Current City: Sanford, ME
Chapter: Portland Maine SCORE
Personal Bio: Forty two years of Semiconductor Operations and Engineering experience retiring in 2010 as VP of Operations and Plant Manager of National Semiconductor in South Portland Maine. Experienced General Manager with expertise in high technology operations management, engineering, and technology development. Has lead organizations from facility construction, equipment installation, process development, commissioning, and ramp to full production capacity. Global manufacturing experience working with facilities in Europe, China, Japan, and Malaysia transferring product technology and implementing best practices across manufacturing sites. Has had Government contract experience as General Manager for National Semiconductors captive manufacturing at Fort Meade Maryland responsible for supplying Trusted products to the Department of Defense. Expertise: Manufacturing best practices, Engineering systems, Workforce development, Technology development and commercialization, and project management.
AAS Applied Science, Paul Smith's College, New York Business Management, Westbrook College, Maine Masters Engineering Management, University of Phoenix AeA / Stanford Executive Institute for Management of High Technology Companies,