I have over six years of experience as a Naval Special Warfare (NSW) leader with continuous training and increasing leadership experience in high stress environments, including combat experience and training foreign special operations forces. I am a highly motivated and dedicated professional focused on success. I am an energetic self-starter and life-long learner with proven experience and extensive knowledge of the full spectrum of operational and tactical special operations skills.
2013 – 2015: Naval Special Warfare Program Executive Office, PMS-340 SAP, Washington, DC
Defense Acquisitions Professional
• Hand-selected to support industry-level undersea systems acquisition, combat swimmer enhancement, and cargo airdrop development.
2010 – 2013: Naval Special Warfare Group ONE, San Diego, CA
Soldier Systems Representative
• Evaluated and tested state-of-the-art maritime assault equipment, ensuring acquisitions met the standards of SEAL operators.
• Ensured three NSW combatant commands remained fully equipped for mission accomplishment.
• Routinely controlled US government assets worth $5M, with full accountability.
• Selected for early promotion.
• Strongly recommended for officer commissioning program.
2008 – 2009: SEAL Team ONE, San Diego, CA
Special Warfare Operator
• Participated in multiple operations in the Middle East supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
• Recognized #1 of 14 elite shooters during competitive stress-course dynamic range training
• Managed inventory and logistics for equipment and materials worth $250K.
2007: Naval Special Warfare Center, San Diego, CA
• 1 of 16 original graduates from a starting class of 256 candidates in Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL (BUD/S) and SEAL Qualification Training (SQT).
2006: NASA/National Science Foundation UNAVCO Plate Boundary Observatory, Longmont, CO
Network Systems Administrator / Information Technology Specialist
• Exceptional skills in providing user support with hardware, applications, peripherals and workstation maintenance/upgrades under demanding project milestones. Proven expertise in streamlining IT operations and boosting efficiencies.
• Maintained 30 mission-critical SunOS network servers in support of NASA/NSF earthquake research.
• Provided outstanding end-user support to local, regional, and national office teams.
Qualifications / Training Courses:
Former TS Clearance with SCI access, Current S Clearance; BUD/S; SQT; Basic Cold Weather Warfare; Military Free Fall Course; Combatant Diver (open and closed circuit diving); Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) training; Tactical Mobility Driving Training, Combat Emergency Trauma Training; completed over 10 other military and civilian courses.
Close Quarters Combat; Military Operations in Urban Terrain; Special Operations and Urban Combat; Land Warfare; Static, Dynamic, and Close Quarters Combat Ranges; Special Reconnaissance and Long Range Photographic Imagery Collection (NSW sniper pipeline); Combat Swimmer; Maritime Operations; Mobility; over 10 other training blocks completed.
Purple Heart; Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat “V”; Combat Action Ribbon; Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terror Service Ribbon; Rifle Expert Medal; Pistol Expert Medal; National Defense Medal.
College: Georgetown SCS – B.S. Liberal Studies (in progress)
Colorado University Boulder – B.S. Computer Science (incomplete)
Other: Farsi Accelerated Language Training, DLPT 1/1/0+
Defense Acquisition University – Systems Management Fundamentals
JSOU – Irregular Warfare
USAFSOFS – Contemporary Insurgent Warfare
English – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native
Farsi – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Skills / Certifications:
• Eagle Scout
• American Avalanche Institute – Avalanche Level 2
• Udemy Courses: Corporate Valuation, Financial Modeling, Advanced Excel
• Information Technology: Linux, Windows, OSX; packet capture & analysis; encryption suites; server/DB installation & maintenance; GIS suites; 3D modeling & CAD/CAM suites; Adobe graphics/illustration/media editing suite; MS office suite.
References available upon request.
Afghanistan – Duration: 6 months
UK – Duration: 2 years
UAE – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Oman – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Germany – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Austria – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Belgium – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Netherlands – Duration: 1-4 weeks
France – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Italy – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Canada – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Honduras – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Expiration Date – December 11, 2017
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