Best Qualified:

•20 years’ business experience and 11 years’ active-duty Navy service post-9/11 … NOT a politician

Military:  seagoing Naval Officer—E-1 to O-4 over 21-year career

          Deployed to combat zone for Operation Enduring Freedom

Business:  former Senior Tax Manager in “Big Four” accounting firm

          Former Arbitrator for FINRA—decided cases with millions at stake

Professional licensesCPA/PFS, CFA, CFP®, attorney 

  • Education:    

Bachelor of Arts (economics), Simpson College (Epsilon Sigma honor society);

Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, Tulane University;

Master of Laws (taxation), University of Washington Law School;

Master of Arts (national security and strategic studies), U.S. Naval War College;

Diploma, College of Naval Command and Staff;

Certificate, Advanced Course on Logistics and Technology, Institute for Defense and Business

•Adjunct university faculty in Accounting and Corporate Finance at University of New Orleans, Tulane University and University of Washington (Milgard School)