SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER /PROGRAM MANAGER Over 23 years' experience with an international communications and information technology company serving both government and commercial markets.
Advanced Programs Engineer, 01/2009 to Current Harris Corporation
Founding member of Harris' Energy Solutions Enterprise business.
The Enterprise seeks to leverage Harris' core competencies and technologies to increase the extent and efficiency of oil recovery while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and water consumption.
Notable Achievements: Generated business plan and supporting business cases for the enterprise's first commercial product offering.
Presented plan to the CEO and corporate strategy officer.
Directed to move forward with product commercialization.
Key member of the strategic partnership selection and negotiations team.
Nine patent applications: Two awarded to date in thermal management in hydrocarbons processing (8,101,068 & 8,128,786): Four in hydrocarbons upgrading with RF energy: Two in shale fracture volumetric change detection and analytics: One in pipeline volumetric heating utilizing RF energy.
Business Development; as the Advanced Programs Engineer, served as the technical point of contact and system initial architect for all Enterprise study and R&D activities since inception.
The Enterprise has grown from four to over 50 full time personnel.
As a senior APE, supported the development of the APE Training Workshop and served as the lead trainer for two years.
The workshop provides professional development for technical sales, business development and pursuit management personnel.
Lieutenant Commander, Civil Engineer Corps, 01/1996 to 01/2009
Systems Engineer/Program Manager, 01/1990 to 01/2009 Harris Corporation - GCSD
Senior engineer experienced in all aspects of the project life cycle: pursuit, proposal, negotiation, design, integration, test and operations.
Career positions include accountability for cost, schedule, and technical execution for complex, multidisciplinary systems.
Notable Achievements: Compiled two business case justifications within one year for Unmanned Systems and RF Heating of unconventional hydrocarbon resources; both were adopted and successful.
Key Contributor to 5 proposals ranging from $15M - $220M.
Proposal roles include Pursuit Manager, Chief Systems Engineer, Technical and Management Reviewer.
Contributed to 6 white papers producing a series of programs valued over $75M.
Received 99.7% of available Award Fees as the Program Manager for a $19M robotic system modernization.
Led throughout proposal generation, contract negotiation, Contact Initiation Review, Concepts Review and Program Development Review.
Selected by two separate Vice Presidents to fill critical positions in two very dissimilar product lines.
One as Program Manager for an $8M commercial oceanographic telemetry service system and the second as the Integration Manager on a $22M international commercial space reflector program.
As Deputy Program Manager led $11M segment of a $65M development.
Simplified chemical and mechanical processes while substantially increasing system performance.
Team produced several critical technologies for the next generation ISR systems (currently in use).
Over ten years' experience as a Structures and Mechanism Design Engineer.
Numerous development programs including space, terrestrial and marine applications.
01/1979 to 01/1985 United States Navy
Honorably discharged after 6 years enlisted active duty aboard the USS Semmes (DDG 18).
Re-affiliated with the Navy Reserve construction forces in 1994.
Assigned to numerous positions at all unit command levels including Flag level staff positions during Operation Iraqi Freedom (I MEF Engineer Group, 2003) and Secure Tomorrow (COCOM level, Haiti, 2004).
Notable Achievements: Highest Military Decoration: Defense Meritorious Service Medal Retired as Executive Officer (XO) of a 700 person Naval Mobile Construction Battalion.
Four years at US Southern Command as the Central American Contingency Engineer.
Program Manager for Exercise Related, Counter Narco-Terrorism and Humanitarian Assistance construction projects.
Recalled to active duty in 2003, assigned to 20 Seabee Readiness group and I MEF Engineer Group as R-43 Officer (Logistics - responsible for tracking, managing and retrograding over $200M in US Army and NCF assets in theater) and R-42 Officer (Movement Control - responsible for all air, ground and sea movement of personnel and equipment entering, exiting or operating within the theater of operation).
MS: Engineering Management, University of Central Florida - Engineering Management
MBA: University of Central Florida -
BS: Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida - Mechanical Engineering
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