Highly skilled Coast Guard officer with active U.S. government secret security with level "Top Secret" clearance. Highly flexible, organized and skilled at handling multiple tasks and managing priorities in fast-paced, changing environments. Selected to serve as Commanding Officer of own patrol boat by age 24 and currently serving as Operations Officer supervising more than 60 personnel.
Steered daily operations in support of 1.2 million in equipment and supplies domestically and abroad.
Selected to serve as Commanding Officer after two years of active service.
Headed all operations for multiple deployments of a major Coast Guard Cutter in Counter Drug, Search and Rescue, Living Marine Resource Protection, and Ports, Waterways, and Coastal Security Missions.
Awarded two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals, one Commandants Letter of Commendation Ribbon, and five team commendations.
Manages more than 60 personnel, and the execution of a $175K annual budget on a 378' Coast Guard Cutter. Planned all training, and mission preparations for law enforcement patrols exceeding 90 days and spanning more than 5000 miles from home port, and has thus far resulted in more than 1,000 lbs of contraband seized, 5 narcotics traffickers arrested, 5 lives assisted or saved through search and rescue operations, and more than 30 commercial fishing safety boardings.
Planned and scheduled all major Coast Guard Cutter deployments for the entire west coast fleet of 13 major multi-million dollar assets, for a four year period. Exercised superior organizational skills and maximized resources to ensure more than 74 million square miles of ocean (from the U.S. Western States to Asia, and from the Arctic to Antarctica), remained safe and secure. Coordinated with partner nations such as Malaysia, Canada, Mexico, and Japan to schedule, plan, and execute multi-nation exercises and exchanges. Awarded the Coast Guard Commendation Medal for exceptional meritorious service upon departure.
Commanded 87' U.S. Coast Guard Cutter, overseeing all operations within 200 nautical mile radius of Galveston, TX. Supervised 11 personnel in both engineering and deck divisions, as well as executed $200K annual budget. Successfully completed more than 100 Law Enforcement boardings and security enforcement zones, as well as safely rescued more than 12 people from sea, including 3 children. Awarded the Coast Guard Commendation Medal upon departure for exceptional meritorious service.
Managed six personnel as well as highly sensitive law enforcement equipment and all weapons and ammunition on 378' Coast Guard Cutter. Supervised all law enforcement missions and training, resulted in over two tons of narcotics interdiction on the high seas.
Coursework in Leadership Administration
Majored in Business and Management with a focus in Finance
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