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20 yrs, SME Mil/SO/IO, STRATCOM, TS/SCI/FS POLY, Civil Affairs/PSYOP, BAAS, MALA

Clearance:
TS/SCI/FS POLY

Date of Clearance Adjudication:
October 01, 2011

Availability:
February 3, 2014 – Janaury 15, 2032

Disability:
None

Current Passport:
Yes
Expiration Date – April 14, 2014

Language:
English – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic

Desired Location:
Stateside – District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
Overseas – Prefers not to deploy

Highlight Write Up:

  • Enhance an organization’s image, vision, and strategic communications efforts by incorporating my more than two decades’ worth of professional public affairs, publications, and strategic communications experience.
  • Provide the highest-quality written materials to best reflect the ideas, mission, and intent of the customer or company – specifically within the IC (C2 efforts) and DoD.
  • Employ more than 20 years of subject-matter knowledge to support military, special operations, and intelligence operations and priorities.

Geo Location:
Germany – Duration: 3 years
Southwest Asia – Duration: 6 months

Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 19
Provided high-level consultation and analysis for a government customer’s counter-influence efforts.

Number of months in position – 26
Advised senior FBI staff on strategic communications, image building, message development. Prepared speeches, remarks, scripts, testimony, talking points, for Assistant Director (AD)-Counterterrorism, and senior executives. Developed communications concepts and saw them through development and execution into tangible product. Principal author, FBI IT Year in Review; prepared copy for internal and external consumption; edited newsletters for AD-Counterterrorism and Chief Information Officer.

Number of months in position – 29
Provided strategic communications advice, support, and analysis to Army Deputy Chief of Staff (G-8). Contributed to or led key efforts such as AUSA Conference support, Army “Green Book” article, The Army Modernization Plan, press releases, policy, Congressional testimonies, conferences and symposia, talking points, speeches, brochures, web copy, media queries, etc. Developed material for collaborative, internal, and external websites. Developed OPSEC messaging and awareness programming.

Number of months in position – 252
More than 20 years as an Army active duty and Reserve Public Affairs and Civil Information officer, serving on three continents during conflict and peace, and at the Pentagon on OSD staff. Specialties included public affairs/community relations, Civil Affairs/PSYOP, and executive administration.

Number of months in position – 144
Oversaw production cycle of bi-monthly professional journal for military Special Operations association. Developed talking points; interviewed senior Defense and political leadership. Media liaison.

Number of months in position – 84
Wrote, designed, coordinated, edited proposals, newsletters, articles, scripts, press releases, briefings, manuals, baseline agreements, etc.; establishing agency- and corporate-wide style guides, often working with most senior-level clients (primarily the NRO) and corporate staff. Created and managed a Business Development Resource Center for proposal development. Coordinated civic outreach, to include school partnerships and mentor programs. Developed OPSEC messaging and awareness programs.

Skills Write Up:

  • Executive-level strategic public affairs planning, as well as hands-on production and execution to support internal and external communications efforts at highest levels of government, military, industry, non-profit.
  • Current and active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Full-Scope Poly.
  • Retired Army Reserve lieutenant colonel with certifications in strategic communications/46, Special Operations (CA/PSYOP)/38, history/5X; senior executive staff management and functions/42; instructor.
  • Speech and/or remarks writer for a DoD Assistant Secretary; FBI Assistant Director, CIO, and other senior leadership; corporate executives; Army general officers, including an Army deputy chief of staff; member of Congress. Certified official Army and corporate spokesperson.
  • Very experienced in counter-terrorism topics and policies.
  • Success in branding and developing images, and team motivation.

Education Write Up:

  • M.A., Liberal Arts, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
  • B.A., American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park (Multiple Dean’s Lists)
  • Graduate, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC)
  • Graduate, Dept. of Defense Information School (DINFOS) Public Affairs Officer Course (honors)
  • Graduate, U.S. Army Special Operations Center, Civil Affairs Course (Commandant’s List)
  • DoD Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Equal Opportunity Training Course
  • U.S. Army Special Operations Center, Psychological Operations Course

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