Billy L. Nelms
Objective: To obtain a challenging position that utilizes and expands my skills and experience.
Professional with over 35 years Federal Service//21 years U.S. Marines
Excellent in both leadership and team member roles/TQL and TQM Leader
Outstanding communication skills verbally and non-verbally/Motivational Speaker
Self-motivated and positive attitude towards the completion of assigned tasks
Dependable, punctual, reliable and follows directions well to accomplish the mission
Senior Intelligence Research Specialist – Homeland Security Investigations (H.S.I.),
El Centro, CA 02/2009 to 12/2013
*My duties included data research and criminal intelligence gathering for H.S.I. special agents; presented information via use of MS PowerPoint and a variety of multi media applications.
Also served as an instructor to new administrative employees and agents.
Immigration Officer, Fraud Detection and National Security (F.D.N.S.) /Security Control Officer (S.C.O.) – Homeland Security, Santa Ana, CA 06/2001 to 02/2009
*As the Senior Adjudications Officer, I supervised contractor clerks, junior adjudicators and Immigration Officers (I.O’s) in the performance of their duties. Handled all of the difficult, suspected fraud, and National Security as it pertained to the issuance of immigration benefits.
Land Border Inspector – Department of Justice – Calexico, CA 01/1997 to 06/2000
*Responsibilities included, but not limited to conducting interviews, inspecting and verifying persons requesting admission into the United States; also served on the Port Enforcement Team (PET) and processed hundreds of criminal aliens/U.S. Citizens violating U.S. Immigration and Federal Laws involving Drugs, Weapons, Human Trafficking, etc.…
U.S. Marines – Camp Pendleton, CA 10/1978 to 11/2001 Retired – 11/2001
Many different duties as they pertained to my current assignment. Served as an administrator, Drill Instructor (two tours), Classified Materials Custodian, Funds Administrator, and Mobilization Operations Readiness Detachment Team Coordinator (MORDT). INSPIRES TQL/TQM Facilitator. Developed and encouraged younger Marines to develop their individual skills in communication, physical fitness, intelligence, family readiness, morale-building, etc.
Education and Certifications: Graduated H.S. in 1978. Enlisted in the U.S. Marines.
National University (San Diego, CA) – Completed 65 College Units in Human Resources and Psychology. Completed (08) Federal Law Enforcement Academy’s. From:01/1997 to 04/2013. Courses in Intelligence, Inspections, Federal Laws and Interviewing Techniques by John Reid.
Additional Training: MS Office (300 Hrs.), Philosophy (60 Hrs.), Business Writing/English (60 Hrs.) Rick Warrens Celebrate Recovery (300 Hrs.), Mr. Lewis “The Manhood Plan” (300 Hrs.).
References: Available upon request.