▪ Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
▪ Juris Doctor
Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
▪ Certified Public Accountant
Florida & New Jersey
▪ Certified Fraud Examiner
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Austin, TX
▪ Florida, New Jersey, and New York
▪ Partnership Intermediary Agreements
▪ Financial Forensics
▪ Intellectual Property
▪ Government Contracts
▪ Strategy & Policy
▪ Other Transaction Authority
▪ Commercial Litigation
▪ Top Secret Clearance
▪ Problem Solving
▪ English (Native)
▪ Spanish (Fluent)
▪ French (Fluent)
▪ Portuguese (Fluent)
Legal counsel to a platform focused on solving Warfighter challenges at
scale through collaboration, ideation, events, and rapid prototyping.
▪ Defense Systems Corporation
Legal counsel to a rising $5 million defense manufacturer of laser-based
disruptive technology system.
▪ Defense Meritorious Service Medal
▪ Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award)
▪ Bronze Star Medal (2)
▪ Army Meritorious Service Medal
▪ Army Achievement Medal
▪ Combat Action Badge
▪ Meritorious Unit Commendation (2nd Award)
▪ Army Superior Unit Award
▪ Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
▪ National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Service Star
▪ Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star
▪ Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star
▪ Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
▪ Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
▪ Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd Award)
▪ Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ M Device (2nd Award)
▪ Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon (2nd Award)
▪ NATO Medal
▪ Joint Staff Badge
▪ German Parachutist Badge
▪ Australian Parachutist Badge
▪ Action Zone, Inc., Vice President of Legal and Finance
▪ Hillsborough County Bar Association
▪ Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
▪Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Designated by Brigadier General in command of 352 Civil Affairs Command, Ft. Meade Maryland as primary Civil
Affairs Planner to United States Central Command
Commanded an Army Reserve Airborne Battalion and oversaw readiness of 220 American Paratroopers.
Led a Civil Affairs Company in support of Task Force-101, Regional Command East Afghanistan
o Navigated 35 American Civil Affairs Soldiers through dynamic and austere environments.
Oversaw Civil Affairs Team responsible for resurrecting municipal governance in Yathrib, Balad Province, Iraq.
Directed Special Operations Civil Affairs Team to provide Civil Affairs support to Special Forces Task Force Viking
in Northern Iraq.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Executed $24 million sale of business while aligning with state and federal taxation laws and regulations.
Negotiated multi-million-dollar sales purchase and product exclusivity agreements for international deals of
personal protective equipment.
Established due diligence procedures for client to screen potential customers.
Partnered client with financial institution for large international wire transfers.
Subject Matter Expertise
Leveraged legal and financial expertise to draft application to successfully obtain a Florida medical marijuana treatment center license.
Negotiated multiple government contract vehicles to secure over $1 million in R&D revenue.
Managed $4+ million lease negotiation and 30-day $750,000 build out of a new 35,000 sq. ft. facility.
Partnered with bank, independent auditor, and R&D tax consultants.
Maintained $2 million line of credit.
Secure unqualified opinion.
Achieve 500% increase in R&D tax credits.
Planned and executed Civil Affairs Support to a Marine Air Ground Task Force participating in Shared Accord ’07, a
bilateral training exercise between American and Senegalese Forces.
Coordinated the introduction of new Iraqi currency in Iraqi-Kurdistan.
Identified cost-saving measures including enterprise resource process improvement to reduce financial department
labor as a percentage of profit.
Obtained a 238% federal funding increase to expand facilities and operational capabilities at flagship location in
Reduced federal budget approval timeline by 50% to secure funding needed for exponential growth.
Uncovered millions in waste and abuse by leading state health program investigation.
Exposed lack of financial oversight and insufficient internal controls for state public university system.
Investigated the use of privately-owned ATM machines in money laundering operations.
Provided anti-money laundering and financial forensic analytical insight to Department of Defense targeting illicit
terrorist funding streams.
Tried many administrative matters, criminal and civil bench and jury trials through verdict and appeal as prosecutor
and civil trial attorney.
Drafted numerous pleadings, interrogatories and subpoenas and conducted multiple Examinations Under Oath and
depositions is support of civil litigation.
Successfully represented foreign and domestic insurance companies in the investigation and defense of fraudulent
Served on the Special Prosecutions Unit for the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.
Appointed first and only Attorney/CPA Prosecutor in the State of New Jersey.
Passed all four parts of the Certified Public Accounting exam in one sitting while actively engaged in law practice.
Represented Allstate Insurance Company in the investigation of the largest staged accident ring in the State of New
Jersey implicating claimants, runners, attorneys, chiropractors, and doctors in the scheme.
Managed a docket of over 100 criminal matters from discovery through trial as Municipal Prosecutor for the City of
Newark, New Jersey.
Selected to represent United States Central Command equities regarding Russia and Central Asia foreign policy.
Handpicked to represent the Joint Chiefs of Staff at White House sub-cabinet United States policy and strategy
meetings regarding Central and South Africa.
Recognized by higher United States Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command headquarters for creating
a positive and inclusive command climate.
As Battalion Commander, scored 50% higher for inclusive work environment than the average active-duty unit in confidential and anonymous internal soldier survey.
Initiated reconstitution of the central banking system in post-conflict City of Mosul, Iraq.