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Business Development
Creating long-term value for an organization in the form of increased revenue, prestige, reputation, and brand from customers, markets, and relationships.  Creating and seizing opportunity that will endure over the long-term in order for the value of the newly formed relationship to grow consistently via B2B sales and joint endeavors.
DCAA, DSS, FSO, and FAR Compliance management for a defense contracting firm with revenues between 3M-10M per annum from 2006-2010.   Chief Compliance Officer, DCAA regulations, for Global Services Corporation between 2005-2006.  Utilizing my personal background and juris doctor from lawschool to implement and advise on compliance for major defense contracts ranging in value from 15M-30M per annum.   Vice President, Operations for Vested Mortgage group from 2003-2005.  Developed and revised compliance policies and procedures of the federal compliance program.  Evaluated and interpreted federal laws and regulations and assisted in improving business practices.  Assisted Bank’s Fair Lending Officer in the development and maintenance of Fair Lending for Servicing Policy Program and Procedures.  Reviewed and updated fair lending and servicing related policies and procedures.  Maintained and updated knowledge database of federal laws related to fair lending.  Identified impact to mortgage servicing business. 

Work experience

Jan 2008Present



Entrusted by the Board of Directors to continue the vision at VMI of providing innovative engineering technologies of communications system integration and training services across multiple industries incuding military, law enforcement, and medical training facilities. Primary roles include leading business development to win the 2013 Humanitarian Assistance Program contract (multiple year, IDIQ with a 50M cap), and securing the JSOMTC 50M cap contract for training special operations forces in medical specialties in 2008.  Duties in addition to business development and beyond presidential roles as the face of the company include federal compliance as the FSO (facility clearance officer with Secret Clearance). VMI is a medium sized business (D&B 3A1) and SBA award winning Prime Contractor that was founded in 1976.

Jan 2006Dec 2008

Vice President, Sales


Lead business development and managed the sales team at VMI in both the manufacturing and services divisions.  Responsible for a 250% increase in manufacturing sales in 2007 equaling a 4M increase in sales revenue.  In 2008, responsible for leading the proposal which secured the JSOMTC medical training center services contract for 22.5M with a cap of 50M.

Feb 2003Mar 2007

Compliance Officer

Global Services Corporation

Compliance Officer for DPAS, DCAA contract compliance for a defense service contract corporation with 150 employees.  Reported directly to the CEO.  Elected to the Board of Directors following my time as Compliance Officer up until 2010 when the company was sold.  Revenue exceeded 50M/year at the time of my departure.

Jun 2003Feb 2005

Director of Operations

Vested Mortgage Group

Following obtaining my law degree from the University of Kansas, I was recruited to direct the operations and compliance of a multi-state mortgage franchise firm that quickly expanded to more than 30 locations in the Midwest.  From mortgage origination to FHA/VA guidelines and compliance with federal regulations, I was able to utilize my legal background in a diverse and growing parent company.


Aug 2000May 2003

J.D. (Juris Doctor)

University of Kansas

Concentration in Business Law practices and contracts.

Member, Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy (Law Journal) 

Internship with Senator John Ashcroft in 2000 as liaison to Commerce Committee

Assistant at U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft Office, Summer 2002

Aug 1997May 2000


University of Kansas

Graduated with Honors in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude with a minor in Electrical Engineering.

GPA Major:  3.96

GPA Overall:  3.92


Apr 2007Present

Facility Clearance Officer (FSO)

DSS (Defense Security Service)


Defense Security Service (DSS)