Job Opportunity Sought In Operations Management in Logistics & Transportation as of June 21, 2013.

21 June 2013

Joseph F. Forlenza 674 Young Way, Richmond Hill, GA 31324. Cell: 912-660-3508, Home: 912-756-6740,


Proven leader and manager accomplished in training, planning and communicating is seeking a career transition to Operations Management in logistics and transportation.


Skills Summary



Professional presentations

Scheduling/ prioritizing

Microsoft Office

Written communications


Operations management

Report preparations




Professional Experience

· Operations Manager for a large multi-function, multi level organization. Lead the day-to-day operations, trained employees in best practices, conducted employee evaluations and planned for future operations and contingencies.

· As a team member, I helped to develop strategic long and short range plans to achieve the desired objectives outlined by headquarters.

· Updated decision makers at the highest levels on a daily basis and as needed if situations or plans changed.

· Lead a large staff of specialists and communicated needs and direction daily to achieve desired results.

· I use a hands-on approach, when needed, to meet approaching deadlines and complete tasks.

· I developed a system of tracking and managing scenario-based training that allowed our trainers to be more flexible and to capitalize on opportunity training. This system became the standard for all training in the company.

· Promoted to lead instructor for operations leading a staff of eight instructors and trainers in the teach-coach-mentor methodology for mid level staff.

· Excellent oral and written communications skills. I volunteer my experience as a journalist to promote and to highlight the successes of several civic organizations as a Public Relations/ Public Affairs Officer.

· Accountable for the safety of all employees. Safety is a top priority and best safety practices are emphasized at all times.




Joseph F. Forlenza 674 Young Way, Richmond Hill, GA 31324. Cell: 912-660-3508, Home: 912-756-6740,

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Employment History


Firefighter, City of Richmond Hill, GA, July 2008-present


Firefighter/EMT, Board of Commissioners, Bryan County, GA, December 2006-present


Lead Instructor for Operations, MPRI, Southwest Asia and Africa, July 2004-December 2006


Intelligence Operations Officer, Major, United States Army, October 1984-November 2004






Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

Troy University, Troy, Alabama

Magna Cum Laude

May 1993


Associates in Arts, Business Administration

County College of Morris, Randolph, New Jersey

May 1983


American Public University

Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Logistics Management

Presently Attending


Civic Organizations and Volunteer Leadership


Post Quartermaster, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Richmond Hill, GA Post 7331


Volunteer Firefighter, Bryan County Fire Department, South Division