Nicholas Guidry

Freelance Business Writer & Resume Writer

Location:Houston, Texas, United States
Phone: 936-714-1372
2 Skills

Training and Professional Development Manager
Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry
August 2012 – Present (2 months) Houston, Texas Area

MBA Candidate
University of Houston-Victoria
Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Higher Education industry
June 2012 – Present (4 months) Victoria, Texas Area
Emphasis on Finance and Accounting.

Operations Manager
United States Army
Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry
February 2007 – Present (5 years 8 months) Huntsville, Texas Area

• Conducted weekly meetings with all employees to improve communications, build a team-spirited environment, and improve job performance.

• Developed project schedule and tracking mechanism in order to ensure that all required project commitments were met.

• Co-designed leadership development program and delivered the relevant training to all organizational managers.

• Conducted Training and Organization Development needs assessment with executive management.

• Designed custom workshops requested by management in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, conducting effective meetings, resiliency, and team-building.

• Designed and facilitated strategic planning & team-building sessions for several divisions focusing on strategy, goal-setting, and team effectiveness issues.

Training and Organizational Development Manager
US Army
Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry
September 2004 – January 2007 (2 years 5 months) Huntsville, Texas Area

• Delivered annual training and professional development briefings during new employee orientation.

• Appraised final results of talent and organization change management programming for analysis to senior management.

• Designed and delivered quarterly engagement programs focusing on innovative team-building techniques.

• Maintained organizational website using MS SharePoint.

• Determined tasks which were dependent on the completion of others, and defined outcomes of assigned tasks (deliverables) and milestones for the training project schedule.

• Team leader for enterprise sourcing, process improvement and implementation projects in compliance with triple constraints of cost, schedule and scope/quality.

City Planner Intern
City of Huntsville, Texas
Government Agency; 201-500 employees; Government Administration industry
May 2002 – May 2003 (1 year 1 month) Huntsville, Texas Area

• Assisted in the planning and devolvement of Huntsville City Pan checking for zoning compliance.

• Assisted in the planning of the Huntsville Main Street Program Business Development Plan.

• Handled public inquiries, prepared various illustrative materials, and performed entry-level professional planning related duties and technical research work.

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (In Progress) MindPro 2012
Certified Project Management Professional (In Progress) Project Management Institute 2012
Master Resilience Trainer University of Pennsylvania and the United States Army


Managing Projects Within Organizations
Project Management Overview
Project Management Process Groups
Integrated Process Execution, Management, and Implementation
Integrated Process Change Control and Close
Integrated Initiation and Planning
Monitoring and Controlling Project Scope
Project Requirements and Defining Scope
Create Work Breakdown Structure
Defining and Sequencing Project Activities
Estimating Activity Resources and Durations
Developing and Controlling the Project Schedule
Estimating and Budgeting Project Costs
Controlling Cost
Project Quality Planning
Business and Society (BUSI 6351)
Management Information Systems (MGMT 6352)
Financial Reporting and Analysis (ACCT 6351)
Economics for Managers (ECON 6351)
Hazardous Materials/Waste Handling Course
Risk Management Course
Automated Funds Control Order System Course
Accountable Officials and Certifying Officers Course
Safety Management Course
Company Level Management Course
Operations Management Course
Advanced Leadership Course
Advanced Strategic Leadership Course
Leadership Training Course
Skills & Expertise

Team Building Team Management Team Leadership Staff Development Staff Training Staff Supervision Staff Mentoring Briefing Executive Briefings Annual Reports Budget Development Public Speaking Public Finance Leadership Development Strategic Planning Operations Management Operational Planning

University of Houston-Victoria
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Accounting and Finance
2012 – 2013 (expected)

Activities and Societies: Project Management Institute (PMI)
Army eLearning
Project Management
2012 – 2012

In order to meet education requirements of the Project Management Institute.
This education is associated with:
15 Courses
Six Sigma Institute
Six Sigma Black Belt
2012 – 2012

Sam Houston State University
Masters of Education, Curriculum and Instruction
2005 – 2007

Grade: 3.5/4.0
Activities and Societies: Tau Kappa Epsilon Alumni Association
Nicholas has 1 recommendation including:
1st Matthew Munsell, Student, Sam Houston State University
Sam Houston State University
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice
2002 – 2005

Activities and Societies: Tau Kappa Epsilon - Rho Rho Chapter, Multicultural Scholars, Speech and Debate Team,
Lone Star College System
Associates, Communications
2001 – 2002

Activities and Societies: Speech and Debate Team
Student Government
Nicholas has 1 recommendation including:
1st Dom Bongiorni, PhD, Chair, Communications & Cosmetology, Lone Star College
Skills (2) Rating
Business Writing
Resume Writing