Professional and Career

Experience

Summary

A Servant Leader with 15 years experience in high stress environments, creating multiple cross-functional and high performing teams capable of planning and executing complex tasks in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) environments.  Train and develop independent thinking leaders and teams capable of independent actions while staying within the scope of their capabilities and authorities. Able to understand and operate through language and inter-cultural norms, having acted as the face of American diplomacy abroad in 20+ countries spanning 4 continents.  

I am looking for opportunity’s to create and/or facilitate small and independent teams to operate at high levels within a strategic purpose that provides clear guidance for independant actions to achieve overall goals. 

Director of Training
2023-Present
EODMU11 San Diego, CA

Director of Readiness and Training over seeing the readiness of 8 teams consisting of 130 operator and 50 operational staff 

Director of Learning and Development
2022-2022
EODMU11 San Diego, CA

Mobility Company Leading Chief Petty Officer, 5 Mobility Platoons

Director of Operations
2016-2022
EODMU11 San Diego, CA

Platoon Leading Chief Petty Officer 11-3-2 Bahrain 8 man Platoon. 

Platoon Leading Chief Petty Officer 11-3-2 Somalia 8 person platoon to integrate in with Seal Team Two

Platoon Chief Petty Officer 11-4-1 Naval Special Warfare 10 person EOD platoon to integrate in with Seal Team One. I was the Sole EOD Technician in support of a 18 man SEAL Platoon deployed for Regional Response in the CENTCOM AOR.  

Instructor
2013-2016
EODTEU1 San Diego, CA

Instructor for Improvised Explosive Device and Nuclear Hazards Divisions. A subject matter expert on the integration of specialized personnel into the Counter-Weapons of Mass Destruction National Enterprise. Created curriculum that synced intent from National Policy Creators to the End Using Operators ensuring real outcomes matched policy intent. Provided realistic training for 76, 8 person platoons providing opportunities for deploying teams to 

Technician
2008-2013
EODMU5 Santa Rita, Guam

Three platoons and deployments in support of C7F operations and exercises

Student
2005-2008

Intelligence Specialist, BUD/s Student, Dive School, EOD School, Airborne,  

Area/Store Manager
2004

Acting Area Manager for four stores in the Mid Atlantic Region, Covering stores in Georgetown, Dupont Circle, Tysons Corner, and Richmond VA. Overseeing the management and operations for four stores with 60 employees. 

Internship
2004

Internship Capital Hill Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey .

Associate
2002-2003

Lucky Brand Jeans Corte Madera, CA

Manager
1999-2002

Gap Inc. Outlet Petaluma, CA

Education
1999-2004

Sonoma State University;  B.A. History Minor in Political Science 2004, 2002 NCAA Division II Mens Soccer Nation Champions.  

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