Administrative Professional (Military)

Luis A. McFadden
1567 Ruppert Road
Utica, MI 48317
(586) 991-8057

Administrative Professional

~ Highly Organized with Exceptional Interpersonal Skills ~

Experienced individual with strong leadership and interpersonal skills that consistently seeks better results. Resourceful and analytical skills result in improved operational accuracy. Able to make key decisions and multi-task in hectic and deadline-driven environments. Excellent interpersonal skills able to interact favourably with people from diverse backgrounds. Skilled at maintaining strong working relationships while solving problems. Trustworthy and honest with a high level integrity. Fluent in Spanish. Genuine team player and leader. Key strengths include:

• Accounting & Financial Reporting     • Scheduling
• Organization     • Contracts
• Confidential and Discreet     • Decision Making
• Project Management of Multiple Tasks     • Business Correspondence
• Budget Adherence     • Team Leader


Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Quicken, QuickBooks, Company Financial Management programs.

Career Path


1974 – 2001

Utica, MI

1999 – 2001
Chosen to provide administrative and technical expertise for over 900 deployed personnel. Trusted with highly confidential financial operations.

• Directed Regional Office with 450K annual budget. Detail oriented and able to prioritize competing projects. Rectified errors resulted in 10% improvement in budget.
• Chosen to lead the creation of a new filing system and status board for the Regional Director. This provided a clearer vision of the office’s personnel and equipment availability for upcoming operations.
• Able to communicate clearly with all personnel and staff. Recognized for exceptional oral and written communication skills which exceeded standard expectations.

Utica, MI

1995 – 1999
Served as a senior administrative professional for regional office. Supervised staff of five.

• Trusted to develop and supervise a newly formed unit which provided seamless co-ordination of contract agreements totaling $2.2M for procurement and supply management.
• Defined and designed Operations Manual which resulted in 35% percent fewer accounting erros. Held extensive and supportive staff training.

Utica, MI

1991 – 1995
Sole administrator in a busy and deadline driven environment this job required two sets of competing priorities. Prepared monthly financial forecasts for both offices and managed departmental budget affiliated with infrastructure repairs and maintenance. Supervised ten professionals in Finance and five in the Works
Control divisions.

• Recognized by superiors as key to the success of the program. Selected as Keynote speaker for an audience of 600 Military personnel on the topic of reducing errors and redundancy.
• Team leader for the Construction Administration team
• Assigned chief administrator’s role for a $2M Military Hospital renovation. In charge of finances, timekeeping, all project documentation and procurement.

Education & Specialized Certifications

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Coursework successfully completed:
• Internal Auds
• Financial Process Auditing
• HR Management and leadership
• Cultural Awareness & Diversity in the workplace
• Stress Management
• Office Management
• CPR Certified
• Practices & Principals of Government Management
• Financial Management Accounting

Community/Volunteer Involvement

PTO treasurer, BSA Cubmaster


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