Solutions-focused, versatile management professional offering a comprehensive background supporting U.S. military operations in roles of increasing responsibility during a 14-year career in the Marine Corps. Effective communicator who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results. Highly professional and analytical-minded with six years of experience across multiple industries, which includes hazardous materials/hazardous waste stream identification, process chemistry, and forensic toxicology.
Effective team leader
Supply and logistics planning
Government / DoD
Secret Security Clearance
Trained in emergency response
United States Marine CorpsNew Orleans, LALogistics Chief06/2003 to Current
Performed all duties and responsibilities as the 4th MLG Logistics Operations Chief, responsible for the supervision and operational logistics support to 4th MLG HQ staff and units.
Supervised the 4th MLG Embarkation Chief and Embarkation Clerk in the conduct of their duties ensuring subordinate units are in a perpetual state of deployment readiness by ensuring that all embarkation requirements are identified and staffed in a timely manner, per the MFR Embark SOP, ForO P4600.2C.
Supervised the review, approval, and reconciliation of all requests submitted via the Transportation of Things/Personnel (TOT/TOP) databases.
Executed all duties and responsibilities as the 4th MLG Facilities Chief, to include supervision of all Hazardous Materials/Environmental Compliance Evaluation inspections and facilities projects.
Oversaw and managed all requirements as the Logistics Modernization LNO.
Ground Safety Manager for all 4th MLG units.
Suicide Prevention Program Officer.
American Heart Association certified CPR Heartsaver/AED instructor.
10-Hour OSHA General Industry certification.
Transportation of Hazardous Materials certification (air, land, and sea modes of shipment).
Air Mobility Command (AMC) Air Load Planners Certification - Load plan & certify equipment for transport via military and/or civilian aircraft.
CSC Container Re-inspection certified.
Boston Toys for TotsBoston, MACoordinator12/2008 to 07/2012
Managed the purchase, collection, and distribution of toys to more than 70,000 impoverished children in the greater Boston area each year.
Managed accounting operations, account reporting and reconciliations of more than $400k annually.
Coordinated hundreds of events to support the collection effort to support our mission and personally attended a majority of those events.
Managed more than 50 civilian and military volunteers.
Doctors Laboratory, IncValdosta, GACertifying Scientist08/2001 to 03/2004
Performed urine drug analysis on approximately 1000 specimens per night
Ran extractions for presumptive positive specimens and identified/certified positive confirmations utilizing GC-MS.
Performed numerous forensic tests including carbon monoxide, blood alcohol, blood lead, and thin layer chromatography.
Sud-Chemie Adsorbents, IncMeigs, GAChemist08/2000 to 02/2001
Conducted in-process and finished product QC analysis consisting of: particle size (Malvern), % moisture, bleaching, filtration, and spectroscopic (chlorophyll.tests for oil bleaching clays, kitty litter, floor absorbents, and jet fuel filtration products.
Assisted R&D Chemist with development of new products and streamlining of manufacturing processes.
Perma-Fix Environmental ServicesValdosta, GAQC Analyst / Lab Technician04/1999 to 08/2000
Performed wet chemistry analysis on all hazardous waste received and being shipped out for disposal.
EPA Method SW846 certification for volatiles & semi-volatiles utilizing GC-FID Purge & Trap, RCRA metals analysis utilizing atomic absorption (AA) Furnace & Flame, including Mercury testing, solids testing, GC-FID, and GC-ECD for detection of chlorinated hydrocarbons such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and pesticides.
Prepared documentation reflecting analytical results & identification of all components of each drum of material received for disposal.
40 hour and 8 hour refresher HAZWOPER certification maintained.
Identified materials capable of being reclaimed and refined for re-sale/re-use such as acetone, methylene chloride, 1,1,1-Trichlorethane, 1,1,3-Trifluoroethane (Freon 113).
South Georgia Medical CenterValdosta, GAPharmacy Technician08/1997 to 04/1999
Prepared IV bags, hyperalimentations, and oral (PO) medications for patients.
Delivered patient meds and IV bags to floors nightly.
Refilled Pyxis machines throughout hospital and performed troubleshooting assistance as needed.
Verified RN's narcotic drug wastes with pharmacist utilizing handheld refractometer.
Prepared compounded medications to meet patients' specific needs.
Cross-trained and certified in the hospital's retail, in-patient, operating room (OR), and Oncology pharmacies.
Bachelor of Science:ChemistryValdosta State University, Valdosta, GAStill attending - 2 classes left
Associate of Science:Chemistry1997Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA
Associate of Science:Allied Health1997Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA
Performed more than 409 hours of volunteer service from 2013 to 2017 as part of multiple outreaches to both the military and civilian communities in and around New Orleans, Louisiana, with multiple organizations and programs such as the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, the FORE! Kids Foundation, LA-SPCA, New Orleans Children's Hospital, United Way of Southeast Louisiana, S.E.Louisiana Veteran's Home, U.S.Chamber of Commerce, and many other organizations.
Received The President's Volunteer Service Award (Bronze) in 2015 for completion of more than 130 hours of volunteer service during the 2015 calendar year.
Awarded five (5) Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals between 2006 and 2010.
Awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal in 2017.