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supply chain leadership

Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
September 26, 2018

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Brad Peat

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Strategic Development: 15+ years leading development of growth strategies at various levels: enterprise-wide, market-focused for the US Army and US Marine Corps. Strategies resulted in business growth above market averages.

Business Development: 15+ years leading and supporting winning domestic federal government white space and organic pursuits and captures.

Large network of Military leaders: Broad and deep network across government customer and industry partners.

Full Spectrum Leader: Passionate, proven leader who cares about people and thrives on shaping the future and leading change.

BOTTOM LINE: 36 Years of cumulative leadership, management and executive supervisory experience of all aspects of US ARMY Enlisted actions. Expert in policy formulation, automation budgeting, business development, human resources, logistics, procurement, and continuing education.


US ARMY Sergeants Major Academy, (FT Bliss TX 1998)

Bachelor of Arts, Business Management, Regents, New York, US 1987

AA in Construction Management, Hudson Valley Community College, US 1979


AFCEA, (Armed Forces Communications Electronics Associations), NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) (Member of US Army Quartermaster Enlisted Advisory board. Member of US Army Airborne Association, Member of US Army Command Sergeant Majors Association Member of free lunch for school kids in TN Member of Holiday helper program at Ft Lee Va for enlisted soldiers inducted into the U.S. Army Quartermaster Hall of Fame at Fort Lee, VA, awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster for humanitarian efforts while in active duty


IBM, Herndon, VA Feb 2006- Current

Business Development

Leads and supports in developing new business portfolio initiatives priorities, and implements associated strategies for both the active Army and National Guard and U.S. Reserves.

Serves as leading participate for critical industry association conferences, identifies and schedules executive level meetings and drives growth in the portfolio for the Account Managers.

Develops and manages individual budget

Logistics Consultant

Assists clients develop logistics strategy & implement new technologies in Warehousing, Transportation, and Reverse Logistics that result in significant cost reduction and customer service improvement.

Identified strategic capabilities needed to create and sustain one or more sources of competitive advantage.

Identified best practices and client performance gaps, and used tools to identify, align, and change the factors that affect performance, stability, and teaming and develops comprehensive transformation recommendations.

Leveraging on significant logistics and procurement experience from 26 years active duty in the U.S. Army. Past experience includes a subject matter mastery of U.S. Armed Forces classes of supply and commodity groupings, from rations to expendables to major end items. Subject Matter advisor on Army Logistics policy, including Army Regulation (AR) 710-2, Supply Policy Below the National Level. Past experience includes coordinating and leading supply movements across numerous global locations (CONUS and OCONUS), to include Haiti, multiple Forward Operating Bases in the Middle East, Korea, and Germany. These maneuverers utilized multiple forms of transportation, to include freight rail,air,ship,ground and air drop. Through these maneuverers, oversaw shipment scheduling, delivery, quality control, and communications from procurement sources to end units / end users.

Audit Readiness / Capital Asset Lifecycle Lead

Helps U.S. Army strengthen policies and processes regarding Capital Asset Acquisition, Maintenance, Transfer, and Disposal. Conducted test of design (TOD) and test of effectiveness (TOE) controls testing across numerous U.S. Army procurement organizations, program managers, commands, and units. Corrective actions were issued to U.S. Army organizations, and re-testing commenced. The procurement organizations advised included multiple asset types, including General and Military Equipment, Real Property, and Operating Materiel and Supplies.

US ARMY, Fort Lee, VA

CASCOM Command Sergeant Major

Managed a human capital program while stationed at Fort Lee, VA titled Next Chapter which provided career assistance to Soldiers who were leaving active duty and seeking local area employment. During this program, I completed the following activities:

Conducted over 250 face to face meeting with local employers, documenting requirements and skills needed for future potential employees

Outlined U.S. Army Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), military training, civilian employment, and civilian education requirements for use in job search

Analyzed U.S. Army MOS against market requirements to determine the most viable areas for employment for Soldiers

Conducted follow up meetings with civilian employers to gauge the overall satisfaction of military employees and highlight areas for improvement. The program successfully placed over 225 veteran Soldiers into the local work force during my management.

CASCOM Command Sergeant Major 2003-2006

Served as the senior enlisted logistician / advisor for CASCOM and Fort Lee

Responsible for 40 percent of the total training, doctrine and continuing education in the CSS community

Monitored Advanced Individual Training (AIT), Non-commissioned Officer Education System (NCOES), quality of life and career development of CSS personnel

Advised and recommended to the Commanding General on all CSS related issues for more than 60,000 personnel to include officer, enlisted and civilian, to include their families

US ARMY, Quartermaster Corps and the Command Sergeant Major, VA, US 09/2001 - 05/2003

Regimental Command Sergeant Major

Senior enlisted advisor to the Commanding General for all enlisted matters governing more than 228,000 soldiers and their families serving throughout the Quartermaster Corps around the world

Responsible for Quartermaster proponency areas for 45,000 NCOs and enlisted soldiers. Mission Essential Task List (METL), training and worldwide mission support by the 49th Quartermaster Group in the areas of petroleum, field services, mortuary affairs and water

Responsible for the Training Brigade Group comprised of three Training Battalions that train more than 22,000 Soldiers and Marines on an annual basis. Daily duties included the overall supervisory roll of over 27,445 military personnel from U.S. branches and foreign with an annual budget of 16 million dollars

US ARMY, 24th Support Group (Corps), Fort Stewart, GA, NE, US 10/2000 - 09/2001

Group Command Sergeant Major

Enlisted advisor to the commander of the 24th Support Group (Corps), 1st CASCOM in support of the 3rd Infantry Division (Mech) and XVIII Airborne Corps. Responsible for health, welfare, discipline, quality of life and morale of more than 26,000 soldiers

Provided guidance to subordinate unit commanders and NCOs on matters concerning enlisted personnel. Strictly monitored individual and unit training as well as professional development of all assigned or attached soldiers

Provided experience, expertise on policies, planning and the military decision making process

US ARMY, 548th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Drum, NY, NY, 06/1999 - 05/2000

Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major of an XVIII Airborne Corps Support Battalion consisting of five companies and a total of 642 enlisted soldiers

Advised battalion and company commanders on enlisted personnel matters

Reviewed and enforced all policies related to health, welfare, and morale of all assigned and attached personnel

Supervised five First Sergeants in concert with the Corps Support Battalion Commander

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