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Employee Relations Air Force

Port St. Lucie, FL
February 23, 2020

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I am a dynamic and energetic Human Resource/Training Professional who not only is forward thinking but also views challenges as exciting opportunities. I am an exceptional leader who inculcates positive change. I have extensive experience directing, training and advising Human Resource programs with a worldwide impact.


Cornell University, Human Resource Management Certificate 2018

Syracuse University, HRCI Professional Human Resources (PHR) Certificate 2015

University of New Mexico-School of Law, Mediation Certificate 2015

Webster University, MA, Business Administration/Management and Leadership 2009

Midwestern State University, BS in Applied Arts and Sciences 1999

Air Force Expeditionary School, Air Advisor Course 2007 & 2009

Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management, Security Assistance Management 2004 & 2006

Defense Language Institute-Foreign Language Center, Thai Language Linguist 2004

Air Force Manpower & Personnel School, Human Resources Management 2000

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Treasure Coast Human Resource Association/SHRM Member


Senior Aerospace Science Teacher, Martin County High School (July 2018- Present)

Victoria Center for Advanced Learning (September 2015-July 2018)

Taught and assessed student performance through formal and informal evaluations

Coached and mentored students in lifecycle of hierarchical organization

Evaluated performance progress and determined materials and strategies to provide for their needs

Maintain electronic filing system for training, recognition, promotion records

Implemented National curriculum, lesson plans, extra-curricular activities, and objectives to provide for transfer of learning and knowledge

Coached extracurricular competitive teams (drill, marksmanship, rocketry, and physical fitness)

Developed appropriate behavior by establishing effective discipline and management styles

Listens, evaluates and resolves employee relations at lowest levels

Mediator, Albuquerque Metro Court (March 2015 – November 2015)

Assisted and guided parties in conflict toward their own resolution in a fair and unbiased manner

Conducts employee relations mediation in accordance with Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Dispute Resolution procedures, the Code of Mediation Procedures and the provisions of the Standards of Conduct for Mediators

United States Air Force (November 1992 – November 2015)

Director, Military Entrance Processing Station (September 2013 – November 2015)

Managed military / civilian personnel responsible to execute DoD's Accession and Recruiting missions

Conducted job analysis to identify; job specifications, job duties, qualifications, and skills

Maintain employee training records, certifications, annual and periodic performance assessments

Communicated policies and standard operating procedures according to Federal and DoD regulations

Managed the recruitment, selection, on-boarding processes, and quarterly employee urinalysis program

Directed the interview, new hire process and terminations

Evaluated biannual performance appraisal system, $1.9M annual operating budget, equipment inventory of $600K and supervised service contracts valued at $1M

Documented and investigated employee grievances, conducted investigations and mediated resolutions of difficult informal and formal unfair labor practice charges and arbitration cases filed by employees

Process help desk and work order requests for electronic office equipment

Receive and select contractor bids for service work

Human Resource Generalist, Human Resources Directorate, J1 (February 2013 – September 2013)

Human Resources, Manpower and Administration manager to 2K person international organization

Trained and equipped 16K personnel, managed $1.7B budget, created strategic force sustainment plan

Managed Personnel Status Reports; synched 3 HRIS databases for 21 nations--6 months with 0% errors

Directed 2 Personnel Asset Inventories; graded 0% repeat variances; awarded "Best PAI Variance"

Managed the recruitment/placement and new employee on-boarding processes for contracted employees

Handled investigations and disposition of grievances; advised on grievance processing

Interpreted provisions of Memoranda of Understanding with employees; meets with employee organization representatives to work towards grievance solution

Ensured accurate and complete data collection entered into national HRIS database

Advised military entitlements, medical benefits and contracts

Coordinated facility support tasks (set up conference rooms, coordinate internal employee moves)

Program Manager, Initial Skills Training Specialist, Training Directorate (February 2011 – September 2013)

Accomplished program management objectives for production, sustainment and operational goals

Researched 5-year production and Initial Deployment Strategy for 43 Occupational Skill specialties

Synchronized manpower requirements, constraints and risks to support strategic program function

Hosted Conferences, Telecoms and Video Conferencing to finalize out-year manpower requirements

Section Commander, HQ Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency (July 2009 – February 2011)

Supported Director, Deputy Director and Director of Staff on quality force Human Resource programs

Led HR Center Support Operations for 4.5K personnel across 25 geographically separated units

Implemented remedial and incentive training programs for skill upgrade and language proficiency

Mentored/advised on conduct of foreign nation’s HR Personnel Management Information System

Fostered HQs synchronization for Accessions, Recruiting and Sustainment to meet projected growth

Led 4K Biometric Personnel Accountability Inventory and HR Information Management database

Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system for initial training, re/certification

Processed background security clearance interviews for Secret, Top Secret and TS-SCI applicants

Operations Officer (June 2007 – July 2009)

Supervised training, award/recognition and self-inspection programs for 46 trainers and 7.5K students

Managed $30M recruit housing, training facility w/ 20 dormitories, dining facility on 8-acre training site

Ensured initial and refresher training phases conducted according to policy and procedures

Conducted Line of Duty and Commander Directed investigations, presented findings and recommendations

Refocused 259-hour training program, reduced training days, added professional training emphasis

Director, Joint Training Branch (June 2004 – June 2007)

Accomplished HR objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning employees

Communicated job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions

Managed world’s 4th largest Military Education, Counter Terrorism, Foreign Sales training programs

Instituted $2M International and Regional program budgets and innovative Regional sharing initiatives

Planned logistics, schedules, budget and timelines for International Training conferences and seminars

Administered Aptitude, Professional Military Education, English/Foreign Language Proficiency Exams

HQ Air Force Recruiting, HR Branch Chief, Officer/Civilian Personnel Programs (May 2000 – May 2003)

Created procedures to track recruitment status, position fill and placement and onboarding actions for 300 personnel organization

Administered job assignments, promotions, education and training and HR employment actions

Supervised Performance Appraisal Program, calculated cash award percentages for Director’s disbursement

Analyzed personnel recruitment data trends and prepared briefings for senior leadership


2018 Distinguished Unit Award

2017 Community Service of Excellence with Silver Star

2017 Distinguished Unit Award

2017 Humanitarian Award

2016 Distinguished Unit Award

2015 Community Service of Excellence with Silver Star

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