Key Info

  • Award-winning engineer
  • Diverse, advanced technical skills; full-stack capable
  • Proven work ethic and true passion for solving problems and helping people
  • A champion for creativity and consistency

Professional Experience

Project Management Lead Leidos

Jan 2012 - June 2017

  • Supported an enterprise contract
  • Executed an $8M project portfolio
  • Created a web-based phase/step project management framework
  • Trained project managers and team members
  • Facilitated key customer and team review rhythms
  • Created 7 efficiency/automation tools for project and task management
  • Evolved 5 workflow/tasking tools on SharePoint / Serena

Program Management Office Liaison  High Performance Computing

March - December 2011

  • Supported a $45M services program driving evolution of processes and practices at a customer facility.
  • Led periodic site process management and business strategy reviews in support of development and sustainment of engineering services.
  • Mentored six project managers from the customer and contracting organizations. 
  • Collaborating daily with customer program directors and technical leads.
  • Interfaced with three remote computing centers to standardize processes and conduct holistic risk and opportunity management.

Modeling Fortification Test Lead  Lockheed Martin

May 2010 – March 2011

  • Led a 6-engineer, 4-company multi-site team to complete a hardening test effort on schedule and under budget.
  • Orchestrated transfer of key technical knowledge formerly known by only one engineer within a 3-week period to two more engineers, leading to ongoing project success.
  • Led the IV&T Validation effort during FAT Dry Runs, supporting the closure of over 250 defects, critical in reaching the customer’s defect resolution targets in order to finish two major program milestones on schedule.
  • Received an SRA in August 2010 for consistent performance and drive on-program.

Project Engineer Lockheed Martin

Jan 2010 – March 2011

  • Drove execution on a short schedule to help lift the program from “red” status.
  • Interfaced with senior and executive management to consistently communicate program status and metrics and develop return-to-green plans.
  • Devised automated metrics strategies to support daily status reporting for three phases of the program, reducing cycle times and mistake-proofing report data.
  • Supported a Black Belt in conducting an LM21 Kaizen for ERB/CCB process improvement, which rapidly led to a successful implementation. 

Proposal Engineering Team Lead  Lockheed Martin

July 2009 – Jan 2010 

  • Led a proposal engineering effort worth $15M. 
  • Received a Special Recognition Award for proposal-related work (November 2009). 
  • Established detailed definition, schedule, and execution strategies on 6 new projects. 
  • Coordinated with program and capture management, team leads, and SMEs to ensure agreement on preliminary project designs and plans. 
  • Performed technical evaluations on 4 RFPs and 1 IWTA in close correspondence with vendors. 
  • Communicated across organizations to align customer requirements with business priorities. 
  • Divided task schedules into phases to reduce risk and time to initial delivery.
  • Enhanced proposal templates to simplify current and future proposal execution. 

Software Architect / Integrated Product Team Lead  Lockheed Martin

June 2004 – July 2009 

  • Received a technical achievement award (Celebration of Excellence 2009). 
  • Led projects totaling $880K+ (2007-2009).  All projects met schedule objectives. 
  • Mentored 7 team members on both a professional and technical level (2007-2009).
  • Presided as a subject matter expert for various system and technical areas.
  • Participated in subcontractor negotiations to reduce bottom-line costs. 
  • Led a successful product integration cycle on a complex, system-critical component. 
  • Created an audio subsystem that is being used in ongoing tasks and capture efforts today. 
  • Created a cyclical process to revise software coding standards as part of the detailed design exit criteria for major deliveries. 
  • Performed software estimation to support proposal and exigency work order activities. 
  • Provided frequent support to team members across disciplines to achieve technical goals
  • Supported various IRAD and capture efforts beyond normal duties
  • Acted as lead SW point-of-contact during two system delivery events; created exemplary documented reports while mentoring two team members during the process. 
  • Primary liaison to several suppliers and subcontractors. 
  • Worked with the finance department to implement build iterations for schedule flexibility. Implemented a new Linux development environment now being leveraged for current projects.
  • Implemented numerous scripts to streamline the SCM process. 


University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

M.S., Electrical Engineering August 2006 – Dec 2008 

  • Awarded Software Engineering and Embedded Systems Certificates.
  • Software Project Management, Cryptography, Parallel Computing, Code Optimization.
  • Implemented a functional multi-component embedded system while working full time.

B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering August 2000 – May 2004

  • Communications/Signal Theory, Compiler Design, Biomedical Devices, Circuit Theory.
  • Corresponding Secretary, Eta Kappa Nu (2003-2004). 


  • FIRST Robotics mentoring (2005, 2009-2011)
  • Take Your Child To Work Day (2006-2009)
  • HOA board volunteer (2006-2009)
  • CHSAA Forensics Debate Judge (2005) 

Hobbies and Interests

  • Exploring the UK and the world with my family :)
  • Distance running
  • Classical Piano
  • Jazz
  • Indie Rock
  • Politics
  • Chess
  • American sports
  • Golf