is a highly decorated, disabled Vietnam veteran.
He has been a member of the Veterans Administration Commission on Rehabilitation, Chairman of the Reserve Forces Policy Board, and the Office of the Sercretary Of Defense.
Mr. O'Connell is also a member of the West Point Board of Visitors and serves as an advisor for Presidential Inaugrations.
He was President of Davis O'Connell, Inc. a service-disabled, veteran owned small business, where he focused on workforce and resource development solutions in the fields of security, intelligence, forensic intelligence, and anti-terrorism.
Previously at the Keefe Co. he
worked extensively on international relations and business developmnet issues affecting organizations based in Asia, Europe and Latin America.