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Summary of Loren Heckelman

  1. 1. <ul><li>Loren Heckelman is an accomplished executive </li></ul><ul><li>with over 30 years of U.S. Navy and private sector </li></ul><ul><li>leadership experience including senior level </li></ul><ul><li>management in financial and logistics operations. </li></ul><ul><li>Documented success in leadership, financial </li></ul><ul><li>management, contracting, logistics and supply </li></ul><ul><li>chain management, personnel management, </li></ul><ul><li>change management, program and project </li></ul><ul><li>management and team building. Held Top Secret </li></ul><ul><li>security clearance. </li></ul>Summary
  2. 2. Professional Experience <ul><li>The Capital Group Companies, Norfolk, VA Oct 2007 - Jul 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Program Manager at American Funds Service Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manage and direct a portfolio of projects that meets the short and long-term needs of the business and aligns with the strategic direction of the company. Integrate business perspective with technological capabilities, prioritize and approve projects, ensure proper resource allocation, facilitate and oversee project team meetings to ensure successful project execution and outcomes. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA Jul 2004 – Oct 2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fleet Comptroller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Directed budget formulation, execution and accounting for over $40 billion in operating funds with a staff of 95 financial management professionals. Managed annual operating budget of $8.4 billion with financial oversight of Headquarters staff and eight major subordinate activities in support of east coast Navy Fleet operations. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Professional Experience <ul><li>Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, VA Aug 2002 – Jul 2004 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commanding Officer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Directed DoD’s largest logistics support center with a $1.04B operating budget and a staff of over 1700 logistics professionals. Customer base included 45% of all Navy ships and aircraft, including six nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, the Navy’s largest shipyard and all shore activities across four Navy regions. Conducted supply operations (including transportation management) for ships and stations of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Navy Programming Division (OPNAV N80) Mar 1999 – Jul 2002 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Head, Readiness Section and Readiness Programmer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developed budget strategy for readiness and infrastructure accounts valued at $25B annually. Prepared business case and obtained senior Navy and Congressional approval for Navy’s readiness budget. Arrested long-standing readiness declines through addition of over $13B to Navy’s readiness accounts over four annual cycles. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. My Background <ul><li>Career U.S. Navy Supply Officer with subspecialty qualifications in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operations Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply Acquisition and Distribution Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisition and Contract Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systems Inventory Management </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. My Background <ul><li>Education: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor of Science in Business, Miami University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Master of Business Administration, The University of Michigan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seminar XXI Fellow, MIT Center for International Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program for Executives in Logistics and Technology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executive Education, Northwestern University, The Kellogg School of Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defense Acquisition Professional Community, DAWIA Level II Certified in Acquisition and Contracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DoD Acquisition Professional Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal/Informal Leadership training throughout career </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diverse tour experiences with consistently distinguished naval service as a leader, manager, mentor & staff action officer </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Excellent Communication & Organizational Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Produced monthly/quarterly reports of the command financial execution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>status and pending execution issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepared and delivered briefs to senior Navy leaders internal and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>external to command </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speaker/Trainer for the Defense Financial Manager & Comptroller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School, Maxwell AFB and OPNAV Action Officer Course Instructor for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PPBES </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assigned throughout naval career to diverse commands and locations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to lead and manage military and civilian teams in achieving command </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>missions, objectives and readiness goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numerous leadership assignments including Executive Officer, FISC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yokosuka, Supply Officer, USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN and Commanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Officer, FISC Norfolk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PC Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent working knowledge on all MS programs, specifically Word, Excel, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilization of the Internet/Websites to research and gather related data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Familiarization with several Navy programs and software applications </li></ul></ul>What do I bring?
  7. 7. <ul><li>Extensive experience in Organizational Alignment, Transformation, Financial Management, and Ops Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Led two significant transformations... one requiring a Reduction in Force </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsible and accountable for $8.4B annual allocation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Navy’s Readiness Programmer for four POM cycles... including post 9-11 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operational Analyst in BRAC 95... Naval Stations, Air Stations, Supply Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Understanding of financial and organizational challenges being faced today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inefficient organizations... enterprises not aligned individually or internally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of standard processes, procedures and systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complex issues... no strategic roadmap for tackling them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can’t adequately justify resource requirements... mismatch between reported readiness and cost of providing it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inadequate communication and communication processes... workforce confused and trust levels low </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for team and morale building </li></ul></ul>What do I bring? (continued)
  8. 8. Professional Goals <ul><li>Short Term </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a “seamless” transition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expeditiously acquire job requirements knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exceed clients’, company’s and personal goals & expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quickly demonstrate commitment to “team” climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue high standards for integrity and quality of work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Long Term </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Valued contributor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand and enhance my portfolio of knowledge and skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance the value of my clients’ organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue to advance professionally and personally </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Loren Heckelman... </li></ul><ul><li>30+ years of managing and leading military and civilian personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Decision maker and problem solver </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced team builder... adept at mentoring, counseling and appraisal </li></ul><ul><li>Make the most with the least…an excellent resource manager </li></ul><ul><li>Biggest strengths are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity and ethical behavior... I do the right things the right way </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick learner... always a student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leader, motivator, team builder and mentor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reliable, loyal, trustworthy... long term commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love a challenge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent communicator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People person and a “Team Player” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get the job done with quality results </li></ul></ul>Summary