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BioI am Dean of the Broken Arrow Campus of Northeastern State University. The Broken Arrow campus serves over 3000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Previously I served as Dean of the Defense Systems Management College and Interim Vice President and Chief Academic Officer of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). DAU is an award-winning corporate university preparing military and government civilian project management teams to lead defense programs, like Joint Strike Fighter, Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, and Littoral Combat Ship. I served 2 years as VP, and over 7 years as the Dean of the Defense Systems Management College at DAU.
Prior to DAU, I was the Principal Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for International Technology Security. This was a political appointment in the second George W. Bush Administration.
I am a retired Naval officer with operational tours in ships and submarines. Ashore, I managed ship repair projects, ran an experimental high-energy laser, and was involved in ballistic missile defense. After retirement, I worked for a small consulting firm where I helped the Navy create a $1.6 billion shipboard radar program.
- PhD, Organization and Management, Capella University, 2009
- MS, National Resource Strategy, National War College - Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1999
- MBA, Technology Management, University of Phoenix, 1999
- MS, Electrical Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, 1986
- BS, Computer Science, Texas A&M University, 1980
- A comparison of government and industry program manager competencies (Conference Proceeding), Discovery, Published, May, 2014
- Program Manager as Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Leading with accountability and empowerment (Journal Article, Professional Journal), Application, Published, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2009
- Time is money (Journal Article, Professional Journal), Integration, Published, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2013
- The P-51 Mustang: A case study in defense acquisition (Journal Article, Professional Journal), Application, Published, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2010
- Three big ideas for reforming acquisition: Evidence-based propositions for transformation (Conference Proceeding), Integration, Published, May, 2015
- Acquisition...lessons learned thorough 40+ years of trial and error - Engineering Duty Officer Senior Course Presentation - Port Hueneme, CA - September 2015
- Japan-US Dual Use Technology, Research, Development, Acquisition, and Life Cycle Cooperative Workshop - US-Japan Cooperative Workshop - Tokyo, Japan - February 2016
- Defense Acquisition: Change and Opportunity - International Defence Education & Acquisition Forum - Shrivenham, UK - May 2010
- Executive Productivity - Tasty Talks - Broken Arrow, OK - April 2018
- INFO SYSTEMS FOR MANAGERIAL - MBA 5533 - Spring 2018
- INFO SYSTEMS FOR MANAGERIAL - MBA 5533 - Fall 2017