Social Media Manager @ National Ranger Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Founder and Executive Director @ GallantFew, Inc.
Graduate, Infantry Officer Advanced Course @
US Army Infantry School
Social Services Entrepreneur and Societal Problem-Solver. Army Ranger Veteran with ten years experience leading and training combat soldiers in the US Army, including three years as a personnel and planning officer in the 1st Ranger Battalion. Founded GallantFew, Inc - a nonprofit serving veterans to reduce suicides and increase employment. Guided this 501(c)3 from start up to
Social Services Entrepreneur and Societal Problem-Solver. Army Ranger Veteran with ten years experience leading and training combat soldiers in the US Army, including three years as a personnel and planning officer in the 1st Ranger Battalion. Founded GallantFew, Inc - a nonprofit serving veterans to reduce suicides and increase employment. Guided this 501(c)3 from start up to White House meetings in 12 months. Owner/Principal of Transitur, LLC - helping corporations hire and integrate military veterans into their workforce; and helping small businesses start up and grow (especially veteran-owned).
Post-military, successful management, sales management, and personal sales experience in the construction equipment industry. Identified and implemented jobsite security initiatives which greatly reduced theft loss, and outside the box business opportunities added over 30% to annual revenues. Two years experience running local non-profit Big Brothers mentoring agency.
Local community involvement includes former member board of trustees for Wichita Chamber of Commerce Leadership Wichita program, former chairman of the board of deacons for Eastminster Presbyterian Church. While at Big Brothers conducted largest single event fundraiser in Wichita history, generating $500,000 in pledges at a one hour event. Former board member and finance chair of the Sedgwick County Regional Prevention Center. Currently volunteering with wounded Rangers, also mentor at risk youth.
National leadership includes current South Central Region Director/board of directors and former webmaster of the US Army Ranger Association - veteran non-profit organization.
Specialties: Identification of and solving problems. Expert social media networker, adept at team building and task organization to include purchasing, fleet management and utilization, sales force leadership, non-profit leadership and fund-raising, web design.
Owner @ Transitur, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that provides support to corporations and organizations seeking to hire veterans; social media support and assistance for small business; and assistance to veterans starting a small business. Represents high quality unique products for specially selected manufacturers. From January 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Trophy Club, TXSocial Media Manager @ Volunteer helping the National Ranger Memorial Foundation manage all social media outlets and messaging. From September 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) Fort Benning, GeorgiaFounder and Executive Director @ GallantFew, Inc. provides mentors to new veterans of active military service and helps them transition through a social network, professional network, emotional support and physical assistance. From November 2009 to Present (6 years) Talk Show Host @ GallantFew's The New American Veteran Youtube Channel. TNAV features veterans who have succeeded in their civilian occupations or people that are making great contributions on veterans' behalf. TNAV is also available through the iTunes podcast library at no charge. From November 2010 to Present (5 years) www.youtube.com/user/GallantFewIncDirector, South Central Region @ From August 2010 to August 2014 (4 years 1 month) Wichita, Kansas AreaOwner and Principal @ Dripowder is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOB) dedicated to delivering superior value on IT projects, and great jobs for Americans. Dripowder has been igniting business results for its clients since 2002. From complex government projects to quick industry solutions, our team is up to the task. From November 2009 to June 2014 (4 years 8 months) Outside Consultant @ Assist the KSDBC in educating Service-Disabled Veterans on starting and registering their small business as a SDVOSB and acquiring their Certified Veteran Enterprise designation. From October 2010 to May 2013 (2 years 8 months) Sales/Marketing Manager @ Manage team of sales reps, admin and crane operators; fleet of heavy construction cranes; jobsite security. Provide bare and operated crane service, millwright, transportation/hauling. From September 2005 to November 2009 (4 years 3 months) Trustee @ A program of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Wichita selects about 20 professionals from the local area and conducts an intensive leadership training program over a two month period. My focus as trustee was on non-profit and community service. From 2004 to 2006 (2 years) Executive Director @ Spent a wonderful two years directing an agency that served primarily single-parent kids. Led organization to a record setting half-million dollar in one hour fundraiser. Mentored four different young men. From 2002 to 2004 (2 years) Major @ Authored, planned and executed training, operational and assessment plans for subordinate units over a four state area. From 1996 to 2003 (7 years) Branch Manager @ Led team of six outside and three inside sales persons. Directed sales and rentals of construction equipment, industrial forklifts and large maintenance operation staffed with a dozen mechanics. Total annual revenues exceeding $8,000,000. From 2000 to 2002 (2 years) Account Executive @ Computer Aided Design, Manufacturing and Data Management From 1998 to 2000 (2 years) Distribution Director/Safety and Training @ Responsible for delivery of soft drink products over two state territory. Developed and directed OSHA compliant training and certification for warehouse and route delivery personnel. From 1993 to 1996 (3 years) Company Commander, Personnel Officer @ various leadership positions from platoon leader to company commander and assistant plans and ops officer. Assignments to 9th Infantry Div, 25th Infantry Div and 1st Ranger Battalion. Grad of airborne, air assault, jumpmaster, ranger, air ground operations, infantry officer basic and advanced courses, jungle warfare school, combined arms and staff services school(CAS3), command and general staff officers course (CGSC). Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster, Southwest Asia Service Medal with bronze campaign star. From 1983 to 1993 (10 years)
Graduate @ Command and General Staff Officers Course From 1993 to 1996 Graduate, Infantry Officer Advanced Course @ US Army Infantry School From 1986 to 1986 Graduate, Infantry Officer Basic Course @ US Army Infantry School From 1983 to 1983 US Army Infantry School - Ranger 14-83 From 1983 to 1983 BS, Admin of Justice @ Wichita State University From 1979 to 1983 Karl Monger is skilled in: Social Media, Problem Solving, Organizational..., Web Design, Territory Management, Strategic Planning, Team Building, Leadership Development, Public Speaking, Leadership, Program Management, Team Leadership, Operations Management, Training, Military, Government, Small Business, Organizational..., Transportation, Proposal Writing, Conflict Resolution, Security Clearance, Coaching, Army, Project Planning, DoD, Customer Satisfaction, Instructional Design, New Business Development, Organizational..., Community Outreach, Budgets, Command, Management, Project Management, Non-profits, Business Development, Fundraising, Start-ups, Public Relations, Security, Defense, Sales Force Development, Policy, Special Operations, Process Improvement, Change Management, Advertising, Entrepreneurship, Customer Service