BS, Occupational Education
December 2009 – June 2011
Confidential,Crystal City, VA
Project Analyst, Strategic Management System (SMS) Program Office, Office of Business Transformation, Office of the Secretary of the Army
Project Analyst and consultant on strategic and performance management issues.
Using the online software tool as the documenting approach, assist in translating strategy into measurable initiatives, setting targets and measuring the performance of those initiatives.
Work with Army organizations to train users, local administrators and updaters in the operation of the Strategic Management System.
Develop training materials and user guides.
Provide Tier 1 help desk services to Army users. Answer questions and provide best practices.
September 2009 – December 2009
Temp-to-Perm employment assigned to AECOM/McNeil Technologies. See entry above.
Jun 2003 – September 2009
Confidential,Alexandria and Falls Church, VA
Senior Analyst / Senior Program Support Specialist
Six years as on-site support contractor at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Provide program management, project management, contract management and acquisition services for Advanced Concept / Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations (AC/JCTD) in the Advanced Concepts Office.
Structure and plan problem solutions and manage day-to-day project work requirements, resources, and schedules to satisfy customer and contract requirements and financial objectives. Contribute in a number of specialty areas to the content of contract deliverables while providing leadership, guidance, and information. Interpret customer requirements and translate into project strategies, plans of action, schedules, milestones, tasks, and deliverables. Perform quality review of contract deliverables.
Prepare and present strategy papers, briefings, demonstrations and courses of action using identified technology and metrics to enhance a cultural climate for innovation. Develop, with stakeholder input, prioritized Plans of Action with metrics and monitor the execution of the plans.
Prepare Lessons Learned and change recommendations targeting process and procedural changes in the Advanced Concepts Division. Prepare Strengths, Weaknesses, and Threats analysis as a basis for further process improvement.
Oct 2002 - May 2003
Provided management consulting to government clients. Analyzed customer interaction issues for the Social Security Administration (SSA) online services, researched benchmarks and best practices, developed recommendations and action plans.
Apr 1995 - Dec 2002
Senior Program Management Analyst
Provided program and project management and liaison between clients and project personnel. This assistance included emphasis on client requirements, stakeholder involvement and concerns, developing evaluation criteria, coordinating with developers and developing implementation and maintenance plans. Conducted liaison with clients to ensure any interface problems were resolved and customer expectations were being met. Identified problem areas and presented potential solutions.
Provided program management liaison support for the Submarine Directorate at Naval Sea Systems Command for submarine decommissioning and deactivation. This effort included tracking schedules and milestones, updating briefings and identifying potential problems. Conducted special studies and research as required and produced reports, white papers, policy papers and presentations.
Project Coordinator for a training and management assistance contract with U.S. Office of Personnel Management, coordinated efforts of several subcontractors providing services to Office of Personnel and Management (OPM) and its clients.
March 1967 – September 1994, Confidential,Major duty assignments follow:
Dec 1988 - Sep 1994 Confidential,Casteau, Belgium
Strategic Planner/Information System Manager
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy. Chief of Systems for Nuclear Plans and Operations. Chaired Configuration Management Board, System Design Steering Group, and User Group responsible for the design, configuration, testing and user training of a major automated planning system processing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Top Secret information.
Project leader for a Management Information Systems (MIS) project, and a NATO-wide planning prototype.
Responsible for contract oversight, liaison, coordination, design, development, and implementation of automated planning systems.
Participated in nuclear policy working groups for revision of NATO nuclear policy and procedures in a rapidly changing European environment following the collapse of the Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact.
Apr 1979 - Nov 1988, Confidential,
Submarine Weapons Department Head (SSBN). Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and support of complex electronic, mechanical and computer systems associated with nuclear capable Poseidon missiles and conventional weapons. Qualified as Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Deck (Submerged and Surfaced), Diving Officer, SSBN Poseidon Weapons Officer. Qualified for Command. Graduate of Submarine Officer Advanced Course and Submarine Officer Basic Course. Instructor, Navy Submarine School, Submarine Officer Basic Course. Taught courses in underwater acoustic theory, electronic warfare sensor theory, sonar operation and periscope operation. Taught submarine operations, ship control, and warfare tactics in submarine simulators. Responsible for the management and training of several divisions. Commissioned April 1979.
Mar 1967 - Mar 1979
Confidential,Enlisted Submarine Nuclear Power Operator/Instructor
Instructor, Navy Nuclear Power School. Taught Reactor Plant Technology and Operations courses. Responsible for safe operation, maintenance, and repair of submarine nuclear powered propulsion systems.