Strategic Plans/Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD)/Operations Command
Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Highly knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated professional with an extensive record of recognized innovation and leadership that has substantially raised levels of communication, proficiency, and readiness in single unit missions and national response operations. Forward-thinking, problem solver, skilled at implementing new procedures and technical solutions that empower flexible, proactive decision making based on real-time information. People-oriented manager able to train and motivate diverse personnel to become positive examples of unity and professionalism in supporting worldwide missions. Over 10 years of experience in domestic operations and chemical biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) response, leadership, and technical expertise. Holds a Top Secret and NATO Secret clearance with SCI with proven expertise in the following areas:
10/2013 to 12/2016
ChiefNational Guard Bureau NGB － Arlington, Virginia
Developed, created, and staffed the Strategic Concepts and Doctrine Branch to focus solely on producing CBRN doctrine and new concepts for future years for the National Guard.
Serves as the lead subject matter expert (SME) for NGB CBRN response force including synchronization for strategic planning, training, and executive-level issues for the Homeland Response Forces (HRFs), the CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Packages (CERFPs), and WMD Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs).
Provides guidance and establishes policy for the National Guard CBRN Enterprise, consisting of over 10,0000 personnel from all 50 states and U.S.
Authored and published the first ever National Guard CBRN guidance, replacing outdated Title 10 active duty doctrine that inadequately describes National Guard's ability to rapidly respond to homeland crises.
Coordinates with US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), Army North (ARNORTH), Major Commands (MAJCOM)s, Adjutant Generals/Commanding General; (AGs/CG, Army National Guard (ARNG), and Air National Guard (ANG) on all new, existing, or changes to policy, regulation, guidance, and doctrine.
Provides technical and policy reviews of staff responses from various sources, including congressional, FEMA, and other senior department officials.
Prepares inputs for planning documents analyzing scope, schedule, and risk of training and acquisition programs and advises senior officials on courses of action on program decisions.
Assesses impact, deficiencies, and trends on major programs and develops recommendations for improvement or revisions.
Communicates complex and controversial concepts to senior level staff for supporting program and budget execution.
Manages, tracks, and drafts decision-based programmatic communications including briefings, memos, correspondence, project scheduling, and weekly schedules
Facilitates meetings and coordinates with internal and external customer agencies to ensure that all NGB equities and requirements are explained and adjudicated for national response with civilian responders.
Conducts preparedness assessments and operational capacity analyses on mass casualty decontamination, search and extraction, CBRN assistance support elements, and fatality search and recovery team training.
Develops, disseminates, and implements NGB strategy, planning guidance, and policy related to current and future plans.
Initiates and maintains state, intergovernmental, and interagency outreach and integration of CWMD efforts.
Facilitates exercise planning efforts to include the identification of exercise and training audience objectives, the oversight and management of projects and planning teams, and coordination with internal and interagency exercise planning partners to include National Security Programs supporting federal, state, and local agencies.
10/2004 to 10/2013
Policy OfficerOhio Joint Force Headquarters － Dublin, Ohio
Served as the Air National Guard Deputy Commander with the Ohio Joint Homeland Response Force (HRF), FEMA Region 5.
Developed the Joint Force Headquarters detailed strategic plans, initiatives, and concepts related to warfighting, theater security cooperation, federal and state homeland security and response.
Served as a team leader in a cohesive and integrated group of Joint Staff strategic planners and functional management personnel, responsible for proper planning and analysis of future force structure activities, including capabilities analysis.
Conducted in-depth analysis of various projects, and presented findings to senior leaders through written correspondence, staff briefings, and standup one-on-one briefs.
Served as a key staff member on the HRF planning team, assisted in authoring the first CBRN Regional Response Plan.
This plan was instrumental in coordinating and solidifying the uniformity and seamless rapid response deployment from several states to one major incident, the very core of the congressional mandate for the NG response forces.
As Deputy Command led the FEMA Region 5 HRF through the very first External Evaluation (EXEVAL).
Served as the Chief Inspector for the National Guard's traveling Operational Exercise Evaluation Team, duties included writing the entire exercises that consisted of CBRN and conventional, air and ground attack scenarios.
Exercises involved over 2500 participants, and 150 ORE team members - chosen by proven credentials with the ability to lead a diverse team to effectively administer an exercise and write quality After Action Reports and detailed findings and solutions.
Augmented the State Partnership Program providing sate partners, Hungary and Serbia, with Consequence Management direction and consulting with their senior leadership.
Works closely with the Israel Homeland Defense Force to exchange and collaborate on CWMD policies and best practices.
Led a team of CBRN SMEs in drafting the first National Guard HRF/CERFP CONPLAN, Chief of the National Guard Instruction (CNGBI), and the Chief of the National Guard Manual (CNGBM).
Awarded Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) for leading the first ever Homeland Response Force through an outside agency External Evaluation (EXEVAL).
Received accolades while serving as Deputy Commander FEMA Region V HRF from the Commander of Army North and the Adjutant General of Ohio.
Top rated senior leader of CBRN operations and the Domestic Operations branch, managing over 500 soldiers and airmen on a daily basis.
Awarded MSM for creating the FEMA Region V Regional Response Plan.
WMD Radiological/Nuclear Course
*Walk the Talk Training (Quality)
*Advanced Airlift Tactics Course
*Quality Team Leader Training
*Navigator Instructor Course
*Airspace Management School
*Squadron Commander Orientation Course
*Operational Risk Management
*Advanced Wartime Contingency Planning
*National Incident Courses 200,400,700, 800
*ARNORTH Defense Support to Civil Authorities
*US Bank Corporate Payment System
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration and ManagementLiberty University － Lynchburg, VirginiaBusiness Administration and Management
Associate of ArtsOhio State University － Mansfield, Ohio
Air War College
*Air Command and Staff College
*Squadron Officer School
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