Professional & Military Experience

Nevada Department of Education
January 2020 – March 2021
Coordinator, School Safety & SafeVoice Programs- Office for a Safe and Respectful Learning Environment.
 
  • Fostered the successful growth of K-12, post-secondary, and related education programs throughout Nevada by providing technical assistance, training, and oversight of 17 school districts.
  • Oversaw and implemented $32 million budget over two school safety programs.
  • Trained, empowered, educated, collaborated, advocated, and intervened throughout 17 districts to ensure that every student in Nevada felt fully protected physically, emotionally, and socially regardless of any differing characteristic or interest.
  • Administered the SAFEVOICE program and School Resource Officer, School Safety Specialist, and School Infrastructure security programs statewide.
  • In partnership with the Nevada Department of Public Safety, the SafeVoice program provided students, parents, and faculty throughout Nevada a safe place to submit anonymous tips concerning their safety or that of others.
  • Conducted numerous bullying investigations; assisted school districts with school safety and emergency operations plans; worked closely with the law enforcement and mental health sectors; compiled research and information gained from interest groups into written and oral presentations; planned and organized workshops and in-service activities; and prepare written letters, memorandum, guidelines, and technical compliance finding reports.
  • Responsible for reviewing all Emergency Operations Plans for Districts and working with district Emergency Managers and the Nevada Department of Emergency Management. 
 
Commissions, Boards, and Committees: 
  • 2020-21 Statewide School Safety Committee
  • Re-Opening Schools in Nevada (April to June 2020)

Leidos Corp (Contractor, Central Intelligence Agency)  

July 2018 – January 2019
Counter Terrorism Center – Counter Terrorism Mission Center Special Skills Officer – Counter terrorism Collection Management for Human Intelligence
Supported a variety of operational and counterterrorism targeting efforts for USG. The position was part of a team that supported HUMINT operations against high priority targets. Responsible for identifying targeting that led to enabling a variety of intelligence operations through the exploitation of human assets. Although the position was based in the U. S., occasional overseas travel was required. Responsibilities included, but were not limited to, review of operational traffic, drafting substantive targeting operational cables, to include devising targeting packages with information from multiple classified databases and media exploitation. Utilized a keen sense of identifying and evaluating counterintelligence concerns; ability to drive HUMINT operations through written products and briefings to senior USG officers. I was expected to propose creative ideas, to participate in brainstorming sessions, and to offer operational recommendations. Used strong verbal and written communications skills and able to coordinate effectively with various offices and agencies in the US Intelligence Community. Possessed excellent operational judgment and ability to respond quickly to high priority data with minimal supervision

Federal Bureau of Investigation (Retired) 

June 2015 – October 2016
Intelligence Analyst (GS-13), Quantico, VA
Strategic Intelligence Analyst with the Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC). 
TEDAC coordinates the efforts of the entire government, from law enforcement to intelligence to military, to gather and share intelligence about these devices—helping to disarm and disrupt IEDs, link them to their makers, and most importantly, to prevent future attacks
Conducted research and analysis on tactics, techniques and procedures as it pertained to   
Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices. Provided operational and strategic level briefings to deploying military and civilian agency or department personnel to include Special Agent Bomb Technicians. 

Liaison with other US Intelligence Community partners and foreign government partners in order to understand new tactics and techniques in Improvised Explosive Device construction. Attended  Working Groups, Task Force, and Community of Action meetings with Senior Executive Leadership. 

Federal Bureau of Investigation 

August 2010 – June 2015
Intelligence Analyst (GS-12), Collection Management Coordinator and Complex Financial Crimes, Sacramento, CA
Responsible for the analysis and production of criminal intelligence, tracking of intelligence requirements, gaps, collection posture of the division, and the research and analysis for source identification. 
Allocated and directed both HUMINT (Confidential Human Sources) and technical sources within the division. 
Accountable for policy and guidance and to create research methodology for Intelligence Analysts.
Conduct in-depth research papers on essential topics to mitigate threats to include, Situational Information Report, Assessments, and Bulletins disseminated to outside organizations and departments.

Science Applications International Corporation

2009 - 2010
Senior Intelligence Analyst, Beale Air Force Base, CA
Responsible for the fusion of SIGINT, IMINT, MASINT, HUMINT, and OSINT on issues supporting current and future areas of responsibility.
Directly supported Global Hawk, U-2, Reaper and Predator operations in Afghanistan to counter Improvised Explosive Devices. 
Collaborated with customers to research, evaluate, analyze, fuse, and interpret reporting from multiple sources to produce current and finished intelligence products. 
Prepared and presented intelligence assessments and briefings to customers. 
Advise key leadership of intelligence issues and challenges

Battelle Memorial Institute

March 2008 -December 2009
Intelligence Analyst, Targeting Officer, Arlington, VA
Provided counterterrorism targeting and analysis in support of HUMINT operations against high priority individuals and countries.
Conducted in-depth research and analysis to develop comprehensive human intelligence (HUMINT) targeting packages (dossiers). 

ManTech International

2003 - 2008
Department of Defense Senior Intelligence Analyst & Trainer, Falls Church, VA
Produced critical intelligence analysis reviews of detained individuals.  
Developed training curriculum and regimen of analytic tools needed for intelligence analysts.  
Trained over 300 intelligence analysts on newly established proprietary software system.

ManTech International

2003 - 2004
Analytical Research Team, Team Lead and Intelligence Analyst, Chantilly, VA 
Directed and managed 20 junior and senior analysts responsible for collection and analysis of open source information and intelligence on current terrorist related events and individuals worldwide.  
Produced and published over 1500 biographies for inclusion into the Counter-Terrorism Knowledge Base.  

US Navy Reserve

2002 - 2003
Defense Intelligence Agency/Joint Chiefs of Staff, J2M-2B Afghanistan Crisis Cell ,Washington, DC 
Primary Intelligence briefer to the Joint Chiefs of Staff Senior Intelligence Officers on Afghanistan Insurgency (Taliban) matters. 
Watch Officer, with the responsibility of closely monitoring all incoming information (open source, classified and diplomatic), analyzing and making an initial assessment of its significance, and determining if immediate responses are required.
Assisted in the production and dissemination of analytic products sent to the Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Joint Staff.  

Defense Intelligence Agency, US Navy Reserve Unit 0366

2001 - 2006
Intelligence Analyst/Instructor, Washington, DC
Personally instructed 75 plus officer and enlisted sailors through Intelligence trade craft instruction, over 5,000 hours
Managed monthly training schedule to ensure student and instructor goals and objectives met high standards of US Navy guidelines
As Lead Enlisted Instructor, I conducted instruction, test and evaluation of all students in largest Naval Intelligence program with no failures during two year tour.
 

Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Infrastructure Protection Center

2001 - 2002
Physical Security Specialist, Washington, DC 
Scheduled accreditation and approval for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities areas within FBI HQ and FBI Field Offices/Resident Agency's.   
Sole National Infrastructure Protection Centers, Personnel Security liaison to FBI HQ, responsible for over 50 individual Military, Civilian and Contractors.  
 Responsible for $250 million budget for all secure area constructions, oversaw all timelines for construction of HQ and field offices secure area construction. 
 

Oklahoma Department of Corrections      

2000 - 2001
Correctional Officer 3, Dick Connor Correctional Facility – Hominy, OK
Assigned responsibilities related to maintaining the security, control and custody of inmates in a state adult correctional facility  
Provided security and supervision to inmates in a variety of situations and activities; maintain security of an assigned area or post.   
Provided security and supervision over inmate work crews; escorts inmates to work sites; inventories and controls all equipment, weapons, tools and keys.
Patrolled yards, grounds, cell houses, corridors, dormitories and work areas on an assigned shift; observes activities and movements of inmates; manages inmate conduct, work and discipline
Maintained order and discipline in programs and during meals and recreation periods; inspects living areas, facilities and work locations for unauthorized objects or materials; makes reports on incidents
Operated manually or electronically controlled security equipment maintaining controlled movement of inmates, staff and the public.
Conducted inmate counts; performs searches of inmates and living quarters for contraband; enforces institutional rules and regulations.
Prepared written documentation and reports concerning inmate behavior, status and movement.
Participated on escape and apprehension teams; responds to riots and fires.

United States Navy                                           

1990 - 2000
Intelligence Specialist
Commands stationed: 

The Pentagon, Joint Chiefs of Staff, J-2, Crisis Management – Afghanistan Crisis Cell (2002-2003)

Primary Intelligence briefer to the Joint Chiefs of Staff Senior Intelligence Officers.  
Watch Officer, with the responsibility of closely monitoring all incoming information, analyzing and making an initial assessment of its significance, and determining if immediate responses are required.
Assisted in the production and dissemination of analytic products sent to the Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Joint Staff.  
 

Defense Intelligence Agency, US Navy Reserve – National Infrastructure Protection Center, FBI (2001-2002)

Scheduled accreditation and approval for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities areas within FBI HQ and FBI Field Offices/Resident Agency's 
Sole National Infrastructure Protection Centers, Personnel Security liaison to FBI HQ, responsible for over 50 individual Military, Civilian and Contractors.
Responsible for $250 million budget for all secure area constructions, oversaw all timelines for construction of HQ and field offices secure area construction. 
Provided training and education on Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility physical and technical security program for the FBI.
 

Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Multi-Threat Analysis Center (MTAC) and Counterintelligence Directorate (1993-1996)

Served as an Intelligence analyst on the NCIS/MTAC (formerly ATAC) watch in protection of US Navy assets worldwide. 
Provided daily intelligence briefings to senior executives (Strategic, Cyclical, and Operational).
Produced analytic products (Warnings, Bulletins, Studies and Assessments) specific to terrorist organizations; tactics, techniques and procedures.
Provided training and education presentations on terrorist organizations and attacks to internal and external partners and for special events or exercises.
 

Commander, Sea Control Wing US Pacific Fleet - Intelligence and Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection Officer (1996-2000)

Command briefings and presentations with current intelligence prior to deployments in efforts to have awareness of terrorist threats and provide personal protective measures. Senior Executive level briefings provided policy and regulation awareness for command and control responsibilities. 
As the Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection Analyst, conducted the Chief of Naval Operations mandated training for over 1500 military personnel and their family members travelling to high risk and high terrorist threat areas of the world. 
Researched and analyzed intelligence information to provide specific threat information prior to squadron deployments. 
My efforts were lauded and praised as a subject matter expert in the fields of intelligence, force protection (personal security measures) and anti-terrorism.
 

USS Papago ATF-160 – Law Enforcement Operations (1991-1992)

USS Wisconsin BB-64 – Desert Shield and Desert Strom (1990-1991)