JAMES S. CLARK
Highly respected professional with over 25 years’ experience within diverse environments utilizing exemplary management, analytical and organizational skills. Accepts full accountability for divisional direction and strategic management, development of new services and operations, and revenue performance. Dynamic leader consistently achieves outstanding results in challenging environments while building and maintaining strong, loyal relations with both clients and colleagues. Moves and relates effortlessly across all levels of management. Core Strengths:
Training & Mentoring
Total Quality Management
Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL (Dissertation complete Jun 2019)
Doctorate Business Administration (DBA) (2014-2018)
Touro (Trident) University International, Cypress, CA
Masters Business Administration (MBA) (2010)
Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL
Bachelor of Science, Information Technology (2009)
Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL
Associate of Science, Allied Health Sciences (2007)
Production Supervisor – Hormel Foods Corp 2018 - Present
Leads a staff of approximately 15-30 employees by managing, and executing manufacturing processes
Manages team members in attaining production and quality goals
Ensures appropriate resources (including materials, equipment, and staffing needs) are available to maintain production schedules
Supports continuous improvement methods to ensure safety, quality, cost, & customer service goals are met
Creates and maintains an engaged and team-oriented work force to improve business results
Research Project – Economic Management 2016 - 2017
Completed in depth projects on economic political and public policy, including government (local, national, and international), development (community, regional, rural, and urban), city planning (land use, collective choice, and community building and organizing), statistics, finances (reporting and fund-raising) and corporate climate/ culture.
Research Project – Industrial Organization 2015
Examined key industrial and organizational issues impacting organizations, including selection, performance measurement, job analysis, individual behavior, leadership, quality control and organizational culture.
Research Project – International Business 2014
Conducted international industry research, well-site quality control and proposed management solutions in areas including safety and environmental crisis, organizational safety and security management. Analyzed globalization and growing interdependence of national economies; studied the interface between the competitive advantages of countries, the role of national governments and supranational organizations.
Distributer – Herbalife Inc. 2012 – 2013 Distributed multiple health products to over 27 separate clients, throughout the Southern GA region. Estimated cost and quality control, while altering merchandise; oversaw sales and conversion rates of team profitability while maximizing sales opportunities/productivity - eased communications thru all levels, evaluating/analyzed financials.
Streamlined a process to analyze data, material costs, quantity and merchandise required.
Adjusted supplies to facilitate client’s needs by logging and checking inventory.
Synchronized schedules to align meetings, consolations and delivery operations.
Forged business relationships with district suppliers and customers while managing sales, promotional items and products. Recorded sales and delivery information on daily sales and delivery record.
Manager, Human Performance – U.S. Air Force 2009 – 2011
Directed health/wellness Center operations; coordinated health-enhancements with 43 government/local agencies. Educated clients on meal plans, weight loss, reducing cholesterol, diabetes control and anti-hypertensive diets.
Briefed and managed wellness-related issues and published base-wide health promotion literature/ information.
Orchestrated strategic programming, budget formulation/business plan execution.
Simultaneously served as the Functional Manager for 56 Medical Technicians.
Manager, Aerospace Medicine - U.S. Air Force 2007 – 2009
Directed health care operations for 17K beneficiaries (31K consults/38K visits/4K Preventive Health Exams).
Advised the command on issues impacting 81 staffs across 3 flights/8 elements/12 Air Force Specialty Codes.
Reviews evaluations/decorations for quality assurance; oversaw OJT, unit fitness and awards programs.
Section Chief, Aerospace Medicine - US Air Force 2005 – 2007
Led Flight Medicine/Ambulance Dispatch operations (5 docs/1 nurse/20 medical/2 health info techs).
Aided executive staff on medical qualification for mobility status, flying status/special operational duties
Section Chief, Family Medicine - U.S. Air Force 2003 – 2005
Supervised 24 personnel; led operations of 2 outpatient clinics/6 Primary Care Manager teams.
Provided oversight for routine, emergent and preventative care to 18K+ beneficiaries.
Evaluated staffing requirements and advised executive leadership on clinic/team issues.
Managed annual budget of $1M and oversees $170K equipment expenses.
Medical Liaison Manager - U.S. Air Force 1999 – 2003
Managed the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Drug and Alcohol Testing (DAT) Programs.
Input HIV and DAT data into the MEPCOM Integrated Resources System; safeguarded positive results.
Managed the quality review process of 6K+ medical records per annum to include annotating all lab results.
Hardware/software Technician (18+ years) • Web Developer with 3+ years in HTML, XHTML, ORACLE, Java Script • 5+ years Networking/progressive experience developing client/server, internet based, and multi-tier systems for medical based systems • Extensive Knowledge estimating applications, using Microsoft tool suite, including C/C++, Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Visual Interdev, Informer Web Reporting and Microsoft Visual Studio.
Air University, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL
Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (2008)
Noncommissioned Officer Academy (2001)
Airman Leadership School (1989)
CERTIFICATES AND COURSES
Lean Six Sigma Leadership Course (2009)
Law of Armed Conflict (2010)
Air Force 2A Culture General Course (2010)
Counterintelligence Awareness (2010)
Professional and Unprofessional Relationships (2010)