High-level law enforcement professional with 25 years in security and safety compliance with the United States Secret Service. Highly skilled in responding to emergency situations and providing crisis intervention. Served four years in the United States Coast Guard as a military police officer and a United States Ceremonial Honor Guard.
Federal law enforcement officer, 02/1990 to 02/2015 United States Secret Service – Washington, DC
Assigned to the President's Protection Division from 1990-2008 and to the Vice President's Protection Division from 2008-2015.
Provided physical protection to the highest level elected leaders, visiting foreign dignitaries, facilities and major events.
Traveled domestically and internationally annually to provide protection for Presidents, their families and dignitaries, including Popes, the Queen of England and different Heads of State.
Managed and oversaw access into the White House complex and Vice President's complex, as well as local and out of town details.
Monitored the White House Access Control database, insuring the correct screening of White House workers, pass holders, appointments and contractors.
Coordinated with on-site supervisors, White House database center, and officers regarding White House entry, safety and preventative maintenance.
Monitored and evaluated possible threats to the protected.
Made situational assessments and conflict resolution.
Acted as a first responder to and enforced federal and local laws.
Mentored and trained new and existing officers on job policies and procedures.
Selected and served as a member of the United States Working Group Committee (2011-2015).
Wrote detailed reports.
Military Police Officer, 05/1987 to 05/1989 United States Coast Guard – Alameda, CA
Provided protection of property, personnel and residence at the Coast Guard Base.
Monitored and secured Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)
Detected and apprehended unauthorized personnel.
Made arrests and secured major drug seizures.
Seaman and United States Ceremonial Honor Guard, 07/1985 to 07/1987 United States Coast Guard – Alexandria, VA
Received top security clearance.
Represented the Commandment, the Military District of Washington and the United States Ceremonial Honor Guard and the United States Coast Guard through ceremonial operations held before world leaders and dignitaries.
Executed search and rescue missions in Maryland and Virginia.
Provided security during events in Washington, DC and New York.
Featured in nationally televised Armed Forces commercial.
Sharpshooter Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Protective Operations Driving James J. Rowley Training Center
Semi-Automatic and Automatic Firearm Certification United States Secret Service
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice, 1988 Alameda College - Alameda, CA (completed one year)
Awards and Recognition
Outstanding Performance Award - 2012 United States Secret Service
Certificate of Appreciation Presidential Inauguration - 2005
Distinguished Service Award - September 11, 2001 (For dedicated service following the attack on the United States of America)
Certificate of Commendation - 2000, 2001
Certificate of Appreciation Centennial Olympic Games - 1996
Certificate of Appreciation NATO 50 Summit - 1990
Good Conduct Award - 1988 United States Coast Guard