President / CEO, Network Designs, Inc, McLean VA
2015 – Present
Responsible for the strategic direction, synchronization of resources, and environment of NDi to ensure the client requirements are met.
Chief Operating Officer, Network Designs, Inc, McLean VA
2014 – 2015
Run the day to day operations for Network Designs, Inc ensuring all deliverables are produced on time and under budget.
Deputy Director for Regional Operations, Joint Staff, Wash DC
2012 – Present
Managed the day to day security challenges for the United States Military throughout the world by providing resources to the Combatant Commanders while balancing regional and global risk. Answered directly to the Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on all matters pertaining to deploying and employing forces across the globe.
Deputy Commanding General, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC
2010 – 2012
Deputy Commander for operations of an organization consisting of 22k Soldiers, responsible for the day to day management of training, readiness, and subsequent deployment and conduct of combat operations integrating 11 NATO and Partnered Nations in Afghanistan.
Executive Officer, for the Commander, ISAF Joint Command, Kabul, Afghanistan
2009 – 2010
Senior Advisor to the Commander during the establishment of the ISAF Joint Command in Afghanistan, resulting in the synchronization of military resources and effects including all US Joint capabilities, 54 troop contributing nations and the emerging Afghan National Security Forces.
Chief Senate Legislative Liaison Division, Washington, DC
2008 – 2009
Directly responsible to the Secretary of the Army and Army senior leadership for all Senate congressional matters; communicates, coordinates and synchronizes policies, programs and legislative objectives and provides advice on building effective relationships with Senate members, staff and oversight committees.
Commander – 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Khost, Afghanistan
2006 – 2008
Command of the largest brigade in the Army during combat operations in Afghanistan; responsible for conducting combat operations in Eastern Afghanistan across 7 Provinces; led, trained and fought a Task Force consisting of over 6400 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and 3 NATO Units.
Extensive combat and operational experience including Operation Just Cause (Panama), Operation Desert Storm (Iraq), Operation Guardian Assistance (Africa), Operation Guardian Retrieval (Africa), and (x4) Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. Led or performed as a senior director in multiple Joint and Combined organizations in peacetime and combat at every level of warfare. Multiple worldwide assignments
Master of Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Wash DC (2006)
Master of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (1995)
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA (1985)
Active Top Secret/SCI