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WILLIE THOMAS JR., MBA 909 Andrews Crossing ??? Smithfield, VA, 23430 ??? Phone: (757) 279-0297???

wt130da8c@westpost.net Supply Chain Management / Business Administration Leader in conceptualization, development, implementation and management of best-in-class DOD supply management business operations. Consistently successful in strengthening integrated logistics systems and material management processes, reducing operating cost and improving bottom-line progress through innovation, creativity and strategic organizational leadership. Dynamic management performance. Active Secret Security Clearance. Inventory Optimization & Planning ??? Asset Management ??? Acquisition Management ??? Customer Relationship Management ??? Performance-Based Logistics ??? Competitive Contract Negotiations ??? Purchasing Strategies ??? Program & Project Leadership ??? Integrated Logistics Management ??? Strategic Planning ??? Vendor Sourcing & Quality ??? Process & Performance Optimization ??? Strategic Alliances monitor essential non-airborne MICAPs at 48 bases worldwide plus 25 contingency locations. ??? Conduct life-cycle management/stock record analysis studies affecting 63,000 auditable inventory records that improved order achieved a $2.1 million reduction in variable material handling cost and $4 million (60%) reduction in fixed cost. United States Air Force, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan ??? 2007 2009 Supply Chain Equipment Liaison Officer

??? Consulted and provided quality assurance training to 730 personnel for largest Logistics Readiness Squadron operation in Air Force. ??? Provided logistical support for 81 units and 21 associate unit aircraft; including F-15s, KC-135s, HH-60s, and E-3s. ??? Guided processing of 4, 000 monthly receipts; effort reduced Total Non-Mission Capable rates valued at $19M monthly. ??? Directed 300 equipment retrograde assets; verified serviceability valued at $1.6M in cost saving, dispersed assets within Pacific Air Command. ??? Led redistribution of 16,000 assets valued at $75M with 99% accuracy rate; resulted in sustainment of 23 wing/tenant units. Selected 2008 18th Logistic Readiness Senior Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter. United States Air Force, Kunsan Air Base, Kunsan, Korea ??? 2006 2007 Customer Service Logistic Liaison / Equipment Management Liaison Officer ??? Provided supply/equipment support to 41 F-16 aircraft and 3,000 assigned personnel while maintaining inventory valued at $200M with a 98% inventory accuracy rate. ??? Managed/developed corporate-level supply, procurement, and property book management policies, procedures, and standard operating instructions effecting 138 equipment accounts. ??? Executed Air Staff -directed CFO Asset Review; tracked 600 equipment assets worth $200M; effort solidified funds control, review/approval of $7.7M to DFAS resulting in zero payment deficiencies. Willie Thomas Jr. - Page Two United States Air Force, Sheppard Air Base, Wichita Falls Texas ??? 2000 - 2006

Quality Assurance Evaluator conducted inspections of 21 environmental protocols in seven areas; identified deficiencies/follow-up ensured 100% compliance with environmental policies. ??? Converted Receipt-In- Place Location facility; reduced processing time from 30 days to 2, saving $460,000 annually on transportation and personnel cost. ??? Served as lead QAE in evaluating contracted vehicle maintenance performance on T-square and Delginn, one of the largest contracts of its kind in the U.S. Air Force. ??? Conducted contract oversight of supply inventory; utilized monthly reports; resulting outstanding accuracy rate of 98%. ??? Coordinated air shipments of 50 cargo pallets in two days and prepared 42 more for transport within 5 days worth $3M of humanitarian aid to Iraq; effort reduced 200 ???over-theroad??? convoys traveling downrange in support of Middle East operations. United States Air Force, Kunsan Air Base, Kunsan, Korea ??? 1999 2000 Mission Support Liasion Supervisor ??? Supervised Mission Support Controllers responsible for sustaining associate units/50 F-16 aircraft and 3,000 personnel. ??? Monitored 400 requisitions monthly; initiated actions to expedite delivery of critical assets, reducing mission capable supply rate from 12.5 % to command standard 8 %. ??? Transitioned organization from its traditional, operational role into a strategic and integrated systems process for an immediate 25% in

procurement, storage handling and administrative expense reduction United States Air Force, Macdill Air Base, Tampa, Florida ??? 1996-1999 Consolidated Mobility Bag Control Center Journeyman ??? Oversaw pre-positioned War Reserve Material assets valued at $684 million for first and largest CMBCC operation in United States; 72,000 sets of operational ground crew ensembles worth $27M. ??? Supervised identification, selection, and replacement of 30,000 chemical defense items valued at $1.2M from assigned bulk storage warehouse location prior to shelf-life expiration; achieved a 99% inventory accuracy rate for the largest CWDE storage facility in DOD. CERTIFICATIONS Master Certificate, Government Contract Management, Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 2010 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Association of Operations Management (APICS) National Contract Management Association (NCMA) SELECTED MILITARY HONORS Defense Meritorious Service Medals - 2008 Air Force Commendation Medals - 1995, 1996, 2005, 2006 Air Force Achievement Medals- 1987, 1989, 1991, 2000, 2003 EDUCATION MBA/Business Administration / University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, 2008 BSOE / Business Management / Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas, 2005 AAS / Logistics / Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL, 2001