Accomplishments




Employment:

  • Police Chief, Irmo, South Carolina
  • Police Chief, Fernandina Beach, Florida
  • City Manager, Fernandina Beach, Florida
  • Faculty of Institute of Police Technology and Management, University of N. FL
  • Assistant County Administrator, St. Johns County
  • Twenty Years in the private sector, various management positions



Education:

  • Attended the University of South Carolina
  • Attended the University of Virginia (FBI Academy)
  • Attended St. Johns River Community College
  • Graduate of the 150th Session of the FBI National Academy
  • Graduate of the DEA Basic Drug Enforcement Course
  • Graduate of two DEA Professional Institutes
  • Graduate of the National Intelligence Academy
  • Completed numerous International Association of Chiefs of Police courses



Honors:

  • Recognized by Resolution of the South Carolina House of Representatives for contributions to law enforcement
  • Recognized by Resolution of the Fernandina Beach City Commission for services as the City Manager in addressing a fiscal crisis
  • Received a Civilian Award from the St. Johns County Sheriffs Department for work on the Public Safety Radio System
  • Received recognition from the Nassau County NAACP for Community Service
  • Received Community Service Award from The Maria Jefferson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Received the "Guardian De La Puerta" award from the Executive Staff of the City of Saint Augustine for community service
  • Recognized by the St. Johns County Veterans Council for services to the county's veterans
  • Servant Leadership Award from EPIC Behavioral Health Care



Civic Organizations:

  • Board of the United Way of Saint Johns County
  • Board of Community Leadership Council
  • Member of the St. Augustine Rotary Club
  • Past President of The Hastings Rotary Club
  • Past President of Amelia Island Toastmasters
  • Past President of Sebastian Harbor Condominium Association
  • Past President of the Saint Augustine South Improvement Association



Published In:

  • Law and Order Magazine
  • The Police Chief
  • The Florida Police Chief
  • FBI Journal



Featured In:

  • Newsweek, for innovation in the use of microcomputers in law enforcement