Visionary leader in managing change, exploiting opportunities, transforming crisis, and solving problems. Expert at fostering innovation and implementing organizational change. Eclectic background involving private sector, government, multi-national, and military positions in highly competitive and rapidly changing domestic and international environments. Led global organizations during periods of crisis & rapid change. Provided critical economic, political, & military analysis to the highest levels of government. Oversaw high-tech portfolio of 41 programs for Department of Defense - over $100 billion in Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) assets with annual budget of $8.5 billion. Experienced overseas professional with extensive exposure to cross-cultural practices and international business protocols - lived and worked in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and East Asia. • Consistently delivered customer focused multi-million dollar programs & services on time and in budget. • Proven motivator, swift & decisive leader of diverse personnel in complex, global organizations. • Results driven, success oriented, team builder – big picture thinking with precise attention to detail. • Excellent communicator with strong presentation skills at Corporate Senior Executive and Flag Officer level; public forums; and media events. • Effective top project manager well versed in all aspects of the business growth process including: competitive analysis; brand positioning and client relationship building. • Highly skilled in all aspects of: operations management; project development; risk and asset management; leadership development; strategy & strategic planning. • Expert at crisis management; fostering innovation and implementing change; program/project management; and international negotiations. • Subject Matter Expert: all-source intelligence analysis; intelligence collection, production, exploitation, & dissemination; Air Operations Center; C4ISR operations & planning; Middle East/African Area Studies
Former USAF Colonel and decorated combat veteran with outstanding record of leadership assignments.
Executive leadership, international operations, business development, operations management, program & project management, cultural change, organizational integration, client relationship management, strategic partnerships, outsourcing, risk analysis, strategic warning, market analysis, negotiations, intelligence, C4ISR, strategic planning, leadership development, risk assessment, portfolio management, training, team building, academic development & teaching, sales, and platform/public speaking.