Career Profile

Information technology professional with more than four years of military and enterprise experience specializing in cybersecurity. System administrator and communications focal point technician for 3,100 joint service personnel with access to a telecommunications network worth $55 million. Coordinated workflow by synchronizing seven work centers and completing 5,000 trouble tickets in sustaining 8,000 network devices enabling 43 F-16 fighter aircraft and furthering the North Korean nuclear deterrence mission over two years.
 

Core competencies include information & network security, system administration, network engineering, cloud computing, ethical hacking, penetration testing, offensive security, defensive security, web exploitation, network exploitation, system exploitation, privilege escalation, threat & vulnerability analysis, cyber forensics, incident response, risk management, architecture design, public key infrastructure (PKI), virtualization, access control, automation & programmability, hardware & software configuration, installation, and troubleshooting. Credentials include CCNA, CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP), & Security+ certifications, and 80% completion of a B.S. in Cybersecurity Management & Policy with a minor in Business Administration at UMGC.

Career Highlights

 
  •  Managed six classified messaging incidents; sanitized secret data leaks for 40 systems; and protected 17 servers which assured flying operations for 62 aircraft leading to 15,600 sorties.
     

  • Maintained Squadron information technology asset management program inventorying 400 items valued at $600K across six facilities.
     

  • Remedied unit-wide network interruption by expediting service restoral in less than 30 minutes.
     

  • Led annual Global Air Transportation Execution System inspection; validated 137 accounts, identified 105 errors, and hardened system security enabling 1,500 Air Mobility Command missions.

Professional Experience

  • United States Air Force | Worldwide                                         April 2018 – Present

    To fly, fight, and win…airpower anytime, anywhere.

    Cyber Defense Operations (1D751) | Active Duty

    Manages and performs Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) and cyber support functions (DoDIN operations) in garrison and at deployed locations. Surveys, secures, protects, defends, preserves, designs, builds, operates, and extends data, networks, net-centric capabilities, and other designated systems.

     

  • Apache Industrial Services | Canton, Ohio                         August 2013 April 2018

    The most complete and effective set of industrial services
    available for today’s market.

    Construction Laborer | Full Time

    Painting, sandblasting, fireproofing, asbestos abatement, lead abatement, scaffold building, and safety in oil refineries, chemical plants, and pipelines across Ohio as a contractor.

     

  • Ponderosa Steakhouse | Carrollton, Ohio                       August 2010 – August 2013

    To provide wholesome family dining at a fair price.
    By maintaining quality steakhouses and bountiful buffets.

    Food Production Worker | Part Time to Full Time

    Duties include meat carving and serving, cook assistant, server assistant, dishwashing, and cleaning.  

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Professional Certifications

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)                                       September 10, 2021
    Cisco ID No.: CSCO13691669
    Verification No.: G488EB7HPHQQ1JG8                                                

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  • CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP)                               October 2, 2021

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  • CompTIA Security+                                                                   September 19, 2018
    Candidate ID: COMPP001021390764
    Verification Code: 3TZVJD3FN314QE9K

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Education

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  • University of Maryland Global Campus                                   October 2019  2023 
    B.S. Cybersecurity Management & Policy
    Minor: Business Administration
    3.94 GPA  |  Dean's List Every Semester

     

  • Community College of The Air Force                                     June 2018 – Coming Soon  A.S. Information Systems Technology

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  • Carrollton High School                                                                           May 2012
    Carrollton, Ohio
    High School Diploma

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Top Skills

  • Cybersecurity

    • Red Team - Offensive Security
      Ethical Hacking
      Penetration Testing
      Web Application / Server Exploitation
      Network Exploitation
      System Exploitation
      SQL Injection
      Denial of Service (DoS)
      Session Hijacking
      Footprinting and Reconnaissance
      Enumeration
      Evading Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
      Shells
      Security Testing & Assessments
      Pentesting Tools

    • Purple Team
      Cryptography
      Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
      Network Scanning
      Network Sniffing

    • Blue Team - Defensive Security 
      Security Operations
      Network Security
      System Security
      Information Security
      Data Security
      Privacy Security
      Asset Security 
      Access Control
      Threat Intelligence
      Cyber Forensics
      Incident Response
      Firewall Configuration
      Malware Identification
      Mobile Device Security
      Internet of Things (IoT) Security
      Threat & Vulnerability Analysis
      Threat Detection
      Threat Intelligence
      Architecture Design & Implementation
      Threat & Vulnerability Mitigation

    • Management & Policy
      Governance and Compliance
      Policy Creation & Enforcement
      Risk Management
      Cyber Laws
      Threat & Vulnerability Management
      Business Continuity Disaster Recovery Planning
      Identity Management

       

  • System Administration
    Windows Administration
    Linux Administration
    Active Directory
    Account Management 
    IT / Technical Support 

    Printer Support
    Essential System Services
    GNU & Unix Commands
    Hierarchy Standard
    Data Management
    System Architecture
    User Interfaces & Desktops
    Hardware and System Configuration
    Software Troubleshooting
    Systems Operation and Maintenance
    System Backup And Recovery
    Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
    Mobile Device Support
    Operating Systems

     

  • Network Engineering
    Network Administration
    Network Management
    Network Troubleshooting
    Network Configuration
    Cisco IOS
    Routing and Switching
    Wireless Technologies
    IP Services
    Network Access
    Connectivity
    Core Routing
    High Availability and Fast Convergence
    Architecture and Services
    Software Defined Networking
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
    Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
    Domain Name System (DNS)
    Virtual Private Networking (VPN)

     

  • Cloud Computing
    Cloud Networking
    Virtualization
    VMware
    VirtualBox

     

  • Automation and Programmability
    Scripting
    Python
    Bash

     

  • Business Administration
    Accounting
    Finance
    Statistics
    Economics

     

  • Military Operations
    Information Systems Security Officer
    Telecommunications
    Unit Control Center
    Airman Leader
    Physical Training Leader
    Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (CBRN)
    Emergency Management Support
    Arctic Regional Security
    Vehicle Control Officer

     

  • Other
    Twitch & YouTube Live Streaming
    Audio & Video Editing

    Graphic Design
    Web Design (I made this entire website by myself)
    Industrial Services & Safety

     

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Military Service

Decorations
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Permanent Duty Stations

  • Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson                                November 19, 2020  Present
    Anchorage, Alaska, USA
    732nd Air Mobility Squadron | Air Mobility Command
    2nd Permanent Duty Station

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515th Air Mobility Operations Wing Commander's Coin x2 - Colonel

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Chief Master Sergeant Coin

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715TH Air Mobility Operations Group
Airman of the Quarter - Q4 2021

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732D Air Mobility Sq
Airman of the Quarter - Q3 2021

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732D Air Mobility Sq
Airman of the Quarter - Q4 2021

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  • Kunsan Air Base                                                November 6, 2018  November 6, 2020
    Gunsan-si, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
    8th Communications Squadron | Pacific Air Forces

    1st Permanent Duty Station

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  • Keesler Air Force Base                                             June 24, 2018  October, 10 2018
    Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
    336th Training Squadron | Air Education and Training Command
    Technical School



     

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  • Lackland Air Force Base                                                April 24, 2018  June 24 2018
    San Antonio, Texas, USA
    320th Training Squadron | Air Education and Training Command

    Basic Military Training

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Airman's Coin

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Temporary Duty Stations

  • Anderson Air Force Base                                        February 20, 2022  March 6, 2022
    Yigo, Guam

    Temporary Duty Station

  • Keesler Air Force Base                                                    April 24, 2022  May 5, 2022
    Biloxi, Mississippi

    Temporary Duty Station

Ranks

  • Staff Sergeant (SSgt)  |  E-5
    Selection Date: August 24, 2021
    Effective Dates: TBD

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  • Senior Airman (SrA)  |  E-4
    Effective Dates: October 22, 2020  Present

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  • Airman First Class (A1C)  |  E-3
    Effective Dates: September 19, 2018  October 21, 2020

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  • Airman Basic (AB)  |  E-1
    Effective Dates: April 24, 2018  September 19, 2018