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CONTRACT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
09/2007 to Current
Contracting Officer Federal Aviation Administration Washington, DC
  • Assigned to Major System branch to administer complex contracts
  • Monitor day-to-day contract administration for $2B contract
  • Conduct $40M Source Selection from market survey to award
  • Serve as primary contact for multi-million dollar procurements
  • Negotiate CPFF, T&M and FP contracts
  • Serve as an evaluator for $400M support services contracts
  • Successfully negotiate reduction in T&M labor rates
  • Conduct research to stay abreast of federal regulations
  • Review DCMA Forward Pricing Recommendations to develop negotiation position and determine reasonableness
  • Prepare price negotiation memos to document rationale
  • Communicate daily with Program Offices
02/2002 to 09/2007
Contracts Specialist CEXEC Washington, DC
  • Provide all acquisition support to Program Office and Contracting Officer for $300M Contract
  • Analyze and reconcile financial data for the Program Manager
  • Assist the Contracting Officer with all contractual documentation
  • Daily maintain financial database to track expenditures, purchase requests (PR's) modifications, commitments, obligated amounts and funding allocations from internal organizations
  • Maintain all contractual and administrative files
02/2000 to 09/2002
Contracts Administrator Development Alternatives Inc Bethesda , MD
  • Administer contracts in support of U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID)
  • Prepare cost proposals in response to USAID solicitations
  • Coordinate all proposal efforts with Program Office
  • Maintain acquisition files
Education
1989
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice & Sociology Suffolk University Boston, MA

Professional Affiliations
  • National Contracts Management Association (NCMA)
  • Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence (MPME)
  • Certified Mediator for District Court of Maryland
Additional Information
  • LEVEL III FAC-C WARRANTED CONTRACTING OFFICER
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Professional Summary
Affiliations
Upsilon Pi Epsilon: Honor Society Selected Member Association of Information Technology Professionals, Student Chapter: Individual Student Member Region 13
Skills
  • Strong analytical skills UNIX/LINUX
  • Strong collaborative skills Network asset management
  • Proficiency in TCP/IP protocols Information security
  • Excellent problem solving skills Document management
  • Knowledge of streaming video platforms Project management
  • Web content management
  • Technical Skills
  • Skills Experience Total Years Last Used
  • Microsoft Windows OS/95, 98, ME, Competent 5
  • XP Home, Vista, 7
  • Unix, Linux, Mac OSX, VMWare Competent 3
  • Java Development Basic 2
  • Microsoft Office/ Word, Excel, Competent 4
  • PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 Proficient 3
  • Exchange Server Competent 2
  • Firewall Configuration Proficient 4
Work History
Software Engineer, 08/2013 to Current
IBM Austin, Texas, United States
  • Able to understand WebSphere technologies and Java, broadly apply them to current and future IBM Support needs.
  • Consulted with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software.
  • Modified existing software to correct errors, upgrade interfaces and improve performance.
  • Worked effectively with design teams to ensure software solutions elevated client side experience.
Job Assistance, 10/2010 to 06/2012
Texas Veterans Commission 6200 W Central Texas Expy
  • Central Texas College Federal Work Study Killeen, T X Provided assistance to agency veteran's counselors, employment representatives and education program specialist.
  • Research and compiled job research.
  • Documented all veteran inquiries and comments thoroughly and quickly.
  • Accurately logged all daily customer service orders.
Training Supervisor, 08/2009 to 09/2010
United States Army Fort Hood, Texas
  • Supervised and operated 10 person staff for coordination of training, resources and programs for 400+ organization.
  • Created and designed specialized training curricula and instructed classes leading to 30 percent increase in personnel trained.
  • Oversaw, documented, and properly maintained documents containing sensitive information.
Contracting Officer Representative, 09/2008 to 07/2009
United States Army Talil, Iraq
  • Prioritized and Maintained liaison between five building material contractors and the Contracting Officer.
  • Supervised and supported 40+ projects by providing oversight of materials, labor, and work specifications, ensuring 1,200+ buildings and 15,000+ personnel were protected from explosions as Blast Mitigation Officer.
  • Maintained accountability for a stock yard containing with $10+ million in concrete protective barriers.
  • Approved, prepared and processed contract files from bid to completion and/or termination.
Range Control Operations Officer, 09/2008 to 07/2009
United States Army Tilil, Iraq
  • Talil, Iraq Oversaw and maintained three modern small arms ranges to support training and qualification requirements for 43,000+ users.
  • Authorized and Scheduled facility operations, exceeding training requirements for multiple weapon systems by 20 percent.
  • Administered safety briefings to key supervisors.
  • Revised and executed user interface operational standards allowing additional 4000+ soldiers to maintain qualification.
Base Defense Operation Supervisor, 06/2008 to 09/2008
United States Army Tilil, Iraq
  • Supervised and trained 35 man security force in area defense procedures, ensured operation of 10 observation towers, and enhanced force protection for 700+ personnel.
  • Organized and prioritized emplacement of weapon systems.
  • Performed daily checks of all security sites, ensuring alertness of personnel, sufficient supply of ammunition/water, and availability of required vehicles/equipment.
  • Served as operating system expert, provided technical support for the entire organization.
First Sergeant, 08/2007 to 03/2008
United States Army Fort Hood, Texas
  • Fort Hood, T X Oversaw, supervised and accounted for the physical training, fitness, moral, health, welfare and daily operations of 76 personnel and 3 managers.
  • Advised senior management on schedules, training, personnel and equipment status.
  • Oversaw and maintained responsibility of $9.4 million in equipment.
Personal Security Team Supervisor, 01/2006 to 07/2007
United States Army Baghdad, Iraq
  • Organized and operated 12 man Personnel Security Detachment (PSD) team to support IED detection, vehicle/individual safety, and route security requirements.
  • Oversaw and conducted 300+ personal security escort missions.
  • Supervised, trained, and integrated 24 new personnel into Security Teams for combat missions.
  • Aided Explosive Ordnance Detachments with the destruction of 20,000+ pounds of enemy improvised explosive devices and assorted munitions.
  • Greeted customers in a timely fashion, while quickly determining their needs.
Maneuver Section Leader, 06/2006 to 12/2006
United States Army Baghdad, Iraq
  • Supervised, trained, and oversaw the safety of 12 member maneuver section while conducting 320+ combat and joint patrols with local national security police.
  • Oversaw and maintained accountability of $12+ million worth of equipment which included computers, generators, vehicles, and housing facilities.
Infantry Platoon Sergeant, 10/1998 to 05/2006
United States Army Fort Hood, Texas
  • Fort Hood, T X Supervised, trained and supported four 6-man teams in weapon system operations, maintenance, and safety.
  • Planned, conducted, and trained senior managers on the implantation, flexibility, and capability of indirect fire systems.
  • Assigned, operated and maintained vehicles and equipment valued $75+ million.
  • Ensured 30+ Fire Direction Center (FDC) personnel passed an FDC examination semiannually with 100% success rate.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Information Technology, 2013
Excelsior College - Albany, NY
Information Technology
Bachelor of Science: Information Technology, December 2013
Excelsior College - Albany, New York
Information Technology Network Management Member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the national honor society for computing and information disciplines. 64
Associate of Science: Administrative Management , 2011
Excelsior College - Albany, New York
General Studies Administrative/ Management Studies 60
Certification Course:
Contract Certification Talil, Iraq Contracting Officer Representative coursework Senior Leader Course:
Diploma: Advance Non Commission Officer Studies, 2008
United States Amor School - Fort Knox, Kentucy
Combat Arms Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course. Coursework in Leadership Management, and Teamwork.: 2005
U.S. Army -
Microsoft Office Fort Hood, T X, United States Microsoft Office System Certification Course: 1999
Fort Benning, GA
Advanced Leader Course: 1997
Diploma: Fort Benning, GA
Coursework in Leadership Management:
Master of Science: Information Technology, 2016
Kaplin University - 9000 Keystone Crossing, Suite 800, Indianapolis, IN 46240
Additional Information
  • Military Awards Received Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, 10 Army Commendation Medals, 7 Army Achievement Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Air Assault Badge.
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Professional Summary
EDUCATION: To obtain a position which will allow me the ability to ensure successful market research, acquisition planning, contract performance management, and interpretation of contract law in order to provide the best, most efficient contracting strategies.
Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Technical writing
  • Team building
  • Acquisitions knowledge
  • Performance evaluations
  • Contract review and recommendations
  • Competitive analysis
  • Complex problem solving
  • Expertise in invoice and payment transactions
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Ethical approach
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Contract management
  • Talented multi-tasker
  • Flexible thinker
  • Results-oriented
Work History
09/2010 to Current
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 15 Washington
  • Supervisor: Timothy Costa.
Contracting Officer, 01/2010
Contracting Squadron
  • One of several agency primary points of contact regarding contractual matters.
  • Collaborate with various program managers to review, design and facilitate requirement needs.
  • Develop customer procurement objectives relating to competition and price reasonableness.
  • Receive requests for services, supplies, and equipment; evaluate requests to ensure that they are properly budged and supported by administratively required justification.
  • Determine appropriate contractual vehicle or strategy for use in the acquisition process to include verification of project funds.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and manage various contracting functions to include: administering, modifying, closing out, terminating contracts and purchase orders.
  • Administer Government Purchase Card orders and conduct monthly GPC reconciliation reports.
  • Select appropriate contracting terms and conditions for contracts.
  • Regularly review contract policies, procedures and programs to stay current with acquisition changes.
  • Develop and review solidific.
Contracting Specialist, 04/2001 to 08/2003
U.S. Air Force
  • Provided contractual support to the 11th Wing Civil engineering Squadron at Bolling AFB, DC.
  • Contract Administrator for the Military Family Housing Maintenance Contract with a value of $55 Million providing housing for over 2,500 military members supporting the National Capital Region, Pentagon, and Bolling Air Force Base.
  • Established procedures to ensure efficiency was demonstrated by Contractors and government personnel within the requirements of the contracts Statement of Work.
  • Proactively guided the technical/functional efforts of team members to facilitate communication, cooperation and coordination on project/program issues.
  • Participated in weekly progress meetings to update and inform Wing Command Staff of Contractor performance and status on military family housing contract.
  • Performed all pre-termination and final inspections for the General Officer Quarters before final approval by the Government.
  • Managed the Grounds Maintenance contract for Bolling AFB, DC with an annual budget of $5Million.
Contracting Specialist, 89th Contracting Squadron Andrews AFB, Md.
  • Tasked with providing Contractual support to the 89th Military Airlift Wing and Presidential Support group, at Andrews AFB.
  • Perform Contractual duties of buying and administering various types of service contracts, supporting operations, logistics, communications, and medical groups throughout the Base.
  • Review, develop, and evaluate contractor's proposals for accuracy and acquisition strategies to determine best value.
  • Collect and analyze data, compile various lists, and prepare solicitations for qualified bidders for specific customers' requirements.
  • Conduct pre/post award conferences and site visits with prospective contractors to ensure comprehension of requirement.
  • Monitored contractors to ensure compliance with applicable acquisition regulations, agency standards, industry standards and specifications.
  • Facilitate negotiation of strategies with contractors for "best value" collaborative results.
  • Perform contract modifications as required.
  • Assist contractors in receiving paymen.
Education
Bachelors Degree: Associates, Business Management, Baltimore Community College -
Additional Information
  • Continuous Learning Certificate of Achievement Oct 2002-Oct 2004 JOB-RELATED HONORS, AWARDS, MEMBERSHIPS, ETC.: Secretary of the Air Force Contracting Specialist GS 12 & Below Award, 2006 Performance Award 2006 Contracting Annual Team Award, 2005 Performance Award, 2005 Time off Award, 2003 Performance Awards 1 Time off Award, 2001 Updated: 05/09/2014 Note: Add the following Documents DD214
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Professional Summary
Experienced, management professional with over 20 years experience in personnel management, staffing, training, performance management and in developing professional teams.   I have a broad background in operations,  planning, scheduling, organizing, coordinating and supervising maintenance work and support departments to ensure that materials and equipment are available as required. Project management, asset allocation and risk management, 5S,  Determine the manpower and equipment needed to meet the demands, troubleshooting requirements  and  master schedule, while maintaining the highest quality on assigned work tasks. Ensure timely completion and coordination of maintenance projects in compliance with FAA specifications and requirements. Enthusiastic team player, strong work ethic and advanced complex problem solving skills dedicated to developing strategies and communications to help businesses reach, engage their target audiences and surpass company goals.
Skills
  • Personnel management
  • Project management
  • Process improvement
  • Recruitment and talent development
  • Customer relations
  • Customer oriented
  • Risk mitigation techniques
  • Results-oriented
  • Complex problem solving
  • Quality control
  • Trained in Emergency Response
  • Six Sigma Certified
Work History
Quality Control Inspector, 09/2017 to Current
Gulfstream Aerospace Savannah, GA
Perform Quality Inspection for G500/600 Aircraft during production cycle.  Inspect critical build stations and fuselage assembly for all structure related components and electrical installations ensuring Aircraft progress and scheduling demands were met.
Aviation Senior Advisor, 12/2013 to 02/2017
United States Marine Corps Beaufort, SC

I provided staff support in planning and implementing maintenance activities; thorough knowledge of administrative procedures and staff organization and functioning.  Supervised the establishment and functioning of aircraft repair and maintenance facilities; assisted in directing, supervising and coordinating maintenance activities. I prepared reports, schedules and rosters regarding aircraft maintenance repair.  I was responsible for all maintenance personnel qualifications and professional development.  Subject matter expert on all matters affecting aircraft maintenance and maintenance personnel.   

  • Member of Executive Management Team, coordinated and organized with multiple activities in obtaining clearances and required qualifications to ensure mission success.
  • Initiated program that standardized employee training resulting in a 152% increase in qualifications throughout the maintenance department which drastically improved mission readiness.
  • Planned, managed documentation of and training on production procedures and work instructions for maintenance work orders totaling over 30,000 maintenance actions and 12,000 man hours by driving production with effective leadership and communication skills.
  • I implemented company policies that dealt with technical procedures and standards for preserving the integrity and security of data, reports and access.
  • Supervised a team of 22 area managers and 121 associates.
  • Ensured compliance with all aviation and company requirements.
Aviation Operations Senior Advisor, 05/2013 to 12/2013
United States Marine Corps Beaufort, SC

Responsible for the daily asset availability, maintenance productivity schedule and safety for 150 assigned personnel for 12 F/A-18 Aircraft.  Scheduled and performed inspections requirements to flawlessly meet high-tempo operations which resulted in 90% mission readiness.  Performed auditing and provided expert guidance to all personnel regarding their personal responsibilities which resulted in 100% program effectiveness.     

  • Monitor the activity's maintenance effort to ensure proper maintenance, administration, and material handling procedures are exercised, directing particular attention to the detection and removal of all administrative impediments to aircraft readiness. 
  • Supported Chief Operating Officer with daily operational functions.
  • Assisted with the Safety Risk Management (SRM) process.
  • Scheduled all inspections and functions ensuring a seamless flow of required maintenance with continuing daily flight operations totaling over 2500 flight hours.








Contracting Officer Representative, 04/2012 to 05/2013
United States Marine Corps Beaufort, SC
    Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) official appointed in writing by the contracting officer provided technical direction, clarification and guidance with respect to the contract specifications and statement of work. Technical liaison between the contractor and the government.  Responsible for ensuring satisfactory performance and timely delivery as set forth in the contract. 
  • Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers.
  • Directed planning, budgeting, vendor selection and quality assurance efforts for five government contracts employing over 70 government contractors.
  • Monitored timelines and flagged potential issues with contracts and in vetting the hiring processes that companies proposed.
  • Assessed vendor products and maintained positive vendor relations with multiple bidding vendors discussing future responsibilities and company structure.
Maintenance Production Senior Advisor, 05/2011 to 05/2013
United States Marine Corps Beaufort, SC

Responsible for issuing and tracking work orders, ensured that required material is supplied to the production floor, as according to the production schedule. Responsible for expediting and prioritizing work orders and coordinating and managing daily production schedule meetings.  Successfully managed Fleet Capability Alignment Program for Logistics increasing artisan efforts resulting in 12.8 million dollars in Beyond Capable Maintenance avoidance costs along with creating and systematically managed material requirements valued at over 1.2 million dollars. 

  • Managed and drove daily production for 41 work centers encompassing over 700 personnel executing quality production and improving product processes by building an inspiring effective team communication. 
  • Managed documentation of and training on production procedures and work instructions.
  • Investigated, assessed and implement ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction resulting in lower maintenance man hours with a cost savings of over 12 million dollars.
  • Defined manufacturing performance standards, reviewed the outcome of performance goals to set future targets.



Quality Assurance Representative, 08/2009 to 04/2011
United States Marine Corps Cherry Point, NC

Managed all functions and activities within the Quality Assurance Department dealing with Aviation Maintenance.  Directed daily execution for 6 aircraft, 36 quality assurance managed and monitored programs, and 41 aircraft maintenance inspectors; coordinated technical support tasks. Evaluated training programs, inspected aircraft, and interviewed inspectors for qualification and re-certification. Analyzed trends to identify aircraft discrepancies, inspection procedures, and workmanship. Ensured compliance with all Airworthiness Directives. 

  • Attained quality in maintenance and the prevention of maintenance errors through positive leadership, proper organization, and a complete understanding of responsibilities by each individual in the department. 
  • Aggressively planned, implemented, and trained 3 teams of technicians through major post-deployment corrosion inspections on 6 aircraft, leading to the discovery and documentation of over 3,300 corrosion discrepancies as well as subsequently successful Material Condition inspection 
  • Enhanced the quality, uniformity, and reliability of the total maintenance effort. 
  • Improve the work environment, tools, and equipment used in the maintenance effort. 
  • Developed training, work habits, and procedures of maintenance personnel. 
  • Increase the excellence and value of reports and correspondence originated by maintenance personnel. 
  • Perform inspections of all maintenance equipment and facilities to ensure compliance with fire and safety regulations. 
  • Effectively disseminate technical information.






Staff Officer in Charge/Recruiter, 12/2002 to 05/2006
United States Marine Corps Minneapolis, MN

Recruiter in charge, responsible for coaching and developing recruiters to understand requirements and meet the total recruiting objective.  Recognized and proven leader who continuously exceeded desired results. Recruiter of the year 2004, 2005 Recruiting station of the year.  Awards in Recruiting Excellence in contracting 183% of required goals.

  • Enhanced recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; coaching team members and meeting with managers to discuss needs.
  • Built applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
  • Determined applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.
  • Attracted applicants by placing job advertisements; employing recruiters, and using newsgroups.
  • Determined applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.
  • Arranges management interviews by coordinating schedules; arranges travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant to interviews; arranging community tours.
  • Improves organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing benefits and perks.
  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation; enforcing regulations with managers; recommending new procedures; conducting training.
  • Accomplishes human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Promptly corresponded with all applicants and coordinated and conducted interviews.
  • Recruiter Skills and Qualifications: Phone Skills, Recruiting, Interviewing Skills, People Skills, Supports Diversity, Employment Law, Results Driven, Professionalism, Organization, Project Management, Judgment






Airframes Chief/CDQAR, 05/2006 to 08/2009
United States Marine Corps Cherry Point, NC

Oversaw production activities of over 34 team members performing both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on hydraulics, pneumatics, structures, landing gear, and flight controls. Coordinated all maintenance initiatives within the Airframes Work Center, including planned safety programs, related equipment, and assigned work areas. Evaluated requirements and requested technical assistance from contractor representatives. Organized and conducted training; exercised leadership and motivational techniques towards work center personnel. 

  • Analyzed capabilities and requirements to delegate employment of personnel critical to time sensitive mission requirements.
  • Responsible for the accountability, training, supervision, and employment of thirty four subordinates.
  • Independently fostered the professional environment and development of Marines and encouraged peers to ensure future success at their highest potentials.
  • Coordinated with other agencies to monitor maintenance performed on assigned aircraft in order to ensure timely completion of scheduled inspections.
  • Removed and replaced aircraft system components such as aircraft flight control surfaces, engines, access panels, doors, hatches, landing gear assemblies, hydraulic tubing, electrical wiring and control cables.
  • Planned and organized maintenance, performed aircraft inspections, including basic post-flight, thru-flight, Isochronal, and pre-flight inspections.
  • Used powered/non powered aerospace ground equipment to support aircraft operations
  • Structural repair and evaluation
  • HAZMAT and environmental regulations and procedures

Education
Associate of Arts: Social Psychology, Park University - Parkville, MO

Contracting Officer Representative: Contracting Officer Representative, 2011
Contracting Officer Representative - Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, VA

Ethics Training for Acquisition Technology and Logistics: Ethics Training for Acquisition Technology and Logistics, 2011
Ethics Training for Acquisition Technology and Logistics - Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, VA

Personal recommendations

- Top 10% that I have served with. Performance far exceeds the standard.  Brings a wealth of experience, foresight and technical proficiency to the department..  Tenaciously tackles maintenance and personnel problems and develops innovative solutions.  Under his leadership, the squadron was selected as the USMC nominee for the 2016 Secretary of the Defense Maintenance Award.

Roy J. Nicka/Major USMC

- I regularly, and confidently, relied on Master Sergeant Wilson to make recommendations to the decision making process, his proficiency is beyond reproach, principled, moral and ethical leader.  Displays a genuine devotion to the personal well-being and professional development of every Marine in his charge.

 Olgierd J. Weiss/LtCol USMC

-Performance remains unmatched, inspires his Marines to excel by holding them to a high standard, and they will follow him anywhere.  Rare ability to blend organizational intent while upholding institutional values; in short, he makes the unit and Marine Corps better.

Douglas S. DeWolfe/LtCol USMC