Charitable Affiliations

Significant donor to the United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church Port Orange FL, FIRST robotics competition past sponsor, Long time supporter of Make A Wish

Interest

Bicycling, exercise, gourmet food, cooking Italian food, watching Survivor, The Amazing Race, Top Chef, Chopped

Work History

Work History
Oct 2001 - Present

VP Technology Automation Control Solutions

Honeywell

Responsible for all Research and Development for 16 Billion dollar segment of Honeywell International with 5000+ engineers and scientists reporting to me. Accountable for all aspects of New Product Development.

Responsibilities

Technical and personnel Management responsibility for over 5000 engineers.

Achievements

Cycle times for New Product Development have been reduced by over 50% and the rate of New Product Introductions has tripled. Impeccable quality standards have been achieved.

Oct 1996 - Oct 2001

General Manager of Engineering

General Electric

General Manager of Locomotive Division of General Electric. Responsible for design of next generation of locomotives that were required to meet stringent emissions and energy efficiency standards.

Responsibilities

Management of 500 engineers engaged in locomotive research design and development.

Achievements

Successfully shipped prototype fleet of next generation locomotives that exceeded US government requirements on emissions while providing fuel efficiency far superior to competition.

Education

Education
Sep 1980 - May 1983

MSE

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sep 1974 - May 1978

BS

Universiy at Buffalo

Graduated in Top 10% of Class. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineering. Paid all of my educational expenses by myself.