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Multi-disciplined innovative professional with the ability to execute executive level goals thru coordination of mid-level management, engineering, marketing, finance & sales departments to support corporate vision and goals. Key qualifications include: •Effective planning & implementation •Cost reduction & profit maximization •Establishing strategic value-add relationships •Re-engineering & continuous improvement •Extensive client relationship development •Capital investment planning •Best practices engineering & manufacturing •Cradle to grave project facilitation •Training program development •Sustainable lean practices •Critical path management •System level operations management •Innovation & creative solutions •Team building & empowerment

Work experience

Jul 2008Jan 2009

Engineering Manager

Meritech, LLC
•Inventor of hand drying system using the Coanda Effect (Provisional & PCT filed) •Development of automated surgical pre-op scrub system •Strategic analysis of business position & target markets based on competitors, environment & technology •Integration of RFID electronics & software for monitoring and compliance •Effective use of industrial technologies, ongoing process improvements & cost reductions •Responsible for coordination of patent procedures, & filings for US and international applications •Responsible for compliance of: FDA, UL, NSF, UPC, RoHS •Reason for leaving: Layoff
Jul 2007Jul 2008

Project Manager

SCS Interactive
•Technical management & custom design of 10k-$4M manufacturing & installation projects •Developed $6million sales pipeline and produced 84k in sales in first three months of B2B sales position •Discovered and negotiated $25Million supply chain & service agreement •Head of custom play structure product development team •50+ Site plans, designs & contract negotiation for private & municipal park construction projects •Critical path management & ability to establish effective cross-functional teams •Reason for leaving: Layoff
Jun 2004Jul 2007

New Product Engineer

Oerlikon Optics
•Successfully implemented operational system to decrease optical prototype lead time from 58 days to 10 •>99% of all prototypes were delivered on spec in < 10 days •Capital investment & equipment specification for class 10,000 and class 1,000 clean rooms •Manufacturing management ensuring GMPs and best practices •Main interface between prototype facility and high volume optical production facilities •Lead cradle to grave production planning & transfer from domestic facility to international production •Established extremely effective communication channels between domestic and Chinese production facilities •Production & planning forecasts were consistently within 5% of actual order demand •Continual communication and technical knowledge transfer to international production facilities •Work process optimization & GMP implementation, Kaizen, 5S •Responsible for compliance of: ISO 9000 / 9001 / 14001, Six sigma •Reason for leaving: Layoff Pending
Feb 2000Mar 2002

Applications Engineer

ADC Telecom
•Responsible for equipment, supplier and resource coordination of up to 20 concurrent projects •Management of engineering & technical personnel as well as process / field personnel •Developed training program and established SME classification for team of >45 co-workers •100+ Specifications, SOW & installation supervision for Telecom office equipment integration •Reason for leaving: Layoff
Feb 1999Feb 2000

Mechanical Engineer

•Co-Inventor of Flexible Substrate Thin Film Processing Cassette (US 6,258,408 B1) •Engineering & design of PV, Solar & thin film systems •NSF Project: Sublimation / condensation vacuum chamber •NREL Project: < 15 weeks from concept to delivery of Copper Indium Selinization (CIS) chamber •NREL Project: Innovative MOCVD system •Thin film production units: PECVD, Hot Wire, Evap & Sputtering •Reason for leaving: New Opportunity





Regis University
Graduated with honors


Colorado State University