Position: 
Adjunct Faculty
Department: 
Credentials: 
  • 1984, M.S. (Industrial Technology), Purdue University
  • 1980, B.S. (Management), University of Illinois
  • 1976, A.A.S. (Manufacturing Technology), Illinois Central College
  • 1968, Four-Year Machinist Apprentice Graduate, Caterpillar Inc.

Key Experiences:

  • Retired Caterpillar Inc. Division Manager with 40 years of work experience which included global, managerial responsibilities for product design, manufacturing engineering, quality engineering, six sigma, lean, factory operations, sales & operations planning, human resources, training, and management development.
  • 30 years of teaching experience as an adjunct professor for a wide variety of technical and professional courses.
  • Active Board Member for the ASQ Fox Valley Section 1208, the SME Chicago Chapter 5, and the APICS Fox River Chapter.
  • SME International Certification Oversight and Appeals Committee Chair
  • ASQ Healthcare Division Certification Task Group Leader.

Awards and Certifications:

  • Master Certification Instructor
  • Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE)
  • Lifetime SME Member (LSME)
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
  • Certified Manager of Quality (CMQ)
  • Lean Six Sigma Champion
  • Certified Supply Chain Management
  • Certified Operations Management Professional
  • Olivet Nazarene University Excellence in Teaching Award 2000