Santa Barbara, CA, 93110
Diligent worker with applied teamwork and leadership skills. 4 years of leadership experience in the Marine Corp requiring high levels of professional dedication and expertise. Communicates articulately and clearly with coworkers and management. Excellent comprehension and retention allowing for efficient acquisition of new skills. Extremely versatile skill set that is easily adaptable to any industry. Certified in MS word and proficient in all other office suite.
Student Researcher, September 2017-March 2019
Direct experience maintaining fly stocks, making fruit fly crosses using Gal4/UAS system, dissecting fruit flies, and using immunofluorescence with confocal imaging on fly brain tissue to create journal quality annotated images.
Skilled in standard laboratory techniques including SDS PAGE, Western Blots, PCR, lentivirus and plasmid transfections, maintaining bacterial and mammalian cell cultures, and MATLAB computer modeling and analysis.
Practiced in laboratory analysis procedures including Isoelectric Focusing, Chromatic Separations, 2D Gel Electrophoresis, Mass Spectrometry, and hybrid techniques.
STUDENT VETERAN ORGANIZATION, UCSB
SVO President, June 2017-June 2018
Interfaced with both the veteran community and UCSB faculty during the hiring and transition to a new veteran coordinator and member of hiring committee for Veteran benefits official.
Organized veteran events from weekly meetings to graduation ceremony for up to 50 people that included location reservation and coordinating food and supplies from vendors.
PREMIER FOOD SERVICES, DEL MAR, CA
Auditor, July 2015-september 2015
Developed and implemented a highly efficient system of credit card auditing that doubled worker performance and eliminated the need for overtime work.
UNITED STATES MARINE CORP
Sergeant; Infantry Squad Leader, Active Duty August 2005 – August 2009,
Reserves April 2010 – June 2012
Responsible for the accountability, training, development, discipline, welfare, and combat readiness of the 12 Marine in my squad.
Responsible for over $500,000 of serialized gear and equipment.
Ensured assigned tasks are understood, supervised and accomplished.
Received the Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal for exceeding mission related duties as well as creating and implementing superior systems of organization and logistics at the platoon level.
Received certificate of commendation for providing security and UAV support for a large scale strategically critical project.
Attended Infantry Squad Leaders Course and completed with distinction.
Two combat deployments to Iraq while active duty and one to Afghanistan while in the reserves. Conducted several hundred missions in total while deployed.
Responsible for the planning, coordinating, and execution of a wide variety of missions while deployed.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA, SANTA BARBARA, CA
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CA
Master of Business for Veterans (In Progress)