Astute, personable and dedicated professional with more than 25 years of experience in areas of clinical veterinary medicine and animal care, teaching, logistics, humanitarian and disaster response, public health and business management.
Leadership, Coaching and Training
clinical Veterinary medicine
Responsible for all aspects of hospital operations and clinical care to include scheduling, hiring/firing, safety, training and education for staff, in addition to providing high quality veterinary patient care, exceptional client service and maximum productivity. Lead a team of 4 doctors and 20 veterinary professionals in a clinical small animal setting. Advocate for pets and their quality of life; build long-term relationships with clients, educate the community on all aspects of veterinary and public health. Partner with the Practice Manager to create a safe and effective hospital environment. Mentor newer Veterinarians and coordinate individual duties to highlight each doctor's skill level and knowledge, to increase their productivity.
Serve as a home care veterinarian providing hospice and end of life care for companion animals.
Provide mobile veterinary healthcare for a wide variety of species to include horses, small ruminants, camelids and companion animals. Common services provided include preventative health, public health and wellness education, nutrition, sports medicine, digital radiology, ultrasound, reproductive services, pre-purchase exams, emergency and critical care support and field surgeries.
Logistics Officer, Camp Pendleton, CA. May, 2020-present
Currently serving as a senior special staff officer for the Commanding General, 1st Marine Logistics Group in the G-4 Logistics and Materiel Support
Branch. Provide leadership and oversight to all logistics functions for key departments, including general engineering, supply maintenance, food service, distribution and health services.
Career Highlights include:
Logistics Officer, Camp Pendleton, CA. October 2014-May, 2020
Work as a senior special staff officer for the Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force serving in the G-4 Logistics and Materiel Support Branch.
Squadron Commander, Marine Wing Support Squadron-473September 2012-September 2014
Commander for a 750personnel Marine unit responsible for aviation ground support to provide all essential aviation ground requirements to a designated component of a Marine Aviation Combat Command. This includes motor vehicle support, mobile electric power, heavy equipment, aviation and vehicle refueling, essential runway services, engineering and airfield operations.
Mobilized for Operation Enduring Freedom, Lieutenant Colonel, USMC ReservesJanuary-August 2012
Worked as the Agriculture Officer for 1st Marine Expeditionary Force in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, to lead a multi-nation, multi-agency team to coordinate and synchronize disparate agriculture, veterinary and human public health and economic programs. Similarly, led group to consider and implement an engagement and mentoring strategy for the Afghan Provincial Agricultural Director and his executive staff to develop veterinary and agriculture public health programs for his constituents.
Provided mentoring and reporting as a Civil Affairs officer and prepared detailed reports delivering vital agricultural and counter-narcotics and alternative livelihood messaging. Created and managed the first veterinary diagnostic laboratory in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, to provide disease surveillance and early warning systems and capabilities to effectively improve public health world-wide.
Mobilized for Operation Iraqi Freedom-Major, USMC ReservesJanuary, 2006-January, 2007
Worked as the Supervisor for Base Operations at Camp Al Taqqaddum, Iraq to provide logistics and civil military operations support for over 50 base construction and engineering projects. Oversaw land management issues for 35 international tenant organizations and coordinated and supervised over 3000 work service requests for daily life improvements aboard a multi-national military base in a combat zone.
Mobilized for Operation Iraqi Freedom- Major, USMC ReservesJanuary, 2003-August, 2004
Worked as the 1st Force Service Support Group Logistics officer responsible for deploying over 30,000 Marines and Sailors and over 4 billon dollars worth of equipment into the Middle East during combat operations. Served as the lead logistics officer for all equipment and personnel logistics requests between Camp Pendleton CA and Iraq.
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