Airport Operations Manager





3635-115th Ave N.E.

Bellevue, Washington 98004

206-999-7318 Cell,  425-406-8581 Home


To whom it may concern:



My career embraces a highly successful Operations Management, Contract Administration, and Market Analysis/Strategy within the Aerospace industry.


Specific accomplishments include:

Averaging 20% sales growth per year within my 16 state region.

Represented company at trade shows to introduce and demonstrate product and services.

Cut administrative costs by 25% by standardizing customer support and tracking procedures.

Increasing customer base from 10 to over 100 over a five year period, 9 of which were multi-year, negotiated contracts which include the Boeing Company, McDonald Douglas, General Dynamics, Northrop, Gulfstream and Department of Defense.

Responsible for preparing bids and securing numerous U.S. Government contracts in support of the Department of Defense. 

Accounts included both national and international airlines, aircraft manufacturers and supporting industries.

 Solution orientated, adaptable and influential manager that fosters communication, cooperation and high morale in staff teams and creates an atmosphere conducive to obtaining goals.

                   “There is always an alternate solution to any given problem.”




Operations/General Management                               Aviation/Aerospace Industry

Policy/Procedure Development                                  Marketing/Contract Management

Operations Evaluation/Planning                                 New Business Development

Employee Selection /Supervision                                Market Analysis/Projections/Logistics

Staff Training/Development                                       New Product Introductions

Budgeting /Forecasting                                               Bid Proposals

Production/Quality Control                                        Government Contracts

Material Resource Planning/Inventory Control          Customer/Product Support

Community/ Public Relations                                     Program Project Management


Professional Affiliations

National Contract Management Association

American Electronic Association (Council Member)

American Management Association

Military Officers Association of America (Past President)

National Rifle Association









 City of Kirkland WA

Responsibility is to recruit, train and certify volunteers for the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Program, as well as the Map Your Neighborhood Program and the Amateur Radio Emergency System (ARES) I schedule approximately 120 people per year for these three programs. Training is recurring after certification. Programs build community awareness in the event of a natural disaster and prepare them for search and rescue operations and triage for injured. I also teach amateur radio for those that wish to obtain their License. Completed FBI Citizens Academy to provide community outreach for cooperation with FBI Operations.




Matsushita Corporation

Bothell, Washington

Reviewed all operations. Developed and implemented new controls on administrative and financial functions.

 Revised and computerized inventory control system. Established and implemented new customer support

guidelines. Enhanced and streamlined sales and marketing procedures. End results were increased efficiency

and profitability.



General/Facility Manager

Instrument Service International, Inc.

Mukilteo, Washington

Responsibility to include: Capital asset management; profit/loss analysis; labor utilization effectiveness.

Development of both Business and Marketing plans from zero base; Developed database for determining

customer potential and market share. Traveled to introduce product and services. Responsible for oversight

of all administrative, production, quality, shipping / receiving and labor functions.



Director Contracts

Pacific Aviation Group (sub GPA Ltd)

Federal Way, Washington

Established database to manage all contract service agreements; administrated existing contracts; traveled

to capture new business and introduce new services to client airlines.



Regional Marketing Manager

Contract/Customer Service Administrator

Bell Industries, Illuminated Displays Division

Redmond, Washington

Management responsibilities for this Aerospace manufacturer included researching and forecasting market

for company products; traveling over 16 state region to appraise potential customer needs and introduce

new products; evaluating competitors and formulating market strategy; preparing government proposals; developing, negotiating and securing major multi-year contracts; establishing and administering customer support; developing customer service policy; Managing major project production and addressing quality problems; overcoming barriers to sales.

Accomplishments include increasing sales an average of 20% per year and reducing administrative costs

by 25% by standardizing procedures.



Chief of Airfield Management

United States Air Force

Major, Pilot, Weapon System Officer (over 6000 flight hours)

Operational Test and Evaluation

Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska

Supervising, training and scheduling a work force of approximately 3000 in ongoing operations and maintenance of a large airfield; Preparing and managing budgets; coordinating efforts between civil and military air authorities; developing policies and procedures for flight operations. Wing Security Officer conducting detailed back ground investigations for the purpose of validating classified access. Conducted collateral investigations of all aircraft incidents. Coordinated access issues, both land and air with Aelyeska Pipeline Construction for the pipeline project from Prudoe Bay to Anchorage Alaska. Administrating contracts for new facilities construction. Received recognition for outstanding operational efficiency and community relations.





Special Projects and Recognition

Organized and established a General Aviation District Conference to coordinate flight safety between civilian and military air operations in Alaska. Served on Alaska State Board of Education. Sponsored and organized Alaska Handicapped Olympics. Director of Scouting for State of Alaska. Chairman of Youth Activities Board for Central Alaska. Chairman, Budget Allocation for United Way of Alaska. Developed an Outreach program at ST. Madeline Catholic Church while Parrish Council President. Legislative Chair of the Military Officers Association conducting lobbying efforts in Olympia. Past President of Military Officers Association. Currently on Board of Directors for the Military Officers Association. Member, U.S. Air Force Pistol Team, NRA Rating-Expert for four years. Small Arms Instructor for USAF Flight Crews. Voted Man of the Year by the Bellevue League of Women Voters. Little league coach for T-ball, Baseball and Football. FEMA Certification ICS 100, 200,700, NIMS, Community Emergency Response Team, Amateur Radio Emergency System for City of Kirkland, WA. KF7YHQ, Auxiliary Communication Emergency System, Citizens FBI Academy, Washington State Boating license for small craft.



. I am available at your convenience to answer any questions you might have. I believe my experience and your requirements are a good match and I look forward to the challenges your company has to offer.


Thank you for your time and consideration.




Ronald L. Poole

Major USAF (Ret)



  • ID#: 107985
  • Location: Bellevue, WA , 98004

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