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Director/Vice President

Corporate / Senior Management


Professional Profile:

Senior executive experienced in government relations, operations, and international management including State, Justice and Defense Departments, Foreign Governments, and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO).


  • Completed, in less than four months, battalion headquarters  and troop barracks construction projects in Southern Sudan that was more than one year overdue
  • Saved customer $3.3 million on multiple airlifts into El Fasher, Darfur, for AU  troops
  • Directed Emergency operations  natural and manmade disasters supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, OFDA, USAID to include Haiti relief;  Hurricanes Sandy, Irene, and Isaac
  • Logistically supported Africa Union nations in Peacekeeping Operations; Mogadishu Somalia
  • Regularly participated in Liberian Defense Minister’s Capstone Seminar; briefed President, National Security Council, UN Mission In Liberia Commanding General, Liberian Cabinet
  • Identified and redirected $14.3 million ($400 mil budget) to US Atlantic Fleet projects
  • Successful Navy Career including two command tours

Security Clearance:           Top Secret (current, SCI eligible)


Frontier Markets Partners VP for African Operations/Partner           August 2013 – Present

  • Frontier Markets Partners (FMP) supports operations in emerging and frontier markets;  reduces the risks often associated with fast-growing, but volatile, markets. Primary duties include operations and project management, capture management, business development  

IAP Worldwide Services, Global Support & Logistics; Cape Canaveral, FL                Director, Global Emergency Services (GES)                                  June 2010 – March 2013

  • Directed Emergency operations for natural and manmade disasters supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), FEMA, OFDA, USAID to include Haiti relief operations, Hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Isaac
  • Executed  relocation of Project Management Office Columbia, SC to Cape Canaveral HQ (December 2012). Transferred two employees and oversaw relocation of  twelve personnel

DTI (Drop Test International), Inc.; Baltimore, MD                     February 2010 – June  2011

Senior Advisor/Consultant on Afghanistan and Sub-Saharan Africa for Intelligence and Counter Insurgency Training; Government Contracting; wrote Vendor Profiles, White Papers, Capability Briefings, and Business Proposals

SOC LLC; Norfolk, Virginia                                                    April 2008 – February 2010

Director, International Projects/Program Manager, Task Force BSO

  • Program Manager (In Country Afghanistan), Office of Secretary of Defense Task Force for Business and Stability Operations; provided security, air operations, life support and secure transportation to US Government and private officials throughout Afghanistan
  • Business Development, marketing, and project management including State Department

DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL LLC; Falls Church, Virginia              July 2006 – April 2008

Director, Contingency Operations/Africa Peacekeeping Program Manager    

  • Managed nine separate programs, $90 million, in sub-Saharan Africa,  in austere environments to include South Sudan and Somalia. Contracts range: operation and maintenance of power generation systems, airfield repair and construction, nation-building and development of democratic systems in third world countries, actively supporting the war on terror
  • Primarily responsible for operations including: logistics support, transportation, material, and personnel for specific-missions to include Africa, Republic of Philippines; War Reserve Material in Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar
  • Primary advisor to the Minister, Deputy Minister of Administration, and Assistant Minister of Naval Affairs, prepared policies and directives in logistics, administration, support functions

DRAKA ELEVATOR PRODUCTS; Rocky Mount, North Carolina      June 2000 – July 2002

Distribution Manager

  • Managed all aspects of operations for a 100,000 sq. ft. distribution center and a 46-person staff with a $2.1 million budget, including its design and construction
  • Accurately shipped $5 million worth of product monthly (3,800 orders monthly).
  • Reduced expenses over a 2-year period; increased productivity, and inventory accuracy
  • Introduced radio frequency identification RFID/ bar code scanning; improved inventory control and shipping accuracy by more than 20%

THE FRANCISCAN SCHOOL Raleigh, NC Assistant Principal          July 2005 – July 2006

  • Operations, budget, scheduling, curriculum, hiring, customer relations for 600 K-8 students

CARDINAL GIBBONS HIGH SCHOOL; Raleigh, NC                      August 2002 – June 2005

Dean of Students; History & Theology Teacher; Football Coach

BISHOP MCGUINNESS HIGH SCHOOL; Winston-Salem, NC        March 1997 – June 2001

Lacrosse Coach and Substitute Teacher


Commanding Officer

Triad Armed Forces Reserve Center, Greensboro, NC                 May 1996 – September 1999

Director, Log Readiness Center, Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet  Aug 1993 – April 1996

  • Responsible for the fiscal accountability for 50,000+ Haitian and Cuban refugee populations in Guantanamo Bay.
  • Operated budget of $400 million: construction, logistics, medical/emergency supplies, and physical equipment maintenance.


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Master of School Administration

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Master of Arts, Ethics & Policy Studies

Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Arts, History

U.S. Naval War College, Command & Staff Course, (off campus program)

U.S. Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA (Joint Logistics Course)

Commissioner, City of Winston-Salem Human Relations Commission

Member, Civilian Military Council of Nellis Air Force Base, NV


US Department of Defense Meritorious Service Medal (Awarded by the President)

Certificate of Appreciation for Service in the Armed Forces (signed by President Bill Clinton)

The Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4 Awards)

The Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition (Congressman Mel Watt, 12 US District NC)

City of Greensboro Certificate of Appreciation (Carolyn S Allen, Mayor of Greensboro, NC) 

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for Meritorious Achievement (Congressman James H Bilbray, 1 US District NV)

North Carolina,
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