Infantry Officer USMC with multiple deployments leading Marines in Combat during the most recent wars in OIF (Operation Iraq Freedom) in Iraq and OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) in Afghanistan. Served as a rifle platoon commander in 2nd Battalion 7th Marines, Golf Company, the Combined Anti Armor Team Platoon Commander for 2nd Battalion 7th Marines, Weapons Company, and as the Company Commander for Company C Infantry Training Battalion at SOI (School of Infantry East).
Skills and areas of expertise involve host nation development and partnership with host nation leaders for creating a stable environment in the midst of chaos. Nation building, creating and sustaining strong relationships and stable environments in difficult situations. Additional skills involve expertise in convoy security, armored vehicle employment, patrolling, offense, defense, and Raid operations for Block II and Block III environments, foreign military training. Counter ambush, counter sniper, Counter IED expertise, tactical UAV employment for increased survivability during combat operations. Experience employing Civil Affairs Groups and MEDCAPs to increase local labor capacity, increase humanitarian aid, and improve community cohesion in unstable environments. Operational understanding of intelligence networks.
Ironman Triathlete with experience racing in the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Skills include expertise with training and racing nutrition, training plans, cross-training for injury prevention.
Education: MBA University of Miami 2013
Director of Sales and Marketing at Armour Group, Inc. Experience includes developing relationships for contracts, proposals, and sales. Business experience encompasses the USA, Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, South America, and Europe. Experience developing projects and coordinating between multiple departments within the company and direct negotiations with both large and small business decision makers.