Operations/Manufacturing management professional with 12 years experience delivering impressive contributions to productivity and on-time delivery. Proven track record of coaching and motivating front line employees to reduce order lead times, improve on-time performance, and maintain a safe and productive work environment.Effectively utilizes experience and knowledge to meet business objectives.


Photography, Cycling, Sci Fi, Fantasy, Movies, Hiking, Anthropology, Technology

Work experience

Work experience
Oct 2005 - Jan 2009

Production Supervisor

Managed 29 direct reports and 11 indirect reports in a fast paced (150+ orders/day) screen print production environment. Responsible for tracking productivity, attendance, order volume, yearly performance reviews, safety training, and interviewing new hires. Accomplishments • Worked with department team to improve dept on-time delivery from 95% to 99%. • Worked with department team to reduce lead times from 8 to 5 days (35% decrease). • Resolved order and production issues to ensure customer satisfaction, meeting and exceeding company return standards. • Implemented and managed department safety program minimizing accidents and injuries. • Promoted to Operations Supervisor.
Oct 2001 - Oct 2005

Work Flow Coordinator

Managed daily order volume within screen print department. Accomplishments • Analyzed incoming orders for proper work distribution and lead times, meeting and exceeding the company’s 95% on-time order delivery standard. • Coordinated, distributed and quality checked all overflow orders going to outsource vendors. • Researched and recommended new products, machinery and tools to increase production and quality.
Oct 1996 - Oct 2001

Pre Press Supervisor

Brought on-board to resolve pre-press department production issues. Accomplishments • Involved with management task force, redesigned Press Department with new technology and work flow to help reduce labor costs and remove dept as a production bottleneck. Reduced personnel needs by 30%. • Recommended and implemented personnel changes that included production method changes, significantly reduced non-conforming product, met and exceeded company standards. • Trained employees on company safety policies. Investigated and reported all injuries, minimized accidents and injuries.
Jul 1995 - Jul 1996

Service Manager

Fat Dog Pro Bicycle Shop
Worked with owner of shop to establish store in new location. Organized repair schedule and stock ordering to achieve high customer satisfaction. Performed all aspects of Mechanic, Sales and Customer Service duties.
Jul 1994 - Jul 1995

Sales and Mechanic

Carver Cycles
Provided sales and service in fast paced retail environment. Assembled and repaired bicycles to a high customer satisfaction rate. Conducted all store operations in absence of owners.


1991 - 1993


University of Colorado at Boulder
1987 - 1990

Computer Science