Vice President

Partner

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Office:717-324-1342

Career and Experience Highlights:

  • Vice President, Partner, TechMIS LLC
  • Accomplished engineer with significant “hands-on” experience with all aspects of spacecraft design, analysis, fabrication, assembly, integration, testing and launch site processing.
  • Self starter with a long record of standout success in the management of numerous large-scale, high-profile programs.
  • Extensive spaceflight hardware manufacturing experience and expertise.
  • Noteworthy experience in the development, assembly, testing and  integration of spacecraft solar arrays (Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer and the Hubble Space Telescope).
  • Conceived, developed, engineered and designed the solar arrays which now power the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
  • Proficient in advanced scheduling techniques, scheduling dashboards, and inter-linking of independent vendor schedules.
  • Expert in the formulation, implementation and execution of complex  workloads & work assignments using advanced WBS analyses and costing models.
  • Adept in the formulation and implementation of macros and related programming techniques.
  • Awarded NASA Public Service Medal for exceptional contributions to  the mission of NASA, Silver Snoopy Award, given by astronauts for outstanding performance ensuring flight safety/mission success, and the  Space Flight Awareness Award for exemplary teamwork.
  • Received special recognition from then NASA Administrator, Dan Goldin, for superior work on the Hubble program.
  • Design, Hardware and Integration & Test Manager, Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE),  1991-1993.
  • Lead Design, Hardware and Integration & Test Manager, HST 1st & 2nd Servicing Missions, 1993-1997.
  • Lead Engineer, HST Solar Arrays, 3rd Servicing Mission, 1996-1997.
  • Corporate Staff/Director, Engineering Services West (Swales Aerospace/support to JPL), 1997-2006.
  • Graduated with honors from Columbia University with BS (1988) and MS (1989).