Edward Swisshelm / President
Phone USA: 1-657-229-2476
Office: Vietnam Tel: 84-0931044476
Edward Swisshelm is Founder and President Executive Director of Innovation and Technical Services Foundation. At Innovation and Technical Services Edward drives the organization strategic growth, partnership development and oversees its talented and passionate staff. He is a California native and has worked and traveled most of his adult life ( US Army alums)
Edward is engaged with various community organizations throughout California and Vietnam. He serves on the board of director’s at Innovation and Technical Services a 501(c)(3) Private Foundation nonprofit organization. and works with many international students preparing them for a new life experience in the USA.
Previously Edward traveled throughout Southeast Asia as a Teacher and Education Counselor for students at all grade levels. A leader and a voice for progressive change in Vietnam. Edward in 2014 began research and project development for soon to be a Private Foundation in support of education. Additionally he is a graduate in 1989 class of the United States Army warfare Academy ( Senior Systems Engineer ) and a graduate at Fullerton College 2005 ( Communications) beyond Edwards professional work he is a dedicated supporter for children at risk and is a lover of the outdoors, playing tennis and softball
Edward can be reached by e-mail Innovation and Technical Services
Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Innovations and Technical Services Foundation
May 2014 to Present
Representative for Tacoma Community College USA & Vietnam
Representative for Oklahoma City University Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand
English Language Instructor AMA American Academy in Vietnam, Quang Ngai
June 2015 to January 2016
Training and Development Teacher at Global English Center Vietnam, Quang Ngai
May 2014- February 2015 (12 months)
BoAo Tong Wen International Culture Exchange CO., LTD Beijing China
August 2011 to June 2014
Training and Development Manager / Teacher TESL / IELTS at Global International Training Center Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China. October 2013 to June 2014 (9 months)
Web International English. Yongkang, China Teacher TESL January 2013 to September 2013 (9 months)
Richard English International. Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China.Teacher TESL July 2012 to January 2013 (7 months)
Hangzhou Wenlan Middle School. Hangzhou, China Teacher TESL February 2012 to July 2012 (6 months) Training and Development Manager / TESL / IELTS
Training and Development Manager / Teacher TESL / IELTS at Niulanshan No.1 High School of Shunyi , Beijing China August 2011 to February 2012 (7 months)
Associate at World Financial Group (WFG) July 2011 to Present: Teaching and training for state examination license for World Financial Group. WFG is one of the few companies of its kind in the industry today: WFG is dedicated to serving the financial needs of individuals and families from all walks of life. WFG's independent associates do not just work with clients who have large amounts of discretionary income - they work with everyday people to help them make critical financial decisions that help move them from where they are to where they want to be.
Property Manager at WR Gorman & Associates
May 2004 -June 2008 (4 years 2 months) Property Manager / Office Manager with 530 accounts. Maintenance and supervising the Facilities, Safety and Security procedures,Prepare reports for the corporate office, Customer service and Sales / leasing of real property
Owner at Innovation & Technical Services
September 1990 - Present (24 years 7 months) My primary role as the consultant in educational management is the sharper and manager of shared values in an organization. The first essential functions are to provide the system of communications second to promote the securing of essential efforts and third formulate and define purpose.
Senior System Engineer at Hughes Aircraft Company
January 1978 to January 1990 (12 years 1 month). Technical Services Professional with 12 years Progressively Responsible experience with Engineering Support. I have demonstrated my ability to Motivate and Manage a Field Operation group. I am skilled in Electromechanical Applications, Retrofit of Environmental test changes and formal Modification for the Field Engineering Department and Project Office, (Field Operations), Teaching technical manuals and maintenance and I was supporting foreign contracts for the US Military and was working as Company Supervisor for the Field Installation Department.
Engineering Services and Support - Field Installation Section
Officer- Major GS -13 06247 Clearance, Secret
Skills & Expertise
Sociology and Management: Teaching English as a Second Language, Staff Development
Coaching/Training. Teaching Business Investment English. Public Speaking Leadership
Development for Adult Education, Team Building Higher Education, E-Learning.
Teaching Social Networking. Coaching and training softball and tennis.
Cambridge TESL / IELTS examination preparation for international university’s transfer.
TEYL: Teaching English to young learners for Beginners, Elementary, Pre-intermediate,
Intermediate and Advanced English.Training TESL/ TEFL certificate program for teachers.
Project Management and Project Engineering
United States Army Special Warfare Academy / BS Engineering Degree, Systems Engineering
1985 to 1989
Fullerton College: AA Liberal Arts / Communications degree, 2002 – 2005
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: United States Military Status of Forces June 27, 1984
Officer- Major GS -13. Ordained to the Office of Priest on August 24, 1997 Church of Latter
Day Saints, Brea Chamber Commerce