Aviation Pilot Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Experienced Military Fighter, Commercial Pilot, Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation
Acquisition and Program Support, Mission Assurance, USAF Airpower Operations, Employment and Test Expert, Command Pilot, F-16 Flight/Test Operations, USAF Weapons School, Weapons School Instructor Pilot and Ops Director, Operational and Developmental Test Pilot, Weapons Officer, Instructor Pilot, Flight Examiner, Military and Commercial Aircraft, Unmatched familiarity with all ARC MDS Aircraft, AATC test operations, ISR platforms, Battlefield Airman, Advanced Programs, Pilot member of AT-6 program, Light Attack Aircraft (LAA) efforts


Military: Extensive Experience in Command Leadership, Flight Operations, USAF OT/DT/TD&E, Acquisition, Simulation, Seasoned Staff Officer and multiple Director level positions – all contributing to unit mission success
Civilian: Extensive work in Commercial Operations Support, Consulting and Contract Support, New Flight Operations, Aircraft Modification Support and Testing

Aviation Expert Witness May 2019 – Present
Evidence Solutions, Inc. – Nationwide
Expert for any pilot action and standard of care
Checklist Use
Takeoff, landing, and enroute
Emergency Procedure Response
Weather Considerations
Compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations
Risk Management Decisions
A pilot’s responsibility to aviate, navigate, and/or communicate

Apr 2019 – Present
Seger Aviation, LLC – Tucson, AZ
Support to Air Combat Command for Light Attack Aircraft Program – pending contract
Operations Support, HQ location standup, and software requirements development / evaluation for Elevate Test Solutions and Top Aces Corporation
FAA compliance under Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 91. 14 CFR 91.213

Commercial Operational Test Expert, Pilot & Consultant Nov 2018 – Present
Elevate Test Solutions and Top Aces Corporation – Mesa, AZ
Writing and evaluating software requirements for Top Aces Corp (thru Elevate Test Solutions) competition for the USAF Adversary Aircraft (AdAir) contract

Principal Engineer Aug 2018 – Present
Modern Technology Solutions Incorporated – Alexandria, VA
Warfighter support to the USAF for Electronic Warfare and Joint Interoperability Exercises

United States Air Force Pilot and Officer Jun 1989 – Aug 2018

Vice Commander Jul 2015 – Jul 2018
Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center
Operations Commander for Air Force Reserve Command’s stake in Combat and Mobility Air Force aircraft modernization
Executed $600M of annual National Guard Reserve Equipment Account (NGREA) programs and a
$37M annual Operations and Maintenance Budget
Lead modernization of Air Reserve Component aircraft by integrating new hardware and software on all military aircraft.

Director of Plans and Programs Mar 14 – Jul 15
United States Air Force Warfare Center
Responsible for annual plans, programs and budgeting for 20,000+ person Warfare Center

Director of Operations Oct 12 – Mar 14
Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center
Operations Group Commander directing multi-mission design series (MDS) ground and flight test

Oct 07 – Sep 12
AATC Combined Test Force – CTF
Director of most effective Combined Test Force organization in the United States Air Force

Director of Operations Sep 06 – Oct 07
USAF Weapons School 16 Weapons Squadron – WPS
Executed flawless 4,500 hour flying hour program (FHP) and trained 24 new F-16 weapons officers to lead their squadrons in combat

Chief of Integration Jun 05 – Sep 07
USAF Weapons School

Executive Officer Jun 04 – May 05
USAF Air Warfare Center – USAFWC

F-16 Division Commander 422 Oct 02 – May 04
Test and Evaluation Squadron

Chief of Weapons May 99 – May 02
23rd Fighter Squadron – Spangdahlem AB

Chief of Plans and Training Feb 98 – Feb 99
Kunsan AB – Republic of Korea

Assistant Chief of Scheduling and Training Sep 95 – Jan 98
Mountain Home AFB – ID

F-16 Student Nov 94 – Aug 95
F-16 RTU – Luke AFB, AZ

Pilot Training Student Jun 93 – Oct 94
Pilot Training and IFF– Sheppard AFB, TX

Jun 89 – Jun 93
United States Air Force Academy – Colorado Springs, CO


FAA: Commercial Pilot – Single Engine Land Active Indefinitely
FAA: Commercial Pilot – Instrument Active Indefinitely
FAA: Commercial Pilot – Instructor Active Indefinitely
FAA: Commercial Pilot – Glider Aero Tow Active Indefinitely
FINRA: Series 65 Investment Advisor CRD since 10.3.2018


United States Air Force Weapons Review, Jun 2000, classified paper


Air War College (elective: Spanish), 2013
Air Command and Staff College, 2002
Master of Aeronautical Science, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 2001
United States Air Force Weapons School, 2000
B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, 1993
Commercial Pilot Rating, FAA, 1993