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Willa from Lanesboro is working to transform Minnesota by ‘strengthening the economy and unifying government initiatives.’.

Willa St. John from Lanesboro, Minnesota holds an unlimited Air Force warrant with 13 years of experience in the contracting world. She specializes in service acquisitions, construction, commodities, and A&AS in operational, strategic sourcing, and category management. Additionally, Willa is knowledgeable in FFP, MACC, requirements, IDIQ, and T&M contract types. Furthermore, she is a Contracting Officer Commodities, AFICC Acquisition Policy Program Support Manager, and Contract Specialist.

As a Minnesota local, Willa understands the state's issues and the need for transformation. Her experience in the Air Force has given her the opportunity to witness the services and how government contracts are managed. Willa is an airman and a warrant holder who can apply these skills to the Force Installation Contracting Center in order to help enhance Minnesota. With her knowledge and understanding of the AFICC Acquisition Policy and Program Support, she can help unify and rebuild the state. Her expertise with various contract types can further assist in the continuation of various government initiatives to help strengthen the economy and provide essential services for the people of Minnesota.

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Willa's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Willa’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Willa will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Willa’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Willa tends to appreciate novel experiences and may resist getting stuck in a repetitive routine.


OVERVIEW:

Anecdotal evidence is more convincing to Willa than a collection of facts. Talk about topics unrelated to work, tell a customer story, and use metaphors to further explain a concept. They will prefer interesting concepts over analytical insight. Ask them open ended questions and appeal to their emotions to drive them to action.

What comes naturally to Willa

  • Enjoying a story more than a list of facts

  • Solving a problem by getting insight from others

  • Celebrating shared victories


COMMUNICATON:

Willa is relentlessly optimistic and appreciates friendly, transparent conversation. Expect her to initiate side conversations to talk about life outside of work. Affirm her ideas and let her know that you're listening to her when in conversation.

When speaking to Willa

  • Speak with an informal tone

  • Make time for small-talk

  • Affirm their bright ideas


MOTIVATION:

Willa is people-oriented and thrives on building new relationships. If you can make her feel accepted and included in a group, she will happily work on any task. She will enjoy being asked for advice and will happily stop to explain the situation to her co-workers.

What motivates Willa

  • Feeling accepted

  • Sharing personal stories

  • Working closely with others


WORK:

If you have an issue with Willa or need to give her constructive criticism, it is best to do it in person. She will appreciate people who are approachable and help make peace and create harmony in her work environment. Empathy likely comes naturally to her, making her a community leader and a source of trust for her team.

When working with Willa

  • Agree on a common goal

  • Let them have a bit of flexibility

  • Don't give them too much repetitive work

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Willa’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Willa’s online activity.

warrant holder

contract types

Strategic Sourcing

Management

Service

Construction

Commodities

A&AS

Operational

MACC

Contracting Officer Services

Contacting Officer Commodities

AFICC Acquisition Policy

Program Support Manager

Contract Specialist

Air Force

Airman

Force Installation Contracting Center

warrant holder

contract types

Strategic Sourcing

Management

Service

Construction

Commodities

A&AS

Operational

MACC

Contracting Officer Services

Contacting Officer Commodities

AFICC Acquisition Policy

Program Support Manager

Contract Specialist

Air Force

Airman

Force Installation Contracting Center

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youAir Force Installation Contracting Centerfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Willa extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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