Advanced Manufacturing Consultant
Kevin obtained a BSEE from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and holds a MBA from the University of Illinois. He is a trained Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015, and IATF 16949:2016 with OEM Requirements and Core Quality Tools. Kevin is certified as an Innovation Management Professional by the Product Development Management Association (PDMA). He is Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), Vice Chairman and former Chairman of Section 920, and is recognized as a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA). Kevin has also earned certification as an Electronics Manufacturing Services Program Manager from the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC).
His experience includes over twenty-five years in Product Design, Strategy, and Manufacturing Operations, Automated Assembly and Test, Reliability, Quality, Systems Engineering, and Program Management for the Automotive and Electronics Industries at Cummins (CMI), TRW, Ford, and Naval Avionics. He has consulted for clients in Healthcare, Education, and the Medical Device industries as well. Kevin is an expert in the application and training of Quality System Standards. He has delivered Lean/DMAIC Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Technology Development, Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) and Innovation Methodology training while certified as a CMI Master Blackbelt.