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Lackman Road Apt , Shawnee, KS · ·
Highly competent, motivated, and resultsdriven executive equipped with broadbased experience in management, research and analysis, and policy advancement. Excellent written/verbal communication skills, organizational/problem solving skills, and an outstanding ability to maintain flexibility in a changing work atmosphere. Currently pursuing an Executive MBA from the Henry Bloch School of Management, UMKC. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Consultant Research Reachback Center, Human Terrain System HTS CGI Federal / BAE Systems July Sept. July Present Accesses opensource and classified information from theatre and secondary sources to provide timely and operationally relevant sociocultural research and analysis to forwarddeployed teams addressing the immediate requirements of intheater military units in Afghanistan Builds relationships w/supported team members and other key stakeholders to foster collaboration and a multifunctional team environment. Demonstrates superior communication skills for a variety of environments to enable project partnerships including those with academia, government, and nongovernment activities. Notable Accomplishments: Drove all efforts to produce more than research reports on Afghanistan&;s social and cultural sectors in support of HTT&;s and military commanders. Generated timely and relevant information related to the political, social, and economic aspects within Afghanistan to customers within the intelligence community. Authored and published "Struggles Implementing an Exit Strategy," an article related to Afghan security and US Foreign Policy implications in the Small Wars Journal. Staff Assistant January August Office of Senator Jim Webb DVA, United States Senate Rendered high level of assistance to a team tasked with maintaining and updating all constituent responses pertaining to the Office of Senator Jim Webb. Collaborated with Senator Webb&;s Legislative team and assisted in researching pressing issues for concerned constituents of Virginia. Performed comprehensive research and analyzed up to state and Federal laws, along with relevant bills and amendments, and delivered such information verbally to concerned constituents. Notable Accomplishments: Successfully cataloged up to constituent entries into the Capital Correspondence database CapCor and facilitated onthespot briefs to staff regarding CapCor entries pertaining to relevant areas of interest, including foreign policy, military strategy, and U.S. national security policy. Exemplified outstanding interpersonal skills to effectively interact with highlevel officials and individuals of diverse cultures. Facilitated onthespot briefings and engaged in open discussions with the senator on military effectiveness in Iraq and Afghanistan and legislation affecting active military and veterans&; benefits. Sergeant/E August August United States Marine Corps Directed and coordinated the preparation of personnel, weapons, and equipment for training movements and combat operations in Iraq. Directly managed teams ranging in size and supported the daytoday aspects of operations while training and deployed. Responsible for establishing goals, objectives and supply chain management and presented findings to various levels of management. Notable Accomplishments: Primarily held responsible for over $, of equipment and weapons. Established procedures intended to mitigate risks involved with combat operations. Served as a significant contributor to both the planning of combat missions and with controlling the mission scope. Appointed as a task lead responsible for personnel and successfully located enemy insurgents operating in the Battalions Area of Operation AO. Provided assistance in capturing dozens of insurgents and millions of dollars worth of weapons, caches, and explosives.
RYAN S. K.
EDUCATION Masters of Business Administration, Candidate Henry W. Bloch School of Management, UMKC Masters of Arts, International Relations The Catholic University of America Graduated summa cum laude Thesis: "Lashkar eTaeba LeT and Their Split into Two Separate Entities" August July Kansas City, MO April May Washington, DC
Honors Certification in Middle Eastern Studies August December O University of Oxford Oxford, UK nly postgraduate student selected out of fifty applicants for University of Oxford study abroad program. Evaluated literature on the Arab Nationalist Movement in Syria and Egypt to produced weekly research reports of lengths up to , words. Each week I presented findings to the resident scholar. Bachelor of Arts, History Radford University ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Security Clearance: Publications: Military Honors & Awards: Technical Proficiency: Active Secret, . "Struggles Implementing an Exit Strategy" Small Wars Journal August . Global War on Terror Medal GWOT; Navy Achievement Medal with Combat "V" for Valor; Combat Action Ribbon; Iraq Campaign Ribbon; Sea Service Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Ribbon. Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint | MapHT | TIGR | M, CIDNE, Query Tree, Open Source Center September December Radford, VA