Norcross, Georgia , United States
Nov 25, 2012 02:46pm
Caucasian - Special Forces - U.S. Army -
|Info||For almost 20 years I have worked for several firms in the financial services world. My current job is as a Managing Director for a $40 billion asset management firm. My previous job was as a Managing Director for a global asset management firm with $50 billion in assets and I served on the 5 member US Board of Directors. |
I am active at Simpsonwood United Methodist Church. Past committees include:
* Chair, Administrative Council
* Chair, Missions Committee
* Finance Committee
* Chair, Disaster Relief Committee (current)
* Past President, local Homeowners Association (3 years)
* Advisory Board – Operation One Voice (current)
* Boy Scouts - numerous positions (current)
* Serve as leader on Senator Johnny Isakson's Academy Selection Board (current)
BS - United States Military Academy at West Point 1981
MBA - Duke University 1989
Married to Pat for 26 years. Sons Dan (17) and Tommy (16), daughter Samantha (12). We have lived in Gwinnett County for over 17 years.
2006-2007 - Active Duty for 13 months. Lived and worked on an Iraqi base. As a US Army Colonel was a Senior Advisor to the Iraqi Army. My counterpart was an Iraqi General who commanded the most powerful (Armored) Iraqi Army unit in the country. Moved into and occupied eastern side of Baghdad. Countless successes. Oversaw the beginning of the current surge. Earned Bronze Star and Combat Action Badge among other awards.
2001-2002 - Active Duty for 12 months. US Army Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel. Deployed to Afghanistan area soon after 9/11 (October 2001) as a principal staff officer for Task Force Dagger – the unit tasked with training the Northern Alliance and kicking the Taliban out of Afghanistan. We were successful. Spent the remainder of tour as Crisis Action Team Chief at Army Special Operations HQ at Ft Bragg, NC. Earned Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medal among other awards.
1990s - As a US Army Reservist (a Captain and then Major) I was attached to the Army Special Forces Command and served on several occasions in Central America. Additionally, I was/am the lead liaison officer for West Point in metro Atlanta. I graduated from the Command and General Staff College.
1980s - Upon graduation from West Point, I served my Lieutenant years in Germany as an Infantry Officer. After that I was an A-Team Leader with the “Green Berets” (as a Captain) at Ft Bragg for several years. My team focused on the Middle East. I attended numerous military schools to include Airborne, Ranger, Jumpmaster and Special Forces (Honor Graduate) during the decade.