Extensive on-premise and cloud systems, networking, and automation experience. Embraces DevSecOps and agile mindsets. Well-versed in the penetration testing lifecycle, as well as pentesting tools and methodologies. Knowledgeable on defensive security concepts including SIEM, HIDS, NIDS, and threat hunting. Maintains a Proxmox home lab cluster to research and test a wide variety of topics.


Penetration Tester
Dark Wolf Solutions
Aug. 2023 — Present

Cyber Network Analysis Tech 3
HII Mission Technologies
Feb. 2023 — Aug. 2023

Security Specialist
SHINE Systems
Feb. 2021 — Feb. 2023

IT Systems Engineer
Mar. 2020 — Feb. 2021

IT Systems Administrator
Dec. 2016 — Mar. 2020

Tier 3 IT Support Analyst
AllStaff Technical Solutions
July 2015 — Dec. 2016

Tier 1 Desktop Support Analyst
L-3 National Security Solutions
Nov. 2014 — July 2015


George Mason University
BA, Global Affairs
GPA 3.52/4.00
Graduated with Cum Laude honors


Practical Network Penetration Tester (PNPT)
Nov. 2022

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Sept. 2022

Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate
Oct. 2020 -- Oct. 2024

LPI Linux Essentials
July 2017

CompTIA Security+ ce
Jan. 2016 -- Jan. 2025

CompTIA Network+ ce
Aug. 2015 -- Jan. 2025

CompTIA A+ ce
Oct. 2014 – Jan. 2025

Personal Projects

Home Lab Guides

Proxmox VE 8: Converting a Laptop into a Bare Metal Server
In this project, we will take a look at an in-detail process of setting up a Proxmox home lab on a bare metal server.
Building a Security Lab in VirtualBox
In this project, we we will take a look at an in-detail process of setting up an entry-level cybersecurity lab using VirtualBox

Security and Research Lab

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  • Cloud Providers (AWS | Azure)
  • DevOps Tools (Ansible | Terraform)
  • Enterprise Services (Database | DNS | SMTP | Web)
  • Hypervisors (ESXi | Proxmox | VirtualBox)
  • Identity Providers (Active Directory | Entra AD)
  • Single Sign-On Configuration (SAML | SCIM | OAuth | OpenID)


  • IP Masking (Proxies | Tor | VPN)
  • Network Engineering (Routing | Switching | VLANs)
  • Protocol Analysis (Wireshark | Zeek)

Operating Systems

  • Server Operating Systems (BSD | Linux | Windows)
  • Desktop Operating Systems (Linux | Mac OS | Windows)


  • Scripting Languages (Bash | PowerShell | Python)


  • Endpoint Monitoring (Carbon Black | Osquery | Wazuh)
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Firewalls (pfSense | ModSecurity)
  • Incident Response and Remediation
  • Intrusion Detection Systems (Suricata)
  • Security Assessment Tools (Burp Suite | Kali Linux | Metasploit | Nmap | Nessus)
  • SIEM (Wazuh | Elastic Stack)
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