Valley Forge Military Academy & College Alumni Association Board of Directors, Director
August 2012 - Present,
1986 – 1988 (2 years)
Member, Alumni Association Board of Directors
CACI, Inc - Federal, Program Manager
November 2007 - Present, Ashburn, Virginia, United States
Established the program management office (PMO) and prepared for task order response and capture as a prime contract holder on a $476M multi-award contract vehicle with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) including developing strong relationships with the customer, participating in technology exchanges, designing the team information portal, managing ten (10) subcontractors, orchestrating kick-off meetings and Program Management Reviews (PMR), as well as, developing proposal management processes, preparing team contract marketing materials, setting contract operations and pricing guidance, and retaining Special Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) space.
Oversaw the overall operations of a variety of classified programs within the Intelligence Community and unclassified programs with the Department of Defense and Department of State totaling $3.1M including the management of a team of 21 geographically dispersed information technology specialists maintaining numerous systems, servers, and networking/ communications equipment supporting United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) on its Enterprise Information Technology Contract (EITC). Grew the program over 3% in the first four months of management.
Niche Networks, LLC, Business Operations Manager
September 2000 - August 2012, Herndon, Virginia, United States
Developed Voice over IP labs for use in support of customer rollout training and development effort. Gathered requirements, designed the lab and developed the training materials for a 3-day Voice over IP course using Concert, Inc. proprietary equipment and information to include H.323 protocol, AS5300 Access Servers, Cisco 3600 Routers with VIC cards and Clarent Gatekeeper servers. Exceeded the set schedule by delivering an operational lab in less than two weeks.
Developed a three-tier IP Telephony Client Support Center in support of the IP Telephony Specialization Partnership with Cisco, Inc. Required to provide daily support for all products sold and installed as a Silver-VAR with Cisco, Inc to include AVVID, 7960 series IP telephones and Unity Call Manager. Tasked to analyze and build a problem and resolution data capture system.
U.S. Army OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Deputy Chief of Staff
November 2010 - December 2011, Kabul, Afghanistan
Assume the roles and responsibilities in the absence of the Deputy Director, IJC Security Partnering (SYP). Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the four-member ISAF Joint Command (IJC) SYP Directorate Synchronization Cell including addressing critical support issues, coordinating responses across multiple joint agencies and multinational elements, and producing key information products concerning Afghan National Security Force (ANSF) growth, development, and effectiveness intended to inform senior strategic leadership throughout the command, adjacent joint organizations, International Security Assitance Force (ISAF), and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE).
ManTech, Technical Director (Deputy Program Manager)
September 2001 - November 2007, Chantilly, Virginia , United States
Successfully directed the field support operations for a $41M Department of Defense (DoD) contract that provides technical operation and management of a complex voice and data network across the Department of State diplomatic communications architecture in direct support to U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) Theater Operations. As Field Support Operations Director and Deputy Program Manager, directed the operation and support staff responsible for planning, designing, analyzing, acquiring, documenting, testing, implementing, integrating, maintaining, and/or modifying information systems used for infrastructure and business applications.
Designed, implemented and established a 24 x 7 Theater Network Support Center (TNSC) collocated with the 93rd Signal Brigade at the South – Theater Network Operations and Security Center (TNOSC) in Fort Gordon, Georgia to monitor and manage the SOUTHCOM Theater Information Grid and to support JTF-GNO NetOps CONOPS. The TNSC was successful in supporting the SOUTHCOM J6 and all SOUTHCOM components NetOps functions in less than one month following initial implementation.
Stood up the USSOUTHCOM Theater NetOps Control Center in direct response to the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Joint Task Force – Global Network Operations NetOps CONOPS in less than three weeks and under budget. Worked closely with the USSOUTHCOM Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4S) Directorate (J6) and the USSOUTHCOM DISA Field Office commander to establish the footprint for a Theater NetOps Center (TNC) in the Southern Theater Information Grid.
Managed the technical operations for a $12M DoD program providing a homeland security infrastructure aimed at combating narcoterrorism in the Gulf of Mexico states. Set the technical direction for the program ensuring the security and reliability for a complex network designed to share case management data amongst state and federal law enforcement investigative agencies.
U.S. Army OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE, Detachment Commander
August 2002 - July 2003, Ft. Detrick, Maryland, United States
Commanded a 30-Soldier Detachment activated following the attacks of 11 September 2001 to provide force protection augmentation to the Installation Commander, Garrison Commander, and the Provost Marshall. Successfully deployed to the site and immediately assessed the security gaps in concert with other first responder elements. Developed an access point and escort security plan. Planned and executed a comprehensive security exercise that tested the responsiveness and interoperability of all first responder elements on the installation including the military police, fire department, and tenet organizations including the US Army Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) along with external agencies at the local, state, and federal level. The exercise successfully demonstrated the combined teams ability to respond to a threat and earned the installation accolades for preparedness by the First Army.
Lockheed Martin Information Technology, Senior Systems Analyst
July 1998 - September 2000, Springfield, Virginia, United States
Coordinated fielding of the Army's Range Facility Management Support System (RFMSS) to several installations. Program automated the weapons and training range schedule and maintenance process. Insured timely and effective installation of hardware, operating systems, applications, and databases. Led a team to United States Army Alaska and successfully installed three separate installations in less than two weeks.
Designed and integrated a load-balanced server farm in support of the Air Force's Joint Ammunition Management Support System (JAMSS). Developed a series of 15 Microsoft Terminal Servers with Citrix MetaFrame 8.0 to allow access by 1000 concurrent users to a global ammunition procurement and tracking system on two redundant HP9000 Unix servers running an Oracle database. Used in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, peripherals and operating systems available to configure and operate systems. Designed, developed, implemented and maintained information management tools and systems in keeping with the Systems Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) Model. Directed testing of technology upgrades and provided expert support in their implementation as well as developed phased deployment plans. Provided expert advice to decision makers and briefed upper level management on all efforts.
Teligent, Senior Systems Technician
May 1998 - July 1998, Herndon, Virginia, United States
Responsible for providing desktop and network support to the senior executive leadership of a "last mile" microwave telecommunications venture. Was specifically sought by the CEO and the corporate president to provide technical support for their individual desktop and mobile computing systems.
EDS, Business Analyst
September 1996 - April 1998, Herndon, Virginia, United States
Provided responsive on-site system and network support to a Navy customer experiencing problems loading software on to new systems and configuring the Microsoft Client for a Novell NetWare 4.11 network. Responded immediately to customer site and resolved the problem; restored customer confidence and satisfaction through successful system and network configuration in less than 24 hours.
Saved the PC-LAN+ government contract $200.00/on-site call by providing customers the means of sending systems directly to the Customer Technical Assistance Center (CTAC). Multiple trouble calls for individual hardware failures cost the contract $200.00 per call; having users send the equipment directly to the CTAC allowed for first time hardware repair and software configuration.
Provided software and hardware installation, system configuration, and application and printer technical support. Trained in a wide range of hardware to include Compaq servers, RAID, SCSI adapters, hubs, routers and various networking devices. Proficient in a variety of software and operating systems to include Microsoft Windows NT 3.51/4.0, Windows 95, and BackOffice. Averaged 80 to 100 customer calls per day for a large government contractor.