Accomplishments

-Experienced Professional. 9+ years of Management experience in tactical, defense, aerospace, and IT intensive environments.

 

-Trusted leader. Selected to train, lead, and prepare groups of people with various backgroundsprior to deployment to hostile environments.

 

-Advanced technical background. Partnered with prominent national laboratories, aerospace industry leaders, and Defense Department agencies to test and field numerous airborne surveillance systems, integrate new and unproven software suites, integrate and utilize cutting edge technology in rough and demanding environments, all while maintaining and servicing multi million dollar systems on the ground and in the air.

 

-Extensive international experience. Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan on 11 separate occasions. 2 Army active duty combat tours, and 9tours as an Airborne Sensor Operator/Field Service Technician, and Liaison Officer.Effective coordination with peers, inter-program colleges, military commands, and international personnel.

 

-Training Specialist. Led curriculum development and documentation with working groups to create comprehensive technical training programs, standard operational procedures, and systems documentation. Effective use of training models and methods to include the classroom, hands on, lab,in-aircraft, and range qualifications.

 

-Decorated Military Professional. 4-year Army veteran.2 OIF combat tours with global operational perspectives and experience. Leading men under the most dire situations to complete any task or mission assigned.

 

-Contracted Professional- Independent Contractor with extensive experience with airborne surveillance systems, and international military organizations supporting counter-terror and counter-IED operations. 

Professional Skills

Skills

Management

Respected leader and motivator with the ability to foster a good working environment emphasizing individual’s strengths, and overcoming weaknesses. Effective and competent manager of technically oriented teams in challenging civilian and military environments. Demonstrated success in leading diverse teams of 5-40 personnel. Solution and results oriented. Professional demeanor and supportive, positive attitude that maintains strong and high performing teams. Recognized for working well and effectively with peers, subordinates, and superiors.

Communications

Writing and language skills developed through a variety of technical and managerial roles. Adept at interpreting complex systems then effectively conveying concepts in oral, written and graphical formats to end users and decision makers. Confident writing and speaking about technical and business subjects to a wide range of audiences. Classroom Instructor and Curriculum Designer experience results in superior presentation and group communication skills.

Technical

Extensive “hands-on” experience as an Airborne Sensor Operator, Hardware and Software Technician, Test Engineer, Field Service Representative and Technical Instructor. Broad experience base compliments technical team management and credibility.

Adaptability

Self-motivated, dedicated, and success driven individual with a proven tract record when acquiring new skills and being successful in different fields of work across the globe.

Computer

Expert level: Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Photoshop.

Novice level: Apple product integration

Professional Experience

Work History
Jul 2014 - Present

Business Development

Samons Brothers Framing Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona

Management - Manage and schedule all customer service maintenance personnel in three surrounding states and corresponding cities; manage 2-4 in-office personnel; 

Operations- Manage and schedule all customer service warranty issues and work to be completed in three surrounding states and corresponding cities; Compile and organize company bids for new large scale building projects.

Communications- Correspond with both interoffice personnel, corporate trade work partners, and customers.

Accounts Receivable and Invoices - track invoices and payments from corporate trade partners and customers

Jan 2010 - Present

Owner, Consultant

Perry Consulting Inc.
Jan 2010 - Jul 2014

Sensor Operator

Consolidated Resource Imaging

Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan

Management-Led groups of 5-10 subcontractors in hostile environments to conduct surveillance within 2 theaters of operation, and maintain numerous types of equipment, while continuing to adhere to the evolving needs of the military and the personnel who were in harms way on the battlefield.

Administrative-Acted as a Liaison Officer for program to clients advising the role and capabilities of program

Operations- Sensor operator/field service representative for airborne ISR operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan, with over 5000 hours of combat airborne missions. T Utilized night and day time sensors packages including the Wescam XR Gimbal, the L3 AWAPPS Turret, MX-15 Full Motion Video (FMV), High Resolution Wide Area sensors, LIDAR within the Look Down Gimbal (LDG), and handheld digital imagery systems for ISR operations.

Technical Ability-Diagnosed and repaired multi million dollar aerial sensors and server packages, both hardware and software.

Communications-Managed various communication radios and cryptography including Tactical Down Link System (TCDL), SATCOM, HF, VHF, Blue Force Tracker MILTOPE, and GPS ensuring ground forces, crew, and operations personnel were informed, and analytical services could be rendered to dissect the battle

Jan 2008 - Jan 2010

Site Manager

SOS International, Inc. 

Deployment Site Manager/Operations Division – Continental United States Replacement Center (CRC) - Ft. Benning, Georgia

Management - Effectively manage and support SOSi operations which include 20+ sub-contractors located in the US and Britain. Essential functions include flawless movement (processing, training) from the CRC to the designated area of responsibility. Manage up to 40 employees as it relates to operational readiness and deployments to the Middle East and other areas of operation.

Operations - Primary liaison between US Army and SOSi contractors and sub-contractors to ensure all pre-deployment requirements are met.

Training - Execute classroom and hands-on weapons training on the M-9, M-4, Glock 19, and familiarization on the Ak-47.

Administrative - Developed and implemented current Standard Operating Procedures or (SOP’s).  

May 2004 - Feb 2008

Active Duty Airborne Infantry

82nd Airborne Division, United States Army

82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Operation Iraqi Freedom - Two Consecutive Wartime Missions – Camp Speicher (Tikrit) & Camp Taji (Baghdad)

Strengths – Dynamic Team Player; Experienced Combat Leader and Conflict Stabilization; Strong Analytical, Technical & Tactical Skills; Highly Flexible; Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills; Strong Desire to Produce Quality Work & Exceed Expectations.

Counterinsurgency Support & Training – Deployed as a Strategic Crisis Response Force in support of U.S. National Interests.

Operations–Executed Tactical Missions with Linguists from Various Middle Eastern Countries; Extensive Experience Supervising Complex & Challenging Operations in Unstable and Developing Areas, Including Post-Conflict and Transitional Environments.

Logistical Management – Maintained and Distributed Supplies to Iraqi Nationals in Support of Humanitarian Efforts

Reconnaissance Team Leader – Managed Team and Assigned Linguists during Department of Defense (DOD) Operations

Administrative – Mission Support Analysis and Report Writing; Administratively Proficient in Deployment & Re-Deployment Issues

Communications- Provided outstanding technical communications support for an airborne dismounted reconnaissance troop in the 82nd Airborne Division, and trained Radio Terminal Operators (RTOs). Supervised and assisted in the installation and operation of multichannel line- of-site and tropospheric scatter communications systems.

2000 - May 2004

Tile Setter Apprentice

Phoenix, Arizona

Evening/Weekend & Summer Work While Student

Commercial & Residential Tile Setting – Countertops & Flooring

Project Management - Budgeting & Accounting Management

Negotiated Contracts & Rates – Customers & suppliers

Inventory/Warehousing Management – Equipment Accountability& Inventory Accountability

Education

Education
May 2015 - Present

Bachelors in Computer Information Systems

Arizona State University

Current GPA 3.9, Anticipated Graduation 2017

Aug 2000 - Jun 2004

High School Diploma with Honors

Peoria High School

Graduating GPA 3.98, National Honor Society

Certifications

Certifications
2008 - Present

SECRET Security Clearance

Department of Defense
2008 - Present

Look-Down Gimbal Field Service Technician

PV Labs
2008 - Present

XR Gimbal Field Service Technician

PV Labs
2008 - Present

MX15 Operator/Field Service Technician

Wescam
2009 - Present

Windows XP Administrator

Microsoft
2009 - Present

Windows Security A+

Microsoft
2010 - Present

Linux +

Additional Skills and Information

Basic & Advanced Individual Combat Training ●Combative Levels 1 & 2 ●Combat Lifesaver Training ●CPR Certification – Current

Weapons Training – Marksmanship, Maintenance, Logistics & Instruction ●NRA Certified Pistol and Rifle Instructor● Glock & Bushmaster Certified Armor

Counterterrorism & Security Training ●Airborne Training

U.S. Passport Holder ● Exceptional Heath and Physical Condition ● Excellent References Provided Upon Request.