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Bobby Saxon

Division Chief & Program Director, Army G-3

Location
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Current
  1. US Army G-3/5/7
Previous
  1. US Army G-3/5/7,
  2. ABW Insurance,
  3. PC POWERUSER, INC.
Education
  1. National Defense University
Websites
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US Army G-3/5/7

US Army G-3/5/7

Division Chief & Program Director

– Present

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Background

Summary

Transformational Leader and certified Chief Information Officer (CIO), Entrepreneur, and U.S. Army Officer. Innovative Information Technology strategist within a public and private environment. Visionary leader and turn-around expert skilled with delivering stakeholder focused IT business solutions. IT Sales Manager with extensive experience penetrating new markets. Top Secret / SCI security clearance.

Experience

Division Chief & Program Director

US Army G-3/5/7
– Present (4 years 3 months)Washington, DC

Lead a Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) cross functional team of 35 highly specialized personnel to create and maintain an Oracle based, classified secret, Big Data and predictive analytics system.

• Developed/implemented an outreach strategy that increased user base tenfold to over 1,000.
• Program recognized as a 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate for Innovation.
• Program recognized as the 2013 FedScoop 50 Federal IT Program of the Year.
• Program recognized as one of GovLoops 2013 Most Innovative Programs.
• Individually recognized as recipient of the 2013 CIO Magazine “Ones to Watch” award.

Assistant Deputy CIO

US Army G-3/5/7
(1 year 9 months)Washington, DC

Primary assistant to the deputy CIO to develop the HQDA, Army G-3/5/7 Information Technology (IT) Strategic Plan, IT Enterprise Architecture policy, and IT Governance structure. Developed the strategy and led the implementation of the Army G-3/5/7 Portfolio Management process which led to investment prioritization of 40+ Army IT systems and the creation of IT lifecycle management and budgeting plans for each. Led the development of the G-3/5/7 Data Transformation Plan to transform how the organization standardizes and utilizes data. Served as the Army representative to multiple Army and Department of Defense (DOD) IT boards, including the Joint Staff Warfighter Mission Area (WMA) IT domain board, the Army Portfolio Management Solution (APMS) board, and the EMDS Configuration Control Board (CCB). Led the re-development of Army Regulation (AR) 10-47 in order to establish agency functions and support responsibility for current wartime operations via the Army Operations Center (AOC). The AOC is a 24/7 operations center.

Chief Operating Officer / Co-Founder

ABW Insurance
(6 years 3 months)Athens, Georgia

Co-founded ABW Insurance to provide a personal touch to an increasingly automated and impersonal automobile insurance market. ABW sales grew from startup to over $1.2 million annually with a growing customer base numbering over 2000. ABW Insurance is a Property & Casualty insurance agency catering to a local market in Athens, GA specializing in auto, home, and property insurance with a focus on auto insurance. Lead the Strategic Planning, Marketing, Business Development, and IT operations for ABW. Merged numerous IT systems with ABW IT systems due to an agency acquisition. Licensed Georgia Property and Casualty agent since 2004.

Chief Executive Officer / Founder

PC POWERUSER, INC.
(11 years)Georgia

Launched PC POWERUSER, Inc. to provide Microsoft SQL based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales Force Automation (SFA) collaboration solutions to small and midsize businesses. Served as the primary IT Project Manager and Chief Information/Technology Officer for over 300 projects representing over 10,000 hours of project management and CRM consulting. Managed a staff of 10 including 5 ACT! Certified Consultants / Microsoft Certified Professionals. Led the Sales and Marketing efforts of the company. These efforts led to the implementation of CRM solutions for over 3500 users representing more than 500 different companies including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), United Parcel Service (UPS), and Russell Athletics. Created and directed the Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC ACT! users groups to educate and develop customers. Merged numerous financial and database IT systems as a result of mergers and acquisitions by growing customer organizations.

Candidate, US Congress 10th Congressional District

Bobby Saxon for Congress
(1 year 4 months)Athens, GA

Launched a grass roots campaign as an unknown and unconnected candidate in August 2007 out of frustration with the way our government leaders were failing to work together to solve tough challenges. Built a 21-county organization that included over 200 volunteers. Conducted hundreds of campaign events and spoke before thousands of voters. Dogged determination and a will to succeed culminated with 39% of the vote in November 2008.

Skills

  • Information Assurance
  • Army
  • Military
  • Security Clearance
  • Military Operations
  • Program Management
  • DoD
  • Command
  • Military Experience
  • Operational Planning
  • Counterterrorism
  • Government
  • Strategic Planning
  • Emergency Management
  • National Security
  • Physical Security
  • Team Building
  • Human Resources
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Readiness
  • Records Management
  • Federal Government
  • Business Development
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Military Training
  • Top Secret
  • Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Interagency Coordination
  • Intelligence
  • Security+
  • Analysis
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Security
  • Special Operations
  • Crisis Management
  • Homeland Security
  • Organizational...
  • Defense
  • Afghanistan
  • Training
  • Strategy
  • Policy
  • Government Contracting
  • Military Logistics
  • Team Leadership
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Education

National Defense University

Master of Science (M.S.), Government Information Leadership w/CIO Concentration

Chief Information Officer (Graduate Certificate)
Distinguished Graduate

Government Strategic Leader (Graduate Certificate)

Georgia Southern University - College of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Distinguished Military Graduate

National Defense University

Advanced Management Program

AFCEA Distinguished Graduate

Dale Carnegie Sales Course

Sales

Honor Graduate

Organizations

AFCEA, PMI, VFW, American Legion, AMVETS, NGAUS, NGAGA

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