Safety Consultant Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Safety, HSE Management Systems, Risk Management, Safety Governance, Compliance, HSE Programs, Safety Management, Risk Management, Safety Regulations, Accident Investigation, Global HSE Program Development, Workers Compensation, Injury, Cost Reduction, Behavior Based Safety, Root Cause Analysis, Lockout, Tagout, HSE, Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Accident Investigation, Cause, Analysis, Safety Compliance, Workers Compensation, Health Management, Plant Safety, Safety Engineer,

Expert No. 1103


Accomplished HSE executive with over 27 years of experience in culturally diverse multi-national operations.  Proven leadership in defining business-integrated HSE strategies, building effective management systems, and leading large matrixed organizations. Results oriented leader committed to delivering value to the business while ensuring sustainable development and HSE excellence. Proven track record in integrating HSE accountabilities, driving performance turnarounds, and assembling new organizations and reengineering existing ones.  Skilled communicator and successful in representing the organization externally.  Consistently delivers business value. 


MBA, Rockhurst Univ., Kansas City, MO (Sponsored by Honeywell for the Executive Fellows program)

BS, Industrial Safety – Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO

Health, Safety, Environment

HSE Management Systems
Workers Compensation Management
Injury and Cost Reduction Programs
Behavior-based Safety Management
Root Cause Analysis
Workers compensation program assessment
Risk assessment and reduction
Governance & Compliance
Safety Regulations & Compliance
Talent/Team Building
Global HSE Program Development

Professional Development

Missouri Certified Safety Consultant
Six Sigma Green Belt
Authorized OSHA General Industry and Construction Outreach Trainer
Adjunct Instructor - OSHA Training Institute-Kansas City, Missouri
Guest Speaker at the National Safety Congress and the U.S. DOE Safety Conference

Professional Affiliations

Honeywell Aerospace Integrity & Compliance Council

Aerospace Industries Association HSE Council, Chairman, 2004-2005, Member 1997-2007

UNICCO Company Board of Industrial Advisors (A facilities services company), 2003-2005

International Facilities Management Association, 2000 - 2007

American Society of Safety Engineers

Work Experience

A Company                       
Sr. Consultant
Consulting and technical and safety management expert witness services in the areas of Safety, Safety Program Development & Management, Risk Management, Government Safety Regulations and Compliance, Accident Investigation, Behavior Based Safety Management and Root Cause Analysis to attorneys and clients throughout the US.

Safety & Risk Management Solutions, LLC
HSE & Risk Management consulting business. Client base includes Fortune 250 global businesses and small to medium sized firms.

Honeywell Aerospace
VP Health, Safety, Environment & Facilities
Led global HSE & Facilities programs defining HSE strategy, directing HSE management system, driving continual, sustainable improvement, and delivering technical support to plants and service centers.  Led 13 direct reports and a global network of more than 200 HSE, Facilities, and Real Estate professionals.  Reported to VP, Integrated Supply Chain.

Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems
VP Health, Safety, Environment, & Facilities
Led HSE and Facilities programs for the newly formed Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems business.  Managed seven HSE and Facilities professionals.  Reported to Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain.
Honeywell Avionics & Lighting Systems (fka AlliedSignal)
VP Health, Safety, Environment, & Facilities
Directed worldwide HSE and Facilities programs.  Reported to Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain.

Honeywell Commercial Avionics Systems (fka AlliedSignal)
Director, Health, Safety, & Environment
Provided vision, leadership, and direction for the HSE and Security functions including the areas of accident prevention, environmental protection, industrial hygiene, occupational health and medical services, emergency management, loss prevention, fire protection, and construction safety. 

Honeywell Kansas City Division (fka AlliedSignal)
Supervisor, Safety and Emergency Management
Provided technical and functional direction for safety program development, accident prevention, emergency management, and workers compensation programs.  Responsibilities included staffing, budgeting, and directing a staff of 22 professional, technical and administrative personnel.

Staff Safety Engineer
Developed accident prevention plans.  Coordinated the inspection and safety program review activities performed by the DOE.

General Electric Company
Employee & Plant Safety Engineer
Performed factory safety and construction site inspections.  Developed and implemented workers compensation management program. Developed robotics safety program.  Administered OSHA and DOE accident record keeping program.