SSG Derrick L. Lewis MBA, C-HRM

SSG Derrick L. Lewis MBA, C-HRM

Dates of Service: Sep 1999 - Sep 2019
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  • PVT
  • PV2 Sep 99
  • PFC Nov 03
  • SPC Apr 04
  • SGT Nov 05
  • SSG Jan 10

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OPERATIONS PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING PROFESSIONAL Innovative Thinker | Talent Manager | Trainer Respected veteran, proven results oriented leader, and self-motivated senior trainer with more than 20 years of experience managing multiple projects and personnel. Exceptionally articulate and convincing communicator with the ability to quickly capture the audience with positive motivation and sphere of influence. Experienced people manager and technical expert, skilled at managing teams, setting organizational priorities, and mentoring junior employees. Known for the ability to bring out excellence in individuals and motivate team members to achieve their potential while working towards organizational goals through leadership, team work, innovation and creativity.

Military Experiences

Jun 2014 - Jun 2016
Career Counselor
• Overproduced in every retention category in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd quarter Fiscal Year (FY) 16 by an average of 30%. • Achieved 100% in each retention category for Fiscal Year (FY) 15 within the first 30 days of the quarter; surpassing the brigade’s retention objectives by 50%. • Screened and ensured 100% of reenlistment contracts were uploaded into the Soldier’s Official Military Personnel Folder in order to allow access to their documents. • Made cogent decisions grounded in regulations and policy; consistently improved retention program quality and efficiency. • Mentored eight personnel to pursue civilian education and provided continuous encouragement for Service Member’s personal and professional growth.
Jul 2012 - Jun 2014
E Co
Airfield Service Operations Supervisor
• Supervised and facilitated the issue of over 2 million gallons of JP-8 fuel to Joint and Coalition forces aircraft during support of global operations. • Ensured the accountability, mission readiness, and maintenance of two M978 fuel tankers, two Aviation Forward Area Refueling Systems, and two Advanced Aviation Forward Area Refueling Systems valued in excess of $1,000,000 without loss or damage. • Developed a maintenance training program that resulted in a 95% operational readiness rate. • Created and implemented a new no fail Composite Risk Management lowering procedure program resulting in zero accidents or incidents for the company level safety program. • Supervised the receipt and issue of over 150,000 gallons of aviation grade fuel in support of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade during Oasis Forward Aviation Refueling Procedure operations.
Jan 2009 - Jul 2012
Lehigh Valley
Senior Recruitment Manager
• Served as the Army’s ambassador within the community; recruited, determined applicant enlistment eligibility, counseled applicants on enlistment programs and options, prepared enlistment applications, and processed qualified applicants to enlist in the Army. • Enlisted 94% of applicants taken to the Military Entrance and Processing Station, surpassing the United States Army Recruiting Command standard of 90% floor to contract. • Contributed 35% of the Regular Army mission, 7 of 20 contracts and cross contributed two Army Reserve contracts. • Contribution efforts enabled the recruiting station to achieve 103% volume for the Regular Army Fiscal Year (FY) 09 with the contribution of five contracts. • Unsurpassed dedication contributed towards the reduction of the station’s Future Soldier losses from 15% to 8% with an aggressive, highly motivated, physical training program.
Nov 2005 - Jan 2009
49th QM Grp
Petroleum Inventory and Supply Supervisor
• Provided retail fuel support for the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit delivering over 30,000 gallons of JP-8 during support of global operations. • Maintained 100% accountability and a 90% operational readiness rating of equipment valued in excess of $600,000 with zero losses. • Trained and familiarized over 100 personnel on the Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 in preparation for the upcoming marksman qualification range week. • Taught over 120 personnel interpersonal skills through shared personal knowledge and experience as the organization’s Equal Opportunity Representative. • Ensured the mission and operational readiness of over 150 personnel in preparation for future training by ensuring a drug free environment as the Unit Prevention Leader.


(2 years, 8 months)

Military Credentials

Individual & Special Skill Schools

May 2014 - Jun 2014

Defense Distribution Management Course

Security Clearance
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Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2016 - 2017

Post University

Job/Skill Training, Undergraduate Certificate, Human Resource Management

2009 - 2012