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Manager Safety Officer

Fort Hood, TX
January 02, 2020

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Kenneth D. Thompson

**** ****** ******, **** 2-254-***-****

Fort Hood, TX 76544


Experienced Proposal Manager, Organizational Development Leader and Logistics Manager possessing a comprehensive background supporting complex organizations over a 20-year honorable military career with a Secret Security Clearance.

Accomplished measurable results while leading teams in fast-paced, dynamic environments.

Holds an extensive background in Safety Planning, Leadership, Project and Proposal Management, Process Improvement, and Training derived from domestic and global military operations.

Expertly managed resources upon multiple lines to protect resources, property, and equipment valued at over $10.9B while meeting expectations of senior leadership.

Possesses extensive knowledge in Leadership Development and Change Management.


Proposal Manager, Oracle Corporation 2018-Present

Employer: Oracle Corporation, Austin, TX

Supervisor: Louis Ross

Successfully manage over 40 proposals, worth over $16 million, with a 100% submittal rate

Lauded by over 10 Sales reps for providing excellent support

Develop over 30 clear author matrices identifying key tasks for each team member

Actively and effectively communicates verbally and via email, Slack, and Zoom to over 100 sales reps, solutions engineers, and advanced technologists regarding every aspect of proposal management for each bid

Leads or assisted fostering relationships with 20 strategic partners

Successful in learning and implementing two content management and eight proposal management systems

Logistics Market Manager, U.S. Army 2016-2017

Employer: 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Fayetteville, NC

Supervisor: Colonel Andrew Sampson 910-***-****

Coordinated logistics for the safe movement of equipment, personnel, and contracting assets throughout 27 countries

Led a team of up to 30 employees to solve foreign and domestic logistic challenges

Provided regular direct reports to senior leaders on equipment improvement programs

Led a team of 10 logistics subject matter experts to present innovative, high-level solutions

Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics, U.S. Army 2013-2016

Employer 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Command, Aberdeen, MD

Supervisor: Colonel Richard Schueneman 202-***-****

Ensured Department of Defense, U.S. Army and local regulations, safety policies and procedures were in compliance for logistics operations

Supported over 5K personnel across 19 installations throughout 16 states

Planned and coordinated logistics support for worldwide ordnance disposal missions

Oversaw initial safety planning, budgeting, and work on a $64M project for a modern Headquarters

Found $12M worth of improperly inventoried equipment

Logistics Support Chief, U.S. Army 2011-2013

Employer: 404th Army Field Support Brigade, Dupont, WA

Supervisor: Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Harvill 253-***-****

Proactively monitored operational readiness and safety compliance with maintenance and supply policies/regulations for over 17K pieces of equipment worth over $200M.

Trained commanders and staffs on the Army Reset process and oversaw successful induction of over 30K pieces of equipment: fostered positive vendor relationships

Led a ten-personnel team to achieve repair cost savings of over $2.3M

Logistical Planner/Operations Officer, U.S. Army 2009-2010

Employer: 3rd U.S. Army Central, Atlanta, GA

Supervisor: Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Rodgers 404-***-****

Planned and synchronized retrograde, redeployment of over 135,000 Service Members, and redistribution of over 3.4 million pieces of equipment with zero safety incidents

Developed standard operating procedures with tactics, techniques, safety procedures, establishing vendor relationships, and key information for logistics operations and planning

Provided over 50 direct reports to senior leadership on safe movement of critical equipment

Developed over 100 direct reports on critical aspects of retrograde/redistribution of over 3.1M pieces of equipment from Iraq


PMP Certification Expected Completion August 2020

M.B.A., Logistics Management, Trident International University, Costa Mesa, CA 2017

B.S., Political Science-International Relations, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY 1996

Intermediate Level Education, Command and General Staff College, Leavenworth, KS 2011

Combined Arms and Service Staff School, Leavenworth, KS 2000

Support Operations Course, Colonial Heights, VA

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training, Fayetteville, NC 2017

Employee Equal Opportunity, Anti-Harassment and No Fear for Supervisors, Fayetteville, NC 2017

Supervisor Development Course, Edgewood, MD 2016

Defense Support of Civil Activities, San Antonio, TX 2013

Risk Management Basic Course, Edgewood, MD 2015

Contracting Officer Representative, Colonial Heights, VA 2011

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Proficient on PC and Mac OS

Typing (42 WPM)

Bronze Star Recipient (twice)

Awarded the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe for exceptional logistics performance

Safety Officer Course

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