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Forensic Product Failure Engineer Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Product Failure, 3D Scanning, Analysis, Comarison to Design, Exemplars, Metallurgical, Mechanicanical Engineer, CAI Computer Aided Inspection Practitioner, Product Quality and Performance

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Forensic Product Failure Consultant, Investigator, Expert Witness Jan 1998 – Present- West Palm Beach, Florida Area
We provide the world’s most advanced product failure cause determination consulting and litigation support. Using advanced high-accuracy 3D scanning technologies. We measure objects to millionths of an inch. Then we perform comparisons & analysis to find the true cause of product failure and illustrate it in grand detail for your case.

3D Scanning, Analysis & Comparison to Design or Exemplars
Metallurgical & Mechanical Engineers
Computer Aided Inspection Practitioners (CAI) for Product Quality & Performance, as well as precision manufacturing processes.
Also leading the Forensic Expert Witness Association Florida Chapter www.forensic.org

CEO & Vice President Client Partnerships May 2008 – Present
Level 3 Inspection LLC – Stuart, FL
We help our clients make and/or buy better precision parts & products much faster, at lower cost, and with greater confidence! Who wouldn’t want these substantial benefits?
L3I brings the most accurate and comprehensive 3D measurement technology, combined with the most advanced geometric analysis & comparison systems, applied by the most proficient master practitioner professionals to provide the best dimensional quality inspection services for all manner of investment casting and precision machining clients. We are ISO9001:2008 certified to AS9100C standards, as well as ISO17025 accredited for accuracies of +/- 2 microns. We perform comprehensive analysis and produce AS9102 standard reports to meet demanding industry requirements. We won the 2010 Governor’s Business Diversification Award and the 2012 Research & Technology Award for Strategic & Solution Services! In 2014, we were selected as a Florida Company to Watch, among other several other recognition and awards.

CEO & Vice President Business Development Jun 2010 – Present
Smart Inspection Systems LLC – Stuart, FL
The world’s most accurate and comprehensive dimensional quality inspection is now also fast and automated! After years of listening intently to what our services clients wanted, we invented and patented an automated, stand-alone, shop-floor-ready White Light Scanning and Computer Aided Inspection system, called the Smart Inspection Station(TM). This configurable system can be pre-programmed by part number so non-technical operators with minimal training can achieve very advanced dimensional quality inspections quickly through automation.

Business Development Director Apr 2007 – Apr 2008
Eastern Technical Services – Florida, USA
Created and managed the dimensional inspection business division for this aftermarket industrial gas turbine parts producer. Pioneered the application of 3D scanning and Computer Aided Inspection for precision manufacturing operations.

Partner & Chief Executive Advisor Apr 2005 – Mar 2008
Personal Business Advisors, LLC – Nationwide, USA
Personal Business Advisors is a global team helps senior executives identify and select the ideal business ownership opportunity to meet their interests, capabilities, desires and dreams for revenue streams and capital appreciation, as very viable alternatives to traditional employment in this globalized economy. With our help, Baby Boomers have the opportunity to select excellent opportunities to secure business revenue streams to bridge the income-gap so many of them are facing. Our free matchmaking service provides insightful education, develops a comprehensive profile of the client’s preferences, and selects/recommends appropriate business ownership opportunities from a portfolio of tens of thousands of options, based on those preferences.

Vice President, Business Development Dec 2001 – Feb 2003
Encore Development, Inc.
Established professional relationships with the senior operations and IT management of the top 100 companies in South Florida to secure visibility into any software systems development and implementation opportunities. Secured several substantial projects with very happy and some ongoing clients.

Vice President, Business Development Apr 2000 – Oct 2001
Cenetec – Boca Raton, FL
Served as the primary public contact for the entire company, networking in professional associations and professional offices to identify and attract early stage technologies that could be rapidly commercialized for rapid valuation growth. Personally attracted and screened 1,400 applicants over a 20 month period, and negotiated/established 13 services-for-equity partnerships.

Vice President Business Development 1999 – 2000
Evolution Communications
Introduced the company’s advanced Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, and Operations Management custom software application development for enterprise solutions to regional companies in which I had identified a need for such a solution.

Founder & President 1995 – 1998
Wingship International – Earth, by waterways
I developed the enterprise and the market, plus raised investment capital to engineer and produce the world’s most efficient form of transportation, Wing-In-Surface-Effect vessels, which are a combination of marine and aerospace technologies. The worldwide market demand is still quite large, but the technical and funding challenges are also quite substantial.

Business Development Director 1987 – 1990
Litton Integrated Systems
Provided the integrated software approach to several lines of factory automation hardware components for a higher level solution to factory modernization needs.

National Sales Manager 1984 – 1987
CIMCorp
Representing the largest line of industrial robots (pedestal and gantry) and cell controllers, I covered many industries and markets before identifying the aerospace market for manufacturing/processing robotics and developing it well. I became the National Sales Manager, hired 5 sales representatives across the country, focused on aerospace process robotics and manufacturing cell systems.

Business Development Manager 1981 – 1983
Raychem part of Tyco Electronics and Tyco International – Dallas/Fort Worth Area
I successfully developed a market for using engineered radiation cross-linked polymeric encapsulation products to dramatically extend the life of down-hole sensors for the oil exploration and drilling industries.

PUBLICATIONS
Available on full CV

EDUCATION

University of Arizona
Bachelor of Science, Materials/Metallurgical Engineering & Economics
1974 – 1977
Graduated top of my major class.
Earned my way through school with scholarships and working in the industry. Completed this challenging curriculum in just four years vs. normal schedule of five years.
Activities and Societies: President of the Student Chapter of Professional Associations, attended several industry trade shows as officer representing these chapter members.

CERTIFICATIONS

AS9100 – ISO9001(Link)
ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board/ANAB, License 12858
January 2009 – December 2017

AAAM 44.9-2010(Link)
American Association of Advanced Metrology, License 16210
December 2015 – December 2017
Federal Firearms License
BATFE, License 1-59-085-01-6C-22735
February 2013 – March 2019

ISO/IEC 17025(Link)
ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board/ANAB, License AT-1791
May 2015 – June 2017

SOCIETIES & MEMBERSHIPS

Board of Advisors Member Ali’s Alliance
January 2014 – May 2016 (2 years 5 months) Social Services
Technology adviser and networking Ambassador for this worthy organization.
Their readily searchable and free information of nationwide resources database at http://alisalliance.org/ helps families and victims of cancer deal with the significant life change they experience.

President
Juno Beach Civic Association 1992 – 2003 (11 years)
Led this wonderful organization to “Enhance the Quality of Life in Juno Beach” providing civic and social events, including raising funds to qualify for a grant to renovate Kagan Park with professional playground equipment. A most rewarding experience with great people in a very special Town.

Town Councilman Town of Juno Beach, FL
March 2008 – Present – Juno Beach, FL
After being an active volunteer in town for nearly two decades, I am now in my 8th year as an elected official with fiduciary responsibility and policy leadership roles. I truly enjoy the opportunity and it is a privilege to serve my neighbors and professionally represent my town.

Former Board Member
South Florida Technology Alliance 2000 – 2005 (5 years)
The leadership of the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of this vibrant technology community. Our focus is to foster an exciting network of companies, academia, capital resources, and government for the immediate and future success of technology-related interests in our region.

Club President, Vice President, Secretary Toast of the Coast Toastmasters Club 1994 – 2005 (11 years) Jupiter, FL
Toastmasters is the best thing you can do for yourself as a human being. You may quote me on this.
I led a great club and gained many friends, great confidence, and some very good communications techniques. I recommend it to everyone, especially when asked how I became such a great presenter.

First male member of IT Women Member of American Mensa

HONORS & AWARDS

Governor’s Award for Entrepreneurship 2010

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