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John Watson

Operations Manager

John Watson - Profile

434.395.2175

watsonjg@longwood.edu

 

Education:

  • Everest University Online:  Bachelors in Science - Business Management - February, 2012 to Current
  • Everest University Online:  Associate in Science - Criminal Justice - Summa Cum Laude, 2008 - 2011
  • ISO 9000-2000 Series Auditor/Lead Auditor – Kuwait, 2004
  • Internal Quality Management Systems Auditor – Kuwait, 2004
  • United States Army – Advanced Leadership (Supervision) – Fort McClellan, Alabama, 1992
  • United States Army – Master Fitness Trainer – Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, 1986
  • United States Army - Operations Specialist – Fort McClellan, Alabama, 1980

 

Professional Experience:

  • Operations Manager/Equipment Repair Technician, Campus Recreation, Longwood University, 2010 - Current
  • Business Owner, Young and Healthy Independent Marketing, 2005 to Current
  • Quality Specialist/Technical Inspector, CSA Ltd., Kuwait – 2004 - 2005
  • Branch Manager, Lead Senior Quartermaster and Special Purpose Equipment Mechanic, CSA Ltd., Kuwait 1999- 2004
  • Quartermaster and Special Purpose Equipment Mechanic, ITT Federal Services International, Kuwait, 1998 - 1999
  • Instructor/Trainer, Vinnell Corporation, Royal Saudi Land Forces, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1995 – 1997
  • Instructor/Trainer, United States Army, 1994 - 1995
  • Master Fitness Trainer, United States Army, 1986 – 1995
  • Staff Specialist, United States Army, 1993 - 1995
  • Operations Specialist, United States Army, 1980-1995
  • Putney Mechanical Company, Farmville, Virginia, 1979-1980

 

Honors:

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars – March, 2012 to Current
  • United States Army – Basic Leadership (Supervision) – Honor Graduate – Fort McClellan, Alabama, 1989
  • United States Army – Primary Leadership (Supervision) – Honor Graduate – Fort sill, Oklahoma, 1981
  • Presidential Sports Award- President Ronald Reagan – 1985

 

Favorite Scripture:

 

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

- Philippians 4:13

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