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Manager, Leader, Trainer, Mentor

Location:
Fort Benning, Georgia, United States
Salary:
70,000
Posted:
August 19, 2018

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MICHAEL AMES

www.linkedin.com/in/mikeames**

+1-910-***-**** ac6qdl@r.postjobfree.com

Fort Benning, Georgia

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADER & OPERATIONS MANAGER

Retiring Command Sergeant Major with 30 years of organizational leadership and operational planning experience in the U.S. Army. Extensive experience, specializing in human resource management, operational planning, project management, working with legal counsel, training diverse personnel, managing complex problems, team building, and communicating effectively at all levels in a highly structured organization. An experienced and adaptive manager who works well in a fast-pace, team-oriented environment building positive and professional rapport among all employees as well as senior management. Transitioning in August of 2018 and aspiring to begin a new career in the Columbus Georgia area in mid-September.

Senior Organizational

Leadership

Budget Analysis/

Management

Operations Planning

Human Resource

Management

Project Management

Cross-Cultural

Communication

Talent Management/

Strategy

Team Building

Program Development

Continuous Process

Improvement

Organizational Change

Management

Regulatory Compliance

Personal Development

Counseling

Facilitation

Mediation

Policy Development

EDUCATION, TRAINING & CREDENTIALS

M.S. Leadership/Organizational Leadership, Trident University International, Summa Cum Laude B.S. Leadership/ Management, Trident University International, Summa Cum Laude A.D. Arts and Science, Pierce College

A.D. Technology - General Studies, Pierce College

Senior Training Management Course Senior Leader Development Course II Senior Management Course Senior Leader Development Course I Executive Management Course Defense Equal Opportunity Management Course Total Army Instructor Training Course PROFESSIONAL EXPREINCE

Executive Director, Commandant, Leader Development & Training Academy 2015 – Current Fort Benning, GA (TRADOC)

Managed five leader training and development courses consisting of 23 programs of instruction for a Leadership Professional Development and Training Academy.

Provided direct supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Security and Intelligence, and Director of Human Resources to coordinate efforts in organizational management.

Led an organizational staff consisting of 22 Department of the Army Civilian employees and 66 US Army Noncommissioned Officers.

Published annual training guidance to communicate intent that drives current training methodology and evolution.

Conducted the interviewing, hiring, and talent management of senior management positions to ensure maximum productivity and effectiveness of operations and team building.

Established standards for safety, risk mitigation, and force protection for high risk training operations.

Supervised administrative and logistical support for an average daily student population of 500.

Managed facilities and equipment valued at over $27,500,000.00.

Directed the expenditures for a yearly operating budget of $223,000.00.

Organized and hosted visits for more than 40 International Military Partners and Foreign Governmental Officials to share best practices in leader development initiatives. Senior Advisor to the Commander, Command Sergeant Major 2014 - 2015 Fort Bragg, NC (FORSCOM)

Advised the unit commander on training, personal and professional development, and welfare of a 375-person organization.

Coordinated efforts for human resource and talent management for the officer and enlisted personnel.

Provided strategic oversight of combined arms operational planning, execution, and reorganizing.

Ensured all organizational personnel are trained on basic cores tasks for their job, standard tasks across the Army, equal opportunity, ethics, and sexual assault/harassment.

Promoted the use of interagency operations, significantly increasing the organization’s performance which resulted in improved relations with the people of Iraq and other U.S. Government agencies.

Created and implement a reception and integration program for newly assigned personnel for a 650- person organization.

Designed, developed, and managed numerous training programs to maintain core competencies and tactical proficiency.

Senior Manager of Operations, Sergeant Major 2011 - 2014 Fort Bragg, NC

Managed task assignment, readiness schools, daily operations, and special projects for a 14,500-person U.S. Army division.

Ensured maximum risk mitigation for countless hazardous tactical training operations resulting in zero loss of personnel or equipment.

Directed the operations center which oversaw all aspects of operations and logistical support of a 700- person organization during numerous training and contingency operations worldwide.

Established and manage a US Army division tactical operations center to battle track coalition combat operations over 2,800 square kilometer area.

Planned, coordinated, and conducted numerous training courses in leadership development and organizational management for a combined organization of U.S. Army Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians.

Senior Advisor to the Commander, First Sergeant 2007 - 2011 Fort Bragg, NC

Developed and directed readiness training for a 100-man combat reconnaissance company.

Coordinated logistics planning and execution for a multitude of operations in training, humanitarian relief, and combat environments.

Provided direct daily supervision of the systems and processes for personnel accountability, individual counseling, military schools, and leader development for unit enlisted and officer personnel. Mid-Level Operations and Training Manager, Platoon Sergeant 2006-2007 Fort Bragg, NC

Developed and directed readiness training for a 36-man combat reconnaissance platoon.

Coordinated logistics planning and execution for a multitude of operations in training, humanitarian relief, and combat environments.

Enforced standards, maintained discipline, and maintained Soldier health and welfare on a daily basis. Equal Opportunity Advisor, Instructor, & Mediator 2003-2006 Wiesbaden, Germany

Managed the equal opportunity program for a three-installation military community in Germany.

Conducted mandatory training on the prevention of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and protected categories.

Facilitated ethnic observances to educate the community across cultures and heritages.

Developed EO/EEO policy for joint force garrison consisting of more than 10,000 service members, civilians, and their families.

Mediated work relationship disputes between Department of Defense Schools teachers and staff.

Analyzed and managed an annual operating budget of over $125,000 to support travel, observances, and training resources.

Mid-Level Operations and Training Manager, Platoon Sergeant 1997-2003 Fort Riley, KS

Supervised the processing of awards, promotions, finances, and other administrative actions for a 40- personnel support element.

Managed the maintenance and readiness of 25-30 wheeled and tracked vehicles to support training and combat operations.

Oversaw the readiness, training, and accountability of 40-50 unit personnel. Instructor, Trainer, Mentor 1994-1997

Fort Knox, KY

Instructed initial entry level and basic Soldier tasks for wheeled and tracked armored vehicles.

Instructed at the staff and faculty level, developing instructors in the Army Learning Model.

Optimized the performance of instructor contact hours to achieve continuous improvement throughout course evolution and growth.

Small Unit Leader 1988-1994

U.S. Army

Led three-man teams and seven-man squads on a daily basis in both garrison and austere conditions.

Conducted training for team and squad-level operations to maintain readiness and Soldier welfare.

Developed subordinates personally and professionally with emphasis on accountability and continuing education.

INSTRUCTING AND SPEAKING EXPERIENCE

Keynote Speaker for Community Events and Graduations 2014- Current Senior Leader Development Course Instructor 2007-2010 Trainer/Mentor for the National Training Center 2004-2005 Equal Opportunity & Equal Employment Opportunity Program Instructor 2001-2003 Initial Soldier Entry Training Instructor 1994-1997 ADVANCED SKILLS AND SPECIALIZED TRAINING

Strategic Leadership Certificate Risk Management Equal Opportunity Equal Employment Opportunity Mediation and Arbitration Secret Security Clearance Ethics Logistics Management Quality Management Talent Acquisition and Management Microsoft Office Outlook Word PowerPoint Excel ACTIVITIES

International Student Exchange Program Manager 2015 – Current Community Little League baseball coach 2015 – Current Senior Advisor to the Sergeant Audit Murphy Club 2012 - Current Personal and Professional Development Mentor 1998 - Current AWARDS AND HONORS

Bronze Star Medal x 4 Meritorious Service Medal x 5 Army Commendation Medal x 5 Army Achievement Medal x 9 Good Conduct Medal x 10 Humanitarian Service Medal National Defense Service Medal x 2 Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Afghan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal x 3 Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Ranger Leadership Award Draper Armor Leadership Award Fort Knox Instructor of the Year



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