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Manager Project

San Antonio, Texas, United States
December 15, 2018

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John A. Thompson

281-***-**** **** Sabrina Drive Houston, TX LinkedIn URL EXPERIENCED VETERAN, ANALYST AND PROJECT MANAGER

Disciplined and highly motivated young Army veteran with over 18 years of analysis and project management experience in varied industries, I am ready to bring my diverse skillset and proven ability to combine vision, ingenuity and strong business acumen with well developed project management and leadership qualities to support project completion. Areas of expertise include:

Strategic Business Planning Counter Narcotics SQL

Public Speaking & Presentation Data Analysis Java / JavaScript

Public/Customer Relations Risk Management Technology Integration

Team Building and Leadership Spanish Translation Instruction/Leadership PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

United States Army and Texas National Guard

Digital Network Intelligence Analyst and Voice Language Analyst Apr 09 to Oct 15

Enlisted in the United States Army as a 35P Cryptologic Linguist in order to serve my country and further broaden my skillset. As an analyst I was responsible for ensuring national security by analyzing voice communications and utilizing state of the art analytic equipment to find and secure assets vital to national security. While working in a counter narcotics role, I developed methodologies for analyzing behavior and data to further increase the effectiveness of on-site law enforcement agencies around the globe. I further developed training programs that could be taken to Central and South America to educate the militaries of host countries.

Key Contributions:

Hand selected analyst chosen by National Security Agency – Texas (NSAT) leadership for an advanced Target Pursuit (TP) team focusing on the development of high value targets within the Western Hemisphere. This resulted in many targets that I developed being adopted by the wider global community.

Developed training materials and programs for highly sophisticated, proprietary systems and ensured all personal were trained and proficient in them

Incorporated state-of-the-art technologies into existing analytic methodologies, developing innovative techniques to provide indications and warning information to U.S. and partner-nation Law Enforcement Personnel

Chapman Smidt Hardware

Project Manager/Estimator

Aug 05 to Apr 09

Selected by senior management and ownership to move from a position as the warehouse manager into the office to take first a position as a project estimator and then moved up to become a project manager. As a project manager I was responsible for projects ranging from $200 to $500,000. Key Contributions:

Helped to develop an in-house installation team leading to an increase in profits. We were able to begin bidding a new portion of the industry that had previously been unavailable to us.

Accurately estimated job costs while maximizing margins leading to a work increase of approx. 20% with profit margins in excess of 120%

GameStop / EBGames

Store Manager

Dec 01 to Jan 05

I was hired on as a seasonal employee working 4 hours a week and within 6 months, I had been promoted to an assistant manager position. By the end of my first year I had been offered my first store manager position. I was responsible for maintaining all aspects of the business from driving sales to ensuring all staff met the standard. During my time as an Assistant Store Manager I was one of the highest performing and highest paid assistants in the region. I worked tirelessly to ensure my staff was current on the latest sales methodologies and strategies. I was recognized by regional managers for my outstanding performance.

Key Contributions:

Ran a store that did $2 million a year in sales on less than $2 of shrinkage. I received recognition for my outstanding work in preventing theft and ensuring positive control of my merchandise.

Hired and trained 40+ staff during my tenure as manager. The staff I trained went on to become assistants and store managers.

Developed new sales techniques that targeted our local area by sponsoring lock-in events at local gaming centers. This lead to an increase in sales of 15% in our local area. EDUCATION AND TECHNICAL PROFICENCIES

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A); Management Information Systems (2018) C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston Associates of Arts (AA); Spanish (2015)

Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) SQL, HTML, Java, JavaScript, Sales Force, Word Press Spanish Translation & Interpretation

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