James R. Young

Colonel, USA Ret.





Pepperdine University                         Master of Arts in HRM                                           1979

Malibu, California


Texas A&M University                         Bachelor of Business Administration                      1960

College Station, Texas


US Army Command

& General Staff College                       Graduate                                                              1976

Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas




Work Summary


Thirty-five years of professional experience in project management, military command from platoon through independent government agency, creation and management of operational sites with both single and multiple missions.  Extensive background in computer operation and maintenance.



Professional Experience



07/02 – 11/02                 Assessment Center Director

                                     Hilton Head, SC


As Assessment Center Director, for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) program to assess and hire federal security screeners for employment at our nations’ airports.  Served as the Executive in charge of the Assessment Center at Hilton Head SC, with coordinating and leadership responsibilities for human resources, logistics, security, testing, information technology, and operations of the Center within a hotel complex. Staff hired all security screeners for airports at Hilton Head SC, Savannah GA, and Brunswick GA.





06/97 - Present:            Independent consultant in small site automation

                                      Columbia, SC


Provided management guidance for physician based treatment site to include both hardware and software requirements for system development. Upgraded both hardware and software for Columbia SC Social Security Office to accomplish network rebuild and upgrade. Developed and maintain a 6 computer network with direct 24/7 access into the Internet. Built computers from parts, and associated equipment required for the network. Designed, wrote the html, and maintain the official web site for the Columbia Chapter of "The Military Officer's Association".




10/91 - 05/97:               Project Manager for 11 Million-dollar Federal Research Grant
                                    Columbia, South Carolina

Under program grant from Federal Health Care Financing Administration, developed procedures, programs, and requirements for providing health insurance for 4,000 people utilizing small business premiums with matching federal funds under the State Medicaid program.


Coordinated with State and Federal agencies, and health care entities to insure program success. Hired personnel procured necessary equipment and facilities to staff and operate an independent site for local three countywide demonstration project. Upon completion of demonstration, returned two million dollars comprised of both premiums and Federal dollars


08/87 - 09/90:                Hospital Administrator
                                      Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

Administrator of a small remote 50-bed army hospital providing direct support to the Army missile command. Supervised and directed the actions of the Director of Resource Management, Director of Personnel, Director of Logistics, Director of  Plans, Training, and Security, and the Director of Nutrition Care. Hospital had a staff of 360 personnel and an operating budget in excess of 15 million dollars (excluding salaries).



07/83 - 08/87:               Commander, U.S Army Medical Department Biostatistics Agency
                                    Ft. Sam Houston, Texas

Directed all operations for collection, analysis, maintenance and distribution of all medical statistics generated for, and within, the Army Medical Department on a worldwide basis. Included in these responsibilities were statistical criteria, automation system requirements, manual collection procedures, remote off CONUS processing sites and all aspects of policy development associated with assigned missions of the Agency.


08/78 - 07/83:                Chief, Patient Administration and subsequent Hospital Administrator

                                    Ft. Jackson, South Carolina

Provided managerial services for all administrative actions concerning patient accountability, medical record preparation and maintenance, and all aspects of patient billing both within the hospital and for care provided from civilian sources. Upon the departure of the Hospital Administrator, assumed all responsibilities as outlined above at Redstone Arsenal until departure to assume command.


06/76 - 07/78               Battalion Commander, 56th Medical Battalion

                                    Ft. Ord, California

Led a multi-purpose 465-member medical command consisting of a 200-bed field hospital, a 350-bed field holding and treatment facility. a 7 helicopter Air Ambulance Detachment, and a small Preventive Medicine Activity. Responsible for everything they did or didn't do.



Computer Proficiency



            IBM compatible microcomputers, Hubs, Routers, printers, and associated wiring.


Microsoft Office, Windows 95, 98, ME, and Xp.









Legion of Merit

Bronze Star

(4) Meritorious Service Medals

Army Commendation Medal

Army Achievement Medal


Order Of Military Medical Merit










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