Experienced, highly motivated, results oriented Senior Federal Law Enforcement Executive with 36+ years of outstanding performance in leadership, management, and strategic planning. Extensive experience in diverse, multi-agency work environment with proven ability to define and accomplish a common mission, while mentoring and motivating personnel to identify and develop emerging leadership talent. Over 14 years in progressively more complex leadership and management roles. National security clearance: Top Secret/SCI. Areas of strength include: Criminal Investigations * Risk Analysis * Financial Management * Public Speaking Strategic Planning * Operations * Federal Contracting * Problem Resolution Coalition Building * Security * Human Resources * Negotiating Emergency Planning * Training * International Partnerships * Personnel Development
Director, 09/2010 to Current OCDETF Fusion Center
premiere law enforcement operational intelligence center with representatives from 13 national and international law enforcement agencies with responsibility of de-conflicting, facilitating, and linking global efforts.
Utilizing a "One Team, One Mission" concept, developed a multi-agency, multi-national, de-confliction and coordination mechanism to maximize law enforcement efforts worldwide.
Responsible for planning and management of an annual budget of $41 million and 195 personnel.
Responsible for leading 11 GS-15 executive managers and 9 GS-14 supervisors from DEA, FBI, ICE, and IRS.
Developed and implemented the first-ever three-year Strategic Plan that established, outlined, and provided guidance for future expansion, technological enhancement, and career development for all personnel.
national-level policy makers with accurate and timely information.
Created a training unit and program responsible for training more than ____ law enforcement, intelligence, military, and attorney pers.
Deputy Assistant Administrator, 12/2009 to 09/2010 Office of Special Intelligence
Assistant Special Agent in Charge, 06/2006 to 09/2010
Developed, implemented, and led the OCDETF Strike Force in Atlanta, GA, which quickly became the leading Strike Force in the U.S.
Provided leadership and oversight to the Technical Operations Group, the Special Operations Group, and DEA's first and only Regional Intercept Center.
Executive Assistant, 02/2005 to 06/2006 Chantilly, VA
Assistant Special Agent, 08/2003 to 02/2005
Unit Chief, 06/2002 to 08/2003
Staff Coordinator, 08/2001 to 06/2002
Supervisory Special Agent, 03/1999 to 08/2001
Mobile Enforcement Team (MET).
Special Agent, 02/1998 to 03/1999 HIDTA
06/1994 to 02/1998 Greensboro
06/1991 to 06/1994 Bogota (Colombia) Country Office - Medellin & Bo
11/1987 to 06/1991 Caribbean Enforcement Group – Miami, FL
06/1987 to 11/1987 Charleston WV DEA Academy – Quantico, VA
Director / Special Agent in Charge, 01/1987 to Current Drug Enforcement Administration DEA
Special Agent, 11/1981 to 06/1987 Norfolk Southern Corporation – Bluefield, VA WV
Police Officer, 11/1975 to 11/1981 Bluefield WV
DEA's classified and unclassified, multi-agency telecommunications collection and analysis program that produced intelligence products focused on of drug organizations, as well as drug related-financial/terrorist organizations.
Responsible for development and oversight of an annual budget of $48.5 million and over 300 personnel.
Managed all aspects of the programs, to include operations, intelligence, analysis, technology, security, interagency relations, as well as budget contracting and maintenance of all DEA classified systems/applications.
In less than one year, oversaw the production of more than 94,000 intelligence products, an increase of 28%, without any increase in manpower or technical resources.
Brokered/expanded agreements with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to share, coordinate, and de-conflict investigative information, at little or no cost to the other agencies.
Responsible for the implementation of DICE, the first-ever nationwide law enforcement de-confliction system;.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice Administration Psychology and L, 1985 Bluefield State College - Bluefield, WV
University of Virginia - Executive Leadership Institute, Center for Executive Development - Charlottesville, VA Johns Hopkins University - Strategic Thinking and Staff Ride - Gettysburg, PA University of Virginia - The Supervisor's Institute, Center of Executive Development - Lansdowne, VA Anti-Defamation League and The Holocaust Museum, Law Enforcement and Society - Washington, DC Drug Enforcement Administration, Special Agent Training Academy - Quantico, VA West Virginia State Police Academy - Institute, WV.
Honors and Awards
Senior Executive Service Performance Awards - multiple
Exemplary DEA Service Recognition Awards - multiple
"Distinguished Service Cross" from Republic of Colombia (first time presented to a non-Colombian official)