Senior International & Public Affairs Advisor, Leidos
43 years experience in public and international affairs, specializing in international protocol, policy, marketing, training, education and career development programs, and communications in academic, private sector, international and federal settings. Experience spans program/project management; human resources management; technology transfer operations management; public relations; conference management; technical editing and writing; intercultural communications; major procurement & proposal support; development/implementation of international training, education, and career development programs; and, energy efficiency program marketing.
Extensive record of federal domestic and international technology and policy analysis, technology communications and outreach, and partnership development programs, projects, and initiatives in his 29 years of experience in support of the DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory. For 11 years, was a private consultant to academia, corporations, and foreign governments on international protocol, and training, education and career development programs.
Since 1991, has been a member of the Western Pennsylvania District Export Council (WPADEC) by appointment by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and chaired the WPADEC Operations Committee from 1993 to 2001. Has served on the WPADEC Newsletter Editorial Board from 1991 to present, and has been a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Energy Team since 2005. Serves on the Research Collaborative of the Marcellus Shale Coalition. Member of the Board of Directors of GlobalPittsburgh (2014-2016).
B.S. degrees in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh.