His experience is drawn from his military service as well as working with some of the most elite military defense contractors in the United States. As a member of Bco. 3/75 Ranger Regiment, he served in Somalia conducting high-threat missions, most notably the October 3rd mission that was chronicled in the movie "Black Hawk Down", for which he was awarded a Bronze star with “V” Device for Valor during combat. His skills have taken him to the most dangerous places in the world, from Africa to the Middle East, and spanned five continents. He has served Presidents, first ladies, ambassadors, dignitaries, pop superstars and private citizens. Additionally, for eight years, he directed a security detail for a Forbes Top 5 principal and his family based out of New York City.