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Manager, Director

Paris, TX
May 16, 2020

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Powderly, TX 903-***-****



Motivational leader, collaborative problem-solver who enjoys working as a team with a solid track record of providing strategic vision and critical leadership. Outgoing, ethically driven “people person” with exemplary work ethic. Adept at defining vision, developing strategies, and driving Continuous Improvement. Highly adaptable, friendly and well-liked leader and influencer who builds dynamic team environments by delineating clear expectations and holding staff members to higher standards by providing sound counsel and vision. Establish trust through the framework of an open-door policy, clear communications, and positive reinforcement.

“I highly recommend Robert for a position in Managerial Leadership in your organization. He has very positive and admirable qualities, he is intelligent, firm, helpful and a valued team member.”

~ Cynthia M. Briscoe, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma


SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER Choctaw Defense 2019-2020

Developed Choctaw Defense’s first ever Supply Chain Department.

Mentored and developed the talent within the department.

Worked to reassign and promote team members to improve process, efficiency and morale of all team members.

Managed the inventory & receiving to assure compliance and to qualify the product.

Managed the warehouse & inventory thru daily cycle counts, follow-up on the team shipping out finished goods on schedule and ensure all other inventory control processes are being followed.

Worked with Executive Team to branch out more into commercial work by providing cost estimation for multiple production items to potential customers.

SOFTWARE MANAGER Harrison, Walker & Harper 2012-2019

Initially began as a Helpdesk Manager, promoted quickly to Software Manager.

Assigned submitted technical issues to team members.

Oversaw many software packages within the greater Harper Corporation which included Timberline Estimating, SharePoint, Microsoft CRM, Microsoft Office, Primavera, Spitfire, Procore, Global Shop and many other smaller software packages.

Install updates and upgrades to the systems.

Collaborate with outside consultants.

Created training documents and trained end users.

Lead Process Improvement Initiatives.

LEAD ESTIMATOR Choctaw Defense 2011-2012

Reviewed technical data packages

Create “Bill of Materials” (BOM)

Collaborate with Engineering, Production, Shipping/Packaging and Executive Team members to create final proposal pricing.

Maintained correspondence with the government contract specialists.

ESTIMATOR Richard Drake Construction 2008-2011

Reviewed Drawing Packages

Compiled and provided shop drawings and submittals per specifications

Performed many on-site evaluations, and design build drawings/specifications.

Ordered supplies and materials needed for awarded projects which included rebar, concrete, culverts, concrete forming materials, and other site materials.

Supervise Choctaw Travel Mart Expansion and New Parking Lot in Atoka, OK

VP OPERATIONS MANAGER Premiere Builders, Inc 2007-2008

Revitalized a failing company with rapid results.

Increased revenue from $600k per year to $4mm dollar per year in less than 12 months.

Drastically improved quality of work.

Re-evaluated personnel and reassigned them based on their talents/skillset.

Instituted a structured system that included new forms, policies and procedures to improve documentation and communication.

Previously disappointed clients soon became happy repeat customers.

Visited all job sites to ensure adherence to project specifications and maintained personal communication with all clients.

Developed a TEAM of people as we continued to grow.

Assistant Project Manager Choctaw Construction 2007-2007

Assisted the Project Manager in the successful completion of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Pocola Casino.

Reviewed drawings & design documents for future projects.

Prepared bid documents for bidding projects.

Assisted in the estimating process to qualify bidders.

Construction Resource Manager Harrison, Walker & Harper 2001-2007

Initially hired to fulfill a temporary role as assistant to the estimating department.

Managed printing and copying project documents.

Managed packaging and shipment of bid packages.

Communicated invitation to bid to potential subcontractors.

Quickly converted a part time/temporary job opportunity into a full time.

Completed take offs and project documentation for estimating.

Turned a $250k/year cost on projects for project documents into a profit center.

“Robert is an honest and caring person that is dedicated to his work. Robert would be a great asset for any company. He is very dependable, capable, and adaptive at doing any job.”

~ James Proctor, Harrison, Walker & Harper


Bachelor of Science (BS), (Major) Biblical Studies, (Minor) Business Administration

Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, TX

Associates of Science, Paris Junior College

Paris, TX


Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Deltek CostPoint, Timberline/Sage Estimating, Global Shop, Dynamics SL, Autodesk Products, Primavera P6, Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & Project)

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