A dedicated and innovative Information Technology management professional with demonstrated abilities and contributions in team environment as well as individual roles. Experiences and strengths include:
  • Systems Administration
  • Computer and Communications Systems Installation
  • Systems and Test Engineering
  • Local and Wide Area Network Engineering
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Department Management
  • Project Engineering
  • Communications/Computer Standards Engineering
  • Communications Technical Support


United States Air Force, Scott AFB 62225

2007 -- Present

Computer Engineer
Conduct software security testing for AF Certification and placement on the AF Evaluated/Approved Products List.
  • Setting up clean Standard Desktop Configuration (SDC) image (Vista and Windows 7)
  • Utilizing protocol analyzer to determine software's network traffic
  • Using and writing tools to capture the before and after installation states of the SDC image
  • In depth analysis to determine risk to the network and make recommendations to the AF Certifying Authority
Help to achieve total enterprise optimization, integration, and implementation of full spectrum "infostructure" capabilities, (including voice, data, video, and information services) by assisting to develop:
  • AF NetOps Implementation Plan
  • Infrastruture Transformation Architecture
  • Combat Information Transport System (CITS) Capability Development Document (CDD)
  • Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) and Joint/Coalition networking solutions
Required products include Use Cases, Domain, Node, and Program-level architecture products developed in accordance with the DoD Architecture Framework and industry best practices. Specific products include:
  • Operational Rules Models (OV-6a) for Integrated Network Operations and Security Centers (I-NOSCs);
  • Enterprise Service Units (ESUs);
  • Consolidated Help Desks (CHDs);
  • Enterprise Information Management (EIM);
  • Information Technology Asset and Service Management (ITASM);
  • Directory Services; Electronic Mail (E-Mail);
  • and Demilitarized Zones (DMZs).
Products will be developed in accordance with the DoD Architecture Framework and industry best practices. The architecture products will be vetted and approved through the Architecture Integrated Process Team (AIPT)
BAE Systems, St Louis MO 62130

1997 -- 2007

Senior Telecommunications Engineer
Contracted to manage and staff the Alternate Network Operations Center for the Department of Defense voice, data and video network. Top Secret clearance – October 12, 2006.
  • System administration on Sun Solaris and HP UX including software updates, patch installation, hardware & software troubleshooting, security upgrades, backups, and user maintenance.
  • Perform all required server/router upgrades including installation of patches, data backups and database management
  • Monitor and manage the Cisco 7513, 2600, 2502 router network using HP OpenView and Cisco’s CiscoWorks.
  • Troubleshoot and repair circuit outages, as well as server hardware and software
  • Interact with long distance carriers and primary Network Operations Center to maintain circuit availability of 99%
  • As Facility Manager, ensure servers, workstations, software packages, router, data and voice circuits, CSU/DSU’s, telephones, lights, air conditioning, and power are fully operational
  • Monitor and manage DOD Tellabs Titan 5500 bandwidth mangers and DMS 100 data switches using vendor supplied software
Betac Corporation

1996 to 1997

Senior Engineer
Contracted to implement a standards-based LAN for data and telecommunications infrastructure architectures for medical facilities throughout the United States Air Force.
  • System Administrator of Windows NT 3.51 network supporting a medical testing facility of 60 users
  • Supervised five man engineering team to design backbone and horizontal cabling, network IP assignments, and conducted quality assurance of routers, Ethernet switches, unshielded twisted pair hubs, and bridges.
  • Provided security planning and network cutover
I-NET Corporation

1993 to 1996

Technical Services Manager and Systems Administrator
Help Desk supervisor and member of a team contracted to manage the information systems for RALCORP (human foods side of Ralston Purina).
  • System administrator for SCO UNIX, Novell 3.11, and Novell 4.02 systems supporting a network of 250 users
  • Supervisor of fifteen person help desk on site at RALCORP
  • Hands-on installation of network routers, hubs, workstations and servers; installation and configuration of applications and communications software.
  • Utilized CAD software to produce wiring diagrams and systems documentation.
United States Air Force - Scott AFB, IL

1991 to 1993

Communications and Computer Standards Engineer
United States Captain assigned to coordinate and reviewed Air Force, Department of Defense and Federal standards documents including Portable Operating Systems Interconnect (POSIX 10003.X) and Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) standards. Also managed a 50 user Novell 3.11 network for the Agency.
United States Air Force - Tinker AFB, OK

1985 to 1991

Systems Engineer
USAF Captain supervised an 11 person systems engineering group which handled the contracting and installation of secure telephone switching systems throughout the world.
United States Air Force - University of Central Florida

1983 to 1985

Majored in Electrical Engineering, Graduated Cum Laude 1985
United States Air Force - Hahn AB, Germany and Patrick AFB, FL

1973 to 1982

Cryptographic Maintenance Technician
Supervised 10 person cryptographic shop at Hahn AB, Germany and Patrick AFB, Florida, handling the inter-base data and voice communications between the United States and NATO bases.


Computing Platforms
  • Sun Solaris UNIX workstations & Enterprise Servers
  • HP UX
  • IBM & Compaq Servers
  • Intel-based PCs/Laptops

Networking Protocols:

  • T1, DS3, OC
Networking Hardware:
  • PC Network Cards
  • Routers, and Switches
  • Wireless Networking

Operating Systems:

  • Sun Solaris v 5-8
  • HP UX 10
  • MS Windows NT/2000 Server
  • MS Windows Client (Vista, Windows 7)
  • Novell 3.11/4.X
Software Packages:
  • HP OpenView
  • CiscoWorks, CiscoView
  • UNIX Domain Name Server
  • MS Office software
  • Intuity AUDIX

Programming Languages

  • UNIX Scripting
  • HTM
  • MS Visual Basic


MA in Information Systems Management 1994– 1995
Webster University Scott AFB IL

BS in Electrical Engineering 1982 – 1985
University Of Central Florida Orlando, FL
Graduated Cum Laude

Captain (retired), United States Air Force 1973 – 1994
Network+ Certified
                  Network+ Certified
November 2010
Security+ Certified
                  Security+ Certified
October 2010
CCNAŽ certified June 2006
Sun Microsystems Solaris 9
                  Basic System Administration I
December 2006
Perl Fundamentals Part 3:
Best Practices
October 2006
Perl Fundamentals Part 2:
Manipulating Scripts
August 2006
Perl Fundamentals Part 1:
Basic Syntax
July 2006
Certified System Administrator
Sun Solaris 8 Exam I Course
June 2005
Oracle 9i Database:
Fundamentals I Course
March 2005
Introduction to Oracle 9i:
SQL Course
Feb 2005
Advanced Cisco
Router Configuration
May 2000
Introduction to Cisco
Router Configuration
March 1998