William P. Nanry, Ph.D.
Colonel (Retired), U.S. Army

Actively seeking a position as a Director/VP for
Research and Analytics.

"The pessimist complains
about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change;
the realist adjusts the sails."

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Multi-faceted operations research systems analyst, operations manager, management consultant, and educator with demonstrated success in logistics, strategic planning, human resources, production and organizational administration. A collaborative leader and insightful analyst with superb communications skills. Proven track record in process improvement and motivating a diverse work force to achieve tough standards under adverse conditions. Graduate of premier management, consulting and leadership programs to include the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

  • Operations Research Systems Analyst
  • Operations Managment
  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Effectiveness/Management Consulting
  • Distribution/Logistics
  • Education and Training Course Development
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Customer Service

Senior Consultant for Research and Analytics within Global Services Engineering at Dell.
Round Rock, TX

Prior Position: Systems Engineer Manager and
Member, Group Technical Staff,
Lockheed Martin
Grand Prairie, TX



Assistant Professor in Mathematics, Business Analytics and Operations Research

Southern Methodist University,
Dallas, TX


1. Protecting the U.S. Homeland from an EMP Threat, Phase 1 – Assessing the Electro-Magnetic Pulse Threat, by, William Nanry, submitted for MORS Barchi award consideration and publication in the MORS journal.

2. Solving the Theater Distribution Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Problem Using Group Theoretic Tabu Search, by John Crino, James T. Moore, J.W. Barnes and W.P. Nanry.  Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Volume 39, Issues 6-8, March 2004, Pages 599-616.

3. Solving the Pickup and Delivery Problem with Time Windows using Reactive Tabu Search by William Nanry and J.W. Barnes, 2000.  Transportation Research, part B 34, pgs. 107-12

  • Achieved rank of Colonel, Engineer/Operations Research Analyst - Retired from the U.S. Army - March '05
  • Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Member of Omega Rho
  • Member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)
  • Member of the Military Operations Research Society (MORS)
  • Proficient with IBM PC/DOS: Spreadsheets, Databases, Presentation Software, Scientific/standard Wordprocessors; Computer Algebra Systems - Derive, MathCad‚Mathematica and Matlab; Statistical Packages - Minitab and SAS; Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, W7 and Internet applications; programming in GAMS.
  • MAC:  Spreadsheets, Databases, Presentation Software.
    Mainframe/Unix: Mathematical and Operations Research programming in PASCAL, FORTRAN and C.
  • National-level Team Handball official and coach
  • Avid Cyclist
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Scuba Certified
  • Plays guitar
  • Commissioner with the Planning and Zoning Committee for Cedar Hill




Top of the Line - 79
US Army
UT Texas - Austin
UT Texas - Austin
BS - Engineering
Masters - Applied Math
PhD in Operations Research