Over 15 years of senior leadership experience in all aspects of operations, including team building and talent management, leading complex and diverse organizations ranging from 60 to 900 personnel and culminating as Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station Patuxent River. Extremely adept at managing risk to safely and efficiently complete the mission in a variety of challenging environments. Visionary leader and communicator who understands how to motivate and focus people.
Commanding Officer / Executive Officer, Current U.S. Navy, Naval Air Station Patuxent River – Patuxent River,
MD Effectively leads 900 military and civilian personnel in providing exceptional police, fire, public works, air traffic control, airfield management, family support, and recreation services on a Naval Air Station. Manages a financial plan of over $250M and advocated for over $100M for infrastructure improvement in support of six runways, 6800 square miles of airspace, six aviation squadrons, and a work force population of 25,000.
Global Force Manager and Future Operations Officer, 11/2013
to 01/2016 U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet – Pearl Harbor,
HI Aggressively managed allocation of all major Pacific Fleet Naval assets across the globe. Expertly led 15 military and civilian personnel in deliberate and crisis operations planning for Pacific Fleet staff, providing coherent briefs that informed decision making at highest levels of military leadership.
Operations Officer, 08/2011
to 10/2013 U.S. Navy, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) – San Diego,
CA Meticulously coordinated and scheduled all events for an aircraft carrier through multiple at sea evolutions, combat deployment, and major maintenance period. Led 150 military personnel in the operation of shipboard weapons systems, radars, and sensors providing exceptional ship defense and air traffic control.
Commanding Officer / Executive Officer, 02/2009
to 06/2011 U.S. Navy, Fleet Logistics Support Squadron THREE ZERO – San Diego,
CA Successfully led a 425 person, five detachment, 12 aircraft squadron operating in forward logistics sights all over the world and providing versatile, timely, and professional support to aircraft carriers at sea.
Executive Assistant to Director, Joint Capability Development (J8), 11/2006
to 09/2008 U.S. Joint Forces Command – Norfolk,
VA Expertly provided professional guidance, coordination assistance, and advice to Director of Joint Capability Development on all projects involving future development of command and control technologies and fires delivery across the Department of Defense.
Officer in Charge of a two aircraft C-2A Detachment, 10/2004
to 10/2006 U.S. Navy, Carrier Airwing FIVE – Atsugi,
Japan Proficiently led a two aircraft, 60 person detachment, permanently forward deployed to Japan and operating from remote logistics sights all over the Pacific to provide exceptional logistics support to aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63).
Master of Arts: Public Administration,
Old Dominion University - Norfolk,
Bachelor of Science: Aerospace Engineering,
United States Naval Academy - Annapolis,