Prizes, Awards, Qualifications

  • Admiral Colbert Prize for most significant strategic research in naval warfare conducted at national war colleges during year, 1987.
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff Prize for best military research essay at the national war colleges during year, 1987.
  • Department of Transportation - NSPE Federal Engineer of the Year. 1985.
  • Department of Energy National Federal Energy Award for invention of unique energy-saving designs on shallow water river craft. - 1984.
  • Three Legion of Merit medals and numerous other military medals, ribbons and decorations from the Defense Department, the Department of Transportation and the US Coast Guard.
  • Professional Engineer License (Mechanical Engineering) - State of Missouri - 1985 to present.
  • Level 100 - 400 Trained - NIMS Incident Command System.
  • ASME Congressional Fellow - 2007 - 2008

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The 5 Key Questions of Our Risk Methodology

1) What Can Go Wrong?

2) How Likely Is It?

3) What Are the Consequences?

4) How Can We Best Manage the Risk Portfolio?

5) What Is Our Best Plan B When Plan A Doesn't Work Out?