As a Stronghold Leadership Intern, John is completing project management industry standard certifications and working alongside the Greencastle consulting team on real world projects. Prior to joining Greencastle, John served 8 years as a Nuclear Submarine Officer in the Navy completing 2 EUCOM deployments aboard the USS Toledo (SSN 769) and extensive nuclear engineering training. Most recently, John served as a Special Projects Officer at Naval Special Warfare Group Eight, responsible for complex mission planning and emergent technology integration. John is the recipient of the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy Unit Citation, Battle “E”, and multiple Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University.