Marine Special Operations Officer (MOS 0370) with extensive organizational leadership experience in austere and time sensitive environments.
Specialist in personnel and logistics management, negotiations, and foreign travel. Veteran of multiple special operations combat deployments.
Bachelor of Arts: Architectural Studies ,
2001 Brown University - Providence
Linebacker for the Brown Varsity Football team. 4 year varsity letter recipient and member of 1999 Ivy-league championship team.
Special Operations Officer (MOS 0370), 09/2011
to Current Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) – Camp Lejeune,
As a Marine Special Operations Team Commander deployed to West Africa, led the deployment and
operations of 16 special operators. Managed the integration of African and
European military partners and accountability of over $4,200,000 of specialized
Coordinated efforts with senior US Embassy leaders and civilian aid
to support stability operations throughout West Africa.
Coordinated the movement and employment of 2,200 African military partners for participation in FLINTLOCK 2016- a 32 nation special operations exercise to promote cooperation among African and European allies and US Department of State stakeholders.
Deployed to Afghanistan in support of OPERATION FREEDOM'S SENTINAL as an Afghan Commando Special Operations Brigade-South (SOB-S) embedded advisor with Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan (SOTF-A). Responsible for the operational employment and strategic growth of Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) in Southern Afghanistan. Additionally, duties required the compilation and dissemination of daily operational summaries and partner force evaluations presented to the Commander of Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan.
As MARSOC East Coast Recruiting and Advertising Officer in Charge, managed the marketing and promotion of the Special Operations career path, and recruited select individuals for attendance at Marine Special Operations Assessment and Selection.
Rifle Platoon Commander/Field Artillery Officer (MOS 0802), 09/2007
to 08/2011 United States Marine Corps – Camp Lejeune,
As an embedded advisor with Afghan Border Police, led a 9 Marine detachment responsible for the development and employment of 64 Afghan Police officers in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Routinely led combat operations with Afghan allies and accompanying Marines.
As an infantry platoon commander deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan, managed the deployment, operations, and logistics of a 48 Marine rifle platoon. Coordinated and synchronized all efforts with accompanying Afghan security forces and NATO command elements. Participated in the battle of Marjah.
Relevant work related skills
French Language Capability, 2+/2+ (Current Score) Defense Language Proficiency Test.
Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI) security clearance