FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, School of Information                                               December 2015

Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Health Informatics                        

Final Paper: Emergency Department Information Systems                       

Coursework includes: Database Management Systems, Data Networks, Usability Analysis, Assessing Information Needs, and Health Informatics                                                                                                                                                                                                       

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, School of Foreign Service                                            May 2006

Master of Arts in Security Studies with a concentration in National Security                    

Final Paper: Energy Security                 

Coursework includes: Environmental Security, Secretary Albright’s National Security Seminar, Defense Analysis, Intelligence Analysis, Energy Security, and Aerospace Security

EUGENE LANG COLLEGE                                                                                                May 1991

Bachelor of Arts in History    

Final Paper: The History of the Bayles Shipyard                                                                                    

Coursework includes: Maritime International Relations, American Political Thought, Oceanography, Nautical Science, Maritime History, and Maritime Literature




LABORATORY FOR ATMOSPHERIC AND SPACE PHYSICS                                      Boulder, CO

Information System Security Officer                                                                                      2016 - present

• Primary liaison to NASA for information security issues

• Manages the annual assessment process for mission operations systems

• Coordinates organizational information security


SEACOR HOLDINGS INC.                                                                                               Houston, TX

Associate, Special Projects/Public Affairs                                                                          1997 - 1998

• Managed computer system requirements project through completion of vendor proposal assessment

• Provided project and public relations work for offshore vessel and logistics divisions

• Maintained utilization tracking for fleet of 300+ vessels including fuel consumption, days underway, and days for maintenance

• Purchased in excess of 120K for event planning and creation of scholarship program

• Reviewed HR policy covering approximately 2,000 employees


U.S. COAST GUARD                                                                                                          Honolulu, HI

Assistant Navigator/Deck Watch Officer                                                                           1994 - 1996

• Responsible for the safe operation of a 378-foot High Endurance Cutter (USCGC Jarvis) with 754 days of Credited Sea Service

• Executed numerous small boat operations, maritime law enforcement boardings and helicopter operations in Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska, and Pacific Islands

• Qualified as “Underway Officer of the Deck” (one of seven) supervising a rotating watch of nine personnel and directly supervised division consisting of five technicians and one mid-level manager with maintenance and supply requirements of $100K

• Coordinated diplomatic search and rescue exercise in Russia, Tokyo public affairs visit for the Commandants of the USCG and Japanese Maritime Safety Agency, and San Francisco Fleet Week


U.S. COAST GUARD                                                                                                          Memphis, TN

Communications Officer                                                                                                      1993 - 1994

• Supervised 24-hour live radio watch covering lower half of Mississippi River consisting of six technicians and one mid-level manager

• Conducted operational audits on sector units

• Qualified Group Operations Watch (one of three) and Nautical Rules of the Road

• Attended National Search and Rescue School and Simplified Acquisitions Training

• SECRET Security Clearance (Oct 1993-Sept 1996)