Systems Engineer, Project Manager and STEM Education researcher and advocate with over eight years of experience in STEM education and innovation, software design and systems engineering. Several leadership experiences that include sitting on the national and international board of directors of two (2) organizations. An educational experience based in a comprehensive electrical engineering background has assisted with proficiencies in system architecture development, project management, engineering education, system modeling and simulation, project cost and schedule maintenance, educational assessment, and algorithm development. Advanced understanding and past implementations of the Department of Defense Architecture Framework, UML, and INCOSE systems engineer standards have led to the completion of several successful projects. A celebrated scholar in the field of STEM education and a Bill Gates Millennium Scholars Program and GEM Fellow.