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AVIATION OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
a Manage personnel effectively concentrating on high quality standards, timeline
ss and safety. Demonstrated management abilities in multiple operations segments
. Top Secret SCI Security Clearance.
a Acting Site Lead for Army Research Laboratory contract initiative to collect a
irborne intelligence via the Constant Hawk Program, Iraq
a Led Operational Test and Evaluation team in F-16A (1992) and C-141-B (1999) De
fensive Systems deployment. Planned and commanded operational test missions of F
-16A and C-141-B to ascertain effectiveness of ALE-40 Defensive Systems against
various threats both Surface to Air and Air to Air
a Implemented human resource and administrative management programs. Supervised
large numbers of highly trained personnel and held responsibility for millions o
f dollars in government property.
a Interacted with co-workers, supervisors and subordinates dynamically while wor
king within a range of responsible capacities, including deployment to combat zo
nes and hazardous environments. Provide inspirational team leadership and counse
ling to subordinates that increases morale and raises performance and productivi
ty levels.
a Briefed and advised high ranking military and civilian authority. Effectively
communicated complicated concepts in an understandable manner, matching the mess
age to the audience.
a Supervisory skills second to none. Experienced in hiring, training, motivation
and evaluation. Skilled in finding broken systems and performing necessary chan
ge through project management.
a Maximize resources to achieve customer satisfaction and increased productivity
, meet deadlines and goals. Implement and coordinate both strategic and tactical
plans to enhance performance.
a Adept and experienced in problem solving and providing solutions. Excellent q
ualifications in leadership and interpersonal communications. Persuasive, with a
bility to communicate effectively with culturally diverse audience. Executive m
anagement briefing experience.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
OPERATIONS OFFICER
March 2009 a" Present
JORGE SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION Cob Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq
Operational oversight in theater for the day-to-day tactical flight operations o
f 5 Shorts 300-360 Intelligence gathering aircraft. In addition, oversees aviat
ion safety, mission planning, and personnel support of the Constant Hawk intelli
gence collection operation in Iraq. Assists in evaluating current and proposed
systems, policies and procedures. Serves as Site lead in the absence of the Lead
.
CHIEF, OPERATIONAL PROGRAM PLANS June 1973 a" April 2008
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE Wright Patterson AFB, OH
a Held variety of positions in several locations during diverse military career.
Most recent position with Strategic Airlift Wing. Prior to that served as Chief
, Intelligence and Tactics, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Directed collection, eva
luation and briefing for crews deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and other Middle Ea
st locations. Supervised 50 personnel directly.
a Most recently directed the conception, design, and implementation of operation
al plans. Managed programs that included avionics, flight planning, operational
plans that addressed all contingencies from conversion to war time taskings and
peace time support of operations.
a Commanded strategic airlift missions world-wide. Directed operational plans fo
r 1200+ manned wing conversion from C-141 aircraft to C-5 aircraft in 13 months
with 100% aircrew upgrade training completion and Operational Readiness Inspecti
on grade of Excellent. The C-5 Galaxy is the worldas largest aircraft.
a Managed numerous test programs involving flight planning, avionics, and defens
ive counter measures on the F-4, F-16 and C-141 and C-5 aircraft. Administered b
udget and personnel programs for a 200+ man squadron. Conducted classroom instru
ction for numerous programs in the course of administrating both continuation an
d currency training.
a Conducted three fact finding missions to Afghanistan to ascertain validity of
C-17 tactics briefings, resulting in 100% success rate for more than 35 Medical
Evacuation Missions to Afghanistan and Iraq, evacuating more than 900 patients.
Briefings were instrumental in delivery of 2,300 tons of cargo and deployment of
more than 3,500 personnel to several counties in the Middle East, Africa and th
e Balkans.
a As an instructor have 7,440 hours total time and 2,040 hours of instructor tim
e in F-4, F-16, C-141 and C-5 aircraft. Aviation training experience spans two d
ecades.
a Began Air Force career as a Computer Operations Specialist and shift leader fo
r base level data automation squadron. Serviced all base finance and personnel f
unctions including 19 additional satellite military personnel and finance squad
rons.
a Fourteen years as a fighter pilot of F-4 Phantom and F-16 Fighting Falcon all
weather tactical fighters. As Chief of Training authored training plans for F-4
and F-16 including advanced air-to-air and air-to-ground tactics. Developed acad
emic courses and classroom instruction to ensure aircrew reliability and accurac
y. Developed automated system to review and track individual personnel. Led trai
ning missions in both aircraft as and served as mission commander on fighter dep
loyments and exercises.
NETWORK SYSTEMS ANALYST December 1977 a" July 1985
GENERAL ELECTRIC INFORMATION BUSINESS DIVISION Rockville, MD
a Led operations staff in running large international computer timesharing netwo
rk with service centers in Amsterdam, Tokyo and Washington, DC.
a Instructed operators in network operation and troubleshooting.
a Serviced customer support operations 24/7; facilitated network users internati
onally. Network serviced more than 200 large accounts including major airline ti
cketing and government offices.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
MASTERS CERTIFICATE, PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY
Villanova, PA
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PROFESSIONAL AERONAUTICS
EMBRY-RIDDLE UNIVERSITY
Daytona Beach, FL
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
PRINCE GEORGES COLLEGE
Largo, MD
Professional Development
a USAF Computer Operations Specialist, Sheppard AFB, TX
a USAF Weapons Specialist, Andrews AFB, MD
a Undergraduate Pilot Training, Reese AFB, TX
a Fighter Lead-in Training, Holloman AFB, NM
a F-4 Upgrade/Instructor, McConnell AFB, KS
a F-16 Upgrade/Instructor, Luke AFB, AZ
a Air Defense Penetration Training, Tucson, AZ
a C-141 Upgrade/Instructor, Altus AFB, OK
a C-5 Upgrade Training, Altus AFB, OK
a Air Force Squadron Officers School, Maxwell AFB, AL
a Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL
a Air Force Reserve Senior Management Training, Warner Robbins AFB, GA
AFFILIATIONS
a Boy Scouts of America, Scout Master
a National Association of Realtors
a Notary Public
AWARDS
a Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters)
a Air Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
a Aerial Achievement Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters)
a Air Force Commendation Medal
a Air Force Achievement Medal ( 3 Oak Leaf Clusters)
a Howard Casey Flying Safety Award