Lean 6-Sigma

Operational Excellence

Growth Strategies

Mergers & Acquisitions

Strategic Sourcing

Acquisition Integration

Team Leadership/Facilitation

Process Improvement


GOODRICH, LLC, West Palm Beach, FL 2008 – 2016
Private Family Office

Chief Information Officer
Led technological direction of family company. Proposed and managed budgets for programs and projects, purchases and upgrades of equipment. Supervised and presided over projects of all types. Maintained strategic plan including disaster recovery. Created/audited all security procedures for Goodrich and Trust locations.

MERCURY COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC., Chelmsford, MA 2005 – 2008
Digital signal and image processing systems supplier with $250M in annual revenue.

Vice President, Technical Operations & Quality
Managed all Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering, Product Planning, Engineering Services and Operations.
Drove reduction ~ 200,000 Item Master clean up over 4 month period.
Reduced outstanding back log in 60 days by creating process flow system
Led 25 major initiatives using seven step training including cycle time reductions, yield improvement, RMA reductions.

TYCO SAFETY PRODUCTS, Westminster, MA 2001 – 2004
Positioned as world leader in safety and security products market; part of Tyco Fire and Security (division of Tyco International Ltd.), which included more than 60 brands distributed in markets across the globe.

Vice President, Operations
Overall operational management for sales, product management, business development and manufacturing including three assembly plants, 21 wholesale outlets and over $450M in revenue.
Purchased three companies valued between $20-300M within 18-month period.
Doubled sales volume and greatly expanded groups product offering during tenure.
Managed acquisitions reorganization with staff and facility reductions to be accretive in one year.
Managed integration of purchasing, finance and IT to common systems inside 16 months yielding 25% cost saving while supporting business needs.
Champion and project leader for six sigma and lean initiatives; in-house subject matter expert and facilitator.

SIMPLEX TIME RECORDER COMPANY, Westminster, MA 1996 – 2001
Privately held $1.2B company which manufactured leading brand of fire and security products and communication systems; acquired by Tyco International in 2001.

Vice President, Manufacturing Operations
Executive in charge of purchasing, manufacturing, quality control, engineering, logistics and distribution and new product introduction for Simplex.
Recruited by COO to lead restructuring and rebuilding effort of company’s 660,000 square foot manufacturing facility resulting in business successfully competing with offshore suppliers.
Managed 10% cost reduction per year over five-year period.
Designed and taught management advanced learning classes.
Implemented all new warehouse management system yielding 40% operating cost reduction.
Launched new automated smoke detector manufacturing line.

CHRYSLER CORPORATION, Auburn Hills, MI 1987 – 1996
Top three American automobile company founded in 1930’s. During 90’s Chrysler instituted company-wide rebuilding and revitalization of product design and vehicle development.

Platform Executive (1993 – 1996)
Part of small, dedicated team that spearheaded successful design and introduction of LH vehicle line (Concord, Intrepid, 300M). Innovative approach positioned Chrysler as strong competitor in car side of automobile business. Managed over $400M in capital spending over two-year period.
Executive in charge of advance manufacturing and engineering for three automotive assembly plants, which became Harvard Business School case.
Spearheaded major retooling program, including manufacturing feasibility, processing, tool design, and construction, plant installation and assembly plant commissioning and launch.

Manager, Manufacturing Engineering (1987 – 1993)
Managed all gauges and checking fixtures for stamping, sheet metal assembly and purchased parts for all Chrysler product lines.
Handled all purchasing, installation and personnel training for optical and coordinate measurement machines. (CMM).


Bachelor of Science (BS), Psychology
University of Wisconsin, Kenosha, WI
Renault School of Engineering


Three patents in automotive electrical testing and processing.


Last Resume Update August 8, 2016
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