Military Experience: First Sergeant – United States Marine Corps
Primary specialties included: Drill Instruction, Supply Administration and Operations Management.
Mentored over enlisted personnel. Trained thousands of new Marine Corps recruits and impacted
Marine Corpswide manpower utilization and resource management plans. Directed highrisk operations
and maintenance, logistics, training, administration, risk management and safety programs. Coordinated
multifaceted, combined forces operations and resolved operational issues. Authored and delivered status
briefs to executive staff. Coached subordinate managers, instructors and junior officers on the art of
administration and leading effectively.
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• Staffing and Manpower Consultant – Adroitly managed a population of over , Marines;
staffed every type of organization and every recruiting station in the Marines Corps and
reengineered processes to proactively identify potential staffing disqualifications prior to duty
• Supply Chain and Financial Management Guru – As an acting Supply Officer/Chief, managed
accounts of up to $ million. Spearheaded logistical support initiatives in support of largescale
U.S./Republic of Korea Army/Marine Corps joint training and supply operations. Managed
budgets of up to $K.
• “Tempers Compassion with Judgment” – Cited for “outstanding managerial and organizational
skills” and tackling problems headon. “Every plan or recommended change in policy is steeped in
• Decorated Leader – Honored with two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals and
Commendation Medals. Promoted to the prestigious rank of First Sergeant. Consistently ranked
within the top % of peer group and often lauded as the finest senior enlisted manager ever served
with by senior officers.