Operations Director/headquarters Functional Manager
Manages and mentors a team of 264 employees in 6 divisions including operations, IT, administration, maintenance, logistics, and training providing command and control of air and space power in United States Southern Command's area of responsibility to include 31 countries covering 1/6 of the world's land mass and 559 million people. Leads, coaches, and develops 6 Operations Managers and manages all HR functions including employee reviews, performance issues, evaluations, discipline issues, training, manning requirements, etc. Primary advisor to Company President on actionable items.
- Managed $55M facility and orchestrated daily operations, manpower requests, and advanced training for 6 major joint and coalition exercises
- Directed/supervised logistical support for two major training events involving 18 partner nations resulting in training for 583 employees and validation of company mission and interoperability functions
- Guided 6 divisions through 50 manpower cuts; redistributed duties in a logical manner averting mission impact
- Oversaw $2.7M budget for annual operations and acquisition of 25 advanced training events