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Situational Awareness Room Watch Officer (Intelligence & Operations)

Ripley, Mississippi, 38663, United States
February 09, 2018

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Ronnie Tatum Ripley, MS ***** 662-***-****

Senior Intelligence Analyst

Intelligence analyst with 20+ years of proven experience leading programs within the public and private sector. Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with expertise providing technical, leadership, and operational support to numerous high-value Department of Defense (DoD) programs. Expert in logistics operations management, previously owning purchasing for $1B across five defense programs. Astute analyst that combines a strong eye for detail with proven ability to build, mentor, and lead top performing teams.

Core Competencies

Ø Top Secret Intelligence Analysis Ø DoD Program Management Ø Cross-Functional Collaboration

Ø Logistical Support Operations Ø Intelligence Community (IC) Support Ø Team Leadership & Management

Ø Project & Program Management Ø Executive-Level Reporting Ø Coaching, Training & Mentoring

Ø Antiterrorism & Security Programs Ø Database & Data Analysis Ø Global Resource Allocation

Professional Overview

Leidos (Formerly SAIC) 2012 – 2017

J2 Operations Weekend Lead Analyst & Watch Officer

Provided key technical and managerial support for the DoD at Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO), including Intelligence and Targeting Information to the Situational Awareness Room (SAR) derived from Global Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosions, found and cleared incidents. Led 5 Intelligence Analysts as direct reports.

Performed multi-domain searches of JIDO data systems, Intelligence Community (IC) information domains, and numerous Worldwide IED Open Source reporting venues.

Acquired and disseminated 500+ of IED reports and other pertinent data to appropriate government agencies via the JIDO SAR during a multi-year contract.

Led a 5-member team of SAR Intelligence Analysts compiling as many as 40 IED incidents on vehicle borne, people borne, and roadside devices; authored and disseminated Daily Global IED Reports to COCOM and operational customers.

Acted as weekend Lead SAR Watch Officer for the entire JIDO Command, keeping senior leadership apprised of Downrange Operational Status (Afghanistan, Iraq), including JIDO Director, Vice Director, and Deputy Director of Operations.

Provided hands-on training, development, and mentoring to 10 personnel to be successful Weekend SAR Watch Officers, creating numerous operational scenarios to ensure personnel would be able to handle any emergency situation.

Effectively coordinated in near real-time to resolve any J6/IT Communications issues, both in command and down range.

Maintained between 98% and 100% Government Annual Contract Review by Immediate Government Civilian Lead Supervisor over three years of running the SAR Watch.

Absolute Business Solutions Corporation (SAIC Contract) 2009 – 2011

Intelligence & Targeting Analyst

Provided technical and leadership support for the Department of Homeland Security Immigration & Customs (DHS ICE) Secure Communities project. Partnered with key managers across multiple departments to identify ongoing and critical needs, formulate strategic/tactical approaches, and ensure Federal government guidelines and compliance requirements.

Provided high-operational tempo requirements for DHS, seeking out dangerous criminals for POTUS’ Secure Communities Project; maintained 100% weekly projected completions and 160% successful completion rate.

Led in-depth searches of ICE systems, third agency systems, and open source data and information to assist in the identification of violations on the federal level.

Utilized databases in full alignment with agency SOPs, including National Crime Information Center (NCIC), Treasury Enforcement Communications System (TECS), Arrival Departure Information System (ADIS), Central Index System (CIS), Computer Linked Automated Information Management System (CLAIMS), Consular Consolidated Database (CCDI), Consolidated Lead Evaluation and Reporting (CLEAR), and ENFORCE.

Communicated time-sensitive information and results with extreme accuracy, and assisted in a range of special projects, quality assurance, data security, reporting, and presentations as necessary.

Exceeded completed watch list leads by 60% over expectations on average; referred actionable intelligence findings on targets disseminated to the IC, federal, and local law enforcement agencies.

United States Navy Reserve 2000 – 2009

Intelligence, Anti-Terrorism, and Security Management

Selected to provide Intelligence Analysis from multiple federal government intelligence agencies for DEPSECDEF in the Office of Administrative Review for the Detention of Enemy Combatants.

Provided Classified/Unclassified Summaries on combatants in detention at Guantanamo Bay per direction of DEPSECDEF (2008).

Requested by Navy leadership to provide guidance and support on the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Cyber Asset Reduction and Security (C.A.R.S. in 2007).

Mobilized as part of Navy Embedded Training Team (Operations Officer) for nine months to Camp Tombstone, Afghanistan; provided senior mentoring and staff training to Afghan Army leadership in a hostile environment (2006).

Instructed and developed an aircraft carrier detachment of 55+ personnel at the Naval Reserve Center in Memphis, TN (2005).

Spearheaded the antiterrorism, protection planning, and acquisition for the Washington Naval District with 18 commands, including the Naval Observatory and Camp David (2002 – 2004).

Played a key role in initial planning for Iraqi reconstruction; readied plans, logistics, and contract funding initiatives to enable restoration of electrical power in Baghdad and hospital openings (2002).

Directed security for all transits of all US and Canadian military ships through the Suez Canal, briefing high-ranking officers and communicating with the government of Egypt. Conducted 100% Force Protection for transits through the Suez Canal for 150+ US and Allied Naval Warships (2001 – 2002).

United States Navy 1989 – 2000

Operational Test Director Norfolk, VA (1996 – 2000)

Orchestrated biological and chemical detection equipment testing and evaluation for the Joint Biological Point Detection System (JBPDS), Joint Service Lightweight Standoff Chemical Detector (JSLSCAD), Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD), Joint Service General Purpose Mask (JSGPM) and Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology (JSLIST and JSLIST P31) programs.

Coordinated purchasing nationwide for $1B in defense programs; executed testing and reported results for five DoD programs, including training military personnel in the proper use and operation under various circumstances.

Oversaw the end-to-end acquisition lifecycle of five chemical and biological detection programs, traveling nationwide to facilitate acquisition meetings; provided detailed updates and quantifiable results to show program viability.

Intelligence & Security Officer Camp LeJeune (1994 – 1996)

Acted as Intelligence Officer for US Marine Corps staff and battalion of 450+ personnel, providing hands-on map processing for training missions and security clearance processing.

Led a small detachment mission to Puerto Rico for Navy Gunfire, which resulted in very successful training exercises.

Assistant Operations & Port Officer Chinhae, Korea (1993 – 1994)

Provided logistical support and services for 200+ ships and provided all command legal services.

Officer – Gunnery, Deck, Auxiliary & Electrical (A&E), and Logistics – 3 Sea Deployments USS Sumter (1990 – 1993)

Clearance & Affiliations

United States Government TOP SECRET Security Clearance (TS/SCI)

Member, Naval Reserve Officer Association

Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars

Education & Professional Development

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree, University of Mississippi

Leadership, Advanced Communications & Breakthrough Technology, Landmark Education

Force Protection Training & Certification, United States Navy

Security Manager School & Naval Justice School, United States Navy

Ammunition Administration & Gunnery Officer School, United States Navy

Surface Warfare Officer School, United States Navy

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