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Work History

Work History
Dec 2009 - Present

Faculty

Rasmussen College

Teaching all math classes (geometry, algebra, statistics) required by all majors.

  • Author course materials to facilitate learning by students of all levels and performance requirements.
  • Provide extra sessions to ensure understanding by those students with limited college experience.
  • Designated subject matter expert on math curriculum development for Romeoville campus.
Jul 2006 - Sep 2009

Product Manager

Robert Bosch

Robert bosch LLC/Purolator Filters

Filtration Product Manager (2008 - 2009)

Managed all aspects of dry filter portfolios to maximize vehicle coverage (99+%) and profit potential.

  • Developed pricing model to set customer price at SKU level to extract maximum profit margin and manage cost with minimum target margin of 30%.
  • Reduced product-to-market timetable from over 180 days to average 105 days by leading team of six to overhaul, test, and standardize new product introduction processes.
  • Created and implemented demand forecast model by applying regression concepts for lean and responsive inventory control which led to estimated savings of over $600,000.
  • Launched re-branding of cabin filters to promote exclusive features and consumer education.
  • Completed two-year internal training program on process waste elimination.

Commercial Management Trainee - North America Aftermarket Division (2006 - 2008)

Performed cross-functional rotational assignments to develop a strong Bosch automotive business background and to apply project management techniques.

Aug 2005 - May 2006

Consultant

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Provided practical solutions to such real-world challenges as cost of capital calculation for credit unions and strategic pricing of commodity goods for a food conglomerate in both leadership and supporting roles.

Jan 1998 - Jul 2004

Senior Software Engineer

Wolfram Research

Decreased customer calls by 27% and increased sales by 9% in Japan by completing a project to create new communication channels with users to streamline and nurture vendor-client dialogue.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Toastmasters

Working towards Competent Communicator award.

Crystal Reports

Microsoft Office through 2010

Certifications

Certifications
Dec 2009 - Present

Six Sigma Green Belt

Chicago Deming Association