Wednesday, February 27, 2013

All Hands Conference April 20th

The Marine Corps ALL HANDS CONFERENCE is back!!! The Conference will be held Saturday, April 20th at Weapons Company, 2d Battalion, 24th Marines located at 3155 Blackhawk Drive, Fort Sheridan, IL 60037. 

Doors open at 0700. Breakfast 0800-1000. Guest speakers from 0900-1100. Cost is $10 per person (cash or check), $11 per person (via PayPal - see below pay buttons) or $15 per person at the door. This is scheduled to be a great event with equipment displays, training aids, guest speakers, and breakfast. 

The Marine Corps Coordinating Council will be accepting additional donations to help defray the costs involved in hosting the event. If you cannot attend, please consider a donation. Check payments and donations can be mailed to: Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Chicago, 40557 N. Minena St., Antioch, IL 60002. 

To register for the All Hands Conference, please email and put ALL HANDS CONFERENCE in the subject line, then in the body of the email put the following information: NAME, ORGANIZATION AFFILIATION and EMAIL ADDRESS. Or by your tickets now!


Below we have two Marines looking for Employment, cut and paste to your contacts.



Bachelor of Science Degree in Workforce Education and Development. Effective problem solver and briefer. Tenacious, forthright, steadfast and knowledgeable with a positive can do attitude. Great intellectual, organizational and communication skills.

MASTER SERGEANT, United States Marine Corps, 10 Dec 1991 – 30 Sep 2012

Power Plants Division Chief, Camp Bastion, Afghanistan Managed 54 Marines located at 3 different bases. Provided engine and dynamic component repair support to 10 squadrons, flying 7 different type/model/series aircraft during combat operations.

Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mount Prospect, RS Chicago, Illinois                  Responsible for obtaining monthly tasked goals for 5 Marine recruiters. Organized, directed and supervised their efforts and developed their professional selling skills. Accounted for 48% of all the quality enlistments into the military within the area of responsibility.

Head Instructor, Aviation Support Equipment Schoolhouse, Pensacola, Florida
Responsible for the course curriculum, Proficiency of 23 Instructors and course completion of 3,000 students. Ensured student/instructor materials were accurate and up to date. Ensured instructor’s maintained qualifications and personally reviewed all student course critiques.    

Division Chief, Support Equipment Division, Okinawa, Japan                                                                                 Tracked scheduled/unscheduled maintenance actions, ensured quality of completed tasks. Developed qualifications and prepared Marines to deploy in support of global operations.

Environmental Manager, Newburgh, New York  Responsible for the storage, disposal and education of personnel in the proper handling of Hazardous Materials, in accordance with Marine Corps and Air Force directives as well as OSHA and EPA regulations. Provided training on Hazard Communication & Hazardous Waste Operations Emergency Response. Ensured all Hazardous Materials were stored/disposed of properly, in accordance with all DOT and EPA regulations and properly maintained and tracked all records. Submitted all annual reports in a timely manner.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE, 2006 Cum Laude, Southern Illinois University,  Workforce Education & Development with a specialization in Education, Training & Development

Enrolled in Masters Program, Southern Illinois University 2006                                                  Workforce, Education & Development with focus on Human Performance Improvement

Basic Instructor Training, Pensacola, Florida
Classroom Instruction, Public Speaking, and Curriculum Development, 2003

Staff Noncommissioned Officers’ Advanced Course, Camp Johnson, North Carolina, Advanced Leadership, Management, and Combat Operations, 2005

Basic Recruiter School, San Diego, California
Needs Satisfaction Selling Process, Systematic Recruiting, Public Speaking & Sales, 2007

Lean Six Sigma, Executive Level, 2010, Green Belt 2010

References and Supporting Documentation Furnished Upon Request


4210 N. Natchez Avenue, Unit #301
Chicago, Illinois 60634


To begin a career with an organization that encompasses great culture and stability that will lead to a long relationship filled with growth opportunities.


Chase Bank • Chicago, Illinois (May 2011 - Present)
Personal Banker

The Personal Banker is a branch based sales professional whose primary goal is to acquire, retain, and deepen customer relationships. Responsible to maintain consistent communication, ensuring all banking needs are met and clients receive important updates on new policies or changes to existing bank policies.  Provide guidance, support and direction to clients in connection with selecting bank products based on individual needs.  Assist clients with completing any necessary documentation and walk them through complicated bank processes as needed.

             Awarded Most Valuable Participant (“MVP”) during national sales training
             Successfully attracted over 200 new customers to the bank
             Fortified existing customer relationships generating between $500 thousand and $1 
                    million in new assets for the bank

College Works Painting • Chicago, Illinois (February 2010 - September 2010) Internship
Branch Manager

Hired, trained, and supervised no fewer than 10 direct reports.  Created, designed and implemented plans for marketing, sales, and production.  Generated approximately 100 solid leads from Marketing Plan.


             Achieved sales and production revenues in excess of $50 thousand
             Successfully built and ran a start-up business, overseeing all activity from inception 
                       through full operation
             Worked effectively, interacting seamlessly with a multitude of clients at any one time 
             Garnered nomination for Most Improved Manager of the Year

Triton College • River Grove, Illinois (August 2008- August 2009) Internship
Program Assistant

Assisted the Dean of Student Services in providing support for student clubs and organizations.  Functioned as an advisor to students in connection with the management of student clubs and the oversight of activities linked to organization initiatives.  Implemented recruitment and marketing strategies and programs designed to promote involvement in student clubs and organizations.  Assisted the Dean of Student Services with the special initiatives, projects and activities


             Increased the level of club participation on campus by 50%
             Led in coordinating a Bone Marrow Drive event resulting in the addition of over 75 new 
                      applicants to the donor registry

United States Marine Corps / Rank - Staff Sergeant • Camp Pendleton, California (June 2003- June 2007)

Supply Administration Supervisor

Provided all necessary direct supply support to an entire battalion maximizing resources available to ensure mission accomplishment.  Maintained an accurate inventory accounting of military assets with an estimated combine value in excess of $1 million.  Oversaw the administration of property control and sub-custody work sections to ensure the complete accuracy of records.  Constructed and monitored a multimillion dollar budget ensuring projected actual expenditures tracked with available appropriations.  Conducted internal audits to ensure proper policies and procedures were being adhered to.  Supervised, led, trained, and fostered the overall well-being of personnel in the work sector.  Directed the contract procurement of supplies using an authorized government purchase card.

           Recognized by the Secretary of the Navy for superior performance and dedication of 
            Accurately prepared the work section under the Commanding General's Inspection 
                     Program resulting in an overall score of 98% out of 100%
            Created a training schedule which enhanced the knowledge and proficiency of the                 
                      personnel under my direct supervision
             Reconstructed property records after deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom
             Successfully completed training for the government purchase card program
             Received Battalion Marine for the Quarter honors


Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration
DePaul University, Chicago Illinois, March 2013 (Anticipated) 

Associate Degree in Science
Triton College, River Grove Illinois