To secure a leadership position that allows me the opportunity to effectively utilize a unique and diverse blend of spacecraft flight operations, mission planning & scheduling, systems engineering, and management experience.
05/2010 to Current, Certified Senior Mission Scheduler
The Boeing Company, Northern VA
Provides expert level mission planning support and products during critical operations, including forecasting and scheduling of communication satellites and ground station resources.
Leads 12 person mission planning team by establishing a quality culture while continuously improving work products and services.
Received written customer recognition and formal recognition during monthly “all hands briefing” for providing outstanding support and customer service excellence during critical mission operation phase.
Recognized by program management for obtaining multiple mission planning certifications including various critical operation phases, and for mastery of crew tasks in minimum time.
11/2007 to 05/2010, Enterprise Training Coordinator
The Boeing Company, Springfield, VA
Provided leadership to the Double Eagle Enterprise Training Team supporting multiple spacecraft missions across multiple CONUS sites, delivering training products and services to a diverse audience
Employed expert process improvement and facilitation skills, successfully implemented several training improvements including an enterprise training webpage and online computer based training courses.
Led training process improvement team that implemented more than 25 improvement changes for enterprise training as a result of Six Sigma Kaizen and Deep Dive process improvement initiatives.
Developed and delivered multiple "Big Picture" training courses across the Double Eagle Enterprise.
03/2004 to 11/2007, Operations Manager and Training Coordinator
The Boeing Company, Seal Beach, CA
Developed multiple training courses, and managed a training program that consisted of 14 lecture modules, computer based training, distance learning, operations exercises, and system rehearsals.
As one of two pre mission operations manager, became subject matter experts for the end to end operations and data flow of the spacecraft system and the various hardware and software simulators.
Developed and validated recommended operations procedures during the operations concept definition phase, and provided assistance during the construction of various concept operations documents.
Volunteered and relocated Northern VA to help start up and transition new program, develop training materials, and prepare flight operations team during mission development and readiness phases.
11/1996 to 06/2002, Spacecraft Flight Operations Manager
Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc., Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Provided leadership and financial management to the multi-mission Small Explorer (SMEX) flight operations and mission development team of 20 spacecraft engineers and $50 million budget.
Provided exceptional leadership, organizational and readiness skills during critical mission development and launch phases resulting in the successful launch of 3 SMEX satellites within a 12 month period.
Promoted to Training Coordinator for the multi mission Flight Control Systems
Volunteered program management and mentoring support to the Bowie State University Satellite Command & Control Center; a NASA / Honeywell / Bowie State education outreach partnership, and winner of the 2000 and 2001 Honeywell Aerospace Quest for Excellence awards.
Aug 2000, awarded NASA Achievement Award for exceptional efforts, dedication, innovation, and outstanding accomplishments during the development, launch, and on-orbit checkout of QuikSCAT
10/1989 to 11/1996, Space Shuttle Mission Control Team (MCT) Systems Analyst
Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc., Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX
Certified on multiple space shuttle MCT console positions including telemetry, near real-time telemetry, and data management & playback.
Supported 25 successful space shuttle missions including flight operations, simulations, rehearsals, and various readiness and regression tests.
Sep 1994, promoted to supervisor for 25+ personnel Space Shuttle Mission Control Operations Group.
01/1985 to 10/1989 Voyager Spacecraft Team Systems Analyst
Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
Certified for real-time flight operations and critical planetary encounter operations for the Voyager spacecraft power and attitude control subsystems.
Operations subject matter expert and primary trainer for the Voyager spacecraft power subsystem.
Validated Voyager spacecraft command sequences of events for power margin and flight rule constraints including critical planetary encounter and closest approach phases.
Monitored telemetry parameters, performed trend analysis, developed daily and monthly spacecraft power briefing reports for engineers and management.
MA, Management, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 1989
BA, Management, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA 1987
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