Date of Clearance Adjudication:
August 08, 20XX
September 02, 2019 – September 02, 2024
Yes (Service Connected) – Percentage: 60
Expiration Date – August 30, 202x
– Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Stateside – Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Wyoming,
Overseas – Prefers not to deploy,
Highlight Write Up:
Repeatedly proven proactive and versatile retired military officer and seasoned leader with broad comprehensive experience driving corporate cultural change, process improvement, and business re-engineering of global operations for a variety of private and public organizations – including the largest employer in the world – the Department of Defense.
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Over 20 years’ experience in intelligence analysis, direction, collection, processing, development, production, dissemination/distribution; Indications and Warning (I&W); Human Intelligence (HUMINT) policy, planning, programming and oversight; counterintelligence operations, and planning; programming; Aviation and Maritime intelligence; Red Team analysis/operations; intelligence support to all levels of government and Special Operations Forces.
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Broad experience independently developing, interpreting, and implementing Presidential and legislatively mandated policies and programs which impacted specific programs in a single Federal Government agency, multiple agencies across the Intelligence Community, 75 field deployed Intelligence Operations Specialists, in major urban area fusion centers, State, local governments, and several independent nationwide directorates within a corporation.
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Exceptional ability to identify significant intelligence trends and propose new or revised analytical processes to alert decision makers to new developments and to meet customer requirements. Keenly adept at conducting complex intelligence analysis management, coordination, and interaction across a broad range of interagency activities.
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Former special advisor to senior Member of Congressional House Armed Services Committee providing authoritative advice on counterterrorism, Critical Infrastructure Protection, cyber-security, and defense industrial base risk mitigation, vulnerability assessment, and protection recommendations.
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High degree of acumen managing programs/projects, and studies of national importance on national security issues, and day-to-day functions related to the development and coordination of policy which was translated into operational or technical requirements for integration, implementation, and execution
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Highly polished prolific communicator of the spoken – as well as written – word regardless of the audience with extensive lauded experience providing often time critical sensitive information to senior executives in the White House, Congress, Cabinet Secretaries, international partners, print and broadcast/televised media, and stakeholders.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 16
Continuity of Operations (COOP)/Disaster Recovery (DR) Manager 03/2013 – 08/2014
xxxx, Reston, VA
Contractor Support to: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), Washington, DC & Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Rockville, MD
A leading independent IT Service Management professional services and consulting firm improving IT service management best practices for Federal, State & Local governments, as well as a variety of commercial clients.
Served as G2SF’s corporate Business Continuity Planning expert.
Served as the key advisor assessing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) compliance with Federal mandates and future capabilities to ensure a comprehensive, agile, and expandable Disaster Recovery (DR) solution to support the NRC’s mission essential functions (MEF’s) and national security responsibilities. Initial focus was on back-up/recovery and storage requirements to support the NRC’s migration to a private Cloud environment, to be integrated into specific Information System Contingency Plans in accordance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-XX, ultimately culminating in an enterprise-wide DR plan in support of the NRC COOP plan.
Personally lauded by the Dell Services Federal Government (DSFG), Program Manager for my outstanding leadership efforts and expertise in conducting and documenting the NRC DR/COOP assessment. “It is clear throughout this assessment that it is one written by a subject matter expert whose experience in DR and COOP is broad and diverse spanning policy and technology best practices. It is DSFG’s policy to only partner with the best-of-the-best and this effort is considered nothing short of outstanding.”
• As the recognized technical authority, provided subject matter expertise on COOP, DR, and emergency preparedness planning including the failover and failback of communications and IT systems.
• Conducted analysis of agency DR and continuity of operations programs to ensure compliance with White House and FEMA continuity policies; recommending alternatives or modifications to existing NRC COOP policy and programs ensuring they are cost effective and efficient.
• Collected and analyzed information, presenting findings on complex program issues or problems and planning; prepared and presented highly technical reports, other working documents and oral briefings.
• Aligned recent Business Impact Analysis (BIA) results based on identification of NRC’s Primary Mission Essential Functions (PMEF), Mission Essential Functions (MEF), and Mission Support Activities through a Business Process Analysis in order to determine PMEF and MEF critical systems and applications.
• Identified DR and COOP alternatives to ensure survivability and continued functioning of NRC’s IT systems.
Led the SAIC contractor support team at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) in the planning and preparation for two successful COOP and DR exercises – deemed by PBGC senior leadership “…as the best ever conducted in the agency.” This planning was based on vital business processes along with their supporting IT systems. In developing and implementing plans, the primary focus was on the collaboration with technical expert team members to take other disciplines such as enterprise architecture, business processes, standards processes, documentation requirements, IT infrastructure, and software tools into consideration.
• As the recognized technical authority, provided subject matter expertise on continuity of operations, DR, and emergency preparedness planning including the failover and failback of communications and IT systems.
• Served as the subject matter expert on National Security Presidential Directive (NSPD)-5/Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-20, Homeland Security Act, FEMA, FISMA, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and PBGC
directives in order to analyze and understand requirements, and brief/instruct individuals and a large staff regarding their mission essential functions related to COOP, DR, and emergency situations.
• Developed COOP and DR policies, plans, and procedures and ensured compliance with all applicable FEMA – Federal Continuity Directives, and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices.
• Responsible for planning, scheduling, and carrying out assignments concerned with the analysis and evaluation of agency COOP and DR programs.
• Led COOP and DR for communication and information technology system failover and failback planning, operations, testing, training, and exercises. Conducted numerous table-top exercises prior to the practical one.
• Implemented and managed new SharePoint technology developed to support operations center processes and procedures for DR failover and failback.
• Prepared, managed, developed, trained and executed continuity operations and emergency operations to meet or exceed PBGC’s expectations and contract service level agreements.
• Maintained situational awareness via monitoring of national and international events via open source reporting of criminal, cyber-crime, financial, intelligence, insider threat, and terrorism threats to the PBGC and the nation.
• Developed and implemented employee COOP, Crisis Management, and Emergency Preparedness awareness programs and procedures and ensure compliance with all applicable FEMA Federal Continuity Directives and financial institution regulatory requirements.
• Developed all training materials to include Emergency Response Group training, ________XXXXXXXXXXX____________
• Performed quality reviews of staff research and analysis of all information products.
• Performed risk analysis in all functional areas to identify points of vulnerability and recommend strategies for risk avoidance or mitigation in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
• Led the development of the Reconstitution and Risk Management annexes for the agency by _XX__________ business continuity actions.
• Trained emergency response team personnel on COOP responsibilities and maintained continuity agency notification rosters.
• Drafted highly technical responses and artifacts to PBGC Inspector General’s audit findings.
• Negotiated with senior executives to accept or implement recommendations which involved substantial agency resources, required extensive changes in established procedures, or were in conflict with the desires of the programs.
• Provided advice, counsel, and instructions on work and administrative matters. Worked with senior staff members to establish and foster working relationships, resolve issues, and promote team services and capabilities.
• Led projects that required coordination of diverse functional and technical resources across departmental lines.
• Prepared and delivered briefings to management for the purpose of providing information for decision or other appropriate action.
• Provided executive management with highly technically detailed written reports following all contingency operations, _________,___________,_____________
• Compiled technical After Acton Reports and Corrective Action Plans for presentation to agency senior leadership; verified all corrective actions were implemented, tested, and codified.
• Developed and implemented employee COOP, crisis management, DR, and emergency preparedness awareness training programs emphasizing readiness and preparedness, activation/notification, domestic continuity operations, recovery, and reconstitution; designed all training materials.
• Provided technical direction governing IT resources in support of day-to-day business operations in anticipation of interruptions or network outages in order to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability.
• Led discussions with service area leadership and subject matter experts in order to identify new technology and methodologies and/or procedures to ensure business resiliency.
• Provided advice, counsel, and instructions on work and administrative matters to maintain excellent working relationships, resolve issues, and promote team services and capabilities.
Number of months in position – 11
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Washington, DC
Office of the Deputy Under-Secretary for Intelligence & Analysis (OI&A), State & Local Program Office
Supports state and major urban area law enforcement fusion centers with deployed personnel and systems, training, intelligence information, and collaboration.
Co-led the DHS OI&A Analytic Task Force at the behest of the Under-Secretary, charged with driving improvements in enhanced all-source intelligence fusion analysis, key business processes, product development, and distribution of _____between DHS and State, local, territorial, tribal and private sector partners related to criminal, emergency management, national security, public safety, and terrorism activities and threats in/to the United States. I led the design and conduct of surveys, reviews, and research projects on a wide variety of intelligence issues in order to propose recommendations for overcoming the organization roadblocks we encountered. As a direct result of my leadership efforts we identified numerous disjointed activities, processes, procedures, and xxxxxx deficits that xxxxx intelligence information sharing and collaboration between field assets, headquarters, and SLTLE stakeholders. I personally developed statistical and narrative data to justify changes and recommendations resulting from the studies and reviews conducted. Finally, a comprehensive strategic business plan was developed and presented to the XXXXX and XXXX senior executive deputies that established the need for and their support to form a specialized law enforcement intelligence investigations unit.
• Served as the Field Operations Supervisor; Director (Acting); Analytic Task Force Co-lead, and Senior Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Under-Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, State and Local Program Office (SLPO).
• Provided assistance and oversight as subject matter expert specific to nationwide State and local fusion center’s participation in national level COOP exercises.
• Served as supervisor of nine direct report regional directors and 66 intelligence officers, in 75 State and major urban area fusion centers across the country ensuring transparency in information sharing.
• Coordinated, developed, executed, planned, managed, and supervised a wide range of complex strategic departmental senior intelligence and nationwide counterterrorism programs.
• Supervised division analysts, managed the production program, provided analytic xxxxx mentoring to field officers, developed, evaluated overall effectiveness of the program, and managed execution of processes to ensure staff shared accurate and relevant intelligence information and analysis with stakeholders in a timely manner.
• Developed criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of key national security programs.
• Directed the development of studies and plans to identify functional areas requiring revisions.
• Oversaw the implementation of national level guidance in agency and department goals, guidelines, and standards.
• Served as advocate and interface with the law enforcement community to form strong relationships with the Federal, State and local authorities to further the mission of SLPO and DHS within regulatory requirements.
• Developed statistical and narrative data to justify changes and recommendations resulting from numerous studies and reviews of DHS intelligence programs.
• Oversaw the development and execution of SLPO program plans, source selection plans, hiring actions, and budgets, over a multi-year planning cycle, in support of the SLPO and DHS mission, goals and objectives.
• Established a law enforcement advisory group to identify and address the intelligence requirements to enhance information sharing and support to the cop on the beat.
Number of months in position – 14
Assistant Senior Watch Officer (GS-0301-4)
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Washington, DC
National Operations Center (NOC), Operations, Coordination, and Planning Directorate
Operating __________ days a year – coordinates information sharing to help deter, detect, and prevent terrorist acts and to manage ________ incidents.
Provided leadership and management, direction, and coordination to over 50 Government employees, from DHS and its Components, Intelligence Community, Law Enforcement, Department of Defense, other Federal Departments and Agencies, State, and local partners, and contractors in the National Operations Center (NOC), a standing 24/7/365 interagency organization that includes five major functional elements: (1) interagency NOC Watch, (2) Intelligence Watch and Warning (IWW) Division, (3) National Infrastructure Coordination Center (NICC), (4) National Response Coordination Center (NRCC), and (5) Planning Element (PE) or Crisis Action Team (CAT) when employed.
Authored the first comprehensive set of standard operating procedures specific to the administration, communications, COOP/COG, CIP, disaster/emergency response, information technology, key business processes, mission assurance, systems and support functions, and communication, information, material, personnel/physical security applicable to all Federal, State, and local stakeholders in the NOC.
• Served as the daily coordinator with senior officials in the White House, National Security Staff, and Department senior executive leadership for all Federal, State, local, tribal, private sector and international stakeholders on a wide variety of complex homeland security issues, from the NOC – the primary Federal Government National hub – for domestic situational awareness, common operating picture, intelligence fusion, information sharing, communications, and operations coordination.
• Developed, interpreted, and applied guidance related to emergency management policies, Presidential Directives, and programs, including COOP/COG, ESF’s, the Incident Command System (ICS), NIMS, and the NRF in accordance with the Homeland Security Act of 2002, HSPD-5 and 8, the Robert T. Stafford Act and Post Katrina Emergency Reform Act.
• Shared fully in the management and oversight of threat monitoring to detect, deter, prevent, and respond to all hazards type incidents.
• Directed senior intelligence analysts and support staff as they conducted intelligence research, fusion, and production functions for exchange with major Intelligence Community (IC) partners.
• Tasked various NOC Desk Officers to acquire additional information on current threats or events from Federal, State, and local agencies.
• Ensured all RFI’s were coordinated and effectively and expeditiously acted on.
• Utilized a variety of diverse communication systems in support of the DHS national level operations center.
• Contributed to the development of a critical advance technology capability in the NOC – the Common Operational Picture (COP) 3.1 system.
• Served as the NOC representative to the Interagency Domestic Radiological/Nuclear Search Plan working group.
• Conducted COOP, crisis management, and emergency relocation operations at alternate emergency operations center during exercise and real-world events.
• Led a professional cadre of emergency preparedness and response personnel.
• Monitored developing situations until decisions were made to stand-down, or as required, prioritize critical
issues for senior management escalation, minimizing duplication of effort and preventing dissemination of contradictory information.
• Conducted COOP response, crisis management, and emergency relocation operations at Mount Weather during exercise and real-world events.
• Developed, interpreted, and applied regulatory requirements related to emergency preparedness/response regulations, policies; conducted critical site tests ensuring the resiliency, survivability and continuation of
Department management, business operations while ensuring the endurance of the United States Constitution and Federal Government.
• Managed coordination of response efforts between the NOC and FEMA via the NRCC.
• Conducted statistical and narrative information retrieval, assessed the accuracy, performed analysis and alternative analysis, summarized results, identified problem areas, and proposed/implemented solutions.
• Reviewed subordinates work products; accepted, amended, edited, or rejected their work.
• Provided positive feedback, constructive direction, and training in order to guide, inspire and motivate employees towards achievement of personal and organization goals.
Number of months in position – 12
Senior Operations Planner/Program Manager
Oak Ridge Institute for Science & Education (ORISE) Washington, DC
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Oak Ridge, TN
A Department of Energy (DOE) institute focusing on support to national security and emergency preparedness.
Spearheaded the creation of an institutional community of interest framework for providing advanced professional, educational, and academically creditable national training programs in Preventive Radiological and
Nuclear Detection (PRND) for Federal, State, and local first responders. My efforts included collaborating with senior personnel in the DOE National Nuclear Security Administrations (NNSA), numerous DOE facilities, national laboratories, Federal agencies, a university consortium, and private industry. Proposed, designed and implemented a novel coalition of key stakeholders in nationwide training of radiological first responders to create an improved training program and venues. As a result I laid the groundwork and fostered increased state-of-the-art training interaction opportunities for Federal, State and local first responders, private partners, non-profit groups and academia.
Spurred the reduction of excessive transportation cost overruns by DOE contractors to a DHS funded set of programs; identified alternatives and collaborated with program specialists and contractors to foster greater understanding of the financial processes enabling both departments to switch to viable cost-effective alternatives, reducing future operating costs by up to XXX%, eliminating delays in turnaround times, and freeing essential manpower to focus on mission execution.
Primary duty: Provided expert operational, program, and policy management support to senior leadership in the DOE / NNSA, First Responder Program (XXXX).
• Shaped strategies and priorities, and developed action plans to achieve DOE and NNSA strategic goals, and served as a subject matter expert in crisis planning and implementation of emergency management standard operating procedures in coordination with the national laboratories.
• Received advanced training in nuclear and radiological characteristics, properties, theory, detection, and nuclear weapon design and operation.
• Coordinated command, control, communications, and intelligence between DoD, DOE, and Federal Bureau of Investigations personnel during “render-safe” nuclear exercises in accordance with NSPD-XX, Nuclear Weapons Planning Guidance, and NSPD-XX, United States Nuclear Weapons Command and Control, Safety and Security guidance. As a member of the NNSA national command center response team ensured all RFI’s were effectively and expeditiously acted on and responded too.
• Identified and acquired state-of-the-art technology for preventive radiological and nuclear detection (PRND) for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) identification capability for first responders.
• Provided nuclear/radiological detection training to approximately 50 first responders from a State of XXXXXX-National Guard Civil Support Team and a Transportation Security Administration-Federal Air Marshal Team utilizing a variety of scenarios and venues.
• Implemented full range of emergency management regulations, policies, directives, and programs at Federal, State, and local levels as a member of the Nuclear Emergency Support Team (NEST) during exercises and real world incidents in the DOE Emergency Operations Center.
• Shared fully in the management and oversight of threat and monitoring to deter, direct and prevent nuclear/radiological incidents.
• Coordinated and managed the activation of first responder teams responding to domestic nuclear and radiological accidents, incidents and _____________events_________National Incident Management System, Emergency Support Functions, and Emergency Action Procedures.
• Utilized a variety of diverse communication systems in support of the DOE _____ level operations center.
• As the technical authority, identified and acquired state-of-the-art technology for PRND for WMD identification capability for first responders.
• Participated in internal and external high level meetings and represented NNSA on working groups and committees.
• Ensured proper training was being conducted and certification processes were valid and up to date with technology advances in the PRND field and applicable to the mission.
• Conducted oversight and provided programmatic budgetary guidance of a $7.6M budget to NA-42’s Program Director. Oversaw a $3.7M interagency funding program between the DHS DNDO and NA-42.
• Directed and oversaw planning and scheduling of work for multi-unit organization with 300 member staff. Established priorities, reviewed, amended, and consolidated plans developed by subordinates.
• Conducted strategic and tactical radiation detection Concept of Operations planning; provided oversight of day-to-day internal and external operations, policy, staff exercises and training, resource availability, and readiness to ensure accomplishment of the Radiological Assistance Program and Search Response Team missions.
• Managed the development of all hazards reports during crisis or emergency situations.
• Served as the recognized authority in NA-42 for the analysis and evaluation of COOP programs and issues.
• Led COOP/COG planning oversight within the DOE/XXX/XXXX enterprise, and Radiological Assistance Program regions across the country in accordance with _____________, National Continuity Implementation Plan.
Collateral duty: Served as subject matter expert and senior advisor for COOP and IT DR planning, operations, and training for both ORISE and ORAU non-profit corporations.
• Conducted COOP planning and training for ORISE/National Security and Emergency Management Program in accordance with DOE and FEMA-Federal Continuity Directives and guidance, ensuring continuation of critical business operations in support of the National Essential Functions.
• assigned to the ORAU, – the non_____________ of ORISE – a multi-unit geographically dispersed enterprise with an annual budget of $322M and 1,245 staff. I served as the senior advisor/subject matter expert to the Executive Vice-President on mission assurance planning and training for ORAU to ensure critical business operations would continue in accordance with DOE and FEMA guidance, and industry best practices in accordance with COOP and DR standards.
• Formulated and directed corporate efforts to solve complex and time-sensitive problems associated with business continuity in ORISE and ORAU.
• Ensured that ORISE could respond to any sudden DOE emergency requirements, XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
• Developed PMEF’s and MEF’s, identifying business unit critical functions and critical IT systems; conducted business impact and business process analyses, and developed notification process, managed a Test, Training & Exercise program; established devolution and reconstitution protocols, plus conducted critical site tests.
• Established plans addressing succession to office and emergency delegations of authority, devolution and reconstitution protocols, safekeeping of vital records, and use of interoperable communications.
• Served as the ORISE lead coordinator and planner for response to pandemic flu contingencies.
• Validated shelter-in-place locations, evaluated emergency procedures, and identified areas needing improvement.
Number of months in position – 19
Principal All-Source Analyst/Senior Intelligence Officer
XXXXXX, Inc. McLean, VA
A global provider of defense and security products from sophisticated cyber services and military support to mission critical electronic systems, and protection equipment.
Optimized effectiveness by reversing sub-standard analytic intelligence product support to DoD senior leadership and warfighters on the ground in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as to senior US policy and decision makers. Additionally, I led the expansion of analytical efforts and production from an Iraq and Afghanistan centric focus by designing and directing efforts to solve critical problems associated with global issues related to the use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s).
• Served as the senior Red Team analyst in the Joint Improvised Threat-Defeat Organization (JIDO) focused on countering the use and proliferation of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s) and Explosively Formed Projectiles (EFP’s).
• Led a group of 20 inexperienced analysts to develop a holistic creative approach to alternative analysis, improving the competitive analytical process for a military organization supporting combat operations.
• Tracked and provided analytical products specific to Iran’s production and proliferation of EFP’s to senior U.S. Combatant Commanders and civilian policy and decision makers within the Central Command, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).
• Tracked terrorist EFP/IED global operations, proliferation, training, techniques, and procedures and operational tactics to identify trends, patterns and anomalies.
• Provided metrics and reports, performance statistics and other relevant data to determine trends, and enable JIDO and the Combatant Commands to develop policies, guidance and direct effective implementation.
• Demonstrated subject matter expertise in national/homeland security and cyber security by directing and overseeing a cyber-exploitation program within a federal agency.
• Supervised division analysts, managed the production program, provided analytic trade-craft mentoring, developed, evaluated overall effectiveness of the program, and managed execution of processes to ensure staff shared accurate and relevant intelligence information and analysis in a timely manner.
• Supported the Director in recruiting, mentoring, and evaluating employee performance in their roles and functions as professional intelligence officers and as part of the Intelligence Community.
• Conducted all-source intelligence analysis utilizing (XX all ints XX) collection capabilities and derived information thereof.
• Performed quality reviews of staff research and analysis of all source information products.
• Provided advice, counsel, and instructions on work and administrative matters.
• Applied communication and advocacy skills to effectively represent the organization, subordinates, peers, and superiors at inter-agency committees, meetings, conferences, working groups, and briefings. Promoted inter-agency coordination of strategic policies on controversial topics.
• Served as the organization’s intelligence community policy expert ensuring compliance with Director of National Intelligence policies and regulations. Implemented evaluation strategies, plans, and policies to enable information sharing.
• Participated in both internal and external high level meetings and represented JIDO on working groups.
• Provided contract identification and proposal support to the __________ Global Analysis division in the fields of COOP, counterterrorism, CIP, intelligence, Homeland Defense, and Homeland Security areas.
• Provided direct support and compliance reviews for three Federal government contracts subsequently awarded to_______________
• Identified new lines of business opportunities in the areas of cyber security and CIP.
Number of months in position – 42
Crisis Manager/Program Analyst (GS-0343-14)
Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD); Washington, DC
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and America’s Security Affairs (OASD-HD/ASA), Defense Continuity and Crisis Management (DCCM) Directorate
The Executive Department of the Government of the United States of America charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States armed forces.
Led the creation of a post-9/11 Department of Defense (DoD) enterprise-wide strategic Crisis Management program and operating concept specifically addressing policy formulation, information-technology systems
specifications, data gathering, analytical techniques, information-sharing, evaluation methodologies, including state-of-the-art information protection. Additionally, I developed the operational procedures to be utilized by all parties involved in a crisis management response. The holistic concept I developed was reviewed, implemented, and rigorously tested across the entire Office of the Secretary of Defense enterprise of XX organizations and 1XXXX+ personnel in response to the July 2005 XXXXn bombing attacks, and the August/September 2005 impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, improving information sharing on a global scale.
• Supported the Assistant Secretary-Homeland Defense and America’s Security Affairs and OSD senior executives with information sharing, national policy, and course of action recommendations for presentation to the President of the United States, National Security Council, and Homeland Security Council.
• Senior DoD central point of contact for daily inter-agency coordination with the White House; White House Military Office, the national and homeland security, intelligence, and technical authority to identify existing and potential threats to the Homeland and critical defense infrastructure of command, control, communications, and information systems.
• As the senior crisis manager in the command center ensured all RFI’s were coordinated across OSD and the Joint Staff effectively and in a timely manner.
• Served as a Crisis Manager and Director for Readiness and Special Programs in the Defense Continuity and Crisis Management Directorate setting benchmarks for global resiliency across the DoD enterprise.
• Managed U.S. military operations responses to natural or man-made incidents related to critical threats to homeland security.
• Developed a national COOP readiness reporting system for use across the OSD enterprise.
• Managed situational awareness of events and threats including elevating key concerns to DoD senior executive leadership as required; presented oral briefings throughout the chain-of-command.
• Utilized a variety of diverse communication systems in support of the DoD national level operations center.
• Made decisions affecting relocation of the DoD senior leaders by analyzing and understanding current events and critical threats, weighing alternatives and using sound judgment, and suggesting possible courses of action.
• Coordinated the exchange of information with major intelligence XXXXXX prior to and in the event of a crisis.
• Managed the OSD operations team in the development of all hazards reports during crisis or emergency situations.
• Oversaw the implementation of national level guidance in agency and department goals, guidelines, and standards specific to contingency operations and plans.
• Shared fully in the management and oversight of threat and monitoring to deter, direct and prevent all hazards type incidents.
• Developed planning, guidance, and doctrine in support of the Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA) mission.
• Contributed to the establishment of the “Continuity of Government Conditions (COGCON)” matrix.
• Led a 20 person crisis management team from across the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff during exercise and real world crisis situations, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and National Special Security Events (NSSE).
• Ensured that watch standers were present and performed their assigned duties, prioritized tasks and efforts during the watch.
• Developed support plans for COOP exercise participation, and tasked the staff for exercise operations.
• Supervised and managed XX subordinate staff during real-world events and exercises in the Pentagon the single largest military command in the world via the Unified Command Center which included the National Military Command Center and Global Situational Awareness Facility.
• Conducted COOP, crisis management, and emergency relocation operations at remote underground sites including the XXXXX Rock Mountain Complex (aka: SitXX) and Mount Weather during exercise and real-world events.
• Implemented and managed new technology developed to support operations center process and procedures.
• Managed information systems for command, control, communication, and system integration.
• Enabled creation and deployment of a cadre of trained Defense Crisis Management personnel capable of providing critical mission-essential functions even in case of worst-case-scenario catastrophic events and the death or incapacitation of senior DoD leaders.
• Trained senior executives in Defense Crisis Management and COOP contingency operations and policies from across the OSD enterprise.
• Participated in internal and external high level meetings and represented OSD on working groups and committees.
• Conducted planning for military and civil exercises and COOP contingency operations.
• Responsible for coordinating the reassignment and retraining of a 25-person military reserve unit to the Office of the ASD HD/ASA to provide surge support during crisis events.
• Performed quality reviews of staff research and analysis of all source information products.
• Provided advice, counsel, and instructions on work and administrative matters.
Skills Write Up:
• FEMA/EMI “Radiological Emergency Management” (IS-xX), Emergency Management, 10 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Radiological Emergency Response” (IS-xxX), Emergency Management, 10 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Modular Emergency Radiological Response Transportation Training” (IS-XXX), Emergency Management, 10 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Radiological Accident Assessment Concepts” (IS-XXX), Emergency Management, 16 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Introduction to Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise Evaluation” (IS-XXX), 10 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Emergency Support Function (ESF) #12 Energy” (IS-8XX), 0.5 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex” (IS-XXX), 1 Hr., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Exercising Continuity Plans for Pandemics” (IS-xxx), COOP, 8 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Exercise Design” (IS-XXX), Emergency Management, 15 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Fundamentals of Emergency Management” (IS-23xxx), Emergency Management, 6 Hrs., 06/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Effective Communication” (IS-XXXX), Emergency Management, 8 Hrs., 08/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Introduction to Continuity of Operations for Pandemic Influenzas” (IS-520), COOP, 1 Hr., 05/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planner’s Workshop” (IS-xxX), COOP, 5 Hrs., 06/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Continuity of Operations (COOP) Manager” (IS-XXX), COOP, 4 Hrs., 06/2014
• FEMA/EMI “Introduction to Continuity of Operations” (IS-XXX.a), COOP, 2 Hrs., 05/2014
• DHS “ Understanding Derivative Classification & Marking Course,” Security, 6 Hrs., 04/2011
• FEMA/EMI “Introduction to Continuity of Operations” (IS-xXXa) (Refresher), COOP, 1 Hr., 04/2011
• FEMA/EMI “Continuity of Operations (COOP) Awareness Course” (IS-xXX.a), COOP, 1 Hr., 10/2010
• DHS National Operations Center (NOC), “Assistant Senior Watch Officer (ASWO),” Emergency Management, 160 Hrs., 10/2010
• DOE “DOE Derivative Classification Course” Security, 12/2009
• DOE Nuclear/Radiological Detection Operations, Emergency Management, 16 Hrs., 12/2009
• FEMA/EMI “Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex” (IS-8XX), Emergency Management, 1 Hr., 10/2009
• FEMA/EMI “National Response Framework” (IS-8xX.b), Emergency Management, 3 Hrs., 09/2009
• FEMA/EMI “National Incident Management System (NIMS)” (XXXXX.a), Emergency Management, 3 Hrs., 09/2009
• DOE/EOTA “Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents” (xXX), Emergency Management, 12 Hrs., 09/2009
• DOE/EOTA “Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) for Expanding Incidents” (ICS-XXXX), Emergency Management, 24 Hrs., 09/2009
• FEMA/EMI “ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents” (IS-xXX), Emergency Management,
• 3 Hrs., 09/2009
• FEMA/EMI “Introduction to the Incident Command System” (ICS-xXX), Emergency Management, 3 Hrs., 09/2009
Education Write Up:
• University of Foreign Military and Cultural Studies (UFMCS) Fort Leavenworth, KS
Red Team Analysis 04/2009
Coursework included Alternative Analysis, Critical Thinking, Communications and Negotiation, Cultural Studies, and Cognitive Anthropology.
• University of Maryland/Office of Personnel Management, ___________, WV
Crisis Management Leadership Certificate 08/20XX
Coursework included: Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, case study analysis of Seattle New Year’s Eve January 2000 Threats; Seattle World Bank Riots, June 2000; Rudi Giuliani’s 9/11 Response, September 2001; India-Pakistan Conflict; and Crisis Communications.
• Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Congress and the Intelligence Budget Process 06/20XX
Coursework included: Congressional budget process, Legislative process (submission, review, and approval procedures,) of the National Foreign Intelligence Program (NFIP), Joint Military Intelligence Program (JMIP), and Tactical Intelligence and Related Activities as conducted by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) bodies.
• Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center (NMITC), Dam Neck, VA
Naval Intelligence Officer Basic and Advanced Course 11/1XXX
Coursework included: Intelligence Analysis, SovXXX Military Capabilities, Strike Warfare Planning, and US Signals and Imagery System Capabilities.
• Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.
Bachelor of Science, Vocational Education; 12/XXXX. Minor in Communications and Electronics. Coursework included: Principals of Education, Psychology of Education, Testing XXXX, and Curriculum Development.
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