Work as Port Engineer.
Liaison Officer, United States Army South (USARSO), Ft. Sam Houston, Texas 04/2005 to Present
Oversee operations to ensure the effective completion of watercraft operations occurring within the 15.6M square mile area of responsibility, encompassing 31 countries and 13 dependencies. Manage day-to-day operations of Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 2000 vessels including coordinating counter-drug, contingency, counter-terrorism, humanitarian assistance and logistical support.
Marine Maintenance Officer, U.S. Army, 10th Transportation Battalion, Ft. Eustis, Virginia 08/2004 to 03/2005
Senior Battalion Staff Warrant Officer in charge of Marine Maintenance for 15 Army Watercraft, to include Logistical Support Vessels, Landing Craft Utility 2000, 90-Ton BD Crane, 128 Ft. Tug Boats, 60’ Pusher Tugs and LCM-8’s.
Marine Maintenance Officer, Hull Repair Shop, 558th Trans. Company, Ft. Eustis, Virginia 07/2003 – 12/2003
Maintenance Shop Officer for the Army’s only active duty Direct Support/General Support (DS/GS) level marine maintenance company. Directly responsible for the management of 30 soldiers in a DS/GS hull repair facility consisting of welders and machinists.
Installation Marine Engineer, United States Army, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands 04/2001 to 06/2003
Contracting Officer’s Representative for all US Army Watercraft assigned to United States Army Kwajalein Atoll. Responsible for contract oversight and quality assurance of maintenance, operation and technical planning for 22 U.S. Army watercraft and 20 recreational vessels worth over $44M in support of Space and Missile Defense Command. Conduct oversight of OCCM on 22 Army Watercraft locally and while in dry-dock, Cairns, Australia. Maintain responsibilities as the command representative to TACOM on watercraft issues.
BSBA in Business Management: Colorado Technical University
Summa Cum Laude
Associate of Arts, New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell, NM
Lincoln Community High School, Stanwood, Iowa
Marine Surveyor/Port Engineer Certification, Business Fundamentals – February 2005, Basics of Accounting and Finance – June 2005, Business in the Global Environment – June 2005, Human Resource Development – August 2005, Project Planning – September 2005, Sales and Marketing – November 2005, Management Essentials – February 2006, Organizational Systems Improvement – February 2006
Marine Diesel Engine Rebuild, HVAC, Welding, Hydraulic System Repair, Electrical Troubleshooting, Electronics Repair and Troubleshooting, Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, radar system repair.