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7 years, Business Development Specialist, TS/SCI, Management Consultant, Special Operations, Pashto, Wounded Warrior


Date of Clearance Adjudication:
September 23, 2011

December 01, 2012 – October 01, 2015

Yes (Service Connected) – Percentage: 80

Current Passport:
Expiration Date – October 02, 2019

Pashto – Speaking: Intermediate, Reading: Intermediate, Writing: Intermediate
English – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native

Desired Location:
Stateside – Boston, MA; New York, NY; Washington, DC; Virginia
Overseas – Any location

Highlight Write Up: 

Accomplished business professional and MBA candidate with an active TS/SCI clearance and over 10 years of experience from high-level government agencies and consulting firms. Experienced professional who has supported growth and project delivery across international regions as part of a core operations team. Delivered across a broad operations agenda, including strategic analysis, service offering development, and business development. Recognized for being a strategic thinker who provides competitive and requirement analyses through all stages of the development life cycle from product readiness to execution. 

Geo Location:
Afghanistan – Duration: 30 months

Position Write Up:

Number of months in position – 8

* Oversee the development and training of a new regional program office to manage the enrolment of all 3,000 clients living in New England (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, & Rhode Island) – all historically under-served areas – into an online Constituent Relationship Management system before making program staff assignments.

* Tasked with developing 19 innovative community-based transition assistance programs that work to prevent veteran unemployment, substance abuse, family challenges, homelessness, crime and suicide.

* Direct daily operations to include budget management of a $500K operating budget, five personnel, equipment, and assets; require weekly reports from five regional office employees and ensure their levels of professional competencies grow consistently.

* Develop and sustain business relationships with five strategic partners with a focus on strategy-based engagement.

Number of months in position – 6

* Leveraged the capabilities and authorities of 13 US and coalition government agencies to enact the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization’s (JIEDDO) mission resulting in a 15% decrease in successful improvised explosive device (IED) attacks within specified countries.

* Facilitated joint problem-solving with mid-level and C-Level Clients to limit international terrorist network access to fertilizer-based precursor chemicals leading to a 75% decrease in fertilizer-based attacks.

* Performed quantitative and qualitative analysis on core strategic issues to inhibit non-state actors’ ability to finance, manufacture, transport, and employ IEDs against US, Coalition, and non-combatant populations.

Number of months in position – 5

* Served as an advisor and thought partner to C-Level Clients Generals John Allen and Joseph Dunford (COMISAF), Commander of 170K NATO, US military, and civilian personnel in Afghanistan.

* Fashioned national micro-finance and emerging market development strategies resulting in an assessed decrease in unemployment, which in turn led to a measurable decrease in political violence.

* Investigated field operations in order to compile directed observations for C-Level clients and Senior Policymakers on issues of political intelligence, private sector intelligence, violent extremist organization atmospherics, governance, and socio-cultural analysis.

Number of months in position – 7

* Directed a cross-functional team for an Intelligence Community client that processed multiple sources of real-time data to deliver weekly reports to C-level clients.

* Led analytic and planning support to five high-impact projects that supported the development of an innovative national strategy.

* Served as a liaison to the Department of State, Theatre Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), and USAID; thus resulting in a 25% increase in aid delivery, civil society outreach, counter violent extremist messaging, and other counter terrorism activities.

Number of months in position – 7
* Established NATO’s strategic peace process partnership program in southwestern Afghanistan leading to the establishment of 15 new business units. Decreased violence by 30% in Afghanistan’s most volatile province.
* Improved big-data and business analytic processes by integrating a network of clients across markets leading to a previously inexperienced fusion of information leading to 35% increase in vetted business development prospects.
* Influenced 3 C-level negotiations leading to new enduring partnerships in underserved areas.
Number of months in position – 72
* Conceptualized and introduced three multi-pronged strategic operations in politically unstable nations. Improved mission success for five business units leading to a 50% decrease in losses.
* Coordinated training and preparedness of  32 geographically dispersed personnel and $2 mil worth of assets resulting in the successful completion of over 250 high stakes projects.
* Evaluated big data derived from various sources in order to compose quarterly and yearly comprehensive business intelligence reports.

Skills Write Up:

  • Project & Team Management
  • Cross-Functional Team Leadership
  • International Business Acumen
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Strategy Development
  • Business (Resource) Development
  • Operational Analysis
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Psychological Operations (PSYOP)
  • Information & Influence Activities
  • Civil Affairs Operations (CAO)
  • Unconventional Warfare (UW)
  • Irregular Warfare (IW)
  • Targeting Methodologies (F3EAD)
  • Special Operations Techniques

Education Write Up:
2016 (Expected)
Master of Business Administration – Babson College, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business

Pashto Language Course
Certificate – Defense Language Institute, Washington, DC

Leader Development & Education for Sustained Peace
Graduate Certificate – Naval Postgraduate School, Washington, DC

Civil Affairs & PSYOP Qualification Courses
Certificate – US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School

Political/Military Science
Bachelor of Arts – Rhode Island College, Providence, RI