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Professional Experience

University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, Texas

Intelligence and National Security Studies Institute • Department of Criminal Justice

Ethicist (2014 - present) 

W.W. Norton & Co.

New York, New York

Editorial Consultant (2010 - 2013)

Aspect Energy, L.L.C.

Denver, Colorado

Consultant, Information Technology (2007)

  • Responsible for phased integration of various 3-D seismic software platforms for the firm's engineers, geologists, and geophysicists.

  • Designed and implemented information technology inventory system.

  • Organized and deployed accelerated emergence of mission critical technology infrastructure.

Garofalo, Goerlich, & Hainbach, P.C. (Washington, D.C.)

Executive Assistant / Information Technology Executive Administrator (1999 - 2000)

  • Responsible for delivery of commercial and private aircraft between commercial airlines, fixed based operators, and private individuals.

  • Negotiated settlement with U.S. Congress regarding the availability of slots at high-density airports for regional commercial carriers and FBOs resulting in part (c) of 49 U.S. Code §41714 - Availability of Slots (available here). 

  • Brokered settlement with European Aviation Safety Agency regarding Stage-3 and Stage-4 "hushkits," so as not to exclude U.S.-built Boeing aircraft from European airspace. News here, here, and here (2d story).

  • Ensured client compliance with 14 CFR Part 91 airworthiness certification.

  • Investigated numerous commercial and private aircraft accidents (FAA / NTSB). E.g., here, here, and here.

DLA Piper

Washington, D.C.

Legal Assistant (1997 - 1999)

  • Drafted franchise and license agreements, asset purchase agreements, and related commercial contracts, including corporate transactions related to the acquisition and sale of franchise systems.

  • Counseled franchisors regarding all aspects of relationship with franchisees. 

  • Appraised and forecasted emerging antitrust issues in electronic commerce affecting franchise and distribution clients in hotel, motel, health care, financial services, real estate, and retail industries. 

  • Prepared and processed legal filings for largest commercial real estate transaction in U.S. history, up to 1999 ($800M) [news here, here, and here].

Study Abroad

Golf in the Kingdom: The History of Sport and Leisure in Great Britain (1997)

Kings College, London  University of Edinburgh  University of St. Andrews


Country Club of North Carolina

Pinehurst, N.C. (Summer 1997)

Carolinas Section of the P.G.A.

North Myrtle Beach, S.C. (Summer 1996)

  • Rules official

  • Golf course setup for tournament events

  • Manage all aspects of tournament operations for Carolinas PGA and Nike Tour events

  • Supervised scoring tent, including tournament volunteers and local venue

Walpole Country Club

Walpole, MA (Summer 1994, 1995)

Previous Experience


Walpole Country Club

Walpole, MA (1991 - 1995)

  • Bag Room Supervisor (1993-1995)

    • Golf car fleet​

    • Bag room management and maintenance

  • Bag Room Attendant (1991-1993)

    • Assist with daily operations of bag room that services 200 members​

    • Maintain golf car fleet and perform regular maintenance on 55 EZ-GO golf cars

    • Assist members as necessary

The Country Club of Norwood

Norwood, MA (1987 - 1991)

Customer Service Representative

  • Manage outside operations for hotel resort in eastern Massachusetts

  • Maintain a golf car fleet consisting of electric- and gas-fuelled Yamaha, Club Car, and EZ-GO varieties

  • Assist with food and beverage management

  • Assist Starter to ensure customers receive highest-quality service

  • Assist lead accountant to reconcile accounts receivable

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