Vice President of Operations
Johnny is a retired United State Army Officer with 21 years of service across a spectrum of duty assignments. His role at GK9PG is the Director of Corporate Compliance; directing programs, policies and practices to ensure that all aspects of our operations are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Johnny is Multi-lingual, speaking three languages: English, French, and Thai.
Johnny is a proud Alumni of Georgia Southern University where he completed his B.S. in Justices Studies. Prior to joining our team, Johnny spent ten years as a Lead Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton managing Department of Defense Live, Virtual and Constructive training activities both in the United States and in Europe. While with Booz Allen, Johnny was recognized for his multiple program and task management functions for business development; program financials; recruiting and personnel management. Senior executives and General Officers relied on his compliance management contributing to multiple contract reports, General Officer Steering Committees, Department of the Army Reports, and quarterly Congressional Reports.
Johnny's military career path and multiple deployments serve as his operational foundation. Johnny enlisted as an airborne infantryman in the U.S. Army prior to joining the Special Forces and serving as a communications operator (18E). Later in his career Johnny transitioned from the enlisted ranks to become a Commissioned Officer. After 21 years of service Johnny retired from the Army at the rank of Major.
Additional education, qualifications, and certifications include:
Army Security Cooperation Planners Course (State Department)
Combined Arms Service Staff School
Survival Evade Resist Escape Course (High Risk)
Special Forces Qualification Course
Special Operations Training Course/Counter Terrorism
Advanced Marksmanship/ Sniper Course