Adam Blake

Adam Blake

Career Interests

Environmental Restoration/Mitigation Services, Water Resource Planning and Management, Environmental Consulting

Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Water Resource Management

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, May 2018
Fuqua School of Business
Duke University, Durham, NC

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PEACE, WAR AND DEFENSE & HISTORY, MAY 2006
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Professional Experience

United States Army, Fort Campbell, KY

Special Forces Battalion Assistant Operations Officer
Served as a member of the Operations Planning Cell and assisted the development of a detailed operational plan in preparation for a near-term unit deployment to the Middle East. Represented Special Forces as a liaison to the 82nd Airborne Division during a major training event, which facilitated a priority effort of the senior most Special Forces officer in the Army. 2014 – 2015

Special Forces Operational Detachment - Alpha (SFODA) Commander
Led a 12-man Special Forces team on two overseas deployments. Planned, coordinated, and led over 120 combat patrols accomplishing initiatives of strategic importance. Advised, assisted, and trained a 140-man indigenous battalion; facilitated strengthened internal security and counterterrorism capabilities. 2012 – 2014

Special Forces Company Executive Officer
Served as the second-in-command of an 88-man Special Forces company during a combat deployment. Oversaw a logistics program that ensured the sustained support of more than 450 personnel dispersed across 12 remote locations in northern Afghanistan. 2011 – 2012

Support Company Commander
Led a 182-soldier company during a pre-deployment training cycle. Maintained 100% accountability of a hand receipt valued in excess of $17.5M and developed a marksmanship training program that increased the company weapons qualification by 25%. 2009

Support Company Executive Officer 
Synchronized logistics support to 185 soldiers dispersed across three locations in Iraq during a combat deployment. Supervised the maintenance and accountability of over 570 items valued at over $10M. Planned and executed the redeployment of 47 vehicles and 50 shipping containers from Iraq to Fort Campbell, KY. 2008 – 2009

Combat Engineer Platoon Leader 
Planned and led over 130 combat patrols which resulted in the clearance of more than 20 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from over 2,800 kilometers of route in northwest Baghdad. Implemented a rigorous pre-deployment training plan resulting in the platoon being commended as “one of the best” by senior evaluators at a national Army training center. Developed a thorough property accountability system for equipment valued in excess of $6.7M. 2006 – 2008

Skills

budgeting
clean water act compliance
forecasting
program management
project management
stakeholder engagement
water resources management

Graduation Date

May 2018