Professional United States Army Officer effective at leading diverse teams to accomplish ambitious goals. Expertise in leadership, management, and mission accomplishment in the most challenging situations. Deadline oriented and capable of handling multiple time-critical tasks simultaneously.
Commanded a combined 200-man US, Romanian and Afghan Special Forces Team during multiple deployments. Effectively served as the Special Operations Forces liaison to a one-star General command. Highly effective infantry officer in multiple tactical, logistical, and planning positions at platoon up to 700-man battalion command levels. Proven civilian track record with emphasis on relationship sales, marketing, and entrepreneurial ventures.
Conducted combat operations as a Special Forces Commander in a highly contested province in Afghanistan. Directly responsible for the training, combat effectiveness, and welfare of a 200-man Afghan Special Police Unit. During previous deployments to Afghanistan, served as the direct liaison to a one-star General Special Operations Forces Command and effectively synchronized military operations and high-echelon communications between American and allied Special Forces units.
Served in multiple Infantry Officer roles of increasing responsibility including Platoon Commander of a 45-man Stryker Infantry unit, Executive Officer to the Company Commander, responsible for millions of dollars worth of weapons and equipment and charged with command responsibility for 150 men in the Commander's absence. Promoted to Battalion Headquarters Logistics Officer, responsible for maintenance, supply, and logistics for an 700-man Battalion during deployment preparation.
Generated hundreds of client leads, and effectively established and maintained dozens of multi-million dollar wholsesale shipping accounts through DHL.
Established an entrepreneurial, brick and mortar consignment store utilizing eBay Auction Site. Generated sales leads, established business to business relationships with local retail stores seeking to quickly and effectively move inventory to a world-wide market, and developed marketing campaigns which increased in-store transactions from zero to $10,000 in monthly revenue.
Sales, marketing plan development, weekly interaction with hundreds of clients, and management of a sixty-vehicle fleet while supervising four sales associates.
Military Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal
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