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Kevin Boyd named Corporate Support Manager

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

OPS has appointed Kevin Boyd to the position of Corporate Support Manager, responsible for managing all corporate functions, including administration, finance, human resources, and IT. Kevin will report to John Beakes, Jr., Chairman.
Kevin's career spans over 35 years as a leader, manager, and advisor to senior management. He is a certified Project Management Professional, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and a retired Naval Officer.
After retiring from the Navy, Kevin joined RWD Technologies where current OPS Chairman John Beakes, Jr. was the Chief Operating Officer. RWD specialized in human performance improvement and training solutions to Fortune 100 corporations, and while there Kevin led several small business units, as well as taught the corporate leadership and project management courses. Subsequently, Kevin served as a Federal employee, leading a team providing training materials and training program support for the Navy's implementation of SAP. For the past several years, Kevin has provided project management and executive management support to Federal and local agencies in Washington, DC and Maryland, as well as facilitating leadership development and executive coaching through the company he founded, Angelus Learning, LLC, which is a franchise of Academy Leadership. OPS and Angelus Learning partner on client engagements where their capabilities combine effectively to meet client requirements.
During his career, Kevin has implemented Lean concepts and tools to project management and project invoicing processes. The invoicing project resulted in a 3-fold increase in productive capacity, a 79% reduction in data input errors, and a 19% decrease in invoice creation cycle time. The project management process was redesigned, new tools were developed to increase productivity and collaboration between Project Managers. The project management project was selected by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) for presentation at an annual conference, as well as winning an Excellence in Practice Award from the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD).
Chairman John Beakes, Jr. notes that "I am very pleased to be working with Kevin again. He was a very important contributor to RWD Technologies when we worked there years ago, and he was a particularly effective Project Manager, a skillset which the company emphasized as a core competency. In his subsequent career, Kevin has added strong new capabilities and experience in client services and corporate management that will serve OPS and its clients exceptionally well in his new role with the company."

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