructional materials (adult learning courses) and programs addressed the needs and mission of organizations/agencies.
  • Provided expert advice on program issues to organization officials.
  • Planned, designed, developed, evaluated and managed program segments and training programs that have national impact.
  • Prepared documents associated with applying for accreditation of the academy and each training program.
  • Liaison with top-level managers in the agency, high-ranking officials in other Federal agencies, and various governing boards/committees. My contacts include formal and informal meetings requiring extensive preparation of briefing materials or up-to-date technical familiarity with complex subject matter.
  • Represented and advocated for the organization, gained compliance with established policies, and justified or settled significant or controversial issues.
  • Identified and resolved issues where no policy existed, taken innovative actions to address new needs and/or issues.
Aug 2008 - Sep 2009

Safety Engineer (Fontainebleau - Las Vegas)

Turnberry West Construction, Inc.

Implemented Environmental, Safety, and Health on $2.9 Billion, 3,330 Luxury Suite/Condominimum, Casino, Podium, Garage Resort on 24.5 acre, 4,800 workers, under 250 subcontractor, construction site. Oversaw day to day safety operations for Resort Construction Site. Daily site audits. project orientations, and correctiones. Incident investigation for company personnel, workers, and the public within project limits.

Oct 2007 - Mar 2008

Resource Partner

Harrington & Reed

Harrington & Reed is an executive resourc firm.

Provided the critical linkage between quality opportunities and candidates, utilizing high-visibility approaches, proven methodologies, effective marketing, time-saving processes, and cutting-edge technologies. Participated in evolutionizing executive marketing techiques. Interview Power Online, NETVYOU, eliminated time-wasting screening interviews and materially reduced legal liability. 

May 2006 - Oct 2007

Senior Scientist (Safety Professional)

Bechtel Nevada/National Security Technologies LLC

Management and Operations contractor for the National Nuclear Security Agency/ Department of Energy at Nevada Test Site, Remote Sensor Laboratories, and Los Alamos Area Operation.

Senior Scientist (Safety Professional)

National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec) was formed in 2005 as a joint venture between Northrop Grumman Corporation, AECOM, CH2M Hill, and Nuclear Fuel Services. Top technical professional charged with executing procedures and strategies in Safety. Mentored technicians and functional professions and communicated with senior management on safety concerns.

Challenge: Establish professional safety services to Facility Management Officers.Provide professional environmental, safety, health, and quality services to Environmental Restoration Projects.

  • Recognized for establishing professional facility safety processes, procedures, and services.
  •  Implemented EPA, OSHA and State of Nevada Environmental, Safety, and Health field and  garrison support for environmental restoration industrial sites projects. 
  • Cited for outstanding hazardous worker safety execution and effective safety  meetings  and field safety briefings.
Sep 1995 - Sep 2005

Senior Staff Member

Weirich Technical Services, Inc.

Subcontractor for Management and Operations contractor for the National Nuclear Security Agency/ Department of Energy at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Senior Staff Member

Los Alamos National Laboratory. Research programs valued up to a billion dollars annually, for over 50 years, employing 8,000 staff, for the National Nuclear Security Administration/ Department of Energy. Served as lead authority in High Explosives Safety. Managed multi-disciplinary nuclear weapon program, including budget responsibility.

Challenge: Establish professional environmental, safety, and health services to the Hydrodynamic Experimentation Division.Provide professional program management to Nuclear Research and Development Projects.

Continuously improved safety processes, procedures, and operations exceeding OSHA, EPA, Department of Energy, and State of New Mexico Regulations, Rules, and Statutes with many accolades.

  • Exceeded expectations of Department of Energy Blue Ribbon Panel and Defense Nuclear Facilities Board.
  • Received DOE/NNSA outstanding evaluation for information security program
  • Outstanding Mentor for DOE/NNSA/LANL’s most effective High Explosives Technician Program.
Oct 1993 - Sep 1995

Senior Engineer

The Delphi Groupe, Inc.

Subcontractor for Management and Operations contractor for the National Nuclear Security Agency/ Department of Energy at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Senior Engineer

Los Alamos National Laboratory. Research programs valued up to a billion dollars annually, for over 50 years, employing 8,000 staff, for over 50 years, for the Department of Energy..Served as lead authority in High Explosives Safety. Managed multi-disciplinary nuclear weapon program, including budget responsibility

Challenge: Establish professional environmental, safety, and health services.Provide professional management to Nuclear Research and Development Programs.

  •  Executed and continuously improved Correction Action Plans processes, procedures, and  operations exceeding OSHA, EPA, Department of Energy, and State of New Mexico Regulations,  Rules, and Statutes with many accolades.
  • Exceeded expectations of Department of Energy’s Implementation of 10 CFR 835.
  •  Received DOE/NNSA outstanding evaluation for re-engineering the Plutonium Complex Plant Craft  Training Program
Mar 1987 - Dec 1991

Director of Information Management

New Mexico National Guard

Director of Information Management

New Mexico National Guard/State of New Mexico Office of Military Affairs; 3,800 employees. Thirty six facilities; five million dollar annual budget. Acted as the principal information management officer and manager of the information management division.Mentored technicians and functional professions. Managed five federal budgets and two state budgets. Managed many services contracts.

Challenge: Establish professional Information Management services for the New Mexico National Guard.

  • Recognized for establishing professional automation, telecommunications, audio-visual, visual information, and publicationsprocesses, procedures, and services in accordance with Army Regulation 25 Series.
  • Cited for outstanding information systems architecture plans and strategic planning. 

Education

Education

Masters - Business Management

Technology, Organizational Behavior, Planning, Auditing

Mar 1987

Masters Military Science (Equivalent)

United States Army Command & General Staff College

Strategy, Tactics, Resource Management, Decision-Making

Jun 1974 - May 1978

Bachelor Science

Managment, Engineering, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Policy

Skills

Skills

Leader

Developed leadership skills throughout my life, from eldest of nine through a successful military commissioned officer career and mentor.

Certifications

Certifications

Contract Manager

National Contarct Management Association/Army Logistics Management Association

Top Secret

National Nuclear Security Agency