4251 Suitland Rd. Washington DC, DC 20395 United States 07/2013 - 12/31/2018 (retired from federal civilian service) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hours per week: 40 Series: 0132 Pay Plan: GS Grade: 13-7 Intelligence Research Specialist Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills: Performing in the Global Issues and Threats division at ICC, pro-actively leverage fairly wide self-directed work effort (or scheduled production tasking) toward proficiency and broad subject matter knowledge to independently collect research, evaluate, interpret, analyze, assess and validate data integrated from multiple classified and national/international sources to coordinate notable assessments and responses to intelligence tasking production efforts. Conceptualize, plan, and implement an enhanced LMRE portfolio to better serve consumer interests and requirements. Plan, develop, organize, and conduct complex special research efforts to formulate written products within Intelligence Community Directive standards to generate USCG senior level policy-relevant, well-reasoned, sound analytical products (primarily briefs and assessments) with national and international maritime implications and relevancy to U.S. maritime security interests. Seek to grasp conceptual ideas and leverage self-original thought and subject matter expertise to satisfy info/intelligence gaps within U.S. Intelligence Community standards and to collaborate with collection managers to advance priority information collections needs. Evaluate, test, and validate intelligence information reports to support and advance all assigned tasking. Analyze significant intersects of potential policy implications and relevance as part of product generation. Timely respond to Requests for Information (RFI) (mostly from USCG HQ senior leadership levels), fulfill ad-hoc requirements, and remain pro-active in other division long and short-term tasking requirements to meet Command and Division requirements. Review and evaluate multiple Intelligence Information Reports via HOTR and subsequently CHROME databases (for reporting quarter ending on 12/31/18, I reviewed and published the most evaluations within the analysis division. Regularly use Intelink-S and TAC classified and unclassified applications for information research and analysis. Have some experience using M3 until this year when collections managers began auto-forwarding reports and messages related to my tasking. Establish and cultivate meaningful working relationships and engagement opportunities with other Intelligence and Law Enforcement Communities and international intelligence and enforcement partners and colleagues on national-level working groups of multiple agencies while leveraging an understanding of their operations and functions to engage, collaborate and coordinate product formulation geared toward developing Plan of Analysis, division of labor, and production scheduling to leverage successful approaches and solutions toward tasking. Portfolio assignment is within Living Marine Resources and Environment mission set that concentrates on supporting the information and intelligence needs and requirements of senior leadership at CGHQ and PAC and LANT areas. Particular topics of intelligence support are products geared toward U.S. domestic High Priority domestic and international fisheries operations to include active enforcement issues such as concentration on Transnational Criminal Organizations and groups that attempt to subvert and undermine the US maritime domain. Consult with U.S State Department and NOAA/NMFS authorities on basic constructs of bi- lateral agreements of Exclusive Economic Zone fisheries concerns including high seas boarding and inspections, and monitor, control, and surveillance activities in the U.S Gulf of Mexico, NW Pacific fishing vessel incursions, West and Central Pacific High Seas illicit Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) transshipping operations, and Illegal, Unregulated, and Unreported commercial fishing vessel operations, and IUU activities in all other areas that overlap with U.S. EEZ and Marine Protected Resources policy in national/international waters. I am currently the primary LMRE analyst at ICC. Cleared for Top Secret information and granted access to Sensitive Compartmented Information based on a Single Scope Background Investigation. Access date effective on 8/28/13. PRI completed 09/2018 w/adjudication pending. Supervisor: Stacey Schtum (301-669-2399) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Contact me first
- Intelligence Research Specialist at U.S. Coast Guard Intelligence Coordination Center
- Intelligence Operations Specialist at U.S. Coast Guard Deployable Operations Group
- Intelligence and Operations Specialist at U.S. Coast Guard Active & Select Reserve
- Serving as USCG Sector Hampton Roads senior Reserve Intelligence Specialist at U.S. Coast Guard Active & Select Reserve
5 years, 5 months at this Job
CURRENT TOP SECRET/SCI CLEARANCE - Full Scope Polygraph PROTECTIVE INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH SPECIALIST: Collected open source information regarding threats or inappropriate interests towards United States Secret Service's protectees and facilities in order to prevent unwanted outcomes. Analyzed open source information to produce written reports and intelligence briefs that are disseminated to members of the Secret Service to include Special Agents on the Presidential Protection Detail, the Vice Presidential Protection Detail, field offices, Supervisory Special Agents, Uniformed Division Officers, members of the Intelligence Community and law enforcement community. Attended briefings and meetings concerning referred, non-referred and file updates to ensure the most accurate Secret Service related intelligence is present.
- Protective Intelligence Research Specialist at United States Secret Service
- Intelligence Analyst at Sotera Defense Solutions
- Jr. Declassification Analyst at AECOM
- Nonprofit Intelligence Analyst at Black Family Foundation
1 year, 2 months at this Job
- Master of Science in Applied Intelligence - Applied Intelligence
- Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice
Atlantic Area 431 Crawford Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 United States 11/2011 - Present ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hours per week: 40 Series: 0132 Pay Plan: GS Grade: GS12 Intelligence Research Specialist (This is a federal job) Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills: ***Serving as the Foreign Disclosure Officer (FDO) for USCG Atlantic Area and subordinate units processing requests for the release of sensitive U.S. Government Intelligence as well as sensitive law enforcement information at the classified and Controlled Unclassified Information level to foreign governments. Releases or disclosure are based on the review of applicable laws, regulations, treaties, directives, or governed by U.S. statute. ***Authored Coast Guard Atlantic Area Foreign Disclosure policy and produce weekly Foreign Disclosure Approval Memorandums (DAM) approving or denying disclosures of U.S. Government information. ***Review incoming Field Intelligence Reports for possible sharing with Foreign Governments. Coordinate release approval with various U.S. State and Local and Federal law enforcement agencies ensuring other government agencies information was approved prior to release. ***Developed comprehensive Share Point based Foreign Disclosure Management System (FDMS) which was originally developed Department of Defense (DOD) and curtailed it for Coast Guard use. Site enables tracking, logging, and oversight for all Foreign Disclosure Request approval or denials.. ***Developed several bilateral SharePoint based websites for sharing sensitive unclassified information with foreign governments. These sites were built to ensure sensitive unclassified information was protected but also provided a conduit for collaborative interactions. ***Made several content recommendations/language to CG Headquarters International Affairs when crafting bilateral/International agreements. ***Briefed 3 Star Coast Guard Atlantic Area Admiral on Foreign Disclosure issues effecting his/her Area of Responsibility. ***Provide Foreign Disclosure briefings to high ranking personnel at the Coast Guard District/corporate level as well as provided Foreign Disclosure Representative (FDR) training to field level personnel giving them disclosure authority over specific information to various foreign governments. ***Often act as a Domestic Disclosure Official when sharing information with State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities. Supervisor: CDR John Bitterman (757-398-6484) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
- Intelligence Research Specialist at Coast Guard
- Product Line Manager at United States Coast Guard C3CEN
- Operations Officer at United States Coast Guard CAMSLANT
- Terrorism Analyst at United Stated Coast Guard MIFC LANT
7 years, 4 months at this Job
- High school
covering terrorism and counter-terrorism issues in Africa: East, Central, Southern Africa and Lake Chad Basin; back-up analyst for North Africa and the Sahel
● Subject matter expert in all source intelligence analysis of terrorism and counter-terrorism trends in Africa. Provide in-depth analysis, advice, and guidance to senior Department of State and interagency policy-makers on trends in counterterrorism, intelligence, and foreign policy. Cover Boko Haram, ISIS-West Africa, al-Shabaab, ISIS networks throughout the region, and terrorism issues in Sudan. Issues of expertise include terrorist groups' strategic objectives, attack planning, recruitment, financing, connections with other terrorist organizations, use of technology, propaganda, and tactical expertise.
● Extensive experience drafting, coordinating, and producing finished analytic products for policymakers in the State Department, senior Cabinet-level officials throughout the government, White House officials, and the IC. Produces a body of well-sourced analysis drawn from intelligence reporting, diplomatic reporting, U.S. Government documents, open source information, academic research, think tank conferences and reports, and other sources as available.
● Provides expert oral presentations and briefings, both formal and informal, to a range of policymakers in the State Department, throughout the executive branch, in the military, and both staff and members of Congress on key intelligence questions that drive policy decisions.
● Defends analytic positions and negotiates frequently with analysts in INR and throughout the IC and interagency in order to inform and drive policy decisions.
● In addition to regular duties, serves on INR's President's Daily Briefing (PDB) team. Provides tradecraft guidance INR analysts and supervisors, gives PDB feedback to authors, and trains analysts on INR's best practices and guidelines on PDB participation. Recognized expert and mentor within INR.
● Completed Joint Duty Assignment with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, President's Daily Briefing Staff from November 2015 to February 2017. Represented INR, the Department of Treasury, and the National Counter Terrorism Center on the PDB staff. Provided guidance to INR analysts and managers to solve issues related to the PDB, including analytic disagreements, process breakdowns, and problems gaining access to necessary intelligence.
- Senior Intelligence Research Specialist at U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
- Intelligence Analyst at U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Jesuit Volunteer Corps at Family Support Network
- Associate, Equities Electronic Client Services at Lehman Brothers, Inc
6 years, 10 months at this Job
- M.A. degree, international relations - Strategic Studies and International Economics
- B.A., cum laude - Public Policy Studies
Provided background and biographical information on individuals.
● Provided business intelligence research supporting the competitive intelligence and business development teams and marketing teams.
● Provided research on public and private companies using Hoovers, Capital IQ, Lexis Advance, Dun & Bradstreet, Bloomberg Law, and Westlaw.
● Provided patent prosecution information using Monitor Suite, Thomson Innovation, PatSnap, and Lex Machina.
- Competitive & Business Intelligence Research Specialist at Quarles & Brady LLP
- Competitive & Business Intelligence Research Specialist at Special Counsel (on assignment at Quarles & Brady)
- Global Relationship System Support Analyst at Grant Thornton International Ltd
- Conflicts Analyst at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
1 year, 2 months at this Job
- Master of Library & Information Science - Library & Information Science
- Researched, analyzed, screened and interpreted criminal intelligence information on drug trafficking organizations involving Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and law enforcement intelligence. Aggregated, produced and delivered tactical intelligence report assignments created for DEA clients - Conducts database checks to supplement criminal investigations utilizing DOJ Analysis Tools. - Prepares draft Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs). - Accessed and analyzed data sets and data fields using the National Crime Computer (NCIC), CLEAR FINCEN, TRAC, TECS, PAROLE LEADS, LINX, and JDIC. Carefully crafted customer-defined templates used to compose time-sensitive information packages delivered to DEA clients.
- Intelligence Research Specialist at MVM Inc
- Counterintelligence Screener at INFORMATION MANAGEMENT GROUP
- Senior Acquisition Specialist at QUANTECH SERVICES INC
- Next Generation Criminal Intelligence Analyst at BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON AND ASSOCIATES
8 months at this Job
- - General Studies
Researching individuals and businesses associated with nefarious activity. These investigations include, but not limited to: Counter-Terrorism, Counter-Intelligence, Immigration Fraud, Human Trafficking, Document Fraud and other National Security cases. Liaison with agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) and managing various nationwide targeting programs. Work performed usually supports civil, criminal and counter-terrorism investigations and other special projects based on current intelligence needs. Past collateral duties: COMSEC, INFOSEC and liaison with the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF).
- Intelligence Research Specialist at Homeland Security Investigations
- Program Manager at Customs and Border Protection
- CBP Officer at Customs and Border Protection - Bermuda
- Immigration Inspector at US Immigration and Naturalization Service
6 years, 3 months at this Job
- Certificate - Law Enforcement
- Diploma - Data Processing
Supervisor: LCDR Ryan Devlin, 757-462-7778 or 703-350-2563, May be contacted
*One year break in this job due to one year JDA rotation with the FBI St. Louis Division.
• All Source Intelligence delivering maritime based products providing decision advantage to the USCG Commandant (COMDT), his staff, and other USCG INTEL components by delivering objective, relevant, timely, accurate, and usable INTEL products.
• Produce tailored maritime analysis to USCG field units providing formal/informal written or verbal INTEL products on illegal maritime migration, smuggling and human trafficking trends and indicators in the Caribbean.
• Daily collaboration with national and international NIC partners. Key Accomplishments:
• Formal briefs include: Joint brief to USCG senior leadership and Luis CdeBaca, DOS Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons on HT; National Security Council on Haitian migration trends; DOS Judith Cefkin's staff on maritime criminal activity in the South Pacific.
• Liaison duties include: USCG primary DHS Blue Campaign steering Committee (BCSC) officer representing the USCG during BC events on Capitol Hill for congressional staffers; primary USCG liaison to the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center (HSTC).
• Published intelligence includes: An article in the November 2012 edition of "On the Horizon, " an internal newsletter for Coast Guard Intelligence (CGI); articles receiving cabinet level attention via Homeland Intelligence Today (HIT) a daily product briefed to the DHS Secretary; first-ever maritime HT indicators list, designed to cue maritime collection efforts detecting forced labor aboard commercial fishing boats. This product had immediate impact in the field, used by boarding teams to identify HT aboard vessels.
- Intelligence Research Specialist at USCG
- Intelligence Analyst (IA) at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
- Assistant US Attorney at United States Department of Justice
- Chief Intelligence Specialist at USCG
4 years, 11 months at this Job
- Bachelors of Intelligence Studies - Intelligence Studies
Counter Drug Program, Baltimore Maryland * Researches, obtains and interprets information and data from automated and manual internal and external resources, (e. g National Crime Information Center, criminal history files, U.S. Postal Inspector, Motor Vehicle Administration, TARGUS, business license offices, utility companies, credit bureaus, etc.), to aid in the collection of intelligence information for criminal investigative purposes. * Disseminates acquired intelligence information in response to requests from various agencies in order to aid with criminal investigations * Maintains security of criminal record and criminal intelligence information for the purpose of complying with federal and state laws concerning access to and dissemination of criminal information. * Contacts or consults with various agencies to obtain intelligence information or gain referrals for research to fulfill requests * Receives and prioritizes requests for research assistance, and determines what type of assistance is needed in order to initiate the collection of intelligence information and ensure information is obtained in a timely manner * Establishes, maintains and updates intelligence databases and files (e.g., security control card, undercover vehicle and officer, concealed weapons permits, informant, etc.) to ensure the accuracy, security and proper dissemination of highly sensitive intelligence information * Interprets computerized information and reports to requestors to provide assistance in understanding the information and data obtained * Exchanges research information with intelligence analysts/officers at various agencies to obtain updated information for investigative purposes. Interacts or consults with case officers or other analysts to extract all pertinent information or clarify information to provide a thorough research product * Initializes and interprets off-line searches to aid in the collection of intelligence information for criminal investigative purposes * Determines authorization of requestor to receive intelligence information * Initializes and interprets off-line searches to aid in the collection of intelligence information for criminal investigative purposes
- Intelligence Research Specialist at Maryland Army National Guard
- Criminal Intelligence Analyst at Maryland Army National Guard
13 years, 2 months at this Job
- Masters - Management
- Bachelor - Human Resources Management
Responsible for ensuring the success of ICE program established to identify and mitigate threats to national security. Created, executed, and managed projects in support of program objectives. Gathered, analyzed, correlated, and evaluated information from a variety of resources including social media, law enforcement, public records, and intelligence databases. Maintained detailed records of data pertaining to special interest subjects and groups. Researched and studied activities relating to international human trafficking, illegal immigration, and terrorism, as well as other national security threats. Evaluated records to identify relationships between criminal groups and members; created link charts and established profiles of persons, activities, and events. Prepared comprehensive written reports, presentations, briefings, maps, and charts. Created, maintained, and updated spreadsheets, databases, and files for quality control of program operations and for tracking projects. Established valuable relationships with stakeholders and consumers and led collaboration efforts.
- Intelligence Research Specialist (O132/GS-14) at IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)
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- Office Manager at NORTHRUP GRUMMAN
- Executive Assistant at IZ Technologies
10 months at this Job
- DHS - Forensic Psychology and Intelligence Studies
- Bachelor of Science degree - Criminal Justice Administration