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Director of Talent Acquisitions

Dayton, OH
February 22, 2020

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Michael J. Goodman

Dayton, Ohio ***** 205-***-****

Talent Management and Marketing Executive

Award-winning consultant and trusted advisor in developing executive-level talent, top-notch team leaders and learning management professionals. Adept at cultivating candidate pipelines, identifying skill sets, and delivering cutting-edge technical training programs for technical disciplines. Repeated success in the design and execution of business development and capture campaign efforts including nationwide military appreciation partnerships with NASCAR, Chicago Bulls, Indy 500, Minor League Baseball, higher education, and more. Proven expertise in:

Program and Project Management

Negotiations Networking

Regulatory Compliance

Diversity and Inclusion

Sales and Marketing Strategies

Budget Forecasting Financial Planning

Business Development Lead Generation

Organizational Design

Recruiting and Employee Retention

Staff Development and Training


Bachelor of Arts in Management and Human Resources

American Military University, Charles Town, West Virginia

Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Systems Technology

Associate of Applied Science in Human Resource Management

Professional Manager Certification

Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, Alabama

Master of Arts, Organizational Management (expected 2021)

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Achieve Global Certifications in Professional Selling Skills Coaching, Sales Negotiation, Selling Skills Application, Selling Skills Core


U.S. Air Force – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Director of Talent Acquisition, Oct. 2017 to Present

Lead team of 65 professionals with stewardship of $1.6M budget to design, implement, and standardize talent acquisition plans and training curriculum for five-state region. Serve as subject matter expert (SME) for enterprise business model ensuring programs delivered on-time and within budget. Conduct analysis, reporting, auditing, and performance improvement. Steer full lifecycle recruitment, selection, and retention programs. Set clear written and verbal expectations of conduct and recruiting targets.

Shaped talent management initiatives leading to four master’s degrees, eight bachelor’s degrees, 16 associate degrees, and 27 sales and professional awards regionally and nationwide.

Generated 10% production increase while navigating 50% manning deficit by revamping marketing program to improve talent management processes.

U.S. Air Force, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Director of HR & Training/Regional Manager Professional Talent Acquisition, Jan. 2016 to Sept. 2017

Spearheaded compliance, metric reporting, and statistical analysis for tri-state regional recruiting efforts. Advised executive leadership, managers, supervisors, and front-line staff. Defined, deployed, and monitored recruiting compliance policies. Authored and implemented job requisition and applicant tracking system training policies, procedures, and performance measurements. Led needs analysis for training requirements.

Brokered twelve radio ads, 63K market impressions, and reached 80% of AK for first overseas multi-person recruiting office.

Won Regional Top Marketing and Training Branch Team of the Year 2016 and Regional Top Professional Recruiting Team of the Year 2016.

U.S. Air Force, Gardendale, Alabama

Regional Manager Talent Acquisition/Senior Recruiter, Jan. 2013 to Jan. 2016

Oversaw six geographically dispersed recruiters to exceed all talent acquisition targets. Assessed support staff, maintenance technicians, and STEM candidates. Directed HR functional recruiting activities, training, marketing, professional sales development, and management coaching. Nurtured steady pipeline of qualified talent by establishing meaningful connections with community organizations and educational institutions.

Increased lead generation 150% by revamping lead development process with focus on critical Air Force specialties.

Alleviated ten-year production gap by ensuring proper refinement and tracking of leads through applicant tracking system.

U.S. Air Force, Oak Creek, Wisconsin

HR Training and Marketing Manager, Dec. 2009 to Jan. 2013

Briefed leadership on current training status for all assigned personnel. Led supplemental talent acquisition process training during management and annual training meetings. Conducted field-training visits to assess and ensure relevance and success of training efforts. Designed, planned, and coordinated procedures for utilizing and maintaining organizational marketing assets.

Generated 2K new leads with stewardship of $320K in travel and marketing accounts.

Overcame 50% manning gap while opening new lead generating events, awarded National Top Training & Marketing Team of the Year.

U.S. Air Force, Additional Experience, Feb. 2000 to Dec. 2009

Airfield Systems Technician Talent Acquisition Recruiter Security Specialist


Organizational Standard of Excellence Award, 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018 ~

Regional Top Director of Talent Acquisitions of the Year, 2018 ~ Regional Top Professional Recruiting

Supervisor of the Year, 2016 ~ Senior NCO of the Year, 2016/NCO of the Year, 2011 ~ Major Richard I. Bong Leadership Award 2012 ~ 6X Silver Recruiting Badge Award

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