More than 20 years of marketing and management experience in commercial and industrial manufacturing. Former President of Astromec, Inc. (Carson City, NV) and former Director of Marketing and Planning for Emerson Electric (St. Louis, MO). Former Director of Engineering for A.O. Smith Fractional Horsepower Motor Division (St. Louis, MO). One of the founding members of the Carson City Manufacturers forum. Experience in new Product Development, cost effective technical design, and Lean Process implementation. Special expertise in electrical design, manufacturing flow, cost management, engineering management, and technical product marketing. Currently a Project Manager for Nevada Industry Excellence, the industrial outreach for the Nevada System of Higher Education.