Career assignments: Director for Public Affairs and Communications for the Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Washington D.C.’s Navy Yard. Prior to his arrival at NAVFAC, he served as the Deputy Director for Public Affairs for the Commander, Navy Installations Command. Active duty sea tours included Weapons and First Division Officer, USS CONCORD (AFS 5) and Public Affairs Officer, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70). Shore duty assignments included the U.S. Naval Academy, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, the Navy Chief of Information, the Chief of Naval Education and Training, United States Transportation Command, and Naval Sea Systems Command. Last active duty assignment was as the Deputy Chief of Information, Washington, D.C.
Education: University of New York; Navy Officer Candidate School; U.S. Naval War College; Armed Forces Staff College; Senior Executive Fellows Program, Harvard University.