LTC U.S. Army, Retired
Combat Veteran of Desert Shield/Storm. U.S. Paratrooper; 82nd Airborne Division Infantry Company Commander (2) and G-3 Air 82nd Airborne Division and XVIII Airborne Corps; Executive Officer, 1-325, 82nd Airborne Division; Action Officer, DA ODCSOPS (Pentagon). U. S. Army Command and General Staff College. Juris Doctorate Degree and Macomb County Bar Association member. Board of Directors for the Wayne State Athletic Alumni Association and Alumni Association. Founding Mentor-Coordinator of Macomb County Veterans Treatment Court (Circuit and District Court). Current President of 501(c)(3) Friends of Macomb County Veteran Treatment Court. Basic Sailing Qualification
U.S. Paratrooper; 82nd Airborne Division
Veteran of Operation Desert Falcon. Jungle Warfare School (Panama); Saudi Arabian Jump Wings; Expert Infantry Badge. Master’s Degree General Psychology, Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, MCBAP Certified Clinical Supervisor, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Prevention Specialist -Michigan. Director/Supervisor Lapeer County Health Department Alcohol Information and Counseling Center. Basic Sailing Qualification.
ER/RN at William Beaumont Hospital (Troy)
Trauma Nursing Certification Advanced Cardiac Life Support Pediatric Advanced Life Support Associates in Applied Nursing Bachelor's of Science in Basic Nursing Basic Sailing Qualification
MD Residency at Marquette Family Medical Center
ER Physician at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, MI. Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Basic Sailing and Basic Coastal Cruising Certifications; Mackinaw Race Participant; Yacht Delivery crewman.
Major, U.S. Army, Retired
Combat Veteran of Panama Invasion and Iraq War. U.S. Paratrooper and Long Range Surveillance Soldier. Senior Instructor, Senior TAC Officer, Company Commander, and Administration Officer at Michigan National Guard OCS Course. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering; Masters of Science in Engineering Management. Sailing qualifications in Basic, Basic Coastal Cruising, Charter, and Yacht Delivery crew.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
University of Michigan Alumna. Integrates mindfulness-based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Trauma and Dialectical Behavior Therapy in an outpatient setting. Prior employment: Spectrum Human Services, Ozone House – a local youth shelter, Washtenaw County Community Support and Treatment Services (CMH), and the Ann Arbor VA Hospital. Experience working with clients struggling with a variety of concerns, such as: depression, anxiety, eating issues, substance abuse, sexual assault and rape trauma, grief, and communication within intimate relationships. LGBTQ ally and former Sexual Assault and Rape Response Team Advocate at Safe House Center, a domestic violence shelter. Client-centered and Trauma-informed Clinician. American Sailing Association Basic Sailing and Basic Coastal Cruising Qualification and Yacht Delivery Crew.
Previously enjoyed a career spent in managerial positions for Medical Device Manufacturing, Contract Engineering and CAD/Q.C. Vocational Training industries. Volunteer passion has been grass-roots efforts that contribute to the needs of various community and non-profit organizations to include Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Big Family of Michigan. Basic Sailing Qualification.