9503 Powhatan APT 102, San Antonio TX 78230 · 210-232-8699
Ready to use my Civil Engineering education, EIT License, Army Engineering experience and previous practice in Stormwater and Water Resources projects to provide professional engineering advice and consultation on Water Resources/Stormwater projects in San Antonio Texas.
Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering, valparaiso Univ.
Magnum Cum Laude – 160 hours, Minor in Mathematics. ABET Accredited
MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, Univ. of Texas at San Antonio
3.90 GPA – completed 60 hours in 2 years while working full time.
July 2008 – August 2012
1st Lieutenant, us Army 7th Engineer Battalion
Commanded 45 Soldiers in Afghanistan in building Infrastructure (transportation, electrical, water) improvement projects and led other repairs. Also constructed a US Forward Operating Base. Personally, designed and resourced projects.
Held Secret Clearance, awarded Bronze Star & responsible for over $20M of Equipment
February 2007 – June 2008
Sr. Engineering Associate, City of san antonio Public works dept
Was responsible for project analysis of the 2008 Stormwater bond issue ($500M) for the City of San Antonio. Performed environmental risk reviews as the FEMA local governing authority for Bexar County. Coordinated with the Army Corps of Engineers for floodplain management including CLOMRs and LOMRs.
January 2005 – January 2007
Graduate Engineer II, AECOM
Provided Civil engineering design, cost estimates, and project management for Government and Private sector projects. Worked with US Army Corps of Engineers on DFIRM in Bexar County and FEMA/USACE projects related to Hurricane Katrina
August 2017 – October 2018
Personal Financial Counselor, Zeiders Enterprises
Provided Personal Financial Counseling for DoD Service Members. Fully trained and experienced with DoD personnel rules and regulations.
August 2012 – August 2017
President, Kusch Financial Group
Managed over $50M of client assets. Directly hired & oversaw six employees. Managed marketing strategy, benefits, and strategic company operations. Directly responsible for all financial reporting and was the liaison between clients, vendors, legal counsel, tax professional, and regulatory authorities.
Skills & Certifications
Engineer in Training (EIT) – Texas
President – Colonies Village Condominium HOA – 2016-201
Founder & President – Engineers Without Borders – Valparaiso University
Journal of Values Based Leadership – 2011, Vol IV, Issue 2
“Employing the Seven Army Values to Win Hearts and Minds”