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Air Force Manager

Austin, Texas, United States
November 15, 2018

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Christina P. McCarty

Austin, Texas ***** 808-***-****

Logistics Manager

Thrives in challenging situations, with 21 years’ success managing military supply chain operations.

Strategic logistics material manager with repeated success guiding large, cross-functional teams. Proven expertise in project management, emergency management, and quality assurance. Well-versed in complex supply chain management practices. Demonstrate strong problem-solving and analytical skills; able to anticipate logistical and operational issues, resolve concerns, and influence success in decision making among senior leaders.

Highlights of Expertise

Supply Chain Management

Strategic Planning

Quality Control/Assurance

Financial Management

Team Building & Leadership

Process Improvement

Materials/Logistics Management

Policy Development/Implementation

Inventory Control

Cost Reduction

Customer Service


Career Experience


Material Management and Operations Superintendent, 2013 – 2017

Purchasing Agent and Resource Advisor

Led material management operations and 350 employees. Directed $9.7M in resources across 11 warehouses. Held concurrent responsibility as Purchasing Agent, Resource Advisor and Investigating Officer for installation Inspector General Complaint & Resolution program.

Directed logistical support to 268 organizations; generated 22K customer transactions worth $31M.

Traveled both domestically and internationally providing training classes, inspections of operations and onsite support.

Developed and Implemented forecasting and planning tools to improve inventory requirements.

Served as Government Purchase Card Holder (GPC) and approving official, coordinated procurement of supplies and

contracts, prepared delivery orders, issue change orders and monitored contractor and vendor performance.

Sourced 13K mission critical assets; saved $22.3M in procurement costs for 52 end-users.

Scrutinized warehouse inventory; identified and corrected 175 discrepancies, saving $425K in transportation costs.

Initiated 8.8K supply items warehouse restructure; increased storage capabilities by 1.3K square feet.

Recovered $475K in pilferable resources; earned coveted Inspector General Officer of the Year award.

Managed Whistleblower Protection Program; recognized as Secretary of the Air Force Outstanding Performer.

Maintenance Supply Support Division Chief, 2008 – 2013

Logistics, Project Manager and Purchasing Agent

Supervised 35 employees and $2.2M in facilities and a $1.2M financial budget. Oversaw priority deliveries, customer service, and quality assurance.

Investigated and corrected $56M deployment readiness package discrepancies; corrected inventory rate to 99%.

Formulated end-of-year budget recovery directive; implementation saved 120-man hours per year.

Managed four material warehouse operations; delivered 650K supplies to 3.2K customers.

Safeguarded 2K line items valued in excess of $5.4M across 11 geographically separated warehouses.

Built solid relationships with customers and suppliers, created 5 customer handbooks simplifying our processes.

Created dashboard for KPIs/metrics in Afghanistan to manage the performance of suppliers and Operations teams.

Coordinated the accurate movement of 150K pounds of supplies for transshipment throughout the North-

Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Driven and managed project execution by managing resources, budget, tracking progress, identifying, escalating, and

resolving issues at the lowest levels.

Assistant Postmaster / Official Mail Manager, 2007 – 2008

Operations Manager for Military Postal Services in Europe acting as an extension of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Operates military post offices, military mail terminals, and official mail centers, to provide postal services to authorized users in accordance with USPS and Department of Defense regulations.

Oversaw the busiest US postal facility in Europe. Supervised 35 personnel; managed 154 mail clerks and 15 local


Drafted explosive parcel identification policy; identified five suspicious packages after implementation.

Formulates operations plans and carries out approved budgets. Ensures the most cost-effective transportation is

consistent with regulations and services to maximize extent practicable to meet operational requirements.

Spearheaded first-responder recovery team after post office fire; coordinated $8K repair within seven days.

Implements all annual training programs, trains all postal personnel, and writes appraisals and awards packages.

Developed 12 inspection/training manuals for seven work centers; earned first-ever Outstanding rating.

Emergency Management / Deployment Manager, 2005 – 2007

Resource Advisor and Equipment Manager

Advised organization director on deployment readiness and mobility status for 520 employees.

Directed 65 logistics contingency exercises; provided administrative level in the development of policy, planning,

and doctrine, earned “2007 Best Logistics Team” award.

Recreated pre, post and after-action workshops, assembled stakeholders to provide feedback, updates, document

progress successes and challenges.

Maintained comprehensive employee records for 569 personnel; reduced administrative processing time by 45%.

Organized and executed personnel mass movement of 150 personnel in under 72 hours.

Education, Certifications & Professional Training

Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

M.B.A. Supply Chain Management, Estimated Completion Date: August 2019

B.A. General Studies, 2017

Member of The National Society of Leadership and Success

Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL

A.A. Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, 2012

A.A. Information Resources Management, 2012


University of West Florida Pensacola, Pensacola, FL, 2018


Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, VA, 2014

Life Cycles Logistics Fundamental

Systems Sustainment Management Fundamental

Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability

Intermediate Acquisition Logistics

Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, 2011

Contingency War Planner Certification

Training & Development

Lean Sigma/Green Belt Training, 2015

Master Resiliency Training, 2015

Emergency Management, 2015

Inspector General Training Course, 2015

Microsoft Certification, 2014

Hazardous Material Trainer, 2012


Meritorious Service Medal (x3)

Joint Service Accommodation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal (x5)

Air Force Achievement Medal (x2)

AF Organizational Excellence Award

AF Good Conduct Medal (x7)

Headquarters Inspector General of the Year, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, 2015

First Line Supervisor of the Quarter, Osan AB, Korea, 2008

Communications and Information Outstanding Postal Service Employee of the Year, 2008

Headquarters Outstanding Postal Employee of the Year, 2008

Air Force Outstanding Postal Employee the Year, 2008

Supply Professional of the Year, Kadena AB, Japan, 2006

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