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Professional Profile

US Marine Corps Captain, trained as a ground logistics officer with a passion for project management.  Results driven leader, effective in managing the day-to-day operations of various section heads while concurrently planning for long range projects.  Effective problem solver, with the ability to aggregate subject matter expert input, while leveraging dissimilar personalities and perspectives to optimize overall results. Substantial experience working in an international environment, often transcending cultural boundaries to solve complex logistics problems with host-nation counterparts. 

Skills

       --Project Management               --Budgetary Planning/Analysis            --Multi-National Engagement

       --Problem Solving                       --Process Improvement                       --Managing Multiple Priorities

Work History

Aug 2013Present

Logistics Operations Officer

1st Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW)

-Act as a central hub for coordination and supervision of 1st MAW logistics, supporting 6,440+ Marines by coordinating among five logistics departments, five subordinate units and all adjacent staff sections  

-As a logistics project manager, plan, coordinate and supervise the logistics support for numerous international, large scale, logistically intensive exercises throughout the Pacific region 

-Exercises involve 1,000+ Marines, sea, air and ground throughput, and encompass support across the logistics spectrum 

-Actively plan and manage project budgets and expenditures in excess of $1.2 million

-Conduct international engagement with host-nation counterparts for operations spanning Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Philippines, Australia, Guam, Tinian, Singapore, Hawaii and Alaska 

Jun 2013Aug 2013

Logistics Officers Course

USMC Training Command

-Comprehensive Logistics Officer training (Distribution, Facilities, Energy/Utilities, Sustainment, Maintenance, Supply)  

        -Graduated as the Honor Graduate (1 of 39)

        -Awarded Certificate of Commendation for performance

        -Awarded as Motor Transportation Honor Graduate

Dec 2010Jun 2013

Naval Flight Training

Marine Air Training Support Group

-FAA Commercially Rated Pilot: Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing, Instrument 

-Mentally and physically intensive aviation training with a highly demanding academic curriculum 

Oct 2010Dec 2010

Assistant Logistics Operations Officer

2nd Marine Division

-Assisted in the planning, coordination and execution of 2nd Marine Division logistics including support for units' deployments to/from Iraq and Afghanistan

-Served as the department's Information Management Officer.  Redesigned and improved the department's information flow process to optimize efficiency and results

Dec 2009Jul 2010

The Basic School

Marine Corps Training Command

-Leadership intensive school that shapes officers to be mentally, physically and ethically prepared to lead Marines 

-Graduated in the top 25% (67 of 268)

May 2009Dec 2009

Assistant Officer Selection Officer

Marine Corps Recruiting

-Recruited, mentored and trained prospective Marine Corps Officers throughout WI, IL and MI 

Education

Aug 2005May 2009

Bachelors of Science: Business Administration

Marquette University- Milwaukee, WI

-Dual Major: Marketing; Human Resources and Management

-Minor:  Naval Science

        -GPA: 3.45

        -Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC)

        -Drill Team (Officer in Charge), Endurance Team, and Semper Fi Society 

        -8 time recipient of the Trident Honor Society Award for academic achievement 

       -Recipient of NROTC, Ignatius, Honors Inc, and Capt Flemming Scholarships

Volunteering

-Charity 5k planning committee member, raised approximately $40,000 for Pensacola charities (2010)

-Worked with Miller Brewing Co to distribute care packages to deployed military members (2009)

-Toys for Tots organizer (2009)

-Took part in a mentorship program to assist Milwaukee inner city students (2008)

- FL National Forest and WI State Park environmental services (2007) (2011)

-Volunteered at numerous soup kitchens and homeless shelters (2005 - 2009)