My favorite place to do deep, significant work is in the office with my noise canceling headphones—regardless of ambient noise levels.
I love the work I do helping clients develop strategies and partnerships to secure public funding for the transportation systems of tomorrow. Supporting sustainable technologies and projects that achieve real energy savings and significant emissions reductions.
I keep up to date with a mix of online resources that satisfy my varied interests, recognizing that the best news and updates come from a range of diverse publishers. I am a regular subscriber to Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine, Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International, and Pacific Maritime Magazine.
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card is one of my favorite books. Not only is it a great sci-fi story, the book provides a lot of insight into developing skills for leadership, teamwork, and strategic planning.
My mother, Deborah is an inspiration. She worked hard to provide for my sister and me and to ensure we had the tools and skills needed for becoming the first generation in our family to graduate from college.
I am 6’5” and have always been tall. I hit 5’ in 3rd grade and 6’ in 8th grade. You wont find that on LinkedIn.
I get really excited about electric, hydrogen, and hybrid maritime technologies for their potential to achieve enormous environmental benefits across one of the world’s most polluting industries.
I am proud of everything I’ve been able to accomplish and be a part of to advance transportation electrification, but I would say I am most proud of what we’ve accomplished with the Port of Long Beach Port Community Electric Vehicle Blueprint.
One of my personal goals is increasing energy efficiency and reducing emissions from the maritime and transportation industries.
When not working you can find me spending quality time with my fiancée and playing fetch with our shiba inu, Windy.
I have lived in both the United States and Spain and have visited a total of 23 countries.
People often say I have a lot of “dumb luck”, but I think much of my luck comes from perseverance, patience, and knowledge.