My road in life has been direct.
Enlisted as an Information Systems Technician in 2000.
Applied for Officer Candidate School during my 9th enlisted year.
Worked hard, found great mentors who guided and helped me.
Keep following my journey


Naval Officer

I am an Information Warfare Officer specializing in telecommunications, networks, and cybersecurity.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Accomplishing Goals

Day to Day

Leading the Naval network warfare missions in developing tactics and procedures to realize tactical, strategic and business advantages afloat and ashore; Driving interoperability with joint, allied and coalition partners; Optimizing organizational effectiveness through cutting-edge technologies, knowledge management techniques and a culture of innovation; Overseeing the work of enlisted Sailors who serve as specialists in information technology.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Become involved in your school's ROTC unit, ask about the information warfare community as an option for commissioning, or seek a Navy officer recruiter in your area to see if you qualify for commissioning through Officer Candidate School.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"The Navy won't select you for commissioning because you attended an online school for your undergraduate degree, not a 'brick and mortar' school with a football team they recognize -a Navy admiral, 2009."