Educational BackgroundDoctor of Science, Information Systems & Communication, Robert Morris, 2014Master of Science, Leadership & Business Ethics, Duquesne, 2008Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering Technology, Point Park, 1997
Professional Background2015-Present: Co-founder and CEO, Peritia, LLC2015-Present: Founder and Chief Instructor, American Freestyle Karate Academy, LLC2007-2016: Co-founder and president, Muninn Group, Inc2004-2006: Vice President-Sales, Synapse Systems, Inc.2002-2004: Vice President-Sales, Synapse Systems, LLC.2000-2002: Automation Consultant, Gray Matter Systems, LLC1997-2000: Sales Engineer, Control Solutions, LLC.
Area of Expertise/ResearchAccomplished business leader, mentor and educator recognized for commitment to setting and achieving organizational goals and driving change. Expert at building stakeholder teams, branding, implementing rapid transitions, and positively impacting the bottom line. Known for problem-solving, critical thinking, creative disruption, leadership, and strategic marketing skills. Value the importance and contributions of each individual in an organization. Use consultative style to foster and sustain extraordinary relationships with colleagues, clients, and suppliers. Nineteen+ years of Army leadership in ever increasing areas of responsibility. Led soldiers during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Independent thinker with distinctive convergence of private business, academic, military and non-profit expertise.
Specialties: Extensive entrepreneurial experience, with hands on management skills, operations skills, marketing and sales management experience in the industrial and commercial fields of engineering, programming, information technology and systems integration.