University of Virginia, Master of Engineering Systems Engineering 2013
US Naval Postgraduate School, Master of Science Material Logistics Management 1996
University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Science Business Management 1987
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Twenty plus years of management, military, and planning experience in positions of increasing responsibility built on excellent leadership and analytical abilities; strong follow-through and communications skills.
Expertise logistics, military operations, seabasing and operational testing.
Proven ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to telework successfully.
Extensive experience in all-weather environments through shipboard service in the United States Navy.
Possess current Secret Clearance.
Management and Planning
Reduced the Dry Cargo and Ammunition Ship (T-AKE) Post Delivery Test and Trials by 8.5 months saving $24.5 million in total program costs through innovative coordination of test events. Set the groundwork for the Integrated Operational Testing and Evaluation Program for the Navy.
Initiated process that resulted in improved Magnetic Silencing Facilities, supporting testing of the Advanced Degaussing System, and saved subsequent ship programs $425,000 per ship measured.
Using detailed planning with emphasis on efficiency, saved over 328 man-hours per week for the Housing Department, increasing time available for in-rate training, directly in support of crew certification.
Developed and managed the execution of complicated public relations and logistics plan for over 46 foreign ship and submarine visits to the Hampton Roads areas.
Coordinated integrated follow-on testing with Military Sealift Command on the Strategic Sealift Program, clearing all discrepancies and saving $29 million.
Key planner and coordinator for ex-USS WISCONSIN community event. Officer-in-Charge of 450 sailors and marines onboard during her move to berth in downtown Norfolk.
Superbly performed duties as analyst for several DoD acquisition programs meeting all deadlines with superior quality.
Key operational test planner of a DoD computer system and software acquisition program. Input, experience and insight was critical to assisting the program in getting back on schedule and being successful.
Conducted operational tests for ships (T-AKE, MPF(E), SSP).
Handled operational analysis for Cobra Judy Replacement Program.
Analysis and Data Reduction
Analyzed operational test data including a risk assessment for projected successful completion of Operational Evaluation.
Reviewed developmental and operational test results for equipment and systems.
Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Operational Assessment of the Littoral Combat Ship
Analyzed data and observed test events for several Army Acquisition Programs including Counter IED.
Test Engineer for Shipboard Protection System Program and Cobra Judy Replacement Program.
Experienced in utilizing Qualtrics for conducting surveys
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