Mark A. Osentowski

1644 Winterberry Lane, Weston, FL 33327

954-217-4870(Home) 954-551-5362(Cell)



   Professional and dedicated leader with over 16 years of experience in managing people and resources. Superior supervisory skills evident in building a cohesive team spirit and developing staff to perform at peak levels. Earned the trust and respect of senior management, associates and subordinates. Proven ability to improve productivity, analyze problems, and implement solutions that turn challenges into results and enhance organizational effectiveness.

Professional Experience


United States Coast Guard, 1989 – Present. Completed 20-year career with the U.S. Coast Guard. Gained middle-level manager status.


Aviation Maintenance Officer / Chief Warrant Officer CWO2

Led 63 active duty members in all phases of helicopter maintenance, logistics, sensors systems and communication support for five aircraft. 

Expertly coordinated staff to provide two fully operational aircraft 24 hours per day, including 130 days deployed away from home station. 


Performed a wide range of administrative duties: prepared reports, scheduled and coordinated maintenance activities, controlled $215,000 annual budget, ordered parts, and maintained spare part inventory valued at $12.3 million.


Conceived new staffing organizational structure to overcome shortfall of available labor resource hours.  Created a dedicated personnel resource that allowed technicians to focus solely on maintenance tasks, thus minimizing distractions or interruptions.  Restructuring resulted in a raised efficiency level that allowed the unit’s aircraft to complete 100% of mandated flight hours and mission requirements.


Orchestrated a short fused helicopter model transition 12 months ahead of original schedule.  Developed an aggressive plan, prepare departing aircraft, and accepted replacements. Communicated need for a partial operational stand down to accomplish pre-transfer maintenance and training.  Organized a 3-day maintenance intensive stand down to clear pending maintenance requirements and ready the unit’s aircraft for departure.  All aircraft departed on schedule and arrived at receiving unit without maintenance issues. 

Chief Petty Officer / E-7

Directed all aspects of an innovative maintenance team of 43 members whose actions resulted in a 44% decrease in maintenance cycle completion time.  Team was recognized runner-up of 2005 USCG Industrial Maintenance Innovation Award.


Submitted 71 evaluation reports yearly. Counseled staff members on any performance shortcomings and developed personal career intention plans.  Recognized superior performance with written awards submitted to superiors ready for signature. Drafted 59 individual awards for performance and dedication during intense fourteen day period supporting hurricane Katrina and Rita relief operations.


Aviation Maintenance Technician / E-6

Primary Quality Assurance Inspector; verified and certified completion of critical maintenance tasks ensuring only safe reliable aircraft were placed into service.


Aviation Electrician: Expert in troubleshooting complex discrepancies and performing required repairs using published technical publications.


Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) Department Assistant Fire Chief and Training Officer: Developed and implemented an initial and recurrent training syllabus to train fellow CG members in the science of ARFF. 


Maritime Helicopters, Homer, Alaska, 1998 – 2000

Aviation Maintenance Technician

Performed scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on Bell 206B Jet Ranger and Rolls-Royce 250C20 Turboshaft Engine.

Managed maintenance related activities at remote operational site in Kodiak, AK.


Education & Certificates

 Bachelor of Science (BS), Aviation Maintenance Management-2009

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Magna Cum Laude


Associate of Science (AS), Professional Aeronautics-2006

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certificate-1996

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)


US Coast Guard Training

Chief Warrant Officer Professional Development-2 weeks (Advanced Leadership Skills, Project Management, and Communication)-2008

Chief Petty Officer Acadamy-4 1/2 weeks (Leadership, Human Effectiveness, Written Communication and Public Speaking)-2004

Leadership and Management Seminar-5 days (Entry Level Leadership Skills)-2000

Instructor Development Course-5 days (Instructor Presentation Skills)- 2009

Aviation Electrician Training and Specialized Automatic Flight Control & Electrical System Training: (HH-3, HH-60 HH-65)- 1989-1994

Security Clearance-2004

Secret- NACLA

Professional Associations

Chief Warrant Officers Association: Secretary of local chapter

One Shot Antelope Hunt Lander, WY: Past Shooter Club-2006