Yorktown Announces the October 2018 Employee of the Month, Mr. Errol Charles

 Yorktown October 2018 Employee of the Month, Errol Charles

Yorktown October 2018 Employee of the Month, Errol Charles

FORT LEE, VA – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) announces the selection of Errol Charles as the Employee of the Month for October 2018.

Errol Charles serves as an instructor in support of the U.S. Army Logistics University (ALU) Sustainment Automation Support Management Office (SASMO) in Fort Lee, VA. Errol joined the Yorktown team in March 2018, and he quickly mastered the software/hardware configurations and troubleshooting techniques for the seven sustainment automation systems at SASMO. He is a top SASMO instructor supporting the Active Army, National Guard, and Reserve Component, DoD civilians, and government contractors. Outside of his daily duties as an instructor, Errol recently assisted in the development of the Sustainment Information Systems Windows 10 Army Gold Master step-by-step installation instructions for the Standard Army Ammunition System – Modernization and the Transportation Coordinator’s Automated Information for Movements System systems.

Errol acts with honesty and adheres to the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct. His dedication, trust, and commitment to his job has improved the overall effectiveness of the SASMO team. Errol is a reliable employee who consistently performs above standards. He provides encouragement to others and moves them to positive action. He is a subject matter expert who ensures students gain the skills and knowledge as SASMO operators. He consistently conducts checks on learning during his class to ensure every student fully understands the course material. His actions continue to foster excellent customer satisfaction throughout the program.

Yorktown Director of Operations, Kent Cook, reflects on Errol’s embodiment of the Yorktown Guiding Principles of Reliability and Integrity, “Mr. Charles contributes full measure to any task. He is a consistent top performer who seeks new and more effective methods to instruct the sustainment automation systems. He is a highly effective team member that quickly gained the trust and respect of our customer.”

Yorktown is a professional services company providing customized solutions and management capabilities to help Federal and Civil organizations achieve their goals and objectives in the areas of training and education; language and cultural training; operational mission support; modeling and simulation; systems engineering/management analysis; administrative services; integrated logistics; and health and human services. Yorktown’s leadership and staff are innovative, informed, involved, and adaptive, providing the vision and expertise to stay in front of ever-changing client landscapes and challenges.

Yorktown Announces the LREC Employee of the 3rd Quarter of 2018, Mr. Michael Trotter

FORT CAMPBELL, KY – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) announces the selection of Michael Trotter as the LREC Employee of the 3rd Quarter of 2018.

Michael Trotter serves as a Theater Engagement and Regional Expertise Instructor for the Special Operations Forces for Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture Instruction (LREC) program in Fort Campbell, KY. He is praised as an exemplary instructor and team member by his students, peers, and leadership. His hard work, dedication, and innovative contributions continuously advance the LREC program objectives.

Michael has been a true mentor to all members of the team. He has an extensive knowledge base of the United States Central Command, as well as instructing students using innovative pedagogical techniques. He has helped all members of the team implement more effective and creative ways of presenting material, and he is always willing to assist other instructors either in-person, or via Video Tele Conference. Michael has developed top-notch instructional content critical to giving students a better understanding of both the region to which they deploy and their missions. The content is a perfect mix of culture-general and culture-specific material involving both classroom and external evaluation instruction and scenarios. His current instruction of culture-general classes hybridized with language has been set by his command as the model the team uses to develop all instructional content.

LREC Program Manager, Patrick Rousey, states, “Mike ensures the program remains true to its roots: grounded as Cultural and Regional Expertise instructors, educators, and theater engagement conduits, as we continue to grow and adapt to ever-changing client requirements.”

Yorktown is a professional services company providing customized solutions and management capabilities to help Federal and Civil organizations achieve their goals and objectives in the areas of training and education; language and cultural training; operational mission support; modeling and simulation; systems engineering/management analysis; administrative services; integrated logistics; and health and human services. Yorktown’s leadership and staff are innovative, informed, involved, and adaptive, providing the vision and expertise to stay in front of ever-changing client landscapes and challenges.

Yorktown Announces the TEAMS Employee of the 3rd Quarter of 2018, Ms. Amy Smith

DAHLGREN, VA – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) announces the selection of Amy Smith as the TEAMS Employee of the 3rd Quarter of 2018.

Amy Smith serves as an Executive Administrative Assistant in Dahlgren, Virginia, supporting the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) through the Technical Engineering Advisory and Management Services (TEAMS) Office Administration program. Amy provides outstanding support to MDA by facilitating and coordinating departmental moves. Her dedication, expertise, and hard work makes this effort seamless to the workforce and stakeholders. Amy goes above and beyond to ensure the process succeeds behind the scenes and has little or no impact to the personnel she is supporting. Not only do her co-workers appreciate her outstanding performance, her stakeholders are equally impressed as she was the nominated representative for the MDA Contractor of the Year for the 15th Annual MDA Awards Ceremony for the department she supports.

Her proficiency in tasking and managing staff actions is exemplary, as she coordinates among various offices at Dahlgren. In addition, her support is consistently praised by co-workers and customers. With her in-depth understanding of MDA’s mission and programs, she skillfully applies her knowledge in her support of the customer. Amy is a key employee with a reputation as a professional whose advice is instrumental in seeing actions through to successful completion. She always provides her honest and candid comments regardless of the situation. She has a strong and effective relationship with Yorktown customers. As a direct result of her leadership, skills, and knowledge, the missions are consistently accomplished in a truly professional manner.

TEAMS Program Manager, Warren Brooks, states, “Amy is a truly dedicated and professional leader with impeccable ethics, honesty, and dedication to duty and the mission above all else.”

Yorktown is a professional services company providing customized solutions and management capabilities to help Federal and Civil organizations achieve their goals and objectives in the areas of training and education; language and cultural training; operational mission support; modeling and simulation; systems engineering/management analysis; administrative services; integrated logistics; and health and human services. Yorktown’s leadership and staff are innovative, informed, involved, and adaptive, providing the vision and expertise to stay in front of ever-changing client landscapes and challenges.

Yorktown Announces the Corporate Employee of the 3rd Quarter of 2018, Ms. Kimberly Walker

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) announces the selection of Kimberly Walker as the corporate headquarters Employee of the 3rd Quarter of 2018. Kim Walker started working for Yorktown in August 2017 and based on her stellar performance was quickly promoted to Director of Program Control.

 Yorktown HQ Employee of the 3rd Quarter 2018, Kimberly Walker

Yorktown HQ Employee of the 3rd Quarter 2018, Kimberly Walker

Chief Financial Officer, Suzanne Mathew, recalls Kim’s contributions to the program control team within her first year: “Kim has had a remarkable impact on the billing process. She built and trained a team that has achieved an impressively aggressive billing schedule, pushing out preliminary reports and accurate invoices to customers for approval in the first week of the month. She reduced the billing cycle for multiple programs by streamlining the supplemental reporting. Her relationship with our various customers is invaluable and has given them additional confidence in the cost reporting for their applicable contracts. She has built detailed projection reports for Yorktown’s largest programs that is used by operations management, contracts, and HQ staff.”

Kim is dedicated and determined to maintain clean and reconciled reporting for Yorktown and ultimately, our customers. She strives to improve processes, goes the extra mile, and works well with both direct and indirect employees. She does not hesitate to bring up areas she sees needs improvement in accuracy and efficiency. Kim’s work shows her dedication to perfection. She is determined to meet deadlines but is not afraid to communicate when the timeline is not realistic, which is a leadership quality highly valued at Yorktown. Kim can be relied upon to communicate any potential issue and recommended a path of resolution for accomplishing the final task. She is a motivated self-starter and determined to meet the task requirements. The program control team all agree she performs above and beyond expectations.

Chief Financial Officer, Suzanne Mathew, states how Kim embodies the Yorktown Guiding Principles of Teamwork and the Pursuit of Excellence, “Kim is a team player, motivated, determined for perfection, and has been a key impact on the AWG program, and the cash flow improvements.”

Yorktown is a professional services company providing customized solutions and management capabilities to help Federal and Civil organizations achieve their goals and objectives in the areas of training and education; language and cultural training; operational mission support; modeling and simulation; systems engineering/ management analysis; administrative services; integrated logistics; and health and human services. Yorktown’s leadership and staff are innovative, informed, involved, and adaptive, providing the vision and expertise to stay in front of ever-changing client landscapes and challenges.