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Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
Salary:
$90,000
Posted:
May 16, 2018

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JOHN C. MATTHEWS

**** ******* ***** ● Austin, TX 78748 ● ac5hfb@r.postjobfree.com ● 254-***-****

PROGRAM MANAGER, MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING

Seeking senior defense or civilian consultant position supporting Acquisition and Program Management.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Multimillion-dollar Program Management

Organizational Development, Structuring & Management

Management of Defense Acquisition Programs

Production & Quality Assurance

Military System-of-System Integration & Interoperability

Team building, Training & Leadership

Process Redesign & Improvement

$100Million + Budget Management

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

More than 25 years’ experience in leadership, combat operations, strategic systems interoperability, acquisition management and development, production and implementation of mission-critical assets for combat and leadership. Disabled Veteran (40%).

k Experience

EOIR Technologies, Subject Matter Expert for Lead-B in the Intelligence & Combat Information Business Unit,

May 23,2016 to November 30, 2016

Supporting ARDEC, Picatiney, Arsenal, Picainey NJ for all Special Operations Command matters.

Acted as an LNO to foster a smooth relationship and transition for all classified programs ARDEC is involve in, pertaining to munitions and software when it deals with SOCOM.

Place of duty is Fort Hood, TX, to support the Army staff at the Central Technical Support Facility. Ensuring the tactical network is interoperable with emerging munitions and ARDEC software to the new Common Operating Environment. Also assigned to work with the Army staff for funding when needed to support these issues in order to provide the warfighter with the equipment they need to successfully complete their mission.

I report directly to a Division Chief in ARDEC and receive all my guidance and mission sets and planning from him.

Most work I will conduct will be classified with SOCOM and other DOD and non-DOD agencies.

Kord Technologies, Director of Army Programs, April 15, 2013 to November 30, 2015

Directed variety of related programs and strategies for Assistant Secretary of the Army, for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, ASA(ALT) programs.

Oversees development, application, marketing, and resource allocation within program client base using both classified and unclassified systems.

Responsible for effective management of funds and personnel. Accountable for the quality and timely delivery of products.

Serves as a focal point of contact for client regarding program activities and specific interface to the Army.

Ensures that all required resources including manpower, production standards, and facilities are available for program implementation.

Manages multiple projects including project identification, design, development and delivery.

Maintains development and execution of business opportunities based on broad general guidance. Markets new technology and follow-on business acquisitions.

Confers with project managers to provide technical advice and to assist with problem resolution.

Worked closely with the Asymmetrical Warfare Group (AWG) on a classified mission for Subterranean in-fill and ex-fill mission. Classification was Top Secret. I made periodic and comprehensive assessments and evaluations of the ASA(ALT) program’s goals, and objectives, which provided a basis for long-range planning to enhance the organization's management capabilities.

COLONEL (COL), United States Army, Director and Program Manager of the Central Technical Support Facility (CTSF), U.S. Army Materiel Command, Fort Hood, TX, July 2011 to 2013

Managed system of system development, integration and interoperability testing of leading edge systems enabling accurate decision making in mission-critical global settings. Lead 238 military, government civilian and contractor Supervised and directed logistics, network connectivity, phone systems, supplies and office space for 650+ civilians and contractors working at Fort Hood. Leveraged skills and proficiencies of 100+ subject matter experts executing Army vision of enterprise-level system of system integration and interoperability testing facility. Controlled a $33M budget impacting development, integration and deployment of programs valued at over $500M.

Introduced processes verifying quality, functionality and performance of 124 Command, and Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C41SR) separate systems establishing a foundation for seamless technology integration and superior system of system performance.

Guided advanced technology/systems projects from concept through development, continuous process improvement testing and fielding to assist Commanders in making informed, wartime decisions.

Managed defense acquisition systems to reduce overall expenses, increased quality and optimized an annual multimillion-dollar budget.

Revamped production processes to reduce testing cycle times by 148 hours and delivered 100% on-time project completion, allowing more test-fix-test time for product improvement and certification.

Reduced operating costs from $30 million per year to $16 million per year based on continuous contract negotiations.

COL, Deputy Director Network Systems Integration, ASA (ALT) Arlington, VA, July 2010 to June 2011

Staff member of the ASA(ALT). Lead director of the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) for all Army Acquisition and Integration. Worked closely on the Planning, Programing, Budgeting, and Execution Process (PPBE) for resources management, force readiness and Joint Strategic Planning Process.

Served as initial Trail Boss for all NIE exercises, at the direction of the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army.

Ensured network integration across the Army, Program Executive Offices (PEOs), and network program managers.

Served as a key focal for building the US Army Brigade Combat Team (BCT) tactical network funding and implementation strategies. Coordinated and integrated all key BCT network components across the Army Staff, Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), PEOs, and in the field.

Served as the Acquisition and Integration lead in direct coordination with the office of the Deputy Undersecretary of the Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Executive for system synchronization, integration and for policy matters. Served as Assistant Deputy to PEO for Network Integration.

Lieutenant Colonel (LTC), Product Manager, Joint, Interagency & Multinational Interoperability: Huntington Beach, CA, July 2007 to July 2010

Product Manager for the Future Combat Systems (FCS). Led and directed an Army modernization team responsible for building an integrated, interoperable, and secure network.

Led 250 government and industry engineers and managers in a $2 Billion effort to design, build, test, and field advanced network capabilities to all Army maneuver Brigades, via technology Spin Outs, and all FCS BCTs.

Managed and led network systems engineering designs, integration, information assurance, and interoperability activities necessary to deliver Joint, Interagency, and Multinational net-centric capabilities to the Soldier.

Oversaw development programs and associated plans to develop, produce, field, and sustain full complement of safe, reliable, suitable, and effective weapon systems envisioned by Operational Requirements Document valued at $120 billion for fielding to initial fifteen Army using units.

LTC, Senior Test and Evaluation Officer, Alexandria, VA, July 2006 to June 2007

Served as Army Test and Evaluation Command System Team Chair.

Responsible for rigorous and independent test and evaluation of three major Joint and Army Command, Control and Communications Systems Acquisition Programs to determine operational effectiveness, suitability, and survivability in support of soldiers.

Directed and trained 3 military, DA Civilians and 20 contractor personnel in planning and execution of test and evaluation missions.

Planned, programmed, managed and executed a $1Million + budget.

Performed special duties as the Senior Military Acquisition Corps Officer to senior executives.

Served as Director, Command and Control Airborne (C3A) Directorate, and the Special Operations Evaluation lead.

LTC, Operations Aviation Systems Manager, Fort Bragg, NC, June 2003 to June 2006

Served as the U.S. Army Special Operations Command's (ARSOA) Deputy Aviation Chief of Staff G-8, and requirements approval authority for the Joint Special Operations Command, pertaining to all classified rotary and fixed wing procurements.

Monitored all facets of Army Special Operations Aviation (ARSOA) modernization programs, including oversight and management of 65 acquisition programs valued at over $2.5 billion for ARSOA research, development, all test and evaluation, and procurement programs for special mission aviation units. Refined standards and procedures to track, maintain and expend a $120 million a year flying hour program with no deficiencies.

Responsible for the validation and integration of all ARSOA Operational Mission Need Statements, Operational Requirements Documents, and Program Objective Memorandum issues, in order to identify deficiencies, determine material solutions, and apply program funding.

Briefed cost, schedule, and performance of all ARSOA material solutions, to Senior Executives and Special Operations Command officials, Joint agencies, members of Congressional and Senatorial Committees, Department of Defense, as well as other Governmental Agencies.

Managed classified information and material in accordance with applicable directives.

Participated in OEF during my tenure, as well as Desert Storm.

Current Top Secret SCI Clearance.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

B.S History Central Missouri State University August 1988

M.S. National Security & Strategic Studies and Executive Decision Making, Naval War College, Newport, RI June 2003

Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, VA United States

PMT 401, 2007, Fort Belvoir VA, April 2006

Program Management Course, Level III Certified in Program Management (PMP and PgM)

Defense Acquisition University Executive Program Management 401 Fort Belvoir, VA, June 2007



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