Resume:

 

OBJECTIVE:

To apply my skills and experience as a leader and engineer to serve the people of Santa Rosa County

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

RETIRED • AIR FORCE • FROM FEBRUARY 2017-PRESENT

Retired as a Colonel on 1 February 2017 from Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command. Owns home in Holley by the Sea; Married to Lynn with three rescued Labradors: Rocko, Jake, and Bruno.

 

SQUADRONS AND GROUP COMMANDER • FROM 2005 - 2017

Three-time Squadron Commander and Group Commander. Last assignment prior to coming to Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field. Was Commander of the 27th Special Operations Mission Support Group at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.  Led six squadrons of nearly 1,500 personnel in the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Cannon Air Force Base New Mexico with a $25M plus annual budget. As Squadron Commander at Fairchild AFB, Baghdad, Iraq, and Vandenberg AFB, was in charge of engineering services for the entire base including fire response, environmental restoration, and all operation and maintenance of the base (facilities and utilities).

 

PROGRAM MANAGER • PENTAGON • FROM 2003 - 2005

Coordinated with thirty-five other program managers to prioritize budget requirements for support programs communication, infrastructure, environmental compliance, emergency response, etc.

 

EDUCATION:

MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING

OCTOBER, 1994

AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Thesis in Ultraviolet Disinfection of Wastewater

 

MASTERS OF STRATEGIC STUDIES

2010

AIR WAR COLLEGE

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

JUNE, 1988

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

Air Commando Association

American Legion

Knights of Columbus

Leadership Santa Rosa Class 32

Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

Navarre Beach Yacht Club

Navarre Elks Lodge

Navarre Senior Center

Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce

Society of American Military Engineers

Veterans of Foreign Wars

 

AWARDS:

Legion of Merit

Meritorious Service Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal

Joint Service Achievement Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal

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