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  • PVT Aug 01
  • PV2 Feb 02
  • PFC Aug 02
  • SPC Apr 03
  • SGT Apr 04
  • SSG Aug 08
  • SFC Jan 17

Bio 

I spent 14 years in the active duty Army serving in Chemical Operations, as a Drill Sergeant and as a Recruiter. I exited AD to take care of my family, and have joined the Reserves as an instructor for the NCO Academy . My goal is to assist qualified veterans in finding meaningful careers with Retronix Semiconductors.

Military Experiences

2015 - Present
3-104 CM
Instructor/Writer
I am currently serving in the Army Reserves as a NCO Academy Instructor/Writer. My unit is charged with assisting the NCO Academy in continuing a tradition of delivering excellent courses of instruction and utilizing new training methods to facilitate Noncommissioned Officers in becoming more informed leaders and life-long learners in an ever-evolving Army.
2009 - 2015
Columbus
Recruiter
Worked as a recruiter and Assistant/Center Commander for Columbus Recruiting Company. Tasked with producing qualified candidates to enlist in the Army, marketing the Army to schools and the community, processing waivers and enlistment packets, and building community awareness to educate the public on the Army's mission and tell our story.
2007 - 2009
C Co
Drill Sergeant
1 Endorsement
Served as a Drill Sergeant for Charlie Company in 2 platoons. Trained Soldiers every 9 weeks in Land Navigation, Basic and Advanced Rifle Marksmanship, Combatives, Drill and Ceremony, Military Customs and Courtesies and many other basic Soldier skills.
2005 - 2007
USAREC
TAIR Recruiting
Rotated through multiple TAIR (Total Army Involvement in Recruiting) missions to assist USAREC in recruiting for paratroopers and CBRN soldiers. My role was to sell my experience in the Army and to market the experiences I have had by telling my Army Story and sharing my experiences with classrooms across the country.

Deployments

(7 months)
Sep 2003 - Mar 2004
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Munition Reduction mission. We destroyed over 50 metric tons of explosives operating in various areas of Iraq.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Aug 2014 - Oct 2014

Senior Leader's Course

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011

Jun 2007 - Sep 2007

Individual & Special Skill Schools
Foreign Language Skills

2002

French (2+/3+)

Security Clearance
Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2009 - 2014

Civilian Experiences

Dec 2017 - Present
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Veterans' Program Manager | Recruiter
Retronix Semiconductor is a leading provider of support services to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s), Device Manufacturers and Equipment Trading companies in the Semiconductor industry. Our goal is to employ as many veterans as we can. I support our mission by providing qualified veteran military candidates for the team.
Mar 2017 - Nov 2017
Founder
We specialize in assisting companies in establishing veteran hiring programs and finding veteran talent in multiple market verticals to include tech, healthcare and many other STEM fields. We also provide free resume reviews for transitioning service members and veterans to better empower them to attain employment. Tactical Talent is now in the process of becoming a non-profit. I am only involved in an advisory capacity at this point in time.
May 2016 - Mar 2017
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Account Executive
Promoting RallyPoint's veteran recruiting and retention tools to companies everywhere. Establishing relationships with executives and decision makers in veteran friendly companies to promote RallyPoint's products and to continue to extend RP's outreach into the veteran community.
Nov 2015 - May 2016
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Talent Manager and Technology Recruiter
• Placed software, hardware and IT professionals into consulting, contract to hire and permanent opportunities for growing companies all across the Austin Market. • Developed an in depth understanding of client and candidate market needs in order to create customized staffing solutions • Promote Kforce services to clients by determining and implementing appropriate marketing techniques for industry and region, including regular visits to current and prospective clients. • Identify and recruit qualified candidates by engaging in sourcing activities to include, but not be limited to: market research identifying candidate sources, recruiting calls, attending seminars, meetups and networking events. • Negotiated placements that maximized customer return on investment
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