SFC Andrew Kretz

SFC Andrew Kretz

Dates of Service: Jul 1992 - Jul 2013
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Influence Score: 9,796
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  • PVT Jul 92
  • PV2 Jan 93
  • PFC Nov 93
  • SPC Sep 94
  • SGT Apr 98
  • SSG Nov 99
  • SFC Aug 04

Recent Activity  -

Military Experiences

Dec 2009 - Jul 2013
3rd BCT
Equal Opportunity Advisor
• Provided over 1000 hours of instruction to, and mentored over 600 employees in the KSAs required of an Equal Opportunity Representative. • Implemented, planned, and organized corporate policy on sexual harassment and assault for a 3,000-employee organization and with 30 subordinate departments. • Enhanced long-term organizational goals by collaborating with the senior executive management team to increase a positive organizational climate for a 3,000-employee organization. • Collaborated with senior executive management to enhance long-term organizational goals by improving the organizational climate for a 3,000-person organization. • Facilitated over 100 organizational focus groups, which provided the leadership of each organization insights into the behavior and attitudes of employ
Apr 2008 - Dec 2009
Operations Sergeant
• Supervised the day-to-day operations of 4 managers and 12 employees with the knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocations, human resources modeling, leadership techniques, and coordination of people and resources while advising the chief operating officer that resulted in improved operations in a 3-month period. • Responsible for the day-to-day planning and management of all projects, and services including the coordination of all movement of equipment and personnel necessary to ensure on-time operations. • Improved productivity and performance of roughly 100 corporate ceremonies decreasing the processing time for awards and certificates by 50% to over 500 employees. • Developed a 10-page safety and security policy, which reduce
May 2007 - Apr 2008
E Troop
Infantry Platoon Sergeant
• Promoted to Group Supervisor, managing 16 team managers, 64 team supervisors, and 400 team members. • Directly managed, trained, counseled, mentored, and provided conflict resolution for 4 team managers, 16 team supervisors, and 100 team members. • Developed a strong team by using analytical and technical skills that provided insights to achieve continuous accolades from 10 different leaders. • Implemented safety and security procedures to ensure a safe work place, resulting in 0 accidents. • Provided direct leadership and responsibility for a maintenance program with equipment valued in excess of $5 million dollars with 0 loss. • Maintained an automated supply system for accounting or organizational and installation logistical supplies that resulted in 100% accountability. • Resp
Nov 2004 - May 2007
A Co
Operations Sergeant
• Provided management for the day-to-day operations of 10 employees using project and program management skills along with leadership skills resulting in 0% failure of all assigned projects and programs. • Streamlined procedures and increased department efficiency through establishing objectives, determining priorities, utilizing effective time management, and fostering cross-functional relationships ensuring leaders and employees gained the credentials for large temporary dispersed operations. • Designed 10 different programs for the organization to brief incoming dignitaries that resulted in 0% failure. • Trained 4 employees to attend leadership development school, resulting in each graduating in the top 20%.

Military Credentials

Academic Degrees

Civilian Experiences

Sep 2016 - Present
Public Works Specialist
Feb 2016 - Sep 2016
Substitute Teacher
Sep 2013 - Apr 2014
Transitions Case Manager
• Demonstrated incomparable case management skills, managing 30 fallen Service Member cases, by utilizing more than 10 human resource information systems and data management systems. • Provided highly visible, caring Survivor services that result in 200 Survivors receiving benefits in excess of 18 million dollars. • Developed and executed strong analytical operation strategies that focused on minimizing the time that it took for case closure from 6 to 5 months.