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  1. 1. Michael R. Quashne 11676 Port Royal Ave Phone: (240) 229-6782 Waldorf, MD 20602 EDUCATION M.S., Operations Research - Air Force Institute of Technology, 2011 (3.92 GPA) - #1 of 31 students, inducted into Operations Research Honor Society (Omega Rho), focus on operational analysis. B.S., Aeronautical Engineering - United States Air Force Academy, 2007 (3.11 GPA) - Published a paper on space lift design at a national conference, Soaring Instructor Pilot, Cadet Wing Director of Inspections. HIGHLIGHTS OF EXPERIENCE: Captain, Personnel Officer, Operational Analyst; United States Air Force Information Technology Branch Chief, Directorate of Force Development, Pentagon, DC 2011-Pres Integrated IT tools and programs with human resources policy. Performed workforce analysis for a population of more than one million employees. Directly supervised one employee and a large contract staff. - Won #1 junior officer honors three years in a row. Led the acquisition, development, and deployment of $7.6 Million in Human Resource Information Technology tools across the entire United States Air Force. - Improved the Air Force career planning process by directing a 24 member team, leading to the elimination of five redundant IT systems and $10 Million in annual savings while improving visibility and predictability using six sigma and lean techniques. - Managed data and resources across 6 states, solved critical shortfalls by rebuilding the officer education process to select and develop more than 500 employees annually for high profile advancement opportunities. - Redefined the US Air Force employee development process, reducing redundancy by 80% for more than one million employees and reducing travel costs by 30%. - Selected to lead a group of 14 peers for an eight-week course on organizational planning and strategy, and the full range of interpersonal, team, and organizational leadership, communication, and collaboration. Graduated #1 in class, top 5% overall. - Graduated in the top 5% of a two-month course on workforce requirements, human resources, customer service, and hospitality. Executive Assistant to the Commander, Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano AB, Honduras 2013-2014 Led the executive staff and assisted in strategic planning for the militarys southernmost deployed unit, performing operations to counter transnational organized crime and provide humanitarian support. Directly supervised four employees. - Optimized accountability tracking for 600 members reducing manpower costs by 60% and processing time by 50% at zero cost. - Achieved #1 ranking of 63 junior officers across three services. Integrated command and control across 1300 member task force. Provided medical care to thousands of Central American citizens and planned U.S. relations with foreign governments. - Translated vision and senior leader strategy to operations. Enabled the rapid deployment of a 70 member multinational force, removed $12M in illicit narcotics from drug trafficking organizations. Master of Science in Operations Research Student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 2009-2011 Squadron Section Commander, 88th Mission Support Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 2009 Executed command authority for morale, welfare, and discipline of 389 employees. Decision authority for human resources administrative actions. Directly supervised five employees. - Created new performance review process for 5,000 employees, reducing late/lost documents by 75% and processing time by 30% with zero cost increase. - Led analysis team planning for 5% manning reduction, redefining and maximizing the use of 40 employee positions. - Volunteered to lead a group of 12 junior officers and lead class student council during a six-week course on organizational leadership, operations, and strategy. Won #1 group and #1 student rankings out of 275 junior officers. Assistant to the Staff Judge Advocate, 71st Flying Training Wing, Vance AFB, OK 2008-2009 Conducted office operations critical to providing legal assistance to a population of 2,000 military and civilian. - Assisted 336 legal assistance customers, witnessed 55 formal will executions, drafted 84 powers of attorney. - Planned and executed detailed protocol arrangements for four member visit event from higher headquarters. Study Skills Instructor, Dean of the Faculty, United States Air Force Academy, CO 2007-2008 Developed and presented classroom lessons to mentor and instruct 52 at-risk cadets on time management and study plan development. - Created and distributed innovative academic tracking software for students which lead to a 15% increase in GPA course wide. - Awarded the October Registrar Department Employee of the Month; #1 out of 25 officers and civilians. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Secret Clearance, Six Sigma Green Belt Qualified, PMP Certification in progress, Mastery of Microsoft Office, Toastmasters member.