Upon graduating from the United States Naval Academy, John embarked on a successful twenty-year career as an officer of United States Marines. During this career John served in a number of aviation and ground commands in support of Marine operations worldwide. He received a MSEE from the Naval Postgraduate School, and subsequently completed the Naval Aviation Safety School and served as Executive Officer of the Marine Aviation Detachment at the Pacific Missile Test Center. John was selected as a candidate for the Space Shuttle program, and attended the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, after which he completed tours at HQ Marine Corps, and the Marine Corps Training and Education Command at Quantico, VA.
After his retirement from the Marines, John was selected for a number of management leadership, development, and information security positions. He has broad experience in managing human and financial resources in planning, acquiring, developing, producing, and operating business, organization, and technical information systems. His experience spans technical team supervision to executive strategic planning and leadership development. He has managed and developed multi-million dollar weapon and information systems for the military, government and industry. Certified an Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP), he helped to develop one of the first National Security Agency (NSA) certified courses for Federal agencies. Today the results of his leadership and consulting work securely transport and process sensitive individual and corporate information between businesses, governments and individuals from Saudi Arabia to your home office.