|Years: 2006 to Present
||Responsibilities: He formed this engineering firm to provide engineering and consulting services to the foodservice industry and its first-tier supply chain. He also works with consumer goods manufacturers and industrial companies seeking product development or manufacturing assistance. He has a network of professional service suppliers that participate in consulting engagements when their specific technical expertise is required.
Project work is focused on product development, warranty reduction, root cause analysis, value engineering and manufacturing improvement. He provides expert witness services and also acts as interim Engineering Vice President or Director when the incumbent departs suddenly and until a suitable replacement can be found. He is trained as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt through MoreSteam University (affiliated with The Ohio State University).
|Years: 2005 to 2006
||Employer: Boston Engineering Corporation
||Title: Business Development Manager
||Responsibilities: He was responsible for managing the foodservice business at Boston Engineering, interfacing with clients, developing new business in foodservice, energy, alternative power and other areas. While there, he led the development of a smart appliance platform for a major fast food chain that was based on LonWorks communication technology. This approach was subsequently endorsed by the chain as their standard networking protocol.
|Years: 2000 to 2005
||Employer: Advanced Mechanical Technology, Inc.
||Title: Business Development and Project Manager
||Responsibilities: He was responsible for developing new business for the engineering group and for leading engineering efforts in commercial foodservice, HVAC and alternate energy. Key project areas included design of a family of heating boilers, development of a combined heat and power system for residences, and various automated cooking systems for restaurants.
|Years: 1998 to 2000
||Employer: Energy International, Inc.
||Title: Vice President and General Manager
||Department: Cleveland Division
||Responsibilities: He was responsible for the profit and loss (P&L) of the Cleveland Division of Energy International. In this role, he developed new business for the company, hired and trained staff, managed complex product development and manufacturing improvement programs, and managed the day-to-day operations of the company. Key projects included development of a test methodology for flammable vapor prevention in water heaters, high-efficiency heating equipment, commercial cooking appliances and energy systems.
|Years: 1990 to 1998
||Employer: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
||Title: Senior Consultant
||Department: Technology and Product Development
||Responsibilities: At ADL, he developed business then managed the resulting projects in commercial foodservice, natural gas technologies, appliances and HVAC equipment.
|Years: 1988 to 1990
||Employer: Premark International Food Equipment Group
||Title: Director of Engineering
||Department: Food Equipment Group
||Responsibilities: He managed a diverse group of engineers at four different locations in the country. His group was responsible for engineering design of new foodservice equipment and maintaining existing products.
|Years: 1974 to 1988
||Employer: Battelle Memorial Institute
||Title: Associate Section Manager
||Department: Energy and Thermal Technology
||Responsibilities: He was section manager of the appliance and combustion technology group. In this capacity, he was responsible for developing business in foodservice equipment, appliances, HVAC and other combustion applications.