Accomplished Executive with demonstrated ability to deliver mission-critical results.
Team Builder, Leader & Player
November 2007 to November 2015
City GovernmentAberdeen, MarylandMayor
Oversaw a 161-member city operation serving a population of 15,000+ residents.
Devised short and long-range action plans to address a wide variety of municipal needs.
Prepared and submitted an annual report on the finances and administrative activities of the city.
Negotiated contractual agreements for the city, including water agreement with Harford County, Maryland to assure water resources for the City of Aberdeen for decades to come.
Established effective working relationships with clients, government officials and media representatives.
Developed a brand identity, including a distinctive graphic style and tone, for all company communications.
Served as the President of the Maryland Municipal League 2011-2012.
Served as the President of the Maryland Mayors Association 2014-2015.
Served as the Chairman of the Legislative Committee for MML 2013-2015
Served as the Chair of the Military Communities Council, National League of Cities in 2015.
January 1971 to November 2010
Maryland State PolicePikesville, MDLieutenant, Commander, Electronic Systems DivisionManaged the Electronic Systems Division for the Maryland State Police and was responsible for the maintenance and operation of a statewide police communications system as well as NCIC interface with federal, state and local law enforcement. Was responsible for design and rollout of all emergency communications vehicles in MSP inventory. Served on a number of Federal, State and local communications interoperability committees.
University of Maryland College Park, MD, USAAcademy for Excellence in Local Government Graduate
Sienna Heights University Adrian, MI, USAElectronic Engineering TechnologyBachelor of Applied Science