Albert Winks, MS, [MHA]

Founder
Chief Strategy Officer

I led the aerial medical evacuation of over 2,000 patients from the battlefields of Afghanistan.

About Me

Change & Org Development

Bringing together the Why, Who, What, and How to Improve Organizations through their dedicated people, processes, and passion. The Oil Within the Human Machine to operate Better, Longer, Faster, and Stronger

Relationships & Partnerships

Affecting Instant and Ongoing Exponential Growth and Impact that can't be accomplished alone Through Genuine Care and Tough Communication

Strategic Leadership

A Rare ability to zoom in and out on Time and Talent to set goals and exceed expectations from Local to Global

Bottom Line: Improving Lives

Harmonizing Innovation and Regulation to Positively Impact Lives from Local to Global

My Achievements

SUCCESS STORIES

Proven Leadership 

  • Offered an Instructional Helicopter Command Position 5 Years Early
  • Worked with the Best-of-the-Best: Special Operators [Navy SEALs, Army Special Forces & Rangers, Army Black-Ops Aviators, & More]
  • Rated top 10% leader out of 30 while deployed in support of combat Operation Enduring Freedom 
  • Selected 1 of only 12 MEDEVAC Helicopter Pilots for 2006
  • Distinguished Graduate from ROTC’s final training evaluation exercise. Awarded Superior Cadet Award (highest award for ROTC leadership, Top 3% in Leadership within 5,000 Cadets)
  • Supervised 50 officer candidates in training to fulfill the needs of the Armed Forces.
  • Selected as Training Officer & Battalion Commander [Highest Leadership Position in ROTC]
  • Unanimously Voted Number 1 in Leadership by my Peers
  • I started coaching when I was 14 years old
  • Cheerleaders I’ve trained went on to cheer for every major university in Texas. A chance for further education they would not have otherwise had 

 Change ManagementOrganizational Development

  • Agent for Elite-Level Pilots around the Globe
  • Selected by 2 Board Members of Helicopter Association International as 1 of 50 Teacher Mentors for MIL2CIV Transition Workshop [a 6-hour workshop as part of the largest helicopter expo in the world]
  • Selected 1 of only 30 for HeliFutures – A Strategic Working Group focused on the Future of the Helicopter Industry
  • Established training structures pertaining to the pre and post-deployment of more than 2,000 personnel
  • Developed evolutionary metrics to measure, assess and/or determine the effectiveness and efficiency of current and proposed training design practices of a 1,200-person organization
  • Created 2-week Afghanistan onsite survey leading to enhanced training strategies and deployment procedures for more than 2,000 soldiers.
  • Fortune 100 Company [Strategized with the #1 Salesman within the entire Company]
  • Awarded the Air Medal, the 4th highest combat award within Army aviation
  • Awarded Sikorsky Rescue Award for Combat Action in Afghanistan 
  • Selected as Training Officer & Cadet Battalion Commander [Highest Leadership Position in ROTC]

Operations | Transportation | Logistics Management

  • Successfully led medical evacuations of over 2,000 personnel without accident or incident during combat operations
  • Operational control over Medical Evacuation Helicopters in Hurricane Irene NYC
  • Managed, without loss, over $15 million worth of medical evacuation aircraft and equipment

My Resume

Ascension | Pilot & Employer Matchmaking

2015 - Present

Matchmake Pilots with Employers & Clients Through Ongoing Training and Relationships

  • Agent for Pilots and Mechanics; Matchmaking Pilots and Mechanics with Aviation Industry Employers and Clients through Ongoing Training and Relationships.
  • Increasing Profitability, Predictability, and Fulfillment within the Aviation Industry
  • Instant and Ongoing Personal & Professional Branding, Continuing Education, and Career Services
  • Selected by 2 Board Members of Helicopter Association International as 1 of 50 Teacher Mentors for MIL2CIV Transition Workshop [a 6-hour workshop as part of the largest helicopter expo in the world]
  • Selected 1 of only 30 for HeliFutures – A Strategic Working Group focused on the Future of the Helicopter Industry

Northwestern Mutual

2014 - 2014

  • Offered a personalized approach and customized solutions tailored to each client’s individual financial needs for a Fortune 100 Company
  • Spearheaded communications with $70 million company resulting in full employee benefits packages compensation packages exceeding $2 billion in total benefits. Worked with 15+ top producing executives to provide service to more than 3,000 clients and prospective clients.

US Army

2006 - 2014

MEDEVAC Helicopter Pilot
• Served in the U.S. and abroad; Flew over 268 combat missions and 350+ patients evacuated from Afghanistan battlefields
• Operational control over Medical Evacuation Helicopters in Hurricane Irene NYC

Senior Consultant/ Operations, Project, and Organization Development Manager
• Established training structures pertaining to the pre and post-deployment of more than 2,000 personnel
• Developed metrics to measure, assess and/or determine the effectiveness and efficiency of current and proposed training design practices of a 1,200-person organization

Logistics/ Distribution Manager
• Managed the acquisition of over $300,000 of extraction and life support equipment
• Maintained 100% accountability of all items and the acquisition of mission essential equipment

Transportation Manager
• Managed, without loss, over $15 million worth of helicopters and medical evacuation equipment
• Rated top 10% manager/leader out of 30 while deployed in support of combat Operation Enduring Freedom XI
• Awarded the Air Medal, the 4th highest combat award within Army aviation

Various Gymnastics Gyms

1994 - 2006

Coaching

  • Coached Elite-Level Gymnasts and Tumblers
  • Recreational Gymnastics and Tumbling Director for more than 2,000 children.
  • Twelve years without major injury, accident, or incident

Staff Training & Development

  • Facilitated all aspects of sport coordination and instruction including; teaching fundamentals, advanced instruction, evolution of abilities, maintenance of equipment, safety of all personnel, training junior coaches, planning events, and participating in competitions.

My Education & Training

  • Master of Healthcare Administration 
    • Organizational Development for Health Care
    • Leadership in Health Care
    • Health Care Financial Management
    • Health Law
    • Human Resources for Health Care Managers
    • Health Care Statistics
    • Health Care Operations and Quality Assessment
    • Health Policy
    • Community Health Assessment
    • Health Information Management and Assessment
    • Health Care Ethics
    • Health Care Marketing
    • Master’s Capstone in Health Care Administration
  • Master of Science in Strategic Leadership and Design
    • Leadership and Design Theory
    • Foundations of Adult Learning
    • Cognitive Systems: Building a Learning Organization
    • Conflict Systems Management
    • Human Performance Development: Capability Building
    • Human Performance Appraisal
    • Managing Information Technology Systems
    • Systems Architecture: Problem Analysis and Solution Design
    • Organizational Design
    • Measurement Systems
    • Strategic Thinking, Analysis, Planning and Evaluation
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Management
    • ROTC Cadet
      • Distinguished Graduate from ROTC’s final training evaluation exercise. Awarded Superior Cadet Award (highest award for ROTC leadership, Top 3% in Leadership within 5,000 Cadets)
      • Selected as Training Officer & Battalion Commander [Highest Leadership Position in ROTC]
      • Selected 1 of only 12 MEDEVAC Helicopter Pilots for 2006
  • Certified Dr. John Maxwell Coach, Trainer, Speaker
  • HubSpot Trained: Inbound Marketing Methodology, Growth Driven Design, Email Marketing, Content Marketing
  • AMEDD Officer Advanced Leaders Course
  • Commander Maintenance Orientation Course
  • AMEDD Officer Basic Leaders Course
  • Combat Lifesaver Certification 
  • Leaders Development and Assessment Course
  • Threat Awareness and Reporting Program
  • Sexul Harrassment/Assault ResponsePrevention Training
  • The Supervisor’s Safety Course
  • Rotary Wing Flight Training
  • Army Medical Evacuation Doctrine Course
  • Survive Evade Resist Escape [SERE] Training – High Risk
  • Fraternization Basic Course 
  • Antiterrorism Awareness Training
  • Army Personnel Recovery 
  • Cyber Awareness
  • Composite Risk Management Operational Training
  • Suicide Awareness Prevention Course
  • Law of Land Warfare
  • Introduction to EEO
  • Government Travel Card Programs & Policies
  • The Defense Travel Management System

My Family

Get In Touch

Contact me

Albert Winks, MS, [MHA]

Indianapolis, Indiana

361.676.0504 | [email protected]

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