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  • 2010-         Troy State University, Master of Science, Criminal Justice 
  • 2008-         Western Governor's University, Bachelor of Science, Business Management
  • 2003-         Polk Community College, Associate of Science degree, Criminal Justice
  • 1991-         Graduate of South Dade Senior High, Homestead

 Professional Experience:

  • 1995 – Employed by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office as a certified Detention Deputy
  • 1998 – Detention Deputy Inspector, Professional Standards Unit
  • 2000 – Promoted to Detention Sergeant
  • 2006 – Promoted to Detention Lieutenant
  • 2011 – Promoted to Detention Captain
  • 2015 – Promoted to Detention Major, Commander, Security Division

  Professional Certifications, Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Certified Jail Manager
  • Graduate- Florida Department of Law Enforcement Senior Leadership Program, Session 14
  • Certified Public Manager
  • Certified Jail Inspector Florida Sheriff’s Association
  • Florida Society of Certified Public Managers
  • County Jail Inspection Team

Community/Civic Affiliations:

  • Member of Kiwanis Bartow Chapter
  • Board of Directors Bartow Kiwanis