Fully transitioned after a 30-year career which included challenging command, staff, and special operations leadership assignments during combat and peacetime. Results-oriented senior executive with proven ability and confidence to successfully plan, build, direct, revitalize and lead complex organizations in joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational contingency, security and disaster response operations.
AT has the ability to motivate people, maximize resources, and devise successful action plans in both small and large organizational settings.
He also experienced in very high threat, stressful, fast-paced work environments that require multi-tasking, flexibility, and rapid decision-making skills in a resource constrained environment. A proven and dependable leader--a team player with excellent communication, training, and people skills. Has managed numerous programs (planning, programming, budgeting and execution) and has led/managed all aspects of systems delivery, including strategic planning, requirements definition, design, development, operations, maintenance, and policy development in diverse organizations in Army, multiservice and international environments.
AT developed extensive operational knowledge partnering with military forces around the globe during various contingencies throughout his career. While deployed, he led the tactical systems engineering effort to develop a composite organization of non-standard COTS manned and unmanned aircraft, “Task Force ODIN,” utilizing “network centric” warfare to great effect. His work in this field led to Wired Magazine naming him as one of the top 15 people President Obama should interview before taking office.