Hardworking Army veteran with leadership experience and exceptional people and communication skills. Seeks position offering opportunities for new professional and personal challenges. Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude.


11/15 – 10/16

Director Hair of the Dog

Film (Short) — One Bandit Productions Details
11/15 – 10/16

I was the producer/director.

2/16 – 2/16

Assistant Director I Got It

Film (Short) — One Bandit Productions
2/16 – 2/16
5/15 – 8/15

Director of Production Between Rock and a Hard Place

Film (Short) — Mary Meyer & Bennett Rodgers Details
5/15 – 8/15

So far I directed a 3 minute trailer which will help with funding. I'll be the director for the actual film shoot this June. I've met with both cast and crew to start preparation for pre-production.

5/15 – 6/15

Director – Promo Teaser Trailer

Commercial/Ad — Bar Sinister Films & Surly Urchin Studios Details
5/15 – 6/15

I was the creator and director for 4 teaser trailers which are helping to promote a short film written by Scott Crain of Bar Sinister Films.

3/15 – 3/15

Director of Photography (Black Magic 4K) Da Data Room

Film (Short) Details
3/15 – 3/15

I worked close with the Director, camera crew and lighting department to achieve a unique and visual look. I operated and shot the film on a Black Magic 4K camera.

2/15 – 2/15

Unit Production Manager The Rat King

Film (Short) — Surly Urchin Studios Details
2/15 – 2/15

The Rat King was apart of the Murfreesboro 54 hour film festival which went on to win 17 awards including 'Best Picture'.

11/14 – 11/14

Production Assistant The Real McDowells Pilot

Sizzle Reel — Reality/Doc (TV) — Opal Eyed Productions Details
11/14 – 11/14

- Camera Operator - Slated scenes, maintained time code and continuity - Assisted with construction and breaking down set and equipment - Grip & Gaffer

7/14 – 7/14

Director I Want You Back

Sleep Nation — Music Video Details
7/14 – 7/14

- Provided script breakdown and shooting schedule - Established set design and lighting concepts - Managed direction of principal talent


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Class of '14

Nashville Film Institute

Diploma in Film Production
Class of '04

York Technical College

Tele-production Technology


  • Bar Sinister Films
  • King Author Productions
  • Surly Urchin Studios


  • 4 Years Military experience
  • 9 month hands-on film production experience