Matt, originally from Glenelg, MD, is a 2000 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he received a BS in History. While at the Academy, he was a three time letter winner for the Varsity Football team.
Upon graduation, Matt was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps and became an Infantry Officer. As an Infantry Officer, he served as an 81mm Mortar Platoon Commander with the 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, a Rifle Company Commander and Battalion Operations Officer with the 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, and a Combat Advisor to foreign units. Additionally, he was an Instructor for the Infantry Officers Course at The Basic School and headed the Instructor group at the Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group. During his career he deployed to Afghanistan four times, the Pacific twice, and Iraqi and the Republic of Georgia once.
Matt transitioned from the Marine Corps in March 2014 and joined Orion in August 2014 as an Officer Recruiter working with USMC, Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force Officers.
If you are an Active Duty USMC Officer located in the Northeast half of the US and would like to learn more about Orion's Career Placement Services, please contact Matt today.
USMC Officers - Southeast and South Central United States
Patrick Hennessey is originally from Western New York and graduated from Niagara University in 2010, where he received a BS in Philosophy and minored in Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Law & Jurisprudence.
Upon graduation, Patrick commissioned into the Marine Corps through the OCC program and became an Infantry Officer. As an Infantry Officer, he served as a Weapons Platoon Commander and Company Executive Officer with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines in Camp Lejeune. While with 3/2, Patrick deployed to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa as a part of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit in 2013. Additionally, he deployed to Bulgaria in 2014 as a part of the Black Sea Rotational Force 14.
Patrick transitioned from the Marine Corps in March 2015 and joined Orion International as an Officer Recruiter in April, working with transitioning Navy, Army, USMC, Coast Guard, and Air Force Officers.
If you are an Active Duty USMC Officer located in the Southeast or South Central half of the US and would like to learn more about Orion's Career Placement Services, please contact Patrick today.
Adam Harrison was commissioned through OCS after graduating from Brigham Young University in 2008. After completing Air Defense Artillery BOLC he was assigned to 5-5 Air Defense Artillery BN (Avenger/C-RAM) at Fort Lewis, WA where he served as an Avenger Platoon Leader and then C-RAM Platoon Leader.
While at 5-5 Adam's Battery won the Henry Knox Award, recognizing them as the best Artillery Battery in the Army. Following a 12 month deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Adam took an assignment at 4/2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team as the Air Defense Air Space Management Cell OIC; an O-4 billet. After being assigned to 4/2 for only a few months Adam was nominated by his branch to serve as an Aide-de-Camp at the U.S. Army Recruiting Command in Fort Knox, KY.
After spending a year as the Aide to BG Henry Huntley and getting pinned a Captain, Adam was assigned to 3/1 Infantry Brigade Combat Team as an S3 Air. Following 3/1 Adam was sent to the Captains Career Course at Fort Sill, OK, graduating in the top of his Class and winning the COL Massello Tactics Award. His follow on assignment was to 5-52 Air Defense Artillery BN (Patriot/THAAD) at Fort Bliss, TX. It was shortly after arriving at 5-52 that Adam chose to separate from active duty. Adam maintains his commission as a drilling member for the Ohio Army National Guard.
Adam came to Orion to act as a liaison with civilian companies and provide exceptional opportunities to transitioning Army, Navy, USMC, Coast Guard and Air Force Officers as they begin their next career.
If you are an Active Duty USMC Officer located in the Midwest half and would like to learn more about Orion's Career Placement Services, please contact Adam today.
Sean Crittenden was commissioned through the Penn State University NROTC in December 1999. After completing The Basic School in Quantico, Va., He attended and subsequently graduated from Naval Flight School as a Naval Flight Officer in Pensacola Fl. He was then assigned to VAQ-129 FRS in Whidbey Island Washington where he was designated as an Electronic Countermeasures Officer (ECMO), flying EA-6B Prowlers.
In 2003, Sean transferred to VMAQ-2 in MCAS Cherry Point, NC where he served as Squadron Legal Officer and Airframes Division Officer. In 2004, Sean deployed with VMAQ-2 as it became the first EA-6B Squadron to conduct combat operations from Iraqi soil. He subsequently amassed more than 429 Flight Hours during 95 combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II and 5-07. He additionally served in both Baghdad and Doha, Qatar as the resident USMC EA-6B liaison officer.
After his return from OIF in 2006, he was then assigned as the Marine Det OIC of the US Navy Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School, Coronado Ca. During this time period he served as Operations Officer, Resistance and Field Survival Department Heads. He also completed his MBA through the University of Southern California, before making the transition into the corporate world in 2010. Sean then worked in Global Asset Management for UBS from 2010-2012 as a Performance Measurement Analyst.
Sean joined Orion in 2013 and works with USMC officers as they prepare for their transition into Corporate America.
If you are an Active Duty Marine Corps Officer in the Western half of the US and would like to learn more about Orion’s Career Placement Services, please contact Sean today.