Expert in Logistics, Transportation, IT Services, NATO Operations, Corporate Recovery
As CEO of his eponymous consulting firm, Expert has provided capture organization, review and cost estimation for a $1.3B transportation information proposal on behalf of a company with limited government contracting experience. As President of a technology company, Expert provided IT support for Army inventory management, maintenance management and food service, won 40% of IT proposals and doubled capture revenue. Additionally, as Boeing Log C2 Executive, he led a multi-company team in developing a $900M IT-based distribution center within the Saudi Arabia Economic Cities project. On active duty, Expert managed numerous large logistics IT programs to include the Army’s Program of the Year valued at over $100M (2001). He implemented the Army’s first active tracking of convoy and cargo movements (1990-1). He also managed US Transportation Command’s Information Technology portfolio ($350M) with a 1st-year savings of over $90M (2006-8). He served as Portfolio Manager for the Army’s logistics Information Technology portfolio during $1B expansion to satellite connectivity (2003-4).
Expert was selected from over 200 General/ Flag Officers nominated from 20 countries to be NATO's first Logistics Senior Mentor. He is one of 11 retired General/ Flag Officers from five countries supporting the NATO Response Force HQs. During biannual exercises, he also provided daily advice and recommendations to senior officers, staffs and training teams. In addition to working with NATO Joint Logistics Commanders/ Staffs, he supported requirements development for NATO next generation log information technology. Expert also served as Senior Mentor to the Comprehensive Operational Planning Course for both NATO and the UN.
Expert led the recovery of the nation's largest veterans service organization following a public relations crisis resulting in the dismissal of their CEO & COO. His internal reorganization, marketing changes and external engagement resulted in a return to public confidence as evidenced by positive fund raising following a 50% decline. Expert led the recovery of an information technology company that had lost 90% of its revenue and had not won a contract in the 18 months prior to his hiring. Under his leadership, the company won 60% of their proposals and nearly doubled in revenue in 12 months.
Provided Executive Consultant support for a $1.3B government 3rd party logistics services and IT support contract. Support included developing proposal strategy, win themes, customer hot buttons, teammate recommendations, and capture manning. Helped to organize the proposal response format, provided written input to management summary, and reviewed entire document for compliance and compelling rationale. Provided input to pricing strategy and specific inputs to differentiating diversification for lanes of business.
Provided business strategy consulting for a $400M company with a five year objective of growing to $1B. Support included identification of core capabilities, examination of potential opportunities, development of strategic partnerships, calculation of workshare and P-Win, and presentations to governing board.
Provided consultation for several businesses which had recently graduated from small business status in all aspects of business strategy, proposal and capture, partner management, core capability definition, and manning. Successfully assisted in their successful transition from the protected environment of a small business to the competitive environment of large businesses.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland - Frederick, Maryland - Gaithersburg, Maryland - Bowie, Maryland - Richmond, Virginia - Alexandria, Virginia - Lancaster, Pennsylvania
|Year: 1995||Degree: Master of Science||Subject: National Resource Strategy||Institution: National Defense University|
|Year: 1978||Degree: Master of Science||Subject: Systems Management||Institution: University of Southern California|
|Year: 1975||Degree: Maintenance Test Pilot Course||Subject: Helicopter Test Flight||Institution: Fort Eustis, VA|
|Year: 1974||Degree: Rotary Wing Aviation Course||Subject: Helicopter Basic Course||Institution: Fort Rucker, AL|
|Year: 1972||Degree: Bachelor of Science||Subject: Engineering||Institution: United States Military Academy|
|Years: 2015 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: CEO||Department:||Responsibilities: He is President & CEO of a service disabled veteran owned small business specializing in logistics, transportation, information technology and technology integration in all phases of program capture, proposal and execution.|
|Years: 2011 to 2014||Employer:||Title: Senior Vice President||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert managed a $100M portfolio with 10% annual growth delivering training, IT, R&D, installation management, modeling & simulation, and engineering support to US and international customers.|
|Years: 2008 to 2011||Employer: Boeing’s Logistics Services Group||Title: Dir of Log C2/Dir of Adv Svcs & Spt||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert served as architect & manager. He developed the strategy for domestic and international captures using Boeing organic capabilities and partner contributions. He led the winning logistics services proposal for the UK MoD’s $1.2B multi-year Log Info Svcs contract.|
|Years: 2016 to 2016||Employer:||Title: Interim CEO||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert led their recovery from a public relations crisis following the dismissal of the CEO & COO to a return to public confidence and hiring a permanent CEO.|
|Years: 2006 to 2008||Agency: US Transportation Command||Role: Dir of Operations & Plans (J3)||Description: Chief Operating Officer of the Defense Transportation System supporting the full spectrum of security and humanitarian objectives. Distribution Process Manager for supply chain and information systems support. DOD’s functional proponent for in-transit visibility and manager of military’s small jet fleet (400 aircraft).|
|Years: 2004 to 2006||Agency: Military Surface Deployment & Distribution Cmd||Role: Commanding General||Description: Chief Executive Officer for 5,000 personnel operating 24 worldwide seaports with contracts over $4B for ocean movements, port services, stevedoring, highway transport, rail, information management, household goods and third party logistics. Provided transportation engineering analysis and deployment modeling for all movements and equipment certification.|
|Years: 2003 to 2004||Agency: Deputy Director for Logistics||Role: Headquarters Dept of the Army||Description: Principal assistant for Army logistics responsible for logistics policy formulation, readiness oversight, and program development. Directed the Logistics Transformation Agency and a $200M logistics information technology portfolio. Initiated the first end-to-end investment analysis of equipment readiness.|
|Years: 2001 to 2003||Agency: 3rd Corps Support Command (Germany & Iraq)||Role: Commanding General||Description: Commanded 20K soldiers sustaining Army forces invading Iraq, to include transportation, construction, maintenance, logistics support. Built the $5B logistics network for receipt, tracking, & warehousing. Built and managed all camps in Iraq. Set up governing councils and legal systems. Rebuilt 400+ schools.|
|Years: 2000 to 2001||Agency: Dir for Transportation, Energy & Troop Support||Role: Headquarters Dept of the Army||Description: Managed Army Strategic Mobility Program, Army Energy budget, Army Subsistence budget and Army Uniform. Strategic Responsiveness Lead for the Army Quadrennial Review resulting in procurement of the Joint High Speed Vessel and funding for Ultra Large Airlifter research.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2015 to 2015||Country / Region: Stavanger, Norway & Beja, Portugal||Summary: Senior Mentor to NATO readiness exercise|
|Years: 2015 to 2015||Country / Region: Stavanger, Norway & Brunnsum, Netherlands||Summary: Senior Mentor to NATO readiness exercise|
|Years: 2014 to 2014||Country / Region: Mons, Belgium||Summary: Senior Mentor Conference at SHAPE HQ|
|Years: 2014 to 2014||Country / Region: Stavanger, Norway & Naples, Italy||Summary: Senior Mentor to NATO readiness exercise|
|Years: 2014 to 2014||Country / Region: Stavanger, Norway & Menorca, Spain||Summary: Senior Mentor to NATO readiness exercise|
|Associations / Societies|
|Association of United States Army (1980-2018)
National Defense Industrial Association (2001-2018)
Transportation Corps Regimental & Aviation Assoc. (1995-2018)
National Defense Transportation Association (1986-2018)
Airlift/ Tanker Association (1998-2015)
Army Quartermaster Association(1996-2015)
Paralyzed Veterans Golf Assoc. Board Member (2008-2018)
Boy Scouts of America (1965-2017)
Wounded Warrior Program Board Member (2015-2018)
Warriors Heart Board Member (2016-2018)
Code of Support Board Member (2016-2018)
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Commercial Single Engine Rotary Wing Aviator License
Commercial Fixed Wing Aviator License
|Awards / Recognition|
|Army Transportation Corps Hall of Fame
National Defense Transportation Association President's Award
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Numerous articles for NDTA Magazine (defense transportation journal), Army Times, and NATO Joint Warfare Centre Periodical.|