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Director

Director - UNIVERSAL SECURE APPLICATIONS, LLC

Warner Robins, GA

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Visionary and highly energetic executive with global business know-how possesses an ability to build and lead organizations, to deliver sustained value to clients, shareholders and employees. Multifaceted hands-on experience in virtually all functional disciplines provides unique ability to leverage total enterprise knowledge and create complete alignment to set objectives. Experienced communicator and team builder among all levels, from shop floor to board room Extensive knowledge and experience in strategy, product engineering, business development, manufacturing and service operations.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Director

UNIVERSAL SECURE APPLICATIONS, LLC
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June 2005 to Present

• Leading all company business development operations and engineering activities. 
• Directing building construction and remodeling with "On Time" in budget completion. 
• Consulted as Director of Business Development, General Dynamics Robotic Systems. 
• Implemented a new maritime strategy for the company, virtually unknown in the US Naval robotics sector. 
• Pursued an immediate government proposal, and implemented a fast track approach to respond in a 22 day time frame. Selected as a Team member preparing and disseminating Raytheon Defense's SMCM III proposal for the Navy PMS 420. 
• WINNING - First USV contract for PMS 420, 11m USV for LCS -$10M to $30M as Director for General Dynamics Robotic Systems (GDRS) Maritime Business Development. 
• WON - $23m Launch and Recovery system utilizing for USV's/UUV, for LCS by ONR with follow on of $10m plus for General Dynamics Robotic Systems Maritime. 
• Partnered successfully with SAIC to produce National exposure to Specific DOD program offices. 
• Created new revenue streams through new acquisition of new DOD markets.

President

NAVTEC ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, INC
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West Palm Beach, FL
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October 1995 to June 2005

• Military Product Development Company, patents on Stealth Remote Controlled Marine Platforms for the US Navy. 
• Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new program. 
• Implemented innovative programs to increase employee loyalty and reduce turnover. 
• Increased profits by 60% in one year through restructure of business line. 
• Fostered new engineering design concepts utilizing modular and agile system build practices leading to Neural Net controls, Specialty RF designs, Underwater Acoustics. 
• Developed the OWL MK II USV, the First Unmanned Maritime System fielded by DoD. 
• Responsible for International Merger with Australian company and successful IPO on the Australian Stock exchange securing over $30 million in capital. 
• Awarded $1m contract by Singapore Ministry of Defense.Realigned R&D investment to target market-driven, commercially viable needs. 
• Introduced robust means for evaluating and prioritizing opportunities. 
• Winning over 41 Military contracts - BAA's, and SBIR's Successful contract win of US SOCOM Harbor UUV / USV hybrid surveillance system. 
• Assisted in International Marketing, bids and proposals resulting in foreign military sales. 
• Provided business plans and quarterly reports with P/L to board of directors. 
• Fostered the First autonomous use of TB23 acoustical array with beam forming. 
 
EARLY WORK HISTORY 
Director Research and Development / Principle Systems Engineer LOCKHEED - MARTIN / 
PERRY TECHNOLOGIES West Palm Beach, FL 
• Director of R & D for Underwater Vehicles, Fuel Cell Energy systems for various maritime and ground vehicles, and Advanced Acoustical Sensor Systems. 
• Undersea, closed circuit fuel cells for remote power. 
• Responsible for all aspects of Engineering Design, Budgets, Cost control, and schedule for research and development programs delivering on time and within program requirements. 
• Strengthened company's business by leading implementation of advanced invoicing of expenditures with Defense Accounting Service. 
• Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve increased sales. 
 
Electrical Engineering Manager / PM / Systems Engineer DoD programs HONEYWELL / 
HYDRO PRODUCTS, INC Fortune 500 Company San Diego, CA 
• Managed staff of 35 professional electrical engineers for design and development of • Unmanned Remotely Operated Vehicle systems for Oil and Gas, and military operations. 
• Structured winning Military Proposals, BAA's. 
• Managed Training and Simulation systems for unmanned systems. 
• Worked directly with departments, clients, to achieve positive increase in productivity. 
• Implemented innovative programs to increase employee loyalty and reduce turnover. 
• Created new revenue streams through partnering with larger defense companies. 
• Exceeded company objectives with 75% increase of revenues. 
• Hired and trained 30 of staff. 
 
Construction Manager LEDFORD STONEWALL, INC San Diego, CA 
• Manager Mechanical and Electrical Engineering for residential solar and spa systems. 
• Managed R & D of Solar Energy and Sensor Systems for residential heating. 
• Managed residential construction projects. 
• Held California State Contractors B-1 license. 
 
Mechanical and Electrical Systems Engineer GENERAL ATOMICS, INC San Diego, CA 
• Managed development of high energy pulsed Laser and Sensor systems. 
• Managed team of 20 Technicians and Contractors for system build. 
• Installation of fusion reactor instrumentation, on time and within budget. 
 
Marine Science Technician US COAST GUARD Command Pacific Area 
• Manager R & D of Oceanographic Operations Command Pacific area. 
• Conducted electronic warfare operations on ship. 
• Partnered successfully with John Hopkins Marine Institute to produce advance knowledge of undersea photosynthesis. 
• Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new oceanographic programs.

Education

Masters in electronics

De Vry Institute of Technology
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Chicago, IL

mechanical and electrical engineering

University of South Florida
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Tampa, FL

Skills

CTO (10+ years), Unmanned (10+ years), HYDROGEN FUEL CELL (10+ years), LASER WEAPONS (10+ years), PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (9 years), Management (10+ years), DOD, Business Development (10+ years), Fuson Reactors (10+ years), Marine Systems (10+ years), Racing Boats (10+ years), UUV (10+ years), USV (10+ years), UAV (10+ years), Multi rotors (5 years), electronics (10+ years), Electrical engineering (10+ years), Mechanical Enginering (10+ years), Building construction (10+ years), Contracting (10+ years), Diving (10+ years), Building codes (10+ years), PEM Fuell Cells (9 years), Solid OX FUEL CELL (9 years), HVAC (9 years), Boat Design (10+ years), Computers (10+ years), SOLAR ENERGY (10+ years), Hybrid Engines (10+ years), Battery Systems (10+ years)

Military Service

Service Country: United States

Branch: Coast Guard

Rank: E5

MARINE SCIENCE 
EW

Additional Information

SKILLS 
 
• Effective leader 
• Exceptional interpersonal communication 
• Budget development 
• Construction Management 
• Small Business Innovation and Research or "SBIR" preparation 
• Department of Defense 
• Project management 
• Product development 
• Unmanned Systems Design 
• Maritime Underwater Systems 
• Marine Yacht and Super Boat Design 
• Aerial UAV design and operation 
• Fuel Cell power system design 
• High power pulsed Laser systems 
• Solar system design 
• Microsoft Office suit 
• Shark 3D / AutoCAD