Results-oriented, process-driven Engineering Executive with demonstrated success in uncovering industry needs, devising strategic and tactical plans, and designing products with a “voice of the customer” focus which move organizations forward and contribute to enhanced revenues. Proven experience in devising and executing internal / external process improvements, forecasting industry trends and financial ROI, and maintaining a balance between company goals and customer requirements. Innate ability to guide companies in gaining a competitive edge in current and exploring markets through creativity and innovation.
Recognized as an expert in new product development, existing product customization and cost reduction, product support, engineering management, rapid / visual prototyping, design for manufacturability and design for assembly (DFM / DFA), and sustaining / value engineering. Extensive experience with plastic part design and production processes, and electronic packaging; knowledgeable in metal manufacturing and finishing processes for harsh environments. Reputation as a passionate, honest, integrity-driven, empowering team leader utilizing a holistic approach for building, leading and motivating creative development teams to design innovative products that meet demanding requirements. Held Secret and Top Secret DoD security clearances; worked on Special Access Programs.
At the end of the day, I'll always be an engineer, with a love for solving problems and creating innovative designs.