Organizational Leadership – Instructional and Performance Technology – Training and Development

Highly accomplished and results-driven professional with extensive leadership, analysis, design, development, planning, and training background. Outstanding qualifications include: 27 year military career, HPT certification, and a master’s degree in Instructional and Performance Technology. Demonstrated aptitude for assessing needs, analyzing data, developing solutions, and designing training materials to support objectives. Results-oriented, hands-on leader with strong problem-solving and strategic analysis skills. Exceptional written and verbal communication with highly-developed presentation abilities.   

Over 27 years piloting exceptional military career, characterized by various leadership positions held in the medical field, including 6 years as Lead Trainer for the Health Services School (HS) for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Employee Development Program.

Received international recognition from the International Society for Performance Improvement – ISPI Award for Excellence (2010).

Advanced student instruction, experience, and outcomes through principal-role leading various performance improvement projects, including Anatomy & Medical Terminology Blended Learning Needs Assessment, Performance Centered Design & the Medical Readiness Reporting System, and Instructional Design and Medical Terminology, utilizing various IPT tools: ADDIE, PCD, Cooper’s Personas, Gupta’s Knowledge and Skills Needs Assessment, Gilbert’s BEM, Kirkpatrick’s 4-Levels of Evaluation, BID, and Chevalier’s Updated BEM.


To obtain a position in the Instructional and Human Performance Technology field enabling me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to collaborate with others.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2005 - Jan 2011

Training Professional, Health Services Course Chief


Served as primary administrator over design, delivery, and coordination of the Health Services School (HS) for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Employee Development Program. 

Led team of 10 instructors to drive employee growth and advancement through internationally recognized health care curriculum – impacting 600+ apprentice students.

Promoted performance-oriented work environment, led senior and junior faculty, and facilitate successful delivery of new performance-based curriculum – the culmination of more than 5 years development, design, pilot-testing, and performance qualification revisions.

Performed instrumental-role creating 85 task specific job aids to support technical training required in the Health Services field.

Jun 2000 - Jun 2005

Health Services Technician First Class

As a junior military member, assigned to manage clinic pharmacy at the nation’s prestigious service Academies for the Coast Guard, a position normally held by a senior commissioned pharmacist.

Received multiple promotions leading to top pharmacy management role – responsible for pharmacy operations in medical facility serving over 30,000 patients annually.

Assisted with direction and scheduling of 25 medical personnel in various departments.



Bachelor of Science

Southern Illinois University



Instructional Design

Adult Learning Principles                      ADDIE Methodologies Human Performance Technology          Instructional Design Needs Assessment                                Evidence-Based Practice  Curriculum Development                      Gap Analysis   


Aug 2010 - Present

Human Performance Technology

Boise State University


US Coast Guard