Helping companies make the most of their data
Dedicated and experienced leader who concentrates on mentorship, organizational development, and improving systems. I relentlessly pursue perfection in all of my endeavors while seeking to learn as much as possible about any given project to guarantee mission accomplishment and to develop the most efficient means of meeting company goals. I'm seeking opportunities in the tech world, particularly with companies that encourage creativity and individual initiative.
Ask me about
May 2020 - Present
Senior Manager, Business Development
Jan 2017 - May 2020
Operations (Case) Officer
Responsible for designing innovative strategies to accomplish extremely challenging and high-risk sensitive intelligence collection activities with limited oversight. • Cultivated relationships with senior leaders of foreign militaries and intelligence services, as well as foreign diplomats, to strengthen official multi-national relationships. • Identified, assessed, and mitigated risks for multiple multi-domain intelligence collection operations with impacts on strategic national security objectives, requiring collaboration with experts from other government agencies. • Conducted information collection operations in high-risk situations to answer critical information requirements and fill knowledge gaps for C-level executives in the United States government.
Jan 2020 - Apr 2020
Nov 2015 - Jan 2017
United States Army Ranger School
Ranger Company Commander
Supervisor of 28 Senior-Level Army Rangers. Selected from over 300 peers to lead an elite team of subject matter experts entrusted with training 550 military leaders annually. • Provided risk management, quality assurance, supervision, and ensured continuous improvement of high-risk leadership training that included the integration of aviation and C4ISR assets to ensure vital manning requirements for the US Army. • Coordinated efforts to ensure all training was conducted in accordance with contemporary US Army guidance and that trainees were able to employ broad spectrum military technologies to maximize effectiveness in combat.
Nov 2013 - Nov 2015
1st Armored Division
Stryker Company Commander
Organized and led a decentralized 180-person team operating over a vast geographic region. Mentored 16 entry-level leaders and mid-level staff in company policies, ethics, and operations. • Developed long-lasting partnerships with peers to successfully fulfill FORSCOM requirements under severe time restrictions and under rapidly changing conditions. • Employed cutting edge communications, surveillance, and other technical capabilities to synchronize operations in widely dispersed areas to improve operational efficiency and accomplish tactical missions in austere environments. • Planned, resourced, and supervised the movement of 1,530 personnel and 500 pieces of military equipment from five geographically disparate bases in the United States to a single location in support of a US Army critical mission of training 7,500 entry-level officer candidates. • Superivised the seamless execution of training and support to the officer candidates through the provision of critical life support facilities, coordination of 32 separate training schedules, and logistical operations.
Oct 2011 - Nov 2013
75th Ranger Regiment, U.S. Army
Supervisor of 45-person special staff. Supervised the organization, training, and deployment of a foreign special operations unit that conducted missions in direct support of strategic national security objectives. Activities conducted at the direction of C-level military leaders. • Deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of strategic-level special operations missions. • Designed recruitment, screening, and training strategies for the formation of an approximately 1,200-person foreign special operations unit; required working across linguistic and cultural boundaries to achieve objectives. • Worked side-by-side with and mentored host nation counterparts to improve organizational efficiency and decentralized activities that reduced reliance on United States government support and improved autonomy.
May 2009 - Oct 2011
101st Airborne Divison, U.S. Army
Second in command of a 120-person team. Selected over 23 peers to serve as the second in command of a large team. Responsible for peer coaching/mentorship, logistical support, and subject matter expertise to improve unit performance. • Deployed to Kunar, Afghanistan to conduct counter-insurgency operations. • Developed sensitive equipment accountability procedures saving the company over $23M in material loss and streamlined logistical processes to increase operational efficiency and the ability to expand into new markets without compromising quality. • Expanded the operational capacity of the team by 33% in approximately 10 days due to a no-notice change in client driven requirements to support the expansion of host nation force integration.
Jun 2008 - Apr 2009
2011 - 2013
American Military University
MA, National Security Studies: Regional Security
MA in National Security Studies with a focus on Middle Eastern regional security and asymmetric warfare studies. My primary concentration was on American foreign policy in the region as well as the application of special operations capabilities to address security issues through the asymmetric application of force.
2004 - 2008
Virginia Military Institute
BA, Modern Languages and Cultures: Arabic
Majored in modern languages and cultures with a concentration on Arabic and Middle Eastern studies.