Bachelor, University Missouri, Columbia. Master of Business Administration in Management, University Missouri, Columbia.
Officer acquisition and finance management positions United States Air Force. Program element monitor MILSTAR Systems, Washington. Program manager FLTSATCOM program Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles.
Managing joint-service development effort for A-10 Engine, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Joined Central Intelligence Agency, 1997. Deputy director business plans & operations National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Chantilly, Virginia, 2005—2007, principal deputy director, since 2009.
Deputy under secretary (portfolio, programs and resources) United States Department Defense, 2007—2009.