Expert Qualifications

This Certified Consulting Meteorologist has 40+ years of professional meteorological experience. He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and a recipient of multiple Department of Commerce Gold Medals for service during the record 2004 hurricane season. The expert earned a B.S. and M.S. in Atmospheric Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He spent 8 years as the Chief Meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Columbia, MO and 24 years as the Chief Meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Melbourne, FL, where he was responsible for U.S. government marine weather forecasts and tropical cyclone and special marine warnings for the coastal waters off of central Florida.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: FL
  • B.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Certified, Consulting Meteorologist, American Meteorological Society
  • Fellow, American Meteorological Society
  • Recipient, American Meteorological Society Award for an Exceptional Specific Prediction
  • Recipient, Department of Commerce Gold Medals
  • Co-Author, 88 Publications
  • Former, Supervisory Weather Specialist, United States Air Force
  • Former, Chief Meteorologist, National Weather Service - Columbia
  • Former, Chief Meteorologist, National Weather Service - Melbourne
  • Current, Consulting Meteorologist, Independent

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