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Dan is a highly motivated leader that is mission-focused and strives to exceed organizational goals. He is a forward-thinking project management specialist confident in leading team members, managing schedules, and coordinating resources. He keeps projects on track with decisive supervision and quick problem-solving. Persuasive in communicating and negotiating with internal team members, vendors, and other stakeholders. He is passionate about team building and holds organizational success over personal accomplishments.

Dan has a full spectrum of experience, from field technician to senior management. He has 19 years of experience working in different facets of IT project management, network engineering, software deployment, and telecommunications. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems and is a 2022 graduate Master of Science in Information Technology with the Florida Institute of Technology.

  • Project Management
  • Personnel Management
  • IT Infrastructure Management
  • Fleet Management
  • Network Engineering
  • MS Projects
  • MS Visio
  • MS Access
  • MS Office Suite
  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Assurance
  • SaaS Deployment
  • Quality Assurance
  • Safety
  • Hazmat
  • Contracts
  • GPS Mapping
  • Blueprints
  • Technical Diagrams
  • AutoCAD
  • Bentley Microstation
  • Trimble
  • ArcGIS Products
  • MacOS
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Graphic Design
  • Corel Draw
  • Wix
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Software Design
  • Software Development
  • iOS Development
  • OS X
  • Objective-C
  • C
  • C++
  • C#
  • CSS JavaScript
  • XML Schema
  • Git
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • Putty
  • Notepad++
  • Visual Studio
  • xCode
  • Brackets
  • Eclipse
  • NetBeans
  • Financial Resource Advisor
  • Facility Manager
  • Telecommunications Management
  • Inside Plant
  • Avaya Call Manager
  • MDF
  • DCO
  • Outside Plant
  • Communications Construction
  • Fiber Optic Cable Installation
  • Fiber Optic Termination
  • Fiber Optic Splicing
  • Fiber Optic Testing
  • Fiber Optic Troubleshooting
  • Twisted Copper Pair Splicing
  • Premise Wiring
  • Coaxial Cabling
  • Telecommunication Grounding
  • Electronic Principles
  • PCB Soldering
  • PCB Repair
  • PCB Troubleshooting
Education and Training
Florida Institute of Technology-Melbourne Melbourne, FL, Expected in 12/2022 Master of Science : Information Technology - GPA :
University of Maryland Global Campus College Park, MD Expected in 2016 Bachelor of Science : Computer And Information Sciences - GPA :
Community College of The Air Force Montgomery, AL Expected in 2005 Associate of Science : Electronic Systems Technology - GPA :
Als Limited - Plans and Projects Flight Chief
Irvine, CA, 09/2020 - Current
  • Leads a team of 36 military professionals across five IT specialty career fields while overseeing $6.5M in service contracts supporting two Department of Defense information networks, seven federally mandated programs, and six work centers, enabling the US Air Force's rapid global mobility mission on the East Coast.
  • Manages IT requirements for $64M in the US Air Force base projects and facilitates the operation of 53 independent organizations, including the Department of Defense's largest aerial port and the US sole port mortuary.
  • Develops and implements Department of Defense service-level agreements and sets operation plans and funding requirements to link the Department of Defense's #1 foreign military sales hub to 62 allied nations.
  • Program manager of Dover Air Force Base's Wing COVID-19 operational planning team. Advised the base Commander on health protection conditions and measures to protect the health of 3.6K members responsible for 20% of the Department of Defense's total overseas strategic airlift.
US Air Force- Dept. Of Defense - Base Telecommunications Manager
City, STATE, 06/2019 - 09/2020
  • Led seven telecommunication contractors; oversaw the completion of 169 maintenance actions and 38 projects to optimize Dover Air Force Base's $54M communication infrastructure.
  • Resource advisor, government purchase program manager, and defense travel system authorizing official for a 71 personnel organization. Entrusted to manage and monitor transactions against a $1.1M budget.
  • Contracting officer representative responsible for validating and approving $150K of information technology requirements for 52 organizations. Ensured the successful execution of a $1.2M telecommunications contract responsible for delivering voice services and data network infrastructure support to 6K users.
US Air Force- Dept. Of Defense - Quality Assurance Manager
City, STATE, 11/2018 - 06/2019
  • Led four quality control evaluators; coordinated, evaluated, and assessed the maintenance and operations of 14 work sections, 192 personnel, and two Department of Defense information networks valued at $128M.
  • Developed the cyber procedures, policies, and standards for five combatant commands, 52 coalition nations, 31 mission partners, and Tanker Airlift Missions.
  • Managed the organizational checklist of 14 base programs and enforced Air Mobility Command policies. Quality controlled the production of 12 work centers responsible for sustaining a $400M IT grid supporting two active runways.
US Air Force- Dept. Of Defense - NCOIC Cable & Antenna Systems
City, STATE, 06/2016 - 11/2018
  • Supervised 16 personnel responsible for maintaining 470 miles of infrastructure cabling supporting a $128M network enterprise, five combatant commands, 52 coalition nations, and 33 mission partners.
  • Managed and ensured the accuracy of 560 confined space blueprints and digital wiring diagrams maintained on the US Air Force's cyberspace infrastructure planning system.
  • Oversaw the installation, performance, and preventive maintenance inspections of 32 very-high (VHF) and ultra-high frequency (UHF) ground-to-air antenna systems.
  • Subject matter expert and project coordinator responsible for providing technical solutions and evaluating $20M in communication project proposals.
US Air Force- Dept. Of Defense - Plans and Projects Manager
City, STATE, 04/2014 - 06/2016
  • Planning and IT project manager; oversaw 3K user requests, 21 project plans, and evaluated requirements for a $450M cyberinfrastructure.
  • Planned critical computer information system projects supporting five combatant commands, 52 coalition nations, and 33 mission partners.
  • Designed and directed the implementation of cyberinfrastructure system projects supporting 225 facilities and 19K personnel; held a $160M project portfolio.
  • Integrated cyber technology into a $600M military construction project and ensured architectural compliance.
US Air Force- Dept. Of Defense - Cable and Antenna Systems Supervisor
City, STATE, 04/2010 - 04/2014
  • He maintained 122K miles of copper and fiber optic cable supporting the 6th Air Mobility Wing and 38 tenant units.
  • Prepared, analyzed, and updated 150+ cable infrastructure blueprints preventing cable cuts on future communications projects.
  • Processed work clearance requests by deciphering plans, identifying conflict locations, and marking cables. - Installed, maintained, and performed routine preventive maintenance inspections on various ground-to-air antennas.
US Air Force- Dept. Of Defense - Cable and Antenna Systems Journeyman
City, STATE, 04/2005 - 04/2010
  • Supported 53K personnel, including NATO, US Central Command, HQ US Air Forces Europe, 3rd Air Force, 435th Air Base Wing, 86th Airlift Wing, and 125 tenant units.
  • Supervised two personnel; operated and maintained test equipment, power tools, and general and special purpose vehicles.
  • Installed, maintained, repaired, and performed infrastructure upgrades supporting a $15M telecommunications gigabit network, including 585K pair-miles of copper/fiber-optic cable and wide area network (WAN) media distribution systems.
US Air Force- Dept. Of Defense - Cable and Antenna Systems Apprentice
City, STATE, 04/2004 - 04/2005

He maintained command, control, communications, and computer systems supporting Air Component Command, 7th Air Force, 51st Fighter Wing, 41 mission partner units, and four collocated operating bases in the Republic of Korea. Performed preventive maintenance inspections, installed, maintained, repaired, removed, and modifies base cable/antenna infrastructure on 1OOK cable pair miles and 350 separate antenna systems by climbing poles and structures, entering subterranean manholes, and excavating. Maintained fiber optic, direct buried, underground, aerial copper core, coaxial, meteorological, local area network, pressurized and non-pressurized cable systems, and antennas in the high, very-high (VHF), and ultra-high frequency (UHF) range, including support structures. Maintained and updated communications and computer systems installation records.

US Air Force- Dept. Of Defense - Electronics Systems Student
City, STATE, 06/2003 - 04/2004

He Learned three primary varieties: base communications, antenna maintenance, and engineering and installation (E&I).

  • Base communications consist of the essential maintenance and small-scale installation work required to keep communications functioning at the base level. Tasks include cable locates, line testing, preventative maintenance inspections, and small-scale local area network (LAN) and outside plant (OSP) installs.
  • Antenna maintenance tasks include preventative maintenance on the tower and installed antennas, line tests on coaxial cable, climbing structures ranging from 100 to 1000+ feet tall, and providing tower climbing and rescue classes to career fields that require certification.
  • E&I is composed of large and highly funded projects. Travel worldwide and perform engineering and installation tasks on projects that are too sensitive for contracts.

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School Attended

  • Florida Institute of Technology-Melbourne
  • University of Maryland Global Campus
  • Community College of The Air Force

Job Titles Held:

  • Plans and Projects Flight Chief
  • Base Telecommunications Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • NCOIC Cable & Antenna Systems
  • Plans and Projects Manager
  • Cable and Antenna Systems Supervisor
  • Cable and Antenna Systems Journeyman
  • Cable and Antenna Systems Apprentice
  • Electronics Systems Student


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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