Managing Director, Lenovo Security Advisory at Lenovo

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) From University of Phoenix
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area


Managing Director, Lenovo Security Advisory
September 2019 - Present
(8 Months)


Deputy Division Chief (Deputy CRO), Mission Assurance and Protection Division
June 2016 - September 2019
(3 Years and 4 Months)

Catalysis Learning Alliance

Director of Security (CSO)
I safeguarded a private higher education company with 13 campuses in the US and a global outreach program spanning 5 countries across 3 continents. As the company's senior security executive, I spearheaded Business Continuity, Regulatory Compliance, Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Information Security, and Physical Security programs. I continually improved security services, technology capabilities, staff retention, and operational efficiency.DELIVERED RESULTS:► Elevated the Security Department’s value exponentially by establishing a fully integrated, organization-wide security program. ► Established the company's first Security Advisory Group to engage executives in the program.► Empowered senior executives to make sound security risk management decisions by creating a security management framework and presented a 5-year enterprise security strategy to the Board of Directors.► Kept spend below 2.4% and bringing costs 19.3% under budget after critically analyzing operating expenses (OPEX), finding cost-effective alternatives, and negotiating profitable contracts.► Ensured full compliance with Federal Clery Act and Title IX regulatory requirements by spearheading major project. ► Led 5 people to receive promotions/bonuses after establishing a departmental mentoring program. ► Successfully managed 20+ incidents/emergencies in 6 months, including 4 incidents with regulatory implications, 6 evacuations, and 7 incidents involving serious threats and threatening gestures. NEW TECHNOLOGIES:► Improved time management, interdepartmental transparency, accountability, and task/project prioritization by employing a cloud-based project management system. ► Bolstered day-to-day and crisis communications by operationalizing a company-wide 2-way radio over IP system. ► Protected valuable corporate/human assets by implementing and standardizing closed circuit television, access control, and intrusion alarm systems across the enterprise. … see more
June 2013 - June 2016
(3 Years and 1 month)

US Army

Director (CSO), Mission Assurance and Protection Directorate & Central United States Registry (CUSR)
January 2012 - June 2013
(1 year and 6 Months)

U.S. European Command

Deputy Division Chief (Deputy CSO), Antiterrorism Division
May 2007 - January 2012
(4 Years and 9 Months)

United States Air Force

Critical Infrastructure Protection Program Manager / Antiterrorism Officer
July 2005 - May 2007
(1 year and 11 Months)


Senior Security Analyst
October 2003 - July 2005
(1 year and 10 Months)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Transportation Security Manager
April 2002 - October 2003
(1 year and 7 Months)

University of Phoenix

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

University of Phoenix

Business Management
Bachelor of Science - BS

University of Phoenix

Criminal Justice
Associate of Arts - AA