Vice President


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Career and Experience Highlights:

  • Vice President, Partner, TechMIS LLC
  • Accomplished engineer with significant “hands-on” experience with all aspects of spacecraft design, analysis, fabrication, assembly, integration, testing and launch site processing.
  • Self starter with a long record of standout success in the management of numerous large-scale, high-profile programs.
  • Extensive spaceflight hardware manufacturing experience and expertise.
  • Noteworthy experience in the development, assembly, testing and  integration of spacecraft solar arrays (Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer and the Hubble Space Telescope).
  • Lead engineer for the solar arrays which now power the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
  • Chief Architect and Program Manager for the Cabinet Briefings prepared each morning for the Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Secretary of State; Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor; Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Director, U.S. Secret Service; Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration; NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
  • Expert in the formulation, implementation and execution of complex  workloads & work assignments using advanced WBS analyses and costing models.
  • Expert in advanced scheduling techniques, scheduling dashboards, and inter-linking of independent vendor schedules.
  • Expert in the formulation and implementation of macros and related programming techniques.
  • Awarded NASA Public Service Medal (highest NASA award given to a civilian) for exceptional contributions to  the mission of NASA; the Silver Snoopy Award (given by astronauts for outstanding performance ensuring flight safety/mission success); and the Space Flight Awareness Award (for exemplary teamwork).
  • Received special recognition from then NASA Administrator, Dan Goldin, for superior work on the Hubble program.
  • Director of Engineering, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), 1997-2007.
  • Lead Engineer, HST Solar Arrays, 3rd Servicing Mission, 1996-1997.
  • Lead Design, Hardware and Integration & Test Manager, HST 1st & 2nd Servicing Missions, 1993-1997.
  • Design, Hardware and Integration & Test Manager, Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE),  1991-1993.
  • Graduated with honors from Columbia University in the City of New York with BS Engineering (1988) and MS Engineering (1989).
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance.