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Director of Operations role- Steve West

Reno, NV
December 26, 2020

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Steve R. West Sparks, NV ***** ~ C: 830-***-**** ~ LinkedIn

PROGRAM DIRECTOR / SR EXECUTIVE / OPERATIONS DIRECTOR Community Outreach • Public Speaking • Project Management • Strategic Execution • Operational Planning/Support • Logistics Brand Expansion • Partnership Development • Fund Raising • Training / Development • Operations & Finance • Cultivating Relations Higher educated, Senior Executive with extensive experience in leading nonprofit organizations and logistical firms. Big picture thinker, problem solver with a combined management, P&L and operations mindset to ensure the highest level of profitability and efficiency. Strengths include excellent organizational, communication, people skills and the ability to develop programs, best practices, develop, and cultivate long-term professional relationships. Other skills include budget administration, recruitment, process development, quality assurance, and stakeholder relations.

Project Management


Visionary Leadership

Key Skills: Strong executive presence with a keen business sense • Solid business ethics • Innovative problem solver • Cross- functional leadership • Natural leadership instincts • Thrives in a challenging environment • Procurement contract negotiator • Proven Record of success • Unmatched work ethics • Decisive decision maker to achieve strategic objectives M.B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Trident University International, Cypress, CA B.S.B.A, concentration in Logistics and Supply Chain, Magna Cum Laude, Trident University International, Cypress, CA SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Project Management – Over 9 year’s fundraising experience that includes an average annual collection of $100K among a combination of community projects; fun runs, galas, luncheons, and auctions; as well as providing campaign promotions for all related merchandise sales through the use of social media marketing. Spearheaded District Safety program as Chairman of the Safety Committee, which conducted risk management, root cause analysis, and proactive initiatives for all injuries, incidents, accidents, and operational liabilities; while consistently ensuring 100% compliance with rules, training, and regulations. Developed, implemented, and enforced KPI’s, weekly demand expectations, and volume improvements for warehouse distribution centers, supply chain logistics, and transportation routes for a multitude of project management teams. Directed executive-level Airborne and Air Assault operational projects to ensure complete compliance with commander’s intent and standard operating procedures within a Battalion of over 740 personnel ready-to- deploy anywhere worldwide in 18 hours.

Logistics Expert –Created an inventory management tracking system using barcode SKUs on all Waste Management containers throughout the City of Reno, NV, which saved the company over $120K, in reusable inventory. Negotiated four major procurement contracts of waste containers that additionally saved the company $75K in direct costs, as well as adding long-lasting business partnerships. Also managed a 250K sq ft distribution warehouse that housed construction material, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, food, water, and hazardous material; that was logistically transported to surrounding units, so as to provide mission support. Established over 70 large-scale Airborne Logistical Joint Operations, as a result from the success of pre-executed procurement contracts between U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army forces. Visionary Leadership – Led nonprofit organization as CoS, COO, and CFO while sustaining leadership initiatives in web design, merchandising, marketing, and fundraising. Governed strategic growth of scholarship foundation and nonprofit organization start-ups by providing social solutions, overseeing effective case management, developing collaborative partnerships, planning/executing large- scale fundraising events, and cultivating a team of cross-collaborative board members and volunteers. Strengthened team P&L reviews aimed at meeting and exceeding $60 million EBITDA, in addition to organizational goals that sustain our competitive advantage. Championed internal staff, community officials, and major business relationships to ensure maximum client satisfaction and retention. CAREER SUMMARY

Vice President Board of Directors, MSG Arthur Enriquez Foundation, Reno, NV 2020 – Present COO/Executive Director, United Wings of Liberty, Reno, NV 2019 – Present Senior Operations Manager, Waste Management, Reno, NV 2016 – Present Airborne Operations Logistics Manager, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC 2010 – 2016 Transportation Logistics Coordinator, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC 2004 – 2010 Human Resources Supervisor, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC 2000 – 2004

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