Began his career working for USAA where he held various duties on the operations side of the organization. Promoting within the ranks he then migrated to the Business Services team where he developed online services to deploy to their members worldwide. He then shifted toward a career in the education industry where he directed all technology operations as Technology Director successfully supporting both Apple and Windows computers on private - public networks, and managed the technology office personnel. Aric joined the San Antonio Police Department in 2004. At SAPD he is a subject matter expert in many fields and is involved with standing up the Fusion Center Intelligence data sharing initiative. He developed strategies to share law enforcement data that is accessible to other departmental agencies within the Fusion concept. He is experienced with web applications, databases, reporting, analytics, and project management. Aric has been a vital player to the success of the Fusion Center’s – cyber security and intelligence products serving as their Special Projects Manager. Aric holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in Information Systems with an emphasis in Infrastructure Assurance and Security as well as a Master’s degree in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership from the University of San Diego. Over his career he has obtained different certifications as the job demand has shifted. When Aric is not at work, he is developing code projects, working around the house, and spending time with his family.