CV: Project Manager


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 Date Submitted:18-01-2013
 Last Modified:18-01-2013 (07:09)
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 Current job:Project Manager
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Own country
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services, Consulting/Engineering Services
 KeywordsProject Program Manager


A seasoned, management professional with over 20 years of military experience in mid and top level operational, executive decision making and leadership positions in a wide variety of local and international assignments.  A strong record of achievement and expertise in areas of:  strategic, operational and long-term planning; policy and program development; professional education, personnel development and training; facilities and logistics management; and defense requirements integration. Additional expertise in:   Business Management, Contract Management, Asset Management, Budget Administration, Leading Change. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project


Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

Current TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance with CI Polygraph


Program Manager                                                                                        Nov 2000 - Present

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), El Segundo, CA


  • Expertly manages multi-disciplined staff of 12 people on 6 separate contracts totaling over $12M
  • Secured over $2M in additional funding from Government and doubled team size in 3 months
  • Provides direct support for GPS User Equipment procurement and systems engineering
  • Oversees compliance of Integrated Product Teams with contractual and process requirements
  • Ensures traceability and verification of program requirements
  • Authored:  GPS Acquisition Strategy documents, Requests for Proposal, Source Selection Plans, Acquisition Decision Memorandum and other supporting documents for proposal development, estimating and program start-up processes
  • Manages program definition, plans and integrated processes required for program control including process performance evaluation and metrics
  • Wrote 80 page GPS User Equipment acquisition strategy document used as template for other organizations
  • Originated first-ever Joint Warfighting Space Integrated Master Plan and Schedule (IMP/IMS)
  • Developed Operational Responsive Space system architectures using  DoD Architecture Framework
  • Employs and manages process for effective risk, opportunities, issues, configuration, change board, and data management
  • Reviewed higher headquarters requirements documents and Concept of Operations and translated operational needs into system development requirements
  • Supervised and managed preparation of all deliverable financial reports, technical and cost proposals and all other contract related documentation and reports for the key transformational, $20B Space Based Radar (SBR) Program
  • Generated first-ever SBR Strategic Action Plan and created program management processes for the new Joint Program Office (JPO)
  • Formulated plans/schedules for initial analyses of ground control location, processing, and command & control capabilities


Program Manager                                                                                                                     

PRC, Inc., Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                       

  • Led a staff of six highly specialized engineering, technical and support personnel
  • Managed contract valued at over $2M annually
  • Exercised bottom-line responsibility for all personnel staffing and management functions including creating and managing budgets, contract and personnel actions
  • Worked closely with senior DMSP personnel and provided insights and recommendations to determine program requirements




Achieved rank of Lieutenant Colonel

Space Operations

F-4 Instructor Weapons Systems Officer (Navigator)


Mission Manager for GPS, DMSP and DSP satellite launches.  Directed 24/7 operations during 11 GPS, 3 DMSP and 2 DSP launches

 Improved productivity and efficiency by 30% in launch and early orbit operations 

Led organization of over 215 diverse men and women

Coordinated renovation of two operations centers, while maintaining full mission capability

Directed deployment of a multi-billion dollar global network of launch, space, and Air Force satellite systems including GPS, Defense Support Program (DSP), Defense Meteorological Support Program (DMSP), and Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS)

Reduced operating overhead by 15% by eliminating unnecessary mission requirements

Standardized operating procedures of 132 units using 28 different weapons systems

Served as Battle Staff Director for 14thAir Force Air & Space Operations Center (AOC)

Recruited to serve on initial cadre at Regional Headquarters to develop and establish space support to warfighting commanders

Integrated space capabilities, modeling, simulations, and Theater Missile Defense into exercises and war plans

Established new MAJCOM current operations division

Managed $23.5 million command flying hour program, airfield management, and air refueling schedules

Authored directives on simulator and flying training requirements

Established Electronic Combat Maneuvers target support contract increasing F-15 mission effectiveness

Air Operations Center Chief of Combat Plans during numerous Joint exercises

Wrote detailed Air Tasking Orders (ATO) for Joint Chiefs of Staff, NORAD and Alaskan Air Command (AAC) exercises

Developed the first-ever joint ATO for Strategic Air Command (SAC) and US Navy (USN) forces for PACEX 89-1, the largest Joint AAC, USN and SAC exercise since WWII

From isolated location, provided electronic warfare training for U.S. and Korean forces in the Pacific Theater

Senior U.S. military representative in the area responsible for US-Korea interactions and cooperation

Reorganized squadron reducing manpower requirements by 10% with no loss of effectiveness

Acquired over $200,000 of materials from Korean Ministry of Defense to improve living conditions

Saved over $100,000 in engineering and manufacturing costs by acquiring spare parts for aging threat simulation radar systems from Korean source



MS, Systems Management, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

BS, Business Administration & Computer Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

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