Job Title and Responsibilities:
I support the USAFMCOM G3 in the development, synchronization, and coordination of financial management actions and initiatives across the Army.
I joined the Army six days out of high school looking for adventure and excitement. It’s safe to say I found plenty of both over the course of 20 years in the Army. I spent my first ten years as an Infantryman, and then transitioned to a Financial Management Officer. The Army sent me to quite a few places around the world, providing for some interesting experiences. I was even at Ranger School while Steve Irwin was there filming his “Wildlife in Combat” episode of the Crocodile Hunter.
I retired from the Army and joined the Thompson Gray team in 2016 as the Financial Management School’s (FMS) Strategic Integrator. My focus as the Strategic Integrator was on Army Financial Management Optimization (AFMO), and the FMS Campaign Plan. Now as a member of the USAFMCOM support team, I am gaining exposure to the strategic side of Army Financial Management operations.
Qualifications & Expertise & Achievements:
MBA, Columbia Southern University
BA in Economics, The Ohio State University
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
SAP Certified Business Associate
Memberships and Activities (Professional and Other):
American Society of Military Comptrollers
President, The Ohio State Alumni Club of Columbia, SC
Getting to Know You:
- What are three things still left on your bucket list?
Experience the Northern Lights
Explore the Seven Wonders
Play Augusta National
2. What is your earliest childhood memory?
When I was 5 or 6 years old I dove off my porch in an attempt to catch a shooting star. I remember getting my first set of stiches as a result of hitting my head on the ground when the star was slightly out of reach.
3. What was your favorite TV show when growing up?