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Michael Bragg Resume - former Navy Officer

  • 14 Jan 2021 8:44 AM
    Message # 9858608
    Joni Ahlers (Administrator)

    Michael A. Bragg

    Tampa, FL | (850) 910 0914 | |


    University of Florida December 2020

    Master of Business Administration (MBA), Hough Graduate School of Business Gainesville, FL

    University of West Florida December 2012

    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Marketing Pensacola, FL


    United States Navy (Officer) 2013 – 2020

    Contract Administrator, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) (2018 – 2020) St. Petersburg, FL

    Coordinated and approved $769M in contracting actions for major defense acquisitions for Ship modernizations, munitions,

    equipment, and critical training simulators for America’s warfighters. Managed the contract administration for Department of Defense

    agencies, defense contractors, and military personnel related to the regulatory compliance (e.g., specification, clauses, delivery dates,

    and cost) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Received DAWIA Level II Contracts certification covering the Contract’s

    lifecycle from source selection, contract award, to closeout. Administered two ACAT programs.

     Provided comprehensive post-award support in the form of unilateral and bilateral contract modifications. Conducted root cause

    analysis and created solutions to remedy non-compliant defense contractors. Tracked financial execution performance; obligation

    reviews, expenditure reviews, cost ceiling tracking and validation; and CLIN review, approval, and payment.

     Managed cost-plus fixed fee (CPFF), cost-plus incentive fee (CPIF), time & material (T&M) and firm fixed price (FFP) contracts,

    effectively ensuring the proper oversight, management, payment, and closeout to 496 contracts.

     Maintained financial workbooks for contracts to include tracking current labor and ODC costs, invoice summaries, projected costs,

    contract funding history, comprehensive financial metrics, and contract payment to ensure all government contracts were delivered

    on time, on cost, and on specification. Initiated contract price adjustments and responsible for overseeing contract financial

    deliverables issuing performance-based payments to continue the work of major defense programs.

    Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, Naval Special Warfare Group One (NSWG-1) (2016 – 2018) Coronado, CA

    Directed a team of 20 (12 Navy personnel and eight civilians) in the management and execution of a $50M budget in support of

    garrison and deployed Naval Special Warfare (NSW) forces. Responsible for the outfitting of 3,000 Navy SEALs and Support Troop

    enablers with combat essential body armor, gear, and equipment in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. Created and utilized

    Excel models to analyze financial impacts of strategy changes made by Combatant Commanders. Compiled data into clear, concise

    reports and delivered financial recommendations to Senior Officers. Program Manager of all NSWG-1 assets valued at $60M.

     Managed nine employees in the procurement process utilizing contracts, credit cards, and lines of accounting to supply 3,000 Navy

    SEALs and Support Troop Enablers with of combat essential body armor, gear, and equipment.

     Oversaw and coordinated weekly operations meetings to analyze financial spending according to forecasted appropriation plans.

    Created financial models as necessary to meet dynamic mission and training requirements under constrained fiscal conditions.

     Analyzed historical fiscal year spending data to forecast nine departmental budgets worth $25M annually, resulting in 100%

    budget accuracy and leading to the successful deployment of two SEAL Teams.

     Led 12 employees in the management of 5,732 NSWG-1 assets located across the globe. Authored and implemented annual

    inventory plan which increased the inventory accuracy from 82% to 99.8%. Inventory accuracy was the highest assessment score

    ever during an NSW Inspection and resulted in the adoption of NSWG-1’s inventory management plan force-wide.

    Business Operations Manager, USS MAKIN ISLAND (2014-2016) San Diego, CA

    Supervised 26 personnel as the Sales Division Officer. Responsible for the ship’s disbursing and retail operations which included the

    Ship’s Store, laundry, barbershop, and credit card operations. Earned the Navy’s 2015 Ship’s Store Retail and Service Excellence

    award for outstanding performance as Sales Division Officer. Award is given to the highest performing Sales Division in the Navy.

     Developed and executed an action plan that resulted in $2.1 Million in sales revenue and achieved annual stock turn of 12.8 which

    shattered the Navy’s annual goal of 4.0. Strategy drove increase in sales by 59% (1.3M to 2.1M) year-over-year.

     Led 108 Sailors and Marines during Western Pacific/Arabian Gulf deployment. Trained 160 Marines in proper inventory

    management procedures which enabled 100% inventory accuracy for 1,500 items. Coordinated $10M in port visit expenses during

    seven-month deployment resulting in four successful port visits and two maintenance overhaul evolutions.

     Provided acquisition logistics support in procuring, issuing, and managing the Ship’s repair parts and consumables which directly

    led to MAKIN ISLAND’s operational readiness during a six-month maintenance period and 12-month training cycle.


     Achieved DAWIA Level II certification - Contracting

     Active Secret Clearance

     Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

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