Last seen February 13 at 15:27 Andrew Hobold, MBA Candidate

Andrew Hobold, MBA Candidate

My Services

• Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from William & Mary School of Business - current • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Thomas Edison State University (2015) • Active DoD Secret Clearance for 9 years. Top Secret / SCI eligible • 15yrs diversified experience in developing data visualizations to inform military/federal decision makers • 9yr military HR expertise in staffing, payroll, unit readiness data and developing strength mgt. models. • Polished presentations to senior military leadership (O-6 above) & Federal Government (GS-15 above)

Advisory type

Consulting, Web, Mobile, Software Design & Development

Service line

Innovation, IT Advisory, Operations, Generalist, Analytics Platforms & Dashboards, Big Data, Business Process Automation Development, Content Management Systems, Data Visualization Services, Development - Web, IT Consulting Services, Maintenance (Website & App), Migration Services, (Data) Security & Privacy, Software Development Solutions, Systems Integration, Testing Services, Other Services


IT Consulting Portfolio Management Cyber Security Program Management Agile software developmennt

Asset Management, Defense, Financial Services, Government / Public Services, Information Technology

Previous Employers

Experience IT Portfolio Manager/ Business Analyst Lead US Air Force HQ A4 / DSD Labs Nov 2022 - Present (1 year) -Action Officer for BLADE (Basing & Logistics Analytics Data Environment) program initiatives in a fast-paced environment to support Airmen and inform warfighters at the speed of data relevance. -Support the AF/A4PA (Portfolio Advocacy Mgmt Div, DCS/Logistics, Engineering, & Force Protection -Legacy system consolidation via Agile Methodology resulting in $12.4M in remediation costs avoided -Portfolio management of IT systems through agile governance and SME collaboration -Anticipate concerns and escalating issues to prevent program delays and end-user bottlenecks -Utilize JIRA automation to organize team functional analysis, strategic planning, and Agile sprints -Utilize Strike-Team funding (borrowing from future funding to free budgeted savings) for IT priorities -Migrate 92 systems to AWS, Microsoft Azure secure cloud platforms utilizing Saas and PaaS. -Implement industry best practices for IT investment / portfolio management on short timeline taskers -Leverage O365, JIRA, MS Azure for Cloud, and SharePoint tools to support BLADE dashboards Business Analyst Pentagon Force Protection Agency - Nov 2015 - Nov 2022 (7 years) -Manage O365 and SharePoint to generate reports for GS-15 and above, track activities and create visualizations for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) in day-to-day processes -Administrate MS Excel user roles with instructions to track warehouse delivery and inventory data. -Support government program leads in implementing the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS) database through gathering requirements, running data queries, and forecasting purchases. -Develop process flow diagrams to reflect current and proposed uniform issuance process cycle -Analyze & quantify costs of business process change to include storage costs, labor, and procurement-Translate business-end needs into clear requirements for DPAS development teams -Coordinate Facilities, Acquisitions and Logistics Division (FALD) taskings, gather information to solve problems and improve procedures. Provide written recommendations to management for change -Ensure incoming employees are trained in correct documenting and security processes -Optimize import/ export of products, map complex issues, and business plan with subject matter experts to create cost estimates that are accurate and complete. -Telework proactively, lead projects, and remotely respond with timely customer service to all requests -Recommended optimization to reduce process bottlenecks in end-of-life cycle storage, resulting in a 20% annual reduction totaling $1.1 million over 3 years Operations Officer Army National Guard - June 2013 - May 2022 (9 Years) -Managed HR and human capital with battalion S1 shop, overseeing legal, payroll, and unit staffing -Forecasted and executed the monthly, and quarterly company training projections for unit commander -Commanded logistics companies of 90 Soldiers, accountable for over $3M of military equipment -Utilized cloud computing, cybersecurity, and secure applications to enter, store, and distribute mission data on DoD secure cloud platforms; Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure -Leveraged MS Excel to present maintenance trends on equipment readiness through GCSS Army. -Present reports on unit readiness to O-6 and above, identifying best practices & areas for improvement -Defined objectives, identified and evaluated mission objectives to develop a robust plan of action, and analyzed outcomes through After-Action Review (AAR). -Increased the annual driver licensing by over 54% through training more trainers and identifying trends to optimize licensing process. -Train Soldiers in company SOPs and Microsoft Office for enterprise email access and GCSS Army Business Associate Philidor Rx Services - Jan 2015 – Oct 2015 (10 months) -Optimized business operations and executed Just in Time inventory to fulfill daily prescriptions to patients by verifying and validating patient information as current, accurate, and matching. Coordinated with pharmacists, clerks, and UPS to ship prescription drugs. -Provided recommendation for process improvement through requirements gathering and relevant data analysis, resulting in a maximum output of 10k daily prescriptions mailed. -Maintained workstation with firewalls and network security updates to maintain patient confidentiality. -Recognized for exceptional services in providing professional voiceover narration/recording for training video on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for company-wide training.

College / University Degrees


College of William & Mary Master of Business Administration (MBA) ‘22-’24 Thomas Edison State University Bachelor of Science, Business Administration 2011-2015 Army Logistics University, Ft Lee Unit Movement Officer | Captains Career Course 2017

Specialized training, Certifications

• 15yr exp. Microsoft O365, Power BI, Tableau, and BI tools | Advanced skills in Excel pivot tables • 20 combined years in detailed communication, human resources, & presentation to senior leaders • Familiar with MS Access, SharePoint, PowerPoint, PowerQuery, PowerPivot, Excel SQL, & VBA • Scale Agile Framework Certification (SAFe exam March 2023) • DoD Cyber Awareness Challenge Graduate - Certified August, 2022. (Expires September 01, 2023) • Ability to multitask, manage multi-faceted projects, and translate complex data into defined solutions


English, Portuguese

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