SFC Adam Potter

SFC Adam Potter

Dates of Service: Jun 1991 - Dec 2011
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  • PVT
  • PV2 Jun 91
  • PFC Jun 92
  • SPC
  • SGT
  • SSG
  • SFC May 02

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Retired Army veteran with an extensive background in talent acquisition and leadership experience. Currently work at the University of Iowa as a Senior HR Specialist. My current role involves recruiting talent to apply for hard to fill positions at the University, and I work in our Employment Services office assisting job seekers with the University's Merit employment system. Visit jobs.uiowa.edu

Military Experiences

Jan 2010 - Dec 2011
Butte MEPS
Senior Career Counselor
Served as the Senior Army Liaison in a Joint Services Military Entrance Processing Station. Interviewed prospective applicants by utilizing effective communication skills during the screening process to determine applicant's needs. Determined potential employee’s eligibility and ensured applicant was fully qualified for service by reviewing and validating applicant’s educational qualifications, moral background and medical history.
May 2008 - Jan 2010
Big Horn
Station Commander
Recruiting manager of a talent acquisition team. Oversee the daily operations of recruiting and sourcing. Analyze recruiting metrics to develop innovative and successful sourcing strategies. Developed a strong recruiting team that was recognized as one of the top 5 recruiting stations in the SLC Recruiting BN area of operations.
Aug 2004 - May 2008
Big Horn
Station Commander
Re-opened and re-established recruiting operations in Eastern Montana. Covered one of the largest recruiting areas in the Salt Lake City Recruiting Battalion. Recognized for one of the best soldier retention programs in the company.
Jun 2001 - Jul 2004
Las Vegas
Station Commander
Directed large talent acquisition team to provide the strength for America's Army. Improved recruiting operations in a struggling recruiting station, developed a training program that was adopted by the Company to improve Recruiting Specialist production and knowledge. Implemented a new recruit retention strategy that greatly increased retention and prepared new soldiers for the rigors of Basic Combat Training.


(5 months)
Dec 1992 - Apr 1993
Provided security and served as part of the Quick Reaction Force in support of Task Force Bravo. Security rotations between two remote sites and Soto Cano Air Base.

Military Credentials


Jun 2016

Job & Career Development Coach (JCDC)

Jun 2016

Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC)

Jan 2015

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

Red Mountain High School