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August 2006 – Present, Precision 7

  • Provided consulting services to small companies for process improvement, software development, testing approaches, configuration management best practices, and hiring strategies.
  • Coordinated stakeholder involvement to transform ideas into working project plans and development specifications.
  • Managed a geographically separate software development team for the development of a web-based video service.
  • Developed marketing and branding strategies for a variety of small businesses.  Designed and developed websites.

January 2011-February 2014, Applied Defense Solutions, Inc.
as Acting Director, Systems Development (Dec 2011-February 2014)

  • Ensured NASA, Air Force, and Navy satellite and ground software was developed with appropriate technologies, required quality, and sufficient testing.
  • Managed diverse team of junior engineers and software developers, ensuring that work was assigned to efficiently complete projects.
  • Responsible for the Intern Program and developed projects suitable for interns that aligned with company R&D needs. Grew the program from 1 to 5 interns over 3 summers.
  • Participated in proposal development and project costing activities.
  • Managed the development of Spacecraft Design Tool, a COTS satellite simulator.
  • Helped plan and implement satellite flight software for NASA’s CPOD cube sat mission. Successfully (audited against NASA 7150 software development requirements) created a software development plan for flight and ground software requirements, configuration management, and testing methodologies.

as Senior Software Engineer/Project Manager(Jan 2011-Dec 2011)

  • Lead Developer for Matlab-based solution to upgrade existing feasibility tool used for satellite collection analysis.
  • Managed Flight Dynamics System software development for NASA Ames for the LADEE lunar mission. Worked with the prime contractor and NASA to decompose high-level requirements into implementable activities.
  • Investigated and resolved various software and database issues in a flight-qualified flight dynamics system for a 5 satellite constellation for the Navy. Developed unit, system, and automated regression tests for major functionality.

September 2006-December 2010, Star Technologies Corporation. Project Manager, Software Engineer

  • Managed all contracts and technical work for 10-person company: proposal creation, costing analysis, task specifying and scheduling.
  • Designed solutions for the TATOO (Training and Tactical ORS Operations) program. The purpose of TATOO was to develop new user interfaces and concepts for the in-theater direct tasking of satellites by the War Fighter.
  • Directed development team on technologies to add to Spacecraft Design Tool, a software product used to simulate satellites.
  • Architected and developed software solutions for satellite simulations.

January 2004-September 2006, a.i. solutions, Inc. Product Manager, Application Designer

  • Led a development team responsible for a.i. solutions’ product FreeFlyer, a satellite mission design tool. Oversaw development of 9 versions of FreeFlyer.
  • Maintained regression test system and verified tests were added for newly-added software features. Interfaced with analysts to validate algorithms against accepted solutions.
  • Led a multi-year ongoing effort to redesign the FreeFlyer interface to make it easier to use for existing users and make improvements to attract new users.
  • Designed a web-based NASA Satellite Mission status reporting tool for use at the Kennedy Space Center.

January 2003-December 2003, WiSE Technologies, Inc. Chief Technology Officer

  • Planned and designed WiSE Technologies’ expansion of Baltimore Washington International Airport’s WiFi (802.11b) network. Oversaw WiSE’s Tampa Bay International Airport WiFi installation.
  • Managed all WiFi implementations and operations, with an eye toward possible future integration with other WiFi providers.
  • Optimized 40 public WiFi locations to maximize revenue.
  • Helped transition in preparation for acquisition by ICOA, a publicly traded company.

July 2000-December 2002, a.i. solutions, Inc. Senior Internet Applications Developer

  • Developed a wide range of Internet based software, interactive presentations, and web sites using Active Server Pages, MS SQL Server 2000, Oracle, and Macromedia Flash.
  • Led Kennedy Space Center’s ELV Portal and Backbone Project. This project involved creating a system in which a number of secure web sites can be created and managed using a set of web-based tools.
  • Worked as part of a team on Kennedy Space Center’s ERBIS engineering review board web-based application.

May 1998-July 2000, Interactive Communications Solutions Group, Inc. Multimedia Programmer

  • Developed and designed administrative sections for web sites to give the client the ability to make changes and updates without knowledge of HTML or an FTP program.
  • Developed courtroom presentations using Macromedia Flash and Macromedia Authorware.
  • Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science. University of Maryland, Baltimore County MD.

Technical Knowledge

  • Computer Languages: VB.Net, C#, Visual Basic Script, SQL, ActionScript, JavaScript, HTML, XML.
  • Software Development Methodologies: Agile, Spiral.
  • Government Software Requirements: NASA 7150.2
  • Management Tools: JIRA (with various plugins), Microsoft Project.
  • Development Software: Visual Studio 2008/10.
  • Configuration Management Software: Subversion, Mercurial.
  • Databases: MySQL, SQL Server 2005+, Oracle 11g, Access.
  • Design Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe InDesign.
  • Content Management: WordPress (setup and administer).


  • PMP (Project Manager Professional) Certified
  • SAE 9100 Implementation (ISO) training/certificate
  • Project Management/Scheduling training
  • Employment Law
  • Conflict Management

Research Papers

  • “Spacecraft Design Tool for Plug-N-Play Satellite Simulation and Test Bypass Control. ” 36th Annual AAS Guidance and Control Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado, February 1 – 6, 2013.
  • “AFRL’s Tool Flow for AI&T.” ReSpace/MAPLD 2010 Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2010.
  • “ORS In The Cloud.” Responsive Space (RS7), Los Angeles, California, 2009.
  • “Operationally Responsive Space Operations.” AIAA Space Operations 2008 (AIAA-2008-11907), Heidelberg, GE, 2008.
  • “Training and Tactical Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Operations (TATOO).” Recent Advances in Space Technologies (RAST), Istanbul, Turkey, 2007.


  • Engineering Review Information System, Docket number 1735.1001. (A web-based application to support the engineering review process in any engineering field.)