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					                                                                                              Juan Efren Garibay
                                            Juan Efren Garibay
             36402 Wishing Well Ct                                    Telephone: (760) 576-9204
              Winchester, CA 92596                                 E-Mail Address: juangaribay_2@msn.com

                      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
        Languages: Fluent in Spanish.
        Government Top Secret Clearance.
        Bachelors of Science Degree, Liberal Arts, Excelsior College in Albany, New York, March 2009.
        Honorable Discharge, United States Marine Corps, Retired. March 1991 to April 2011.
A proven leader and motivator of people with 20 years of knowledge and experience in team building, training, personnel
development, staffing, supervision, and management. I am equipped with the ability to develop new insights into situations
to encourage new ideas and innovations.
     Project Management expertise and knowledge in management principles and processes
     Resource Management - Possess proven problem solving and resource allocation skills needed to meet
      goals.
     Maintain a well-organized team - cross train team members to be more efficient; cultivate awareness and
      self-actualization of personnel, building increased investment in operations by all staff.
     Process Implementation - Ability to anticipate unique requirements or potential roadblocks in all situations;
      promote an environment of continuous improvement and learning to deliver exceptional results; streamline
      communication and implementation channels to quickly and effectively meet customer and organizational
      needs.
     Relationship Management - Highly experienced in building a unified team environment, through
      leadership, employee empowerment and continuous learning, able to act as liaison/change agent between
      production employees, senior management and third parties.
     Expert ability to communicate, counsel and advise clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing with
      diplomacy and tact with all levels of staff and individuals; Ability to work safely, effectively and maintain
      professionalism and composure under adverse and stressful conditions; Personally committed to the highest
      ethical standards; Make well-informed, effective, and timely decisions.
     Extensive demonstrated supervisory, public speaking, and leadership experience.
     Personable, intuitive, inquisitive, diligent, punctual, unselfish, trustworthy, loyal, highly motivated, and
      committed to high ethical standards and personal integrity in every situation.
     Demonstrated ability to analyze information, identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and
      develop solutions; an effective problem-solver with excellent organizational and time management skills;
      capably liaises and manages business relationships; Identify and analyze problems; determine
      objectives, set priorities, and delegate work.
     Leader, trainer, and team builder with extensive operational and administration experience, as well as,
      outstanding management, analytical and technical acumen; Expert ability to plan/organize work.
     Versatility, adaptability, and willingness to tackle new responsibilities and multiple tasks; self-starter,
      assertive, positive “can do” attitude, and team player; Accept responsibility for my own mistakes and
      strive to never repeat preventable errors.
     Successful hands-on experience in operations management, planning, workflow organization, space
      utilization, research, analysis, and investigations; Possess the ability to build strategic relationships and
      achieve common goals for the mutual benefit of others; Excellent interpersonal relations, oral and written
      communication skills.
     Able to foster an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged
      to achieve the vision and mission of the organization; Strong analytical, negotiation, investigatory,
      administration, and mediation skills.
     Develop the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback
      and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods; Inspire and foster team
      commitment, spirit, pride, and trust.
     Recognized for ability to educate, train, lead, evaluate, and motivate personnel at all levels; Highly self-
      motivated and work well both independently and collaboratively; Expert ability to establish and maintain
      strong, effective, working relationships with culturally diverse groups and in culturally diverse environments.


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PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:
Personnel and Administration Chief, Camp Pendleton, CA.
August 2008 – April 2011                                              Master Sergeant (E-8)/Department Manager
     Supervised 21 Personnel in five separate sections.
     Responsible monitoring manpower tasks and staffing; A sought after contributor in the resolution process of
       inquiries from outside agencies and personnel issues.
     Assist and advise on all administrative matters for an organization of 1500 personnel.
     Familiar and knowledgeable on postal procedures and regulations, career planning and bonus payments,
       promotions, and pay and entitlements.
     Prepare reports, routing sheet memos; Draft, and review outgoing correspondence in accordance with
       Marine Corps Orders and Secretary of the Navy Instructions/Correspondence Manual for senior staff.
     Trained and experienced as Defense Travel System Approving Official in which I coordinated, prepared,
       and scrutinized travel requests, orders, funding and claims settlement; Worked with Fiscal/Comptroller
       section in managing a $1,000,000 budget.
     Trained and experienced as Government Travel Charge Card Coordinator and dramatically reducing
       outstanding charge card balances.
     Responsible for the professional development, mentoring, and supervision of over 40 personnel; Advised
       and interpreted Marine Corps Orders, Marine Corps Regulations, All Marine Messages, Marine
       Administrative Messages, and Navy and Marine Corps Policies for Mid-Level and Senior Management.
     Accomplishments: Supervised preparations for three highly detailed Personnel and Administration
       Inspections in which all sections achieved 90%; Saved approximately $50,000 each quarter in travel
       funding. During this time, I volunteered for local community events such as the Stepps Stables Annual
       Family Day.
Officer Candidate School Instructor, Training Command, Quantico, VA.
August 2007- August 2008                                                    Gunnery Sergeant (E-7)/Senior Advisor
     Supervised, trained, and developed four 3-member teams in the proper conduct of training of Officer
         Candidates/Entry Level Military Officer Training, in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
     Successfully trained, mentored and evaluated over 300 personnel.
     Accomplishments: Received numerous certificates for the successful completion of seven 6-week and 10-
         week training cycles.
Legal Chief, Training and Education Command, Quantico, VA.
May 2006 – August 2007                                                      Gunnery Sergeant (E-7)/Lead Supervisor
    Receive, review, and prepare legal correspondence, reports, and endorsements for General and Special
        Courts-Martials, Officer and Senior Enlisted Administrative Separations, Officer and Senior Enlisted
        Nonjudicial Punishments, and a variety of investigations in accordance with Navy and Marine Corps orders
        and regulations (Secretary of the Navy Instructions, Marine Corps Separations Manual, Correspondence
        Manual, and Legal Administration Manual.
    Review correspondence for signature of the Staff Judge Advocate from over 30 Military Occupational
        Specialty Schools and Primary Military Education Academies; Process requests for information and assist in
        resolving a variety of legal inquiries from external and internal elements; Prepare travel and funding
        requests for witnesses, accused, and counsel.
    Maintained custody reports and investigations subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
    Responsible for training, discipline, mentoring, and supervision of personnel.
    Accomplishments: Implemented an electronic filing system for physical logging and tracking of requests
        for legal action. Volunteered in support of the local community with the “Rebuilding Together” organization.
Assistant Administration Chief, United States Pacific Command, Camp Smith, HI.
October 2004 – May 2006                                                       Gunnery Sergeant (E-7)/Supervisor
     Supervised and mentored 6 Personnel.
     Responsible for drafting and review of official correspondence and message traffic from several outside
        agencies and internal entities, i.e. Department of Defense, U.S. Congress and Senate, Joint Chiefs of Staff,
        and State Department; Knowledgeable and familiar with Joint Chiefs of Staff Correspondence procedures,
        orders, and manuals.
     Responsible for the security and handling of sensitive and classified information, including accountability
        during extensive travel periods throughout the Continental United States and 8 foreign countries.

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        Maintained a $30,000 office equipment/supply budget.
        Accomplishments: Volunteered for the Hawaii Food Bank Annual Food Drive raising over 2000 pounds of
         goods for the community. Received the Joint Service Commendation Medal for personal and professional
         achievements.
Assistant Protocol Officer, United States Pacific Command, Camp Smith, HI.
May 2003- October 2004                                                             Staff Sergeant (E-6)/Section Leader
     Supervised and mentored 7 personnel.
     Responsible for logistics, scheduling, and other administrative support to Action Officers, U.S. and Foreign
        dignitaries, and other high ranking military and civilian officials conducting official business with the
        Commander and Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Command.
     Knowledgeable and familiar with the Army, Air Force, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Protocol regulations.
     Responsible for maintaining and tracking over $100,000 in office equipment and government vehicles.
     Accomplishments: Participated in three Aloha Runs and two Half Marathons supporting charitable causes.
        Received several awards and certificates for personal and professional achievements including Enlisted
        Member of the Quarter in a 2000 personnel organization.
Drill Instructor and Senior Drill Instructor, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA.
January 2000 - March 2003                                            Sergeant/Staff Sergeant (E-5/E-6)/Task Leader
      Trained and Developed over 400 Personnel in Introductory Military Training in accordance with Standard
          Operating Procedures, Marine Corps regulations and orders.
      As Operations Chief, responsible for conducting Family Day presentations and tracking annual training for
          over 200 personnel, which included rifle and pistol range quotas, physical fitness testing, primary military
          long distance education, gas chamber, and swim qualifications.
      Accomplishments: Coordinated support of personnel and equipment for six Graduation Ceremonies and
          two Educator Workshop events. Received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for
          professional Achievements.
Service Record and Pay & Allowances Chief, Inspector-Instructor Staff, Encino, CA.
November 1996 – December 1999                                                        Sergeant (E-5)/Section Leader
     Supervised 8 Personnel.
     Responsible for training Reserve Component counterpart, maintaining and updating Service Record Books,
        reporting all pay and allowances, and preparing accountability reports for over 200 Active Duty and Reserve
        personnel; Responsible for security and accountability of over $20,000 of monthly payroll checks for
        Reserve Personnel.
     Accomplishments: Participated and volunteered in Taste of Encino, mentor at a local Elementary School,
        and the Toy-for-Tots program. Received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for personal and
        professional achievements. Achieved a 92% in the Reserve and Active Duty Personnel Administration
        Readiness Inspection.
Pay and Allowances Chief, Combat Service Support Detachment, El Toro, Irvine, CA.
August 1994 – November 1996                                        Corporal/Sergeant (E-4/E-5)/Section Leader
Service Record and Pay & Allowances Chief, Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron -242, El Toro, CA.
September 1991 – August 1994                                   Lance Corporal/Corporal (E-3/E-4)/Section Leader
Unit Diary Clerk Course, Camp Del Mar, Camp Pendleton, CA.
August 1991- September 1991                                Private First Class/Lance Corporal (E-2/E-3)/Student
Marine Combat Training, Camp Pendleton, CA.
July 1991 - August 1991                                                              Private First Class (E-2)/Student
Marine Recruit Training, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA.
March 1991 – June 1991                                                                     Private (E-1)/Basic Marine
COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:
Proficient in use of most major computer systems, information systems, spreadsheet applications, graphic and
presentation applications, and word processing applications including but not limited to:
      Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista.
      Microsoft WordPerfect; Microsoft Office Suite.
      MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint; MS Publisher.
      Internet Explore; Netscape Navigator.

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HONORS, AWARDS AND SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS:
      JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL                         NATO MEDAL-ISAF AFGHANISTAN
      NAVY AND MARINE CORPS                                    FOUR (4) JOINT MERITORIOUS UNIT
       COMMENDATION MEDAL                                        AWARD
      TWO (2) NAVY AND MARINE CORPS                            NAVY MERITORIOUS UNIT
       ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL                                         COMMENDATION
      SEVEN (7) CERTIFICATE OF                                 TWO (2) NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE
       COMMENDATION (INDIVIDUAL AWARD)                           MEDAL
      NINE (9) LETTER OF APPRECIATION                          GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM SERVICE
      FIVE (5) MERITORIOUS MAST                                 MEDAL
      LETTER OF COMMENDATION                                   THREE (3) SEA SERVICE DEPLOYMENT
      CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION                               RIBBON
      SIX (6) MARINE CORPS GOOD CONDUCT                        MARINE CORPS DRILL INSTRUCTOR
       MEDAL                                                     RIBBON
      AFGHANISTAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
EDUCATION:
      Bachelors of Science Degree, Liberal Arts, Excelsior College, Albany in New York, March 2009.
      Master Sergeant/First Sergeant (E-8) Leadership Seminar, Camp Pendleton, CA., September 2008.
      Diploma, Legal Officer’s Course, Norfolk, VA 2007.
      Diploma, Staff Non-Commission Officer Advanced Career Distance Resident Education Program, 2005.
      Diploma, Staff Non-Commission Officer Advanced Distance Non-Resident Education Program, 2004.
      Diploma, Staff Non-Commission Officer Career Distance Resident Education Program 2002.
      Diploma, Staff Non-Commission Officer Distance Non-Resident Education Program 1999.
      Diploma, Sergeants Resident Education Program, 1997.
      Diploma, Sergeants Distance Non-Resident Education Program, 1996.
      Diploma, Noncommissioned Officer, Career Resident Program 1994.




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