Military Analyst / Trainer @ Northrop Grumman Corporation
Officer Candidate School
Over 21 years experience working within in the field of Personnel and Program Management for the United States Army. A skilled leader and supervisor I am highly skilled in analyzing tasks and identifying available resources, determining acceptable courses of action while achieving the goals of management. I Possess exceptional problem solving and decision making attributes enhancing the
Over 21 years experience working within in the field of Personnel and Program Management for the United States Army. A skilled leader and supervisor I am highly skilled in analyzing tasks and identifying available resources, determining acceptable courses of action while achieving the goals of management. I Possess exceptional problem solving and decision making attributes enhancing the use of the strategic planning processes that have repeatedly resulted in reaching the desired outcomes of management.
Executive Recruiter @ From August 2015 to Present (5 months) Military Analyst / Trainer @ Provide Military analyst and training support services as an On Call employee. Deploy for two to four weeks at a time, to one of several African Countries to train military units and soldiers on Peacekeeping procedures and techniques and basic soldier skills. The successfully trained unit will then be sent to another African country to help keep the peace and protect the local civilians. From April 2011 to September 2015 (4 years 6 months) Project Manager @ From October 2014 to March 2015 (6 months) Supervisor @ Supervised the flow of communication between corporate business partners and Factory store organization in partnership with the business community. I developed communication that was collateral to support Company initiatives that touched the store organization. Continued to develop partnerships with the local business community to develop systems, policies, and best practices to support the customer experience in the Factory store organization.
I provided guidance and support to store organizations around execution excellence. Finally, I provided periodic high level business summaries and analysis. From 2010 to 2011 (1 year) Director of recruiting @ Served as the director of recruiting for the U.S. Army and Army Reserves throughout the Dayton, Ohio area. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; the leadership and management of a headquarters element, 6 recruiting stations and 27 military and 15 civilian recruiters dispersed over 2,586 square miles throughout west central Ohio. Accountable for recruiting and shipping quality men and women to meet the Army’s manpower requirements for both enlisted and officer personnel. Planed, supervised, and executed recruiting campaigns to both enlarge and penetrate our market. Additionally, manages a fleet of 33 assigned vehicles, 7 separate facilities and all logistical functions associated with equipping a large recruiting force. Responsible for the training, health, welfare, discipline and morale of 28 noncommissioned officers and an average future Soldier program of 200 recruited personnel.
• Achieve 108% of assigned yearly mission
• Awarded as the top recruiting company within the Columbus Recruiting Battalion for two consecutive fiscal years.
• Awarded the USAREC Centurion Award for recruiting excellence at the Company level..
• Maintained a yearly budget of $30,000
Awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor – Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003
Awarded the Purple Heart Medal – Operation Iraqi Freedom 2007 From April 2008 to May 2010 (2 years 2 months) Dayton, Ohio AreaPublic Affairs Officer @ Serves as personal staff advisor to military commanders on all command (internal) information, public information—to include media relations—and community relations matters. Participates in development of plans and policies. Monitors operations of the command to assure consideration of public affairs implications. Assesses community attitudes toward the command to identify command actions which have real or potential community interest. Initiates programs to gain understanding of and appreciation for command actions. Advises on accuracy, propriety, timing, and relative importance of information for release to the command and the public. Recommends methods of communicating information. Prepares or supervises preparation of information for release on Army matters through news releases, articles, photographs, radio and television programs. Supervises public affairs activities and personnel. Supervises or provides guidance on operations of radio, television, and closed circuit facilities used for command information purposes. Serves as communicative arts instructor in military schools. Manages marketing and advertising accounts. Promotes and maintains mutually beneficial interaction between the command and representatives of government, the community, the media, and the public. From April 2008 to April 2010 (2 years 1 month) Company commander @ Commander of a Combined Arms Battalion mechanized infantry company deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, consisting of five officers, 130 enlisted Soldiers, 14 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, 22 HMMWV's, and all associated equipment. Responsible for the combat readiness of a company with emphasis on discipline, training, maintenance, logistics, morale, and esprit-de-corps as well as ensuring a safe and secure environment within the assigned area of operations spanning 110 kilometers. I was credited with developing a cohesive organization that cared for all assigned Soldiers as well as their Families. Managed and supervised the maintenance and accountability of over $91 million worth of government property and equipment.
• Maintained operational control of 110 Km area North West of Baghdad, Iraq
• Eliminated insurgent attacks and activity within the Company’s AOR in a nine month period
• Developed an detailed IED detection and recovery plan that eliminated coalition and civilian casualties with the Company’s AOR
• Recognized by the MNCI and CENTCOM Commander for Command Excellence during combat operations OIF 06-08 From March 2007 to April 2008 (1 year 2 months) Battalion Logistics officer @ Served as the Battalion Logistics Officer of a 330 personnel battalion consisting of three elite military schools which trained over 18,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines annually. Managed and directed the property accountability, maintenance, supply, and logistical support of all battalion assets and schools. Managed the disbursement of a $2.5 million annual budget to support all training, lodging, and administrative programs for each training element.
• Maintained an annual training budget of 2.5 million
• Ensured units had all necessary equipment to achieve their training objectives.
• Planned, resourced, and executed the deployment of 250 Officers and Soldiers in support of the Overlord 60 and 61 celebration in Normandy, France From September 2004 to January 2005 (5 months)
MCPM, Project Management @ Villanova University From 2011 to 2012 NA, Military leadership @ Officer Candidate School From 2000 to 2001 David Powell is skilled in: Team Building, Quality Assurance, Organizational Structure, Administrative Management, Property Accountability, Military, Management, Customer Service, Problem Solving, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Event Planning, Project Planning, Media Relations
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