ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

Ed D

 Doctorate Educational Leadership
1985 Western Michigan University


MA

 Master of Arts in Management &Supervision
1981 Central Michigan University


BSME

 Bachelor Science Mechanical Engineering
1970 Wayne State University


PE

 Registered Professional Engineer - State of Michigan 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 PRESIDENT & CEO - TEAM Resources, Inc.
 (December 1989 - Present) 

* Technical, Engineering, Administrative & Management contract services.

* Human Resources Management

* Patent Litigation

* Expert Witness - Automotive Safety & Child Restraints

CONSULTANT - General Motors Legal Staff

(February 1994 to October 1996)

Coordinate legal discovery for defense of product litigation cases  primarily related to  seating systems, recliners, occupant restraint and  body crash-worthiness. Historical development of seating and occupant  restraint systems, including expert witness, court  hearings and  depositions.

ENGINEER CONSULTANT - Automotive Tier 1 Suppliers

(January 1992 to Present)

* Value Analysis/Value Engineering of Automotive Components

* Product Cost & Warranty Reduction

* Automotive Patents Issued

PROGRAM MANAGER - GM - Delphi

 (June 1988 - December 1989)

* Engineering Project Center Management for Delphi, GMC - Seat  Systems

ENGINEERING GROUP MANAGER - Inland Fisher Guide Division - GMC

 (September 1984 - May 1988)

* Administrator of Engineering Management Systems and Product Specifications.

* Manager New Product Development.

* Chairman, General Motors, Fisher Body Reorganization Implementation Team.  

ENGINEERING GROUP MANAGER - Fisher Body Division - GMC

 (January 1971 - September 1984)

* Occupant protection and safety systems (1980-1984).
* Product Performance & Testing
* Structural analysis of automotive body systems.
* Crash-worthiness and performance validation.
* Mass and cost analysis. 

SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER - Fisher Body Division - GMC

 * Product Research and Safety Department (1964-1971).
 - Seat and restraint systems design.
 - Development of FMVSS performance criteria.
 - Child seat development.
 - Vehicle packaging and seating arrangement.
 - Body Structure development. 

SUPERVISOR & DESIGN ENGINEER - Chrysler Corp./Space Division

New Orleans, LA. (May 1962 - June 1964)

* Responsible for design & layout of thrust structure assembly  & instrumentation components for the Saturn Booster Rocket.

ENGINEER & DESIGNER - Chrysler Corp./Defense Operations

Warren, MI.(April 1956 - April 1962)

* Engineering and design of military vehicle systems and components

U.S. ARMY - Fort Hood, Texas & Seoul, South Korea

(August 1959 - April 1962) 

CIVIC & COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

* City of Sterling Heights, Michigan, 1972.
* Six years Commissioner and member of Building Board of Appeals and Housing Code. 

* Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout Rank, and Scoutmaster.

* Ferris State College - Big Rapids, Michigan
* Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board, 1985 and 1986.

* St. Clair College - Windsor, Ontario Canada Automotive Body Design Curriculum   Advisory Board, 1986.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

* Instructor at Central Michigan University - Troy Center.
 - Industrial Management Classes for Masters Program, 1986 to present.

* TEAM Academy - School of Mechanical Design
 

* Author of "The Blue King" Children's Storybook

* Author of "Precious Cargo, promote child safety"

* Author of "Don't Be A Dummy"


  

ORGANIZATIONS

* Society of Automotive Engineers and American Society of Body Engineers
 * Pi Sigma Tau National Honorary Mechanical Engineers Fraternity
 * Sigma Iota Epsilon Professional Management Fraternity


REFERENCES 

  Upon Request