Objective

Professional Networking

Interest

I grew up playing baseball. Played three years of college baseball at the Air force Academy.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - Sep 2010

Chief Executive Officer

Valencia Technologies Corporation
Sep 1992 - May 2010

Chief Operating Officer

Advanced Bionics

Operational leader of Advanced Bionics from its beginning with seven engineers and scientists through its growth into a company of more than two thousand employees and three hundred million dollars in revenue.

Sep 1992 - May 2010

Chief Operating Officer

Advanced Bionics

Operational leader of Advanced Bionics from its beginning with seven engineers and scientists through its growth into a company of more than two thousand employees and three hundred million dollars in revenue.

Jul 1986 - Sep 1992

Associate General Counsel

Siemens-Pacesetter

Principal legal advisor to the senior executive staff who reported to the CEO; also responsible for the Regulatory Affairs function; became the acting general counsel for a limited partnership called Siemens-Minimed that eventually created Siemens Infusion Systems, MiniMed Technologies, and Advanced Bionics.

Aug 1983 - Jun 1986

Assistant Judge Advocate

United States Air Force

Principal advisor to the base commander on legal issues pertaining to criminal justice, claims, contracts, environmental issues, and good order and discipline; review of major multi-billion dollar contracts for the manufacture, launch and control of satellites under the authority of Air Force Space Division.

Aug 1983 - Jun 1986

Assistant Judge Advocate

United States Air Force

Principal advisor to the base commander on legal issues pertaining to criminal justice, claims, contracts, environmental issues, and good order and discipline; review of major multi-billion dollar contracts for the manufacture, launch and control of satellites under the authority of Air Force Space Division.

Aug 1982 - Aug 1983

Student In LLM Program at George Washington University

United States Air Force

Graduated with Highest Honors in 1985, after finishing my thesis at night during my next assignment

Jul 1977 - Jul 1982

Chief Military Counsel for Japan and Korea

United States Air Force

Responsible for all prosecutions of Air Force personnel in Japan and Korea in which punishment exceeded six months in jail and a Bad Conduct Discharge (essentially major felony criminal trials under the UCMJ); responsible for training other judge advocates in criminal trial work.

Jul 1977 - Jul 1979

Judge Advocate

United States Air Force

Trial work under the Uniform Code of Military Justice; general civil advice to airmen; review of claims against the Air Force; and general contractual review

Education

Education
Aug 1982 - Jun 1983

Master of Laws (LLM)

The George Washington University Law School
Jan 1974 - Jan 1977

Juris Doctor

UCLA School of Law
Jun 1970 - Jun 1974

Bachelor of Science

United States Air Force Academy

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