Luke brings a wealth of experience and dedication to his role, boasting an illustrious 25-year career in the military. Throughout his journey, he has demonstrated exemplary leadership across various levels of command, ranging from the tactical unit level to headquarters staff at the Pentagon. His extensive operational expertise has taken him on deployments to numerous global theaters in support of United States Special Operations Command taskings, including several combat missions.
Luke’s leadership shines in diverse scenarios. He has adeptly guided small, agile teams through complex and demanding problem sets, while also demonstrating his ability to orchestrate larger operations encompassing up to 500-600 personnel. His skill set extends to strategic requirement development, meticulous planning, innovative problem-solving, and the advancement of cutting-edge technology capabilities for the Department of Defense.
Moreover, Luke boasts a versatile portfolio of skills, including event coordination and leadership, crafting and delivering executive-level communications, spearheading both operational and strategic planning efforts, managing multimillion-dollar budgets, driving organizational change and restructuring, program management, and engagement in legislative affairs.
A natural problem solver, Luke’s career has been characterized by thriving in high-pressure, no-fail environments for over two decades. Now, he is poised to leverage his extensive experience and skills to make a significant impact in the non-profit sector. Whether it is strategic planning, operational best practices, problem-solving, or leading through change, Luke is well-equipped to contribute to your organization’s success.
Luke’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, a Master of Business Administration, and a Master of Arts in Defense and Strategic Studies. Beyond his professional pursuits, he cherishes his free time, relishing outdoor adventures, exploring new destinations through travel, and creating memories with his family. Luke is the proud parent of two college-age children.