Front Desk Clerk
884 Kinwest Pkwy, Apt 44
Irving, TX 75063
Dedicated professional with over 30 years of increasingly responsible positions in the United States Marine Corps, Retail leadership and
Production environments. As a Marine I worked in many positions of leadership, culminating in leading over 60 Military personnel in the daily
operations of an Intermediate Aircraft Maintenance Facility. As a Home Depot employee, I worked many positions from a part time employee on
the sales floor to a position of leadership that was responsible for all facets of the hiring process for 52 full time employees and overseeing
all merchandising for 8 Home Depot stores. While working at Columbia Forest Products, I worked at multiple locations within the mill due
to my ability to learn and master new jobs quickly.
1. Pratt Industrial - Ft Worth TX.
Oct 2016 - Present
Work in the Shipping department as a shipping Associate. Load/Unload trucks ensuring material is checked in
properly and that the proper product is loaded for delivery to Customers.
2. Columbia Forest Products - Craigsville, WV
December 2011 - Sept 2016
Worked in the BPO department as a lift operator, ensuring production flows smoothly, from ensuring that the proper veneer is loaded
on the lay-up, to making sure that the finished product is packaged properly for shipment.
I also worked as a Shipping employee, responsible for identifying the proper product for loading shipments of lumber, correctly placing
it on trucks and completing all paperwork for shipment. While working at Columbia I learned much in the making of Quality Plywood product,
I worked as a Raimann Operator (repairs veneer), a lift operator, Trained as a shipping back-up, and a Glue Mixer, all while working in a
safe and efficient manner and using 5S as a guide.
3. The Home Depot, Fort Worth TX, Merchandising Execution Manager District 151
February 2002 - January 2011
Worked many positions from sales Associate, Department Supervisor, Assistant Store Manager and ending as a Merchandising Execution Manager where
I was responsible Managing a team of 52 personnel. I was responsible for selecting qualified candidates, interviewing, hiring, managing my
own budget, writing and delivering reviews, advancing and terminating (where required) as well as handling disciplinary issues. I had to
coordinate my teams with 9 Home Depot Store Management teams to ensure that all merchandising requirements were accomplished within the
Reason for leaving - Relocated back home to West Virginia to be closer to family.
4. General Motors Corporation, Arlington TX
June 2002-Sept 2002
Worked on Assembly line as a summer temp.
5. United States Marine Corps
Rank at Retirement - Gunnery Sergeant
July 1981-February 2002
Held many positions over a 21 year career, starting from initial enlistment as a fuels specialist and ending as an Aircraft Maintenance
Manager. I held multiple positions of leadership that taught me that there is much more to leadership than just telling someone what to
1981-1989 - Fuels specialist - maintained fuels systems and worked as a combat Engineer.
1989-1994 - VMA- 124 Trained as an Aircraft hydraulics technician, worked on all hydraulic systems and Flight controls for the A-4M Aircraft.
1994-2000 -VMFA-112 Trained to work on the FA-18 Aircraft, I worked on all Hydraulic and Structural components including Flight controls. I was
certified as a Quality Assurance Inspector and served as the Airframes Chief while assigned to this Unit.
2000-2002 - MALS 41 Assigned as the Airframes Division chief for an Intermediate Aircraft Maintenance Department. I oversaw structural and
Hydraulic repairs for components for the following aircraft - FA-18, C-130, P-3 Orion. While assigned to this position I oversaw 60 Military
personnel from the Navy and Marine Corps and ensured all repair work was completed in a swift, safe manner.
Education and Training:
Sherman High School, Seth WV
High School Diploma, 1981
I come to you as a professional that has learned commendable work ethics in over 30 years of work experience. I have over 20 years of Service
in the United States Marine Corps, with a proven record of performance and progression. Most recently I worked for Columbia Forest Products
assisting in the manufacture of High Quality Hardwood Plywood and Pratt Industrial where I work ensuring shipments of product are loaded and
delivered in a timely manner..
In closing, I offer you a Proven Professional that knows that true success is measured in what we do, not what we say.