Experienced and Motivated Special Agent, Polygraph Examiner with more than 15 years of experience in investigations, security, and intelligence related fields. In these capacities has demonstrated the continued ability to lead, manage, and develop actionable products independently; aiding in the overall security of the community and the success of the office and agency assigned.
Results and goal-oriented
Team player and can work independently
Leadership and Management Experience
Independently operates as a certified polygraph examiner, mentors newly assigned polygraph interns, assigned team lead to RSSP missions, independently traveled to DAO's in order to conduct counterintelligence aperiodic exams and has independently conducted various types of other examinations (Operations/OFCO, Specific Issue, Spouse, and Interpreter.
Has independently served in a multi-facet position for nearly
10 years, allowing the ability to self-manage daily routines from an off-site
location, create and implement a unit in which aiding the overall safety of the
community (Internet Crimes Against Children, Task Force)
units ranging from 6 to 42 people, serving as a team lead, 1st line supervisor,
middle manager (shift commander), and acting site commander.
Has experience in performing
a multitude of functions involving various intelligence systems, organizations,
undercover operations, and responsible for complex sensitive investigations, on
the local, state, national, and global levels. These functions allow me to be
efficient in supervising, organizing and carrying out self-designed programs,
evaluating, reviewing, and recommending changes in methods of operations. As
well as, extensive experience in administrative, supervision, investigative,
and technical work requiring the ability to deal effectively with others; to
act as a mentor, leader, and trainer to a wide range of employees in my area of
expertise, and to collect, evaluate, organize pertinent facts; to prepare clear
and concise written reports to disseminate information to multiple
Special Agent, Polygraph Examiner12/2014 to CurrentDefense Intelligence AgencyReston, Va
Federally certified polygraph examiner responsible for administering psychophysiological detection of deception (PDD) screening examinations to applicants, civilian employees, military assignees, contractors, and affiliates of defense agencies, combatant commands and task forces that require access to highly classified and sensitive information or projects.
Conducts highly sensitive specific-issue polygraph examinations in support of wide-ranging counterintelligence (CI) investigations, criminal investigations and matters impacting national security. Conducts complex and sensitive high risk polygraph examinations around the world, often under austere and hazardous conditions, in support of tactical and strategic human intelligence (HUMINT) and offensive CI operations (OFCO).
Volunteers for additional non-required duties and provides support to the mission through morale enhancement; managing group functions, collection and management of group funds, building and maintaining office media through video production.
Created training material for the CAP Training Program that is utilized to assist newly hired examiners with the successful completion of certification.
Site Commander, Lieutenant10/2012 to 12/2014Defense Intelligence AgencyReston, VA
Served as the lead shift commander for the Reston campus and acted as the site commander in lieu of absence (annual leave, sick leave, military leave, etc.) Provides expert oversight to the development, management and execution of manager portions of the Reston Campus strategic plan, security, and operations to include implementation of policies, procedures, and instructions. Created and fostered the development of key relationships vital to the success to the Security Directorate and the Agency, i.e.: ODNI, CIA, DCTC, NCTC, CBP and other federal, state and local agencies.
Orchestrated and commanded a Joint Task Force between multiple agencies, branches, and elements. Example: Organized, planned, and supervised a Special Security Detail that allowed security operations to protect one of DIAs biggest assets (The Director of Operations). Developed, implemented, and managed the Operational Plan, procedures, scheduling, and personnel placement among the entire Joint Task Force.
Showed initiative to anticipate issues, resolve conflict among multiple priorities, and implement effective solutions to prevent problems that may impact project timelines. Examines administrative operations and actions to identify and record best practices, inefficient practices, and recommends/implements improvements. Example: Drafted and proposed a staffing report that calculated manning gaps in operations, misuse of resources, and proposed corrective measures.
Senior Investigator02/2001 to 10/2012Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN
Served as a Senior Investigator in the Special Operations Unit that consisted of 22 total members; led multi-jurisdictional investigations, while performing intelligence gathering and complex/sensitive investigations of major importance. Created, fostered, coordinated and managed the construction of the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit (ICAC) that consisted of building policy and procedures, finding proper work space with specific configuration requirements, ordering and budgeting for equipment and ensuring proper protocol was met and accomplished with a successful outcome, acted as department subject matter expert and liaison to the Tennessee ICAC Task Force. Managed, created and instructed the child sex abuse training requirements for officers and new recruits at the Clarksville Police Department and the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy.
Education and Training
Federal Certified Polygraph Examiner, Special Agent Defense Counterintelligence Agent Course, Certified Federal Law Enforcement Uniformed Police Training Program, Tennessee Law Enforcement Post Certified Officer/Investigator/Instructor, California Law Enforcement Post Certification, USAF Operations Intelligence Analyst School, Cornerstone
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice2012Bethel UniversityMcKenzie, TN
Master of Arts: Forensic Psychology2018Argosy UniversityArlington, VA