Naval Officer with over 18 years of experience and achievements in operations and personnel management. Expertise in improving processes, resolving problems, providing guidance and leadership to large teams. Experience training hundreds of peers and subordinates. Superior planning, organizational, and leadership skills maximize team performance and ensure projects completion ahead of schedule in a fast-pace and time-sensitive environment.
2000 Air Department Sailor of the Year for a department of 170 personnel.
2002 USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) Sailor of the Year for a ship of 2000 personnel.
2003 Naval Tactical Training Center Instructor of the Year for the largest training facility in the U.S. Navy.
Promoted to every rank at the first opportunity or early, promoting to the senior enlisted rank of Chief Petty Officer, E-7, in a record time of under 7 years.
Earned a commission under the Limited Duty Officer Program in 9 years.
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.
USS BELLEAU WOOD LHA -3 (Feb 98 - May 02).
Flight Deck Supervisor: Supervised 17 personnel in the safe and efficient movement, launch and recovery of aircraft on the flight deck.
Naval Technical Training Center, Pensacola FL (Jun 02 - Jun 05).
Navy Instructor and Course Supervisor: Managed the Shipboard Team Training Course and led nine high-risk instructors during the training of over 20,000 Navy and DOD personnel in advance and basic aircraft firefighting.
USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN CVN-72 (Jul 05 - Feb 08).
Crash and Salvage Leading Chief Petty Officer/Flight Deck Chief: Responsible for the management and training of 144 Sailors in the safe launch, recovery, and movement of aircraft.
USS BONHOMME RICHARD LHD-6. (Mar 08 - Jun 11).
Crash and Salvage Officer: Directly supervised a 164-man department in emergency handling of aircraft during flight operations, pilot rescue, plane jettisoning and aircraft firefighting. Developed and managed a departmental training program for a department of 170 personnel. Expertly led a department of 170 personnel during numerous inspections, certifications and deployments.
USS CARL VINSON CVN-70 (Jun 11 - Jun 14).
Crash and Salvage Officer: Supervised the 600 man flight deck team during flight operations and emergencies. Trained personnel in crash and firefighting duties.
Training Officer: Coordinated a comprehensive shipboard/squadron training program and de-conflicted training requirements during Planning Board for Training. Developed and maintained a training program for a department of 540 personnel ensuring all training orders, schools, budget qualifications, and operational requirements we successfully managed.
USS RONALD REGAN CVN-76 (Jun 14 - Aug 15).
Fuels Maintenance Officer: Supervised 128 personnel in the loading and unloading of 3.9 million gallons of aviation fuel and fueling and defueling of squadron aircraft. Arranged for adequate supply of aviation gasoline, submitting requisitions to the ship's supply department. Managed the maintenance and repair of a 3.6 million gallon fuels system consisting of 186 fuel tanks, miles of piping, and hundreds of associated equipment.
Zone Manager for a 600-man department: Managed a $1.2 million ship's force work package consisting of 1,500 critical jobs and 34,300 man-hours of work.
Machinery Installation and Repair Superintendent: Supervised the installation, repair, and alteration of machinery on a naval vessel. Reviewed machinery work requests, inspected machinery, and offered technical advice in deciding the need for repair and material requirements.
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON CVN-73 and USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CVN-71 (Aug 15 to Present).
Flight Deck Officer: Successfully leads his 600-man flight deck team in one of the most dynamic working environments in the world. Plans plane spotting on flight deck, trains and supervises plane handlers in spotting and moving planes. Supervises maintenance of flight deck equipment.
Safety Officer: Manages the department's aviation safety program. Prepares contingency plans to ensure coordination of efforts by crash crews, medical department and security department in the event of an accident. Inspects and recommends safety improvements for flight and ground operations. Serves as member of aircraft accident board.
Assistant Command Duty Officer.
Trusted with the safety and security of an aircraft carrier and its 3,000 personnel crew in the absence of the ship's Executive Officer. Ensures the successful completion of the command's daily routine and ensures all force protection requirements.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 3.72 GPA.
Lean Sig Sigma - Green Belt trained
Master Training Specialist
Various military leadership and technical schools.
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