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Program Manager Professional Experience

Massillon, Ohio, United States
January 08, 2018

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Gilbert Parker 330-***-**** • Canton, Ohio 44708

Dynamic and highly adaptable professional with extensive experience in driving diverse people, processes, and procedures to achieve organizational objectives. Hands-on leader able to prioritize, multitask, and excel in challenging conditions. Effective communicator and collaborator continually focused on establishing partnerships to deliver cohesive, optimal, and efficient operations. Recipient of several awards for outstanding commitment to organization and task at hand. Areas of Expertise include:

Strategic Planning Records & Documentation Combat Arms Safety

Logistics Inventory Management Map Reading & Navigation

Budget Administration Staff Training & Leadership Problem Resolution Professional Experience


Provide technical and managerial leadership to implement strategic plans to improve and streamline reporting and accountability in diverse countries across Middle East. Conduct bi-weekly operational briefings for over 500 employees.

• Achieved 20% capacity improvement across three countries.

• Reduced in-ports by 30% through process improvements and control modifications.

• Successfully spearheaded Maintenance and Logistics campaign in four countries. UNITED STATES ARMY • Multiple Locations 2008 to 2016 HEAD OF OPERATIONS (CHIEF OF MISSIONS), 2014 to 2016 Held complete responsibility for administration and control of $2M annual budget. Served as Primary Program Manager. Recruited and deployed over 600 employees across Southeast Asia.

• Achieved operations 12% under budget and allocated saving for enhancements.

• Proactively redesigned policies and procedures to adapt to dynamic conditions. GROUND LIAISON OFFICER, 2013 to 2014

Delivered strategic and tactical recommendation to senior management about resource allocation and mobilization. Controlled inventory and maintenance of equipment worth $4M with zero loss.

• Considered as ‘Go to’ resource for deployment and mobility programs and reporting systems.

• Promoted operational training partnerships by initiating 30 trainings within a year.

• Facilitated five major Airlift, Fighter and Humanitarian exercises in support of local, civil and government agencies in the pacific.

TEAM LEADER (COMPANY COMMANDER/PLATOON LEADER), 2008 to 2013 Trained, supervised, and evaluated performance of 30 soldiers, 15 Non-Commissioned Officers and 3 Officers. Supported weapon systems such as mortars, field artillery cannons, rockets and missiles, close air support, attack aviation, and naval surface fire support systems.

• Served as primary Instructor for training certifications on M777A3 Howitzer Guns and Fire Direction Data Systems.

• AFATDS Subject Matter Expert for planning, coordinating, controlling, and executing fires and effects. Education

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY Fayetteville, NC 2013

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