Bio - Experience - Results, John T. DriscollPresentation Transcript
John T. Driscoll II “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference” ~ Winston Churchill• BACKGROUND• SKILLS• EXPERIENCE / RESULTS
BACKGROUNDFrom Maine• Grew up on a small lake in New Gloucester, spent a lot of time fishing, canoeing, and exploring the woods• Married with 4 wonderful children; enjoys teaching them about nature and to enjoy the outdoorsNorwich University Graduate• Corps of Cadets• BS - Business Administration ’02• MBA – Project Management ’12U.S. Army Veteran Hiking and Mountaineering • Avid hiker of the White Mountains in New• 10+ years of active duty service as a commissioned Hampshire, many other New England peaks, officer and climbed the summit of Mount Fuji, Japan• 24 months combat deployment in Iraq• Assistant Professor of Military Science @ Virginia Military Institute• Helicopter Company Commander Fishing• Division Aviation Operations Officer • Expert freshwater bass/trout angler and• Aviation Maintenance Platoon Leader recently took up fly fishing as a new challenge• Flight Operations Officer• Company Executive Officer
FAMILY VALUESBig Irish Family!• Large “Clan”, close extended family that enjoys time together often• Family events frequently centered around “the Camp” at Sabbathday Lake, Maine Involvement with the kids!Enjoying the Outdoors • Karatetogether! • Making reading and math fun!• Trout fishing • Family Game Night• Family walks• “Camp” time!
SKILLSComplex Problem Solver and Analyzer Confident Public speaker• Experienced in Battalion and Division staff • Expert presenter and briefer positions • Thrives in large groups; enjoys personal interaction and conversation• Comprehensive mission analysis and course of action development; resourceful solution • Regularly presents to high level executives creator• Expert data analyst and researcherTeam Builder and Organizational Leadership Operations, Maintenance, and Logistics• Assesses, develops, and creates cohesive Management teams at all levels • Company Command and Platoon Leader• Maximizes full potential of every team experience member and all available resources • Manages many missions (projects)• Motivates others to excel and move out of simultaneously their “comfort zone”. • Well versed in multi-organizational• Successful at managing organizational change, coordination and synchronization progressive innovator and adaptable
EXPERIENCE and RESULTS Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership (2010-Present, Virginia Military Institute)SCOPE:• Train 160 Cadets (Junior and Senior college students) annually at Virginia Military Institute in small unit tactics and leadership; preparation for the Leadership Development and Accessions Camp (LDAC) which determines the career path of each Cadet. RESULTS:• Coordinate training plans, logistical requirements, • Produced more fully qualified Cadets (110+ annual) and resources for a full academic school year ready for commissioning than any other ROTC• Develop, mentor, and coach Cadets to their full program in the nation, 2 years in a row (2011 & 2012) potential as future Commissioned Army Officers • Trained Cadets with superior results with VMI ROTC charged with leading Soldiers into combat. earning the #8 ranked Cadet in year group 2011 and• Manage the Human Resources section of the the #3 ranked Cadet in year group 2012 out of 5500+ battalion (5 Gov’t civilian employees) of 996 Cadets; Cadets sent to LDAC each summer full spectrum of personal administration including • Nominated for the Leo A. Codd Award for best ROTC pay, training records, medical readiness/qualification, Instructor of the year 2011 (Nationwide) security clearances, evaluations, and career • Retrained and resolved personal conflict within a management. dysfunctional HR team with major disciplinary issues into a cohesive and high performing team with zero infractions in the last 11 months and impeccable customer service despite a 50% increase in enrolled ROTC Cadets in 2012-2013.
EXPERIENCE and RESULTS General Support Aviation Company Commander (2009-2010, 78th Aviation Battalion)SCOPE:• Commander (CEO) of an Aviation Company with 35 Soldiers and Officers, 5 UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopters, and $28 million worth of equipment in the country of Japan (Greater Tokyo) RESULTS:• Manage a $2.5 million annual flying hour budget • Battalion earned LTG Ellis D. Parker Award for top• Responsible for all aspects of mission Aviation Unit (in TDA category) for its accomplishment as well as career progression, accomplishments in 2009-2010 equipment qualification, training, and personnel • 100% mission success throughout time as the welfare for individual Soldiers commander• Support all U.S. Armed Forces missions in Western • Executed proper maintenance of aircraft fleet and Pacific Theatre, including 7th Special Forces Group, I ensured zero safety violations or accidents during Corps, and U.S. Government Officials tenure• Foster goodwill and act as ambassadors to Japan • Self-deployed the company to Thailand for 6 weeks to while representing U.S. interests in theatre support international training exercises, managing• Maintain proficiency and support aviation missions as (and flying) over 50 sorties in jungle environment a UH-60 Blackhawk pilot with zero accidents or incidents • Upon assuming command, successfully employed change management techniques to reshape the heavily entrenched culture of the unit to align with the goals and intent of the Commanding General and the rapid change in the mission of U.S. Forces Japan
EXPERIENCE and RESULTS Division Aviation Operations Officer (G3 Air) (2007-2009, 10th Mountain DIV)SCOPE:• Manage Aviation mission assets and requirements for an entire combat division (6,000+ troops),• Coordinate and manage support and expectations between the Division Aviation Brigade and Infantry Combat Brigades• Process, prioritize, allocate, and manage air mission requests across the Division.• Advise the Division Command Group (Senior Executives) as the aviation subject matter expert; RESULTS: provide full analysis and course of action • Rated consistently as the top junior officer within the development on all aviation matters G3 Air section for 2 years • Hand selected to forward deploy in combat as the aviation advisor the Division 2nd in command during the last major “kinetic” combat operation of the Iraq War (Battle of Amarrah), Independently managed all aviation support for an entire Infantry Combat Brigade (and Iraqi Forces) for a period of 6 weeks. • Re-engineered and streamlined the Air Mission Request process reducing processing and approval time by over 75%
EXPERIENCE and RESULTS Aviation Maintenance Platoon Leader (2005-2006, 101st Airborne DIV)SCOPE:• Supervise 200+ Soldiers, Technicians, and Mechanics conducting Intermediate Level Aviation Maintenance for an entire Aviation Brigade (120+ aircraft)• Responsible for all aspects of mission accomplishment as well as career progression, equipment qualification, training, and personnel welfare for individual Soldiers• Coordinate and plan efforts between teams RESULTS: (Production Control, Quality Control, Armament • Successfully lead the platoon through a combat Shop, Avionics Shop, and Component Repair shops) deployment while conducting 24/7 operations and an• Advise the Company Commander on complex operational tempo 4 times greater than in garrison logistical and maintenance problems issues; provide (stateside) operations full analysis and course of action development • Led recovery operations of 2 severely damaged UH-• Maintain proficiency and support aviation missions as 60 helicopters and creatively “rigged” each helicopter a UH-60 Blackhawk pilot in a non-standard configuration for transport back to the U.S. for repair • Successfully managed a team of 50 Soldiers for 4 weeks independent from the Battalion during port operations, fully preparing and loading over 120 helicopters onto transport ships with zero accidents or safety violations
EXPERIENCE and RESULTS Flight Operations Officer and Company Executive Officer (2003-2004, 2nd Infantry DIV, Republic of Korea / 2004-2005, 101st Airborne DIV)SCOPE:• Manage administrative and logistical support for an aviation company consisting of anywhere from 50 to 160 Soldiers, coordinate and track maintenance schedules and issues for multiple pieces of critical mission equipment from Night Vision Devices, RESULTS: nuclear biological and chemical protective • Successful 1 year tour in Korea, maintained 93%+ equipment, weapon systems, and up to 47 heavy maintenance rate on all accountable weapons, vehicles equipment, and vehicles• Advise the Company Commander on complex • Trained and prepared Flight Operations section for logistical and maintenance problems issues; provide combat operations, deployed all assigned equipment full analysis and course of action development to Iraq and established operations to begin• Manage a flight operations section of 10 Soldiers; immediate mission support within 2 weeks of arrival responsible for tracking aviation missions, aircraft and • Achieved readiness level 1 in assigned aircraft (UH-60 pilot records, and key control for 32 helicopters Blackhawk) in all modes of flight to include Day,• Assist Battalion Operations section with complex Night, and Night Vision Goggles. problem solutions and course of action development• Maintain proficiency and support aviation missions as a UH-60 Blackhawk pilot
STATISTICS & ANALYSIS SAMPLE 30.00% 30.00% VMI vs. NATIONAL ORDER OF MERIT LIST (COHORT 2013) % OF VMI ARMY CADETS COHORT 2012 VMI vs. NATIONAL ORDER OF MERIT LIST (COHORT 2012) % OF VMI ARMY CADETS COHORT 2013 25.00% 25.00% 24.32% 20.00% 20.00% 15.00% 15.00% 14.85% 13.86% 12.16% 12.87% 10.00% 10.00% 11.88% 11.88% 10.89% 9.46% 9.46% 9.46% 8.91% 8.11% 5.00% 6.76% 6.76% 6.76% 6.76% 5.00% 5.94% 5.94% 2.97% 0.00% 0.00% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% ARMY ROTC NATIONAL OML PERCENTILE RANKING ARMY ROTC NATIONAL OML PERCENTILE RANKING Virginia Military Institute Army Cadet Leadership 30.00% Development and Accessions Camp (LDAC) Inter-year VMI vs. NATIONAL ORDER OF MERIT LIST (COHORT 2012 vs 2013) Training Results Comparing Cohort 2012 to Cohort 2013% OF VMI ARMY CADETS COHORT 2012 25.00% 24.32% Training methods and focus revamped to improve VMI 20.00% cohort 2013 results: Positive performance trend; increase in top performing 15.00% Cadets 14.85% 12.87% 13.86% Significant reduction in marginal performing Cadets. 12.16% 11.88% 11.88% 10.00% 10.89% 9.46% 8.11% 8.91% 9.46% 9.46% 68.2% increase in top 20% (Distinguished military 5.00% 6.76% 6.76% 5.94% 6.76% 6.76% 5.94% graduates) from cohort 2012 to cohort 2013 45% reduction in bottom 20% from cohort 2012 to cohort 2.97% 0.00% 2013 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% ARMY ROTC NATIONAL OML PERCENTILE RANKING NOTE: Increased officer commissioning pool (74 in Cohort 2012; 101 in Cohort 2013); Total Cadets Nation wide in annual sample = 5600+
Project Management / Contracts / Idea Creation to Program Execution / Risk Analysis / U.S. Sourcing• Analyzes “360 degree” statistics and conducts professional assessments, providing input for Decision-Making in performance optimization strategy and determining which choices post as a “bad investment” (assessing potential risks, year to year performance, trends, etc.)• Analyzed, negotiated, and if necessary, compromised on Project requests in order to make best use of organizational assets and kept all stake holders satisfied• Analyzed Project requirements as a company commander and pilot to see if missions could be executed as requested; if not, provided solutions and found ways to fit the mission within the capabilities of the unit or perhaps even to modify the requests to make it more beneficial to all parties involved (mutual training benefits, multi-objective execution, etc.)• Created a new Enterprise from scratch (at the order of the Senior Executives due to lack of resourcing by “big” staffing project) by cannibalizing resources from the lesser units in NY (required negotiation and compromise as Senior Managers were not willing to part with their assets without resistance).
Non-Profit Leadership• Global Relationship to Philanthropic Demographics• Skilled in Aligning Benefactors with Custom- made Program: American Red Cross :: Iraq Veterans Officer Groups• Quickly able to launch revenue generation models
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