2002: Ph.D. Economics with emphasis in Operations Research, Colorado School of Mines.
2002: M.S. Mineral Economics, Colorado School of Mines.
1989: M.S. Electrical Engineering, Ohio University.
1983: B.S. Electrical Engineering, Ohio University.
December 2007 to October 2008: Senior Operations Research Analyst for MNF-I Commanderís Initiatives Group
June 2005 to Present: Assistant Professor of Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School .
October 2002 to June 2005: Senior Operations Research Analyst at the Center for Army Analysis (CAA), Resource Analysis Division.
April 1996 to April 1999: Detachment Commander and Operations Officer at 1 st Battalion, 1 st Special Forces Group (ABN).
February 1992 to February 1994: Fire Support Officer for 3 rd Battalion, 75 th Ranger Regiment.
April 1990 to February 1992: Fire Support Officer and Reconnaissance Survey Officer for 3 rd Battalion, 319 th Field Artillery Regiment, 82 nd Airborne Division.
April 1976 to November 1979: Squad Leader for 2 nd Battalion, 75 th Ranger Regiment.
July 1985 to March 1989: Research Engineer for Avionics Engineering Center , Ohio University.
August 1983 to July 1985: Member of the Technical Staff for Hughes Aircraft Company.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Koopman Prize for 2007, shared with Bill Tarantino and Greg Parnell for the paper, “Use of Decision Analysis in the Army Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 Military Value Analysis”.
Bronze Star Medal (2nd Award).
Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award).
Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Military Freefall Jumpmaster Wings, Master Parachutist Badge, and Expert Infantry Badge.
Eta Kappa Nu: Electrical Engineering Honor Society.
Special Payne Award (2005) for Excellence in Analysis.