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A talented systems engineer and team leader with a record of organizational impact.

I am comfortable leading teams, large scale programs and projects that span organizations. I am innovative, engaged and decisive, able to take on a wide variety of roles and deliver impact for organizations in both short and long-term initiatives. I work best in teams of people and am always reading, learning, coaching my fellow teammates towards achieving their goals, while focusing on project and program goals.

Specialties: Industrial Robotics, Large scale system design, developing technological road maps for organizations, leading and building technically skilled, interdisciplinary teams.

Work History


Mar, 2016Present

Hardware Engineer | Cloud Infrastructure, Industrial Automation

Designing, developing and deploying systems utilizing industrial robotics, smart devices, and automation technologies to enhance data center infrastructure, deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and decommissioning. Rolling out projects in autonomous sensing, physical inventory, and next-generation initiatives. 


Jan, 2015 Mar, 2016

Controls Systems Engineer | Worldwide

The Controls Engineering Team innovates and builds automation to streamline operations, and provide innovative solutions for our fulfillment centers. Our team builds the controls systems that support inbound, outbound and product movement within Fulfillment Centers.

Edge Sweets Company

Sep, 2013Jan 2016

Lead Controls Engineer

As a member of a small engineering team I worked closely on developing new products and custom machinery. In this role I acted as the controls lead on more than a dozen custom machines and automated solutions.

Lacks Enterprises

Jun 2011Sep, 2013

Automation R&D Engineer | Advanced Technology Group

The Advanced Technology Group focused on building future state automation solutions for high volume products in the automotive industry. Through use of machine vision, robotic guidance, and optimizing system design and footprint the team increases profitability for the company and product availability to customers.

In this role I designed and developed custom vision guided robotics systems, control systems for production and prototype automation systems and vision solutions across a variety of processes.

Stanley Healthcare

Jun 2009Jun 2011

Product Development Engineer

For a small Product Development Group I focused on Product Design, Product Testing and Machine Building for both cyclical and destructive testing machines. 


Team Leadership: I have led multiple teams in remote and local locations simultaneously. Managing critical timelines while keeping morale high, and deliverables on time can be a challenge. I have been leading high pressure team projects for nearly a decade, most recently with teams as large as 15 teammates.

Control Systems Design:  AB, Siemen's, C#, AutoCAD electrical, Troubleshooting, Startup, Leading Installation Teams, Defining Success, Industrial Robotics (Fanuc, Motoman, Kuka). Machine Vision

Product Development: Design Reviews, Vendor Management, Team Management, Public Speaking, Solidworks, Pro/E


Grand Valley State University


Mechanical Engineering, B.S.E.

Emphasis on Product Design and Control Systems. 

Minor in Mathematics, Chapter President of Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

Product design and manufacturing engineers are innovators whose designs enhance people's lives. They integrate new concepts and prototypes and devise methods and systems to develop desirable products, from design and planning to production and delivery, for a globally competitive marketplace. A strong foundation in mechanical design combined with experience in embedded systems and controls systems provides engineers with the ability to lead effectively from product design through mass production.