I have over 14 years of experience in strategy, operations, and management. Not only do I have experience planning, implementing, and managing multi-faceted projects, I have done so while leading successful diverse, cross-functional teams in some of the most competitive, ambiguous environments. I am consistently a top performer, an advisor, a problem solver; someone relied upon to get shit done.
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Veteran Entrepreneur in Residence
March, 2019 — Present
WeWork Veterans in Residence is an initiative in partnership with Bunker Labs providing space, services, business mentorship, and community to help veteran and military family member entrepreneurs find their tribe and create their life’s work.
January, 2019 — Present
Founded SAAS company in the technology & hospitality sector
Pitching to angel investors and Venture Capital firms
Driving priorities, managing objectives, and supporting founders’ launch objectives
Director of Strategy & Marketing
Task & Purpose
June 2017 - January 2017
Created a consolidated advertising network rate card, increasing programmatic advertising CPMs across three brands; affecting $4M in cross-platform revenue streams.
Developed and implemented the brand’s affiliate digital marketing program resulting in initial conversion rates over 8% over 3 new channels. Accomplished in a newly created position.
Advised the CEO and COO to develop the strategy to increase the number of events in 2018 from 6 to 15; captured revenue increased from $450K to $1.1M.
Led Organizational Capability Audit, briefed CEO on operational and tactical strategies resulting in business model pivot in 2018.
Drove operations and managed logistics for 2018 parent company rebranding.
Sergeant First Class
United States Army & Army Reserves
August 2004 - January 2018
Awarded 11 times for leadership and excellence; promoted 6 times.
Deployed for 24 months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom & Operation Enduring Freedom.
Planned, coordinated, and executed over 60 successful missions, involving 13,000 miles of driving under hazardous road and traffic conditions, with zero injuries or accidents.
Established and maintained partnerships with over 75 foreign key leaders in a 2,300-square mile region; instructed over 100 Djiboutian and Burundian soldiers; increasing accessibility for US Forces and stability in the Horn of Africa.
Developed and managed the organization’s remedial physical fitness program; improved pass rates from 87% to 100%.
Redesigned tracking, ordering, and delivery processes of medication operations for a patient population of 3,500; resulted in zero reportable errors after 100K medication deliveries.
Received an executive-level Leader in Action award for independently developing and coordinating an organization-wide competition for junior employees.
Instructed approximately 300 personnel in first aid and 200 personnel in self-defense in preparation for their combat deployments.
Placed 1st in a mid-level manager of the quarter competition; placed 2nd in mid-level manager of the year out of approximately 300 personnel.
Competed against 25 active duty infantry soldiers to earn a slot in the French Desert Survival Course; placed 2nd and earned the French Desert Commando Badge.
Renton Technical College
September 2015 - May 2017
Instructed 75 medical assistant and registered nurse students in didactic, laboratory, and clinical environments.
Dedicated instruction led to 92% of medical assistant students passing the Washington state medical assistant certification exam.
Assisted in redesigning the medical assistant curriculum that will increase student population in the program by 100% in 2017.
Integral in the medical assistant program receiving zero deficiencies from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program’s visit in 2016.
Washington State University - Carson College of Business
Clarkson College School of Nursing
United States Army Licensed Practical Nurse Course
Adaptive Climbing Group - Climbing Volunteer
Adaptive Climbing Group is a community for people with disabilities to have opportunities to inclusively participate in the sport of climbing. Adaptive Climbing is taking the already existing abilities of a person and helping them participate in the sport.
National Organization for Victim Assistance - Sexual Assault Victim Advocate
Department of Defense Victim Advocates work to prevent and respond to sexual assault, in an effort to eliminate it from military ranks through a balance of focused education, comprehensive response, compassionate advocacy, and just adjudication in order to promote professionalism, respect, and trust, while preserving mission readiness.