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Manager Executive

Fayetteville, NC
October 11, 2018

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Timothy W. Cantwell


**** ******* ****** • Fayetteville, NC 28306 • 910-***-**** •


Accomplished senior Army leader with 30 years of experience leading and training large, diverse and complex organizations under extremely difficult and austere conditions, which include multiple combat and humanitarian tours to Iraq, Afghanistan and Haiti. Consistently selected for promotion and positions of increased responsibility ahead of peers, culminating a distinguished career as a brigade-level sergeant major. Directly responsible for training and developing more than 4,000 soldiers while advising the commander on operational details and execution of annual budget in excess of $50 million. Highly trained and educated on critical organizational functions including organizational policies, executive leadership, human resources, budget execution, team building, personnel evaluations, awards and counseling.


Executive Leadership

Capabilities Management & Development

Strategic Planning & Objective Definition

Oral & Written Communications

Training Management & Development

Quality Control & Process Improvement

Performance Assessment & Management

Multi-level Team Training & Development


Executive Manager, Fort Bragg, NC Nov 2015 - Present

Selected as Top 10% of all Executive Manager by Senior Director on 3 consecutive performance evaluations

Commended with extraordinary work ethic and peerless organizational skills; improved systematic issues in all facets of operations increasing productivity by 80%

Credited with being an excellent teacher and mentor who improves the organization and those who work with him; performance, energy and drive improves the organization across a variety of areas

Recognized with an exceptional ability to build and focus teams against problem sets and consistently achieved results

Supervised an airborne operation from Fort Bragg, NC to Fort Polk, LA involving over 3500 soldiers without any accidents or safety related concerns

Infantry Branch Executive Manager, Fort Knox, KY Aug 2013 – Oct 2015

Recognized with unparalleled duty performance; selected as the #1 of 6 hand-picked branch sergeants major within the division

Enhanced Army force management by leveling Brigade Combat Teams across the Army to 95%; exceeding the Army standard

Maximized organizational readiness by increasing time at locations to 49.8 months while balancing soldiers wants and assigning them to 51% of their top 3 assignment requests

Improved employee predictability for short notice assignment from 102 to 23 per month; a 75% reduction, saving the Army over $2 million

Managed drill sergeant posture from 78% to 100%; an incredible task from a branch responsible for providing over 39% of the Army’s drill sergeant population

Director of Operations, Fort Bragg, NC Jan 2012 – Jul 2013

Hand selected by the brigade command sergeant major to serve as the director of operations during a deployment to Afghanistan; oversaw the reallocation of over $11 of equipment in preparation for base closures

Recognized as the number 1 operations sergeant major that the battalion commander has ever worked with

Developed standard for mounted gunnery; became the Brigade standard operating procedure (SOP) for all heavy weapons companies

Increased Squadrons operational readiness rate to 98%; managed over $2 million worth of equipment accountability without loss during a combat operation

Modified unit training plans reducing vehicle mileage, fuel consumption and maintenance costs; reduced units budget expenditures by 25%

Steered the operations process in an unprecedented campaign during deployment in Afghanistan; praised by the Commanding General of Regional Command-South in Afghanistan as the most effective organization in that area

Senior Manager, Fort Bragg, NC Jan 2009 – Dec 2011

Lauded as the best First Sergeant within the Battalion out of 6 assigned

Achieved prestigious selection to the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy on the first look - less than 1% of peers are selected to attend

Maintained an excellent retention program by personnel follow up; achieved a 147% retention rate for the organization

Supervised execution of operator level maintenance on all equipment; increased operational readiness rate to 98%

Developed tacking system to monitor personnel readiness status; maintained over 97% readiness rate

Maintained 100% accountability of the organizational equipment valued in excess of $24 million without loss

Supervisor (U.S. Army Platoon Sergeant), Fort Bragg, NC Jan 2006 – Dec 2008

Supervised the day to day operations of a 30+ employee organization along with related equipment valued in excess of $3 million without loss of equipment of man hours; achieved a 98% operational readiness rate during combat operations

Emphasized safety; successfully completed over 5 live fire exercises and 15 parachute operations without injury or incident

Coached and mentored 17 employees and were selected to attend professional development schooling as well as advancement


B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberty University 2017

Senior Leadership and Management School (Sergeants Major Academy) 2015

A.A., General Studies, Liberty University 2004


Extensive training in strategic leadership and staff/resource management; attended the complete suite of U.S. Army leadership education programs from junior executive to the most senior executive training programs; familiar and extremely comfortable with all current leadership methodologies.


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