Mumford - Veteran - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Michael Mumford

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Summary

Solution-oriented and versatile management professional with extensive experience in detailed strategy development. Documented success in the implementation of improved programs, training/cross-training of personnel, and increasing productivity through innovation and adherence to quality standards. Skilled communicator accustomed to cross-functional coordination and procedural documentation. Proven ability to work successfully with diverse individuals to achieve corporate goals and meet targets on time and within budget. Active US Government Top Secret SCI Security Clearance.

Services

Veteran

Summary:

Veteran U.S. Army Officer with 20+ years of documented success in military leadership and management in small, medium, and large organizations the U.S. Army. Achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Expertise in Planning/Operations/Training/Team Building/Administrative Management/Employee Relations/Human Resources Management/Policy Administration/Vehicle and Facility Maintenance/Budget Management/Personnel Training/Consequence (emergency) Management/International Affairs/Drug Enforcement/Disaster Relief/Environmental Compliance/Hazard Mitigation

Work History

Counterdrug Plans Specialist

US Department of Defense

March 2011 - March 2011

Serves as technical expert for development and implementation of Counter Drug (CD), Counter Narco-Terrorism (CNT), Counter Illicit Trafficking (CIT), and Counter Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) in the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), Deputy Directorate for Future Operations. Responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and managing contingency, crisis action, and future operations plans, policies, and agreements concerning CD, CNT, CTOC, and CIT for USSOUTHCOM in coordination with other combatant commands, Joint Staff, Office of Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense agencies, other US Government agencies, and Partner Nations throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Represents USSOUTHCOM at meetings and briefs with senior staff and high-ranking government officials concerning CD, CNT, CTOC, and CIT plans, policies, and agreements. Develops and refines CTOC, CD, and CNT doctrine, policy, and plans into usable products to support USSOUTHCOM. Provides advice to senior staff and government agencies and develops the basis for resource allocation in support of national policy for CTOC, CD, CNT, and CIT.

Deliberate Planning Analyst

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation)

September 2010 - March 2011

Subject matter expert on the adaptive planning process. Guides the Joint Planning Group from mission analysis to Contingency Plan production. Assists and/or leads the development, review and revision of the Command’s contingency plans. Coordinates the staff subject matter experts’ inputs to contingency plans during Joint Planning and Execution Community (JPEC) reviews. Coordinates the integration of mission areas into plans and orders. Formulates staff assessments and recommendations. Adjudicates comments and recommendations and provides finished product to the commander for approval and implementation. Provides expert contingency planning in support of the Joint Operational Planning Process and the development and maintenance of operations plans, concept plans, and functional plans in accordance with Department of Defense guidance and other planning directives. Conducts assessments of mission essential tasks linked to select contingency plans. Prepares a quality control plan and project schedule in order to stay on-track with mission requirements. Provides analysis, recommendations, and planning guidance to integrate functional capabilities across the command’s missions. Develops and implements adaptive planning. Assesses existing adaptive planning processes, procedures, and systems. Provides an assessment and recommendations of planning guidance publications developed by the Department of Defense.

Deliberate Plans Specialist

Northrop Grumman Corporation

December 2009 - September 2010

Subject matter expert on the adaptive planning process. Guides the Joint Planning Group from mission analysis to Contingency Plan production. Assists and/or leads the development, review and revision of the Command’s contingency plans. Coordinates the staff subject matter experts’ inputs to contingency plans during Joint Planning and Execution Community (JPEC) reviews. Coordinates the integration of mission areas into plans and orders. Formulates staff assessments and recommendations. Adjudicates comments and recommendations and provides finished product to the commander for approval and implementation. Provides expert contingency planning in support of the Joint Operational Planning Process and the development and maintenance of operations plans, concept plans, and functional plans in accordance with Department of Defense guidance and other planning directives. Conducts assessments of mission essential tasks linked to select contingency plans. Prepares a quality control plan and project schedule in order to stay on-track with mission requirements. Provides analysis, recommendations, and planning guidance to integrate functional capabilities across the command’s missions. Develops and implements adaptive planning. Assesses existing adaptive planning processes, procedures, and systems. Provides an assessment and recommendations of planning guidance publications developed by the Department of Defense.

Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Consequence Management Specialist

Camber Corporation

December 2008 - December 2009

Directed, led and integrated Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Consequence Management (CBRN CM) activities and initiatives within the command. Planned and advised Chief, Mission Assurance Division and staff on all matters related to CBRN CM readiness and operations issues. Planned and coordinated CBRN incident response support to other US agencies as well as countries within the Caribbean and Latin America. Ensured proper integration of support of national and host nation policies, strategies and programs. CBRN CM Subject Matter Expert for the command’s Antiterrorism Working Group. Assisted the Operations Directorate, Plans Division in the development of and revisions to CBRN CM annexes for contingency plans and future operations plans. Participated actively in Joint Planning Groups. Developed and refined the CBRN annex of the command’s antiterrorism plan. Directed, led and integrated CBRN CM activities and initiatives within the command. Advised and assisted United States Defense Representatives (USDRs) at Embassy throughout the Caribbean and Latin America in developing CBRN response annexes to their respective antiterrorism plans. Advised and assisted subordinate commands in development of CBRN annexes to their respective antiterrorism plans.

Lieutenant Colonel

US Army

November 1987 - November 2008

21 years of documented success in small, medium, and large organizations in the Department of Defense. Specialties in the Chemical Corps (74Z) and as a Latin American Foreign Area Officer (48B). Proven achievement in ascending levels of responsibility in strategic, operational and tactical planning, logistics, management, project leadership, training, scheduling, and personnel development. Experience in building support from multinational, multi-service and multi-agency audiences. Expertise in Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense operations, training, logistics and consequence management. Experience in Operations/Training/Team Building/Management/Employee Relations/Oral and written communications/Policy Administration/Vehicle and Facility Maintenance/Budget Management/ Consequence (emergency) Management/International Affairs/Drug Enforcement/Disaster Relief/Environmental Compliance/Hazard Mitigation/Antiterrorism/Counterdrug/Counter Narco-Terrorism

Counterdrug Planning Specialist

Department of Defense

Serves as technical expert for development and implementation of Counter Drug (CD), Counter Narco-Terrorism (CNT), Counter Illicit Trafficking (CIT), and Counter Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) in the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), Deputy Directorate for Future Operations. Responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and managing contingency, crisis action, and future operations plans, policies, and agreements concerning CD, CNT, CTOC, and CIT for USSOUTHCOM in coordination with other combatant commands, Joint Staff, Office of Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense agencies, other US Government agencies, and Partner Nations throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Represents USSOUTHCOM at meetings and briefs with senior staff and high-ranking government officials concerning CD, CNT, CTOC, and CIT plans, policies, and agreements. Develops and refines CTOC, CD, and CNT doctrine, policy, and plans into usable products to support USSOUTHCOM. Provides advice to senior staff and government agencies and develops the basis for resource allocation in support of national policy for CTOC, CD, CNT, and CIT.

Projects

Strategic Planner - Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction/Consequence Management

Coordinated, implemented, and monitored support for the president’s National Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction and the National Military Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass
Destruction. Planned and advised commander and his Staff on all matters related to Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction readiness and operations issues. Accountable for planning and coordinating response support for incidents involving a deliberate or accidental release of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or Toxic substances to other US agencies as well as 32 Latin American and Caribbean countries within an area encompassing and 12.1 million miles. Received a personal commendation from the US Southern Command Director of Operations for providing technical assistance to a partner country involving a real-world incident. Received Joint Service Commendation Medal for planning response and support for to a real-world emergency.

Chief Chemical Training Department

Department Chief/Instructor Supervisor at the US Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear School. Responsible for the military education of 400 officers, 500 Non-commissioned officers, and 2300 initial entry soldiers annually. Supervised three subordinate divisions of 53 instructors. Based on regulatory, institutional knowledge and understanding of the training program, effectively resolved problems associated with training, safety, maintenance, and logistics and personnel matters. Duties included: ensuring availability training facilities for ‎instruction; resolving schedule conflicts; evaluating classroom instruction; ensuring availability of ‎instruction material and equipment; counseling instructors ‎on academic and personal matters; evaluating field training; ensuring that curriculum ‎was current with doctrine; advising course manager on retention of students; mentoring ‎student officers.

Special Project Officer for Worldwide Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Conference

Planned, coordinated, and managed a conference that included over 800 attendees and 31 international guests from academia, government, industry, and military as well as 95 private companies. Coordinated inclusion of over 130 technological demonstrations and exhibits. Coordinated presentations for Key note speakers including Military Flag Officers and Senior US Government and Foreign Executives. Planned and Coordinated social activities for the event to include the Chemical Ball which involved over 900 attendees. Personally commended by the Commandant of the US Army Chemical School/Chief of Chemical Corps for the successful outcome of the event.

Iraq Survey Group Chemical Biological Warfare Team

Subject Matter Expert for the Chemical Biological Warfare team. Researched, exploited, reviewed, interpreted, evaluated, and integrated Chemical Biological Warfare related information to produce and contribute to field intelligence products on Iraqi Chemical Biological Warfare programs and activities. Recommended analytical approaches to BW related problems and situations for which data was incomplete, controversial, or no precedent existed. Provided guidance including possible locations of CBW-related documents and equipment, as well as names and locations of key Iraqi regime personnel. Reviewed over 80,550 captured documents and thousands of captured images and videos in order to
determine intelligence value for further exploitation. Resulted determination over 200 files of interest and
150 key documents for further exploitation. Received Joint Service Commendation Medal.

Humanitiarian Officer (Logistics)

Responsible for air shipment of goods averaging over $105,000 and 90 short tons per month Responsible for inspection of logistical functions of 26 Security Assistance Offices throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Conducted on-site visits with regional offices of Army and Air force Exchange service and Defense commissary agency to ensure proper support to the security assistance offices. Direct liaison between Security Assistance Offices, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Defense Commissary Agency, and Army/Air force Exchange Service. Advised the Director of Logistics on Security Assistance Office Quality of Life issues.Within a six month period, supervised the execution of 60 logistical support flights to Latin America and in support of 26 security assistance offices in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Strategic Planner

Planned and advised the Commander and staff on response, recovery and hazard mitigation support to other U.S. government agencies for incidents involving a deliberate or accidental release of or toxic substances. Planned for incident response support to 32 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Traveled extensively throughout Central America and the Caribbean to coordinate face to face with host nation military and law enforcement personnel. Delivered numerous presentations to high-level officials from the U.S. and Latin America. Led a planning team and developed a concept plan to prevent proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Latin America and Caribbean, Presented concept to and obtained approval from the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; Led a planning team for potential reentry and impact of an uncontrolled satellite in Latin America, mitigating potential threat to lives and property; Received a personal commendation from the US Southern Command Director of Operations for providing technical assistance to a Suriname during a real-world incident.

Derpatment Chief (Education)

Department Chief/Instructor Supervisor at the US Army Chemical School. Responsible for the military education of 400 officers, 500 Non-commissioned officers, and 2300 initial entry soldiers annually. Supervised three subordinate divisions of 53 instructors. Based on regulatory, institutional knowledge and understanding of the training program, effectively resolved problems associated with training, safety, maintenance, and logistics and personnel matters. Duties included: ensuring availability training facilities for ‎instruction; resolving schedule conflicts; evaluating classroom instruction; ensuring availability of ‎instruction material and equipment; counseling instructors ‎on academic and personal matters; evaluating field training; ensuring that curriculum ‎was current with doctrine; advising course manager on retention of students; mentoring ‎student officers.

Chief of Staff

Executive Officer and Chief of Staff and second in command of an Army Basic Training Battalion with the average daily strength of 900 personnel consisting of five Basic Combat Training Companies and a headquarters detachment. Directed the battalion in the planning, coordination, and execution of staff support to the battalion commander and training companies. Advised the battalion commander on personnel, administrative, and logistical matters concerning the training of 6,000 Initial Entry Training Soldiers annually and 100 cadre soldiers. Managed the battalion's annual training budget and unit fund budget, the Organizational Inspection Program, five 200-bed dormitories, two office buildings and a Battalion Dining Facility. Responsible for maintenance and accountability of over $ 5 million worth of facilities and equipment. Commanded the battalion in the absence of the commander.Orchestrated 3 successful Organizational Inspections. Planned and coordinated 12 successful Graduation Banquets. Received the Meritorious Service Medal.

Event Planner and Manager

Planned and coordinated for a conference that included over 800 attendees and 31 international guests from academia, government, industry, and military as well as 95 private companies. Coordinated inclusion of over 130 technological demonstrations and exhibits. Coordinated presentations for Key note speakers including Military Flag Officers and Senior US Government and Foreign Executives. Planned and Coordinated social activities for the event to include a Ball which involved over 900 attendees. Personally commended by the Commandant of the US Army Chemical School/Chief of Chemical Corps for the successful outcome of the event.

Qualifications & Certifications

Biology/ Bachelor of Science

Austin Peay State University

Jonit and Combined Warfare School (Joint Professional Military Education II)

Joint Forces Staff College

Master of Art/ Latin American Studies

Indiana University

Middle Tennessee State University

Northwest High School

Bachelor of Applied Science / Supervision and Management

Broward College

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