Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
1982 Graduate B.S. Criminal Justice (Minor in Psychiatric Social Work)

City of Poughkeepsie Police Department
July 1983 – September 2003

Employment

  • Narcotics Investigator (1985-1994)
  • Promoted to Detective 1986
  • Juvenile Investigator 1994-2003
Training
  • Graduate of the F.B.I. Criminal Investigation School
  • Graduate of the U.S. Justice Department Drug Enforcement Administration Course

Achievements

  • Top Student Award, January 1989 (Drug Enforcement Course)
  • State of New York Police Juvenile Officer of the Year, 2001
  • Past President (2003) State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association, Inc. (SNYPJOA)

Affiliates

TAI Corporation New York
November 2003 - Present

Global Strategies, Inc.
October 2005 - Present

Executive Options, LLC
March 2008 - Present

Goodnow Frontier
July 2012 - Present

Certifications

  • New York State Watch, Guard, Patrol Agency (Licensed)
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); TSA, US Coast Guard
  • Executive Protection Specialist, R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc.
  • Certified “Expert Witness” in the Use of Force and all aspects of Security, NYS Supreme Court
  • NYS Pistol Permit, Full Carry: within the US (HR218) and Boroughs of New York City
  • Certified Security Guard General Topics Instructor, N.Y.S.- BMP
  • Former Certified Security Guard Training School, NYS/DCJS 22 years
  • Certified Defensive Tactics Instructor, F.B.I./N.Y.S. Bureau for Municipal Police (BMP)
  • Former Master Instructor/Evaluator, NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services - Office of Public Safety
  • Health Care Provider (CPR / AED) – American Heart Association
  • Advanced First Aid – National Safety Council
  • Certified FBI Hostage/Crisis Negotiator
  • SNYPJOA, Inc. Certified Juvenile Specialist

Additional Training and Achievements

  • 5th Degree Black Belt (Professor Rank)
  • NYS Enhanced Security Guard “Train-the-Trainer”;
    NYS Office of Homeland Security
  • Police Academy Defensive Tactics Instructor – Dutchess/Montgomery/Fulton Counties, New York