I am a dynamic leader with a strong record of successful international operations in over 40 countries on five continents. I've conducted missions with limited to zero oversight, have demonstrated my ability to adapt and integrate into local cultures, and a proven history of creatively solving difficult problems. Having worked in fast paced, high-risk environments, I am ready to excel in the most mission critical assignment available where organic skills and operational leadership experience can be used to develop new abilities and achieve measurable results.
Top Secret U.S. Government security clearance
Detailed report writing
Emergency safety plans
Crisis and emergency communications
Project planning and development
Strong interpersonal skills
Training and development
Master of Science: International Security Studies, Current University of Arizona - Tuscon, Arizona
Bachelor of Science: Intelligence Studies, 2008 American Military University - Charles Town, West Virginia
Associate of Arts: General Studies, 2002 Columbia Basin College - Pasco, Washington
Special Agent, 01/2011 to Current DIPLOMATIC SECURITY SERVICE
Work on a wide range of criminal investigations that included narcotics, passport and visa fraud, human trafficking, and terrorism in the largest area of responsibility that Diplomatic Security covers inside the continental United States.
Diplomatic Security liaison to the South Sound Regional Intelligence working group that shares and disseminates information to over 20 different law enforcement agencies throughout western Washington.
Developed and implemented security programs to protect United States government personnel, facilities, and information from terrorism, hostile foreign intelligence activity, and criminal acts.
Worked the Secretary of State\'s protective detail in Brunei, Indonesia, England, Japan, Vietnam, Switzerland, and the Cook Islands
Served at U.S. Embassies Kabul, Afghanistan; Muscat, Oman; Tripoli, Libya; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; and Yaounde, Cameroon.
Acted as liaison to third-country, U.S. intelligence, security, and law enforcement organizations to help facilitate the exchange of counter-intelligence, terrorist, and criminal investigative information
Wrote the standard operating procedures for the Ambassador\'s protective detail at U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman.
Member of the United States Marshals Pacific Northwest Violent Sexual Offender Task Force.
Lead Instructor Boarding Officer, 01/2003 to 01/2010 UNITED STATES COAST GUARD
Middle East Training Team Senior training instructor in the area of marine counter-terrorism that included hand to hand combat techniques, close quarter combat tactics, weapons instruction, container climbing and rappeling, manual and mechanical breaching, and boarding procedures.
Made multiple deployments with United States Special Operations Forces throughout the CENTCOM area of responsibility.
Vessel boarding team leader for 10 person unit that carried out over 250 boardings annually in order to protect critical national infrastructure, execute counter-narcotic and alien migration interdiction operations, as well as conduct high risk boardings on high interest vessels entering the Miami area of responsibility.
Served as a member of the Sector Miami qualification panel that certified over 85 members to conduct law enforcement operations within the greater Miami area.
Responsible for readiness, training, logistics, safety, intelligence and operations of 8 member worldwide Deployable Specialized Forces team, executing special operations, Maritime Interdiction Operations, and training in support of the global war on terrorism, including Operation Iraqi Freedom, in Iraq, Northern Arabian Gulf, Kuwait, Bahrain, Somalia, Djibouti, Kenya, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Horn of Africa.
Created and directly managed the implementation of training packages for over 200 foreign military personnel, consistently exceeding the expectations of host country, resulting in the creation of sole-source training requests and relationships between unit and host nation.
Criminal Investigator Training Program, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Basic Special Agent Course, Department of State
High Threat Tactical Operations Course, Department of State
Smiths Detection IONSCAN operator and instructor course
John E. Reid interviewing and interrogation course