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Expert in Shipbuilding

Expert ID: 731808 California, USA

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Validate, Screen, and Broker TYCOM activities for US Navy surface combatants to maintain vessel lifecycle and operational availability, facilitate ship alterations and combat system upgrades. Provide shipbuilding related business litigation support for multi-billion dollar claims, strategic planning, financial due diligence, shipyard expansion, cost proposals, and business development. Manage post delivery operations on location in U.S. and overseas; administration of onboard support, engineering, materials, subcontractors, and contract closure for Sealift, BP, TOTE, T-AKE, and PC.

Manage manpower, budgeting, scheduling, and procedures for testing and sea trials. Develop liquid movement, watch standing, and reentry procedures. Lead shock assessment, ergonomics, and equipment removal feasibility during build-cycle. Initial designs, feasibility studies, including prototype tank testing, for Naval HYSWAS littoral combat ships. Perform plant readiness for Persian Gulf transit on USNS Concord. Completed five year maintenance on T-AFS USNS Tippecanoe main engines. Qualified for Tankerman PIC on the T-AO USNS Tippecanoe.

Assist in developing proposal and marketing information related to several programs involving proprietary coalmicronization combustion systems for industry and utility applications. Assist master boat builders in the fabrication, hull lapping, and outfitting of wooden hull fishing boats.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2007 Degree: MBA Subject: Management Institution: University of San Diego
Year: 2003 Degree: BS Subject: Marine Engineering Systems Institution: US Merchant Marine Academy

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to 2013 Employer: ECS Federal Inc. Title: Senior Management Consultant Department: Maritime Management Consulting Responsibilities:
Years: 2003 to 2009 Employer: General Dynamics Title: Department Manager Department: National Steel and Shipbuilding Company Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
President; USMMA Alumni Association, San Diego Chapter. Member; Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineer - Published paper on shipyard disruption and propulsion.
Professional Appointments
Lieutenant Commander; Navy Reserve Strategic Sealift Officer - Secret Clearance. 3rd Assistant Engineers License; U.S. Coast Guard - Unlimited Steam, Diesel, and Gas Turbine Vessels.

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