Dr. Junior is a DoD certified acquisition professional (Contracting Officer and Program Manager), a Project Management Professional (PMP), and an industry certified systems engineer/systems programmer. He’s earned professional and graduate certifications from Howard University’s School of Business, Executive Coaching Program, Hampton University’s Executive Leadership Development Program, Georgetown University’s Government Affairs Institute, Seminar for Executives on Legislative Operations, and the African American Board Leadership Institute’s Board Leadership Seminar. Dr. Junior served on the Board of Trustees for Martin University, Indianapolis, IN, and is currently on the advisory board for Howard University’s School of Business, Executive Education Program. He is a member of the National Black MBA Association. Dr. Junior is an adjunct instructor at Howard University’s Executive Education program, teaching business strategy, culture, and change management. Previously, Dr. Junior was the Director of the Department of the Navy’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program Office ($45M annual budget) and the program manager for STEM education and outreach ($85M annual budget). Additionally, Dr. Junior was Deputy Director for the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Small Business Office ($500M annual budget). He was the Deputy Director for the Systems Engineering Division, and Director of Computer Security at the ONR. Dr. Junior earned his PhD in higher education administration from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. He possesses a Masters degree in Business Administration and a B.S. in Business Administration.