28 Veteran of the Boston Police Department assigned to the Explosive Ordnance Unit and a HDS Certified Bomb Technician for 13 Years. Trained in Advanced Explosive Demolition Techniques and a graduate of both the FBI “NIEF” HME Course and ATF Home Made Explosives Program. Chairman of the 2011-2013 “Urban Shield” IED scenario committee which was responsible for planning, coordination and implementation of all IED scenarios during this multi-agency 24 Hr exercise. Supervisor –in-charge of all Boston Police Explosive Ordnance Personnel during the 2013 Boston Marathon and assisted with coordinating the response of outside agency EOD Units to calls for service immediately following the bombings. Holds a Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College and has several certifications as it pertains to IED response and mitigation.