Career Profile

Information technology professional with more than three 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, automation & programmability, cryptography, PKI, cyber forensics, threat & vulnerability analysis, incident response, account, data, & risk management, architecture, design, help desk, virtualization, hardware & software configuration, installation, and troubleshooting. Credentials include CCNA, CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP), & Security+ certifications, and 75% 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
    3.92 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
    Management & Policy
    Network Security
    Data Security
    Information Assurance 
    Access Control
    Cryptography
    Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
    Cyber Forensics
    Business Continuity Disaster Recovery Planning
    Incident Response
    Firewall Configuration
    Malware Identification
    Mobile Device Security
    Threat Analysis
    Threat Detection
    Risk Management
    Governance and Compliance
    Architecture and Design
    Implementation
    Vulnerability Management

     

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

    Printer Support
    Essential System Services
    GNU & Unix Commands
    Hierarchy Standard
    Data Management
    Shells
    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
    VirtualBox

     

  • Automation and Programmability
    Scripting
    Python
    Bash

     

  • Business Administration
    Accounting
    Statistics
    Economics

     

  • Finance
    Investing
    Stock Market
    Bonds
    Index / Mutual Funds

    Cryptocurrency
     

  • Military Operations
    Telecommunications
    Weapons Handling
    Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense (CBRN)
    Emergency Management Support
    Unit Control Center
    Airman Leader
    Physical Training Leader
    Vehicle Control Official

     

  • Soft Skills
    Leadership
    Communication
    Critical Thinking
    Positive Attitude
    Teamwork
    Work Ethic
    Customer Service
    Public Speaking
    Time Management
    Problem Solving

     

  • Other
    Athletics
    Twitch & YouTube Live Streaming
    Audio & Video Editing

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

     

Military Service

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

    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