B.B.A., Computer Information Systems, concentration in Computer Science, Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC, 2003
M.A.,Procurement and Acquisition Management, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, 2006
Graduate Certificate in Government Contracting, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, 2006
J.D., Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy, Stetson University School of Law, Gulfport, FL, 2016
Training and Certifications: Lean Six Sigma, Charleston, SC, May 2009; Project Planning Charleston, SC, July 2008; Applications of Management Essentials, Charleston, SC, May 2008; Certified Information Systems Security Professional (#43186), Washington, D.C., February 2003; NSAINFOSEC Certification, Fort Bragg, NC, June 2003; Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (#2785312), Fort Bragg, NC, June 2002; Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator, Fort Bragg, NC,June 2002.
Tactical Training and Certifications: Special Forces ASOT Managers Course, Fort Bragg, NC, March 1998; Special Forces Advanced Special Operations Techniques Course, Fort Bragg, NC, February 1997; Jumpmaster Course, Böeblingen, Germany, June 1996; Individual Terrorism Awareness Course, Fort Bragg, NC, November 1995; Warrant Officer Basic and SF Warrant Course, Fort Bragg, NC, January 1995; Special Forces Operations and Intelligence Course, Fort Bragg, NC, June 1994; Special Forces Advanced Reconnaissance Target Exploitation and Acquisition Course, Fort Bragg, NC, June 1993; Special Forces Advanced NonCommissioned Officer Course, Fort Bragg, NC, June 1992; Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape Instructor Course, Fort Bragg, NC, August 1987; Special Forces Medical Course, Fort Bragg, NC, January 1986; Special Forces Heavy Weapons Course, Fort Bragg, NC, May 1984.
Bronze Star(2), Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal(3), Army Achievement Medal(4), Army Good Conduct Medal(3), National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with one Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon with num 3, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Combat Medical Badge, Parachutist Badge, Special Forces Tab, Canadian Parachutist Badge, Thai Parachutist Badge, Saudi Arabian Battle Medal.