Veteran Status

I am a service-disabled veteran small business owner having served as both an enlisted member and a commissioned officer of the United States Army, the Army National Guard, and the Army Reserve for 13 years. My service is highlighted by three tours to Afghanistan where, leading both American & Afghan communication and intelligence operations, I worked with the local population and security forces to counter the ongoing insurgency.

Selected Awards

Bronze Star Medal for Service (2 awards)
Army Commendation Medal for Valor
Army Commendation Medal for Service (3 awards)
California Commendation Medal

Distinguished Honor Graduate (1st in Class)

Officer Candidate School (of 120)
Combat Rubber Reconnaissance Craft Coxswain Course (of 12)
Senior Leaders Course (of 75)
Intelligence Sergeant Course (of 50)
Communications Sergeant Course (of 30)
Arabic Special Operations Language Training (of 10)