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 Expert  728325

Expert in Force Protection, Ballistic Defeat, and Testing / Validation

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has over twenty years experience in military systems and sub-systems involving force protection through the application of ballistic defeat solutions. He presently conducts a variety of tasks for Department of Defense and commercial clients including research and development, science and technology exploration, requirements development, solution sourcing, training and education, and overall project-related assistance as a subject matter expert. Expert continues to evolve his network within the U.S. Federal Government through past project efforts and maintains continuity with experts in engineering, ballistics, project management and the user community as the President of a small veteran owned business.



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1990   B.A.   Oganizational Leadership   University of Minnesota  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to








He is responsible for all aspects of the organization. His primary role is as a billing advisor to his clients as a subject matter expert - force protection.

Career Accomplishments:

MCA, MCOA, Center for Ballistics and Advanced Armor Materials (C-BAAM).


USMC Combat Engineering Officer.


CAR, NMCCM - OIF II-II, 2004-2005.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2009 to   SEA 05   Ballistic Shield Team   Responsible as team member - ballistic defeat SME - to write MIL-PRF and MIL-STD for ballistic shields on Naval Surface Vessels.
2007 to 2009   USSOCOM   Advisor   Provided expert opinion and project assistance on a variety of wheeled-class platforms in support of the end-user community.
2005 to   NSWC - Crane   SME - Armoring   Provide subject matter expertise to various departments and end-users relating to ballistic defeat, requirements definition, vendor liaison, and system/sub-system project team support.
2012 to   USN   Principal Investigator   SBIR, Armor Systems, Phase I and Phase II.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has been brought in on multiple occasions to act as SME - ballistic defeat, for a variety of projects (unclassified and classified) for a variety of Department of Defense programs, Programs of Record, UNS, and CMNS.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Blast Resistance Materials for military applications.
  • Expert for consulting on Force protection / Ballistic protection materials.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Ballistics expert for consulting in hunting and analyzing a bullet to determine shooter's location.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2004 to   Middle East   He has worked extensively with commercial entities within the region on a variety of opportunities over the past 5+ years.
1991 to 1994   Asia Pacific  

Market Research:
Considered a knowledge-base within a very specific industry. Often sought after for advise and expert counsel relating to matters of force protection.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Client project-specific training, briefings and subject matter expert testimonial.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Vast knowledge of industry specifically focused on delivering solutions to Department of Defense and commercial procurement of solutions relating to force protection, ballistic defeat (both mobile and static), material definition and selection and a keen understanding of the end-user and operational requirements.

Other Skills and Services

Well versed in Federal Acquisition Regulations, ITAR, and other guidelines and policies relating to performing work and or products to the Federal Government. Excellent project managment skills. Skilled briefer.


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