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Driscoll otis elev ii

  1. 1. John T. Driscoll II • BACKGROUND • SKILLS • EXPERIENCE / RESULTS “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference” ~ Winston Churchill
  2. 2. From 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 outdoors Norwich University Graduate • Corps of Cadets • BS - Business Administration ’02 • MBA – Project Management ’12 U.S. Army Veteran • 10+ years of active duty service as a commissioned officer • 24 months combat deployment in Iraq • Assistant Professor of Military Science @ Virginia Military Institute • Helicopter Company Commander • Division Aviation Operations Officer • Aviation Maintenance Platoon Leader • Flight Operations Officer • Company Executive Officer Hiking and Mountaineering • Avid hiker of the White Mountains in New Hampshire, many other New England peaks, and climbed the summit of Mount Fuji, Japan Fishing • Expert freshwater bass/trout angler and recently took up fly fishing as a new challenge BACKGROUND
  3. 3. Big Irish Family! • Large “Clan”, close extended family that enjoys time together often • Family events frequently centered around “the Camp” at Sabbathday Lake, Maine FAMILY VALUES Enjoying the Outdoors together! • Trout fishing • Family walks • “Camp” time! Involvement with the kids! • Karate • Making reading and math fun! • Family Game Night
  4. 4. Complex Problem Solver and Analyzer • Experienced in Battalion and Division staff positions • Comprehensive mission analysis and course of action development; resourceful solution creator • Expert data analyst and researcher SKILLS Team Builder and Organizational Leadership • Assesses, develops, and creates cohesive teams at all levels • Maximizes full potential of every team member and all available resources • Motivates others to excel and move out of their “comfort zone”. • Successful at managing organizational change, progressive innovator and adaptable Operations, Maintenance, and Logistics Management • Company Command and Platoon Leader experience • Manages many missions (projects) simultaneously • Well versed in multi-organizational coordination and synchronization Confident Public speaker • Expert presenter and briefer • Thrives in large groups; enjoys personal interaction and conversation • Regularly presents to high level executives
  5. 5. 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. • Coordinate training plans, logistical requirements, and resources for a full academic school year • Develop, mentor, and coach Cadets to their full potential as future Commissioned Army Officers charged with leading Soldiers into combat. • Manage the Human Resources section of the battalion (5 Gov’t civilian employees) of 996 Cadets; full spectrum of personal administration including pay, training records, medical readiness/qualification, security clearances, evaluations, and career management. EXPERIENCE and RESULTS RESULTS: • Produced more fully qualified Cadets (110+ annual) ready for commissioning than any other ROTC program in the nation, 2 years in a row (2011 & 2012) • Trained Cadets with superior results with VMI ROTC earning the #8 ranked Cadet in year group 2011 and the #3 ranked Cadet in year group 2012 out of 5500+ Cadets sent to LDAC each summer • Nominated for the Leo A. Codd Award for best ROTC Instructor of the year 2011 (Nationwide) • Retrained and resolved personal conflict within a 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. Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership (2010-Present, Virginia Military Institute)
  6. 6. 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) • Manage a $2.5 million annual flying hour budget • Responsible for all aspects of mission accomplishment as well as career progression, equipment qualification, training, and personnel welfare for individual Soldiers • Support all U.S. Armed Forces missions in Western Pacific Theatre, including 7th Special Forces Group, I Corps, and U.S. Government Officials • Foster goodwill and act as ambassadors to Japan while representing U.S. interests in theatre • Maintain proficiency and support aviation missions as a UH-60 Blackhawk pilot EXPERIENCE and RESULTS RESULTS: • Battalion earned LTG Ellis D. Parker Award for top Aviation Unit (in TDA category) for its accomplishments in 2009-2010 • 100% mission success throughout time as the commander • Executed proper maintenance of aircraft fleet and ensured zero safety violations or accidents during tenure • Self-deployed the company to Thailand for 6 weeks to support international training exercises, managing (and flying) over 50 sorties in jungle environment 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 General Support Aviation Company Commander (2009-2010, 78th Aviation Battalion)
  7. 7. 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; provide full analysis and course of action development on all aviation matters EXPERIENCE and RESULTS RESULTS: • Rated consistently as the top junior officer within the 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% Division Aviation Operations Officer (G3 Air) (2007-2009, 10th Mountain DIV)
  8. 8. 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 (Production Control, Quality Control, Armament Shop, Avionics Shop, and Component Repair shops) • Advise the Company Commander on complex logistical and maintenance problems issues; provide full analysis and course of action development • Maintain proficiency and support aviation missions as a UH-60 Blackhawk pilot EXPERIENCE and RESULTS RESULTS: • Successfully lead the platoon through a combat deployment while conducting 24/7 operations and an operational tempo 4 times greater than in garrison (stateside) operations • Led recovery operations of 2 severely damaged UH- 60 helicopters and creatively “rigged” each helicopter 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 Aviation Maintenance Platoon Leader (2005-2006, 101st Airborne DIV)
  9. 9. 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, nuclear biological and chemical protective equipment, weapon systems, and up to 47 heavy vehicles • Advise the Company Commander on complex logistical and maintenance problems issues; provide full analysis and course of action development • Manage a flight operations section of 10 Soldiers; responsible for tracking aviation missions, aircraft and pilot records, and key control for 32 helicopters • Assist Battalion Operations section with complex problem solutions and course of action development • Maintain proficiency and support aviation missions as a UH-60 Blackhawk pilot EXPERIENCE and RESULTS Flight Operations Officer and Company Executive Officer (2003-2004, 2nd Infantry DIV, Republic of Korea / 2004-2005, 101st Airborne DIV) RESULTS: • Successful 1 year tour in Korea, maintained 93%+ maintenance rate on all accountable weapons, equipment, and vehicles • Trained and prepared Flight Operations section for combat operations, deployed all assigned equipment to Iraq and established operations to begin immediate mission support within 2 weeks of arrival • Achieved readiness level 1 in assigned aircraft (UH-60 Blackhawk) in all modes of flight to include Day, Night, and Night Vision Goggles.
  10. 10. Statistics & Analysis Sample 6.76% 9.46% 8.11% 6.76% 6.76% 6.76% 9.46% 9.46% 12.16% 24.32% 0.00% 5.00% 10.00% 15.00% 20.00% 25.00% 30.00% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% %OFVMIARMYCADETCOHORT2012 NATIONAL PERCENTILE RANKING VMI vs. NATIONAL ORDER OF MERIT LIST 2011 12.87% 10.89% 14.85% 5.94% 2.97% 8.91% 5.94% 13.86% 11.88% 11.88% 0.00% 5.00% 10.00% 15.00% 20.00% 25.00% 30.00% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% %OFVMICADETCOHORT2013 NATIONAL PERCENTILE RANKING VMI vs. NATIONAL ORDER OF MERIT LIST 2012 VMI Army Cadet Leadership Development and Accessions Camp Inter-year Training results Comparing Cohort 2012 to Cohort 2013. • Positive trend in increase in top performing Cadets • Significant reduction in marginal performing Cadets. • Appx 66% increase in top 20% (Distinguished military graduate) over 1 year • Appx 50% reduction in bottom 10% over 1 year  NOTE: Increased commissioning pool (74 in Cohort 2012; 101 in Cohort 2013) Total Cadets in annual sample = 5500+
  11. 11. CONTACT INFO • Email: jdriscoll2@hotmail.com • Cell: (540) 460-3595 • Work: (540) 464-7149 • Address: 285 Vista Links Drive Buena Vista, VA 24416

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