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Management Engineering

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
May 22, 2018

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Project Management, System Engineering, Probabilistic Methods,

Reliability Availability and Maintainability Management, System Performance, Trouble-Shooting and Resolution.


B.S. Chemical Engineering Lehigh University 1969

M.S. Administration of Research & Development George Washington University 1977 Certified Quality and Reliability Engineer US Army Management Eng. Training Agency Additional Formal Education:

Reliability & Maintainability Quality Assurance

Engineering Management Statistics

Decision Risk Analysis Pilot Plant Design

Data Base Design Network Based Management


Organization Location Dates Position

Heuristic Mgt Solutions Bel Air, MD 1998 – Present CEO A. & L. Shatto, Inc. Bel Air, MD 1988- 2015 President Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc. Bethesda, MD 1986-1988 Senior Associate US Army Edgewood, MD 1982-1986 R&D Manager

US Army Edgewood, MD 1972-1977 Reliability Engineer US Army Various 1969-1972 Ordnance Officer


Mr. Shatto has over 30 years experience in the application of project management techniques to first-of-a-kind projects for the US Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and many of the largest corporations in the United States. His pioneering work in reliable shelf life determination during development of new materiel was recognized in the Defense community for implementation across the board. His early career was devoted to successfully "designing in" reliability to development items in the Defense acquisition system.

When a potentially inflammatory situation arose concerning emissions from an Army nerve gas disposal facility, Mr. Shatto was selected for an intensive management team to assess the magnitude and severity of the hazard. With time of the essence, a totally defensible test and analysis program was conducted under his direction at government and commercial laboratories. Deficient systems were eliminated and improved techniques brought the project back into operation. In the 1970's, Mr. Shatto was asked to link a nationwide network of laboratories together in an Allen W Shatto, BS ChE., MSA R&D 1 of 3 A. & L. Shatto, Inc. 800-***-**** environmental data base for US Army installations. Quality control was added with embedded error discovery algorithms. Transmission induced errors were detected through echo-back check tests. Even if no inadvertent error was discovered, data values outside of historic or geographic statistical norms were flagged for technical review and confirmation. This project collected millions of environmental data records years before EPA's Superfund program.

From 1980 to 1986, Mr. Shatto was assigned as the Research and Development Manager for the

$80 million effort to advance technology for the disposal of the national stockpile of chemical warfare munitions. The combined engineering and management approach applied here resulted in an accelerated four year complete development from Concept Formulation through full-scale Production Prototype. He received official Army commendations for significant accomplishment and exceptional performance. During this assignment, Mr. Shatto appeared before President Reagan's Commission as an expert on Chemical Warfare and was recognized by the National Academy of Science for his "obvious thought that went into organizing . . . a first-rate program to find the best and least costly technologies." In 1985, he was the recipient of the 112,000 employee Army Materiel Command Outstanding Employee Award for project management.

At the conclusion of the Army Demil R&D program, Mr. Shatto accepted a position as Senior Associate with Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc. where he was the principal investigator on the DOE project to formulate and assess various management configurations to direct the $1.5 billion transportation of spent fuel from commercial nuclear power plants to government repositories. A spectrum of alternatives and hybrids were developed and issues of control, flexibility, finance, responsiveness, and institutional acceptance defined. A Kepner-Tregoe decision analysis was adapted to the specific problem. In 1988 Mr. Shatto formed A. & L. Shatto, Inc. to provide technology management to Government and industry. His company has provided program management support to the U.S. Special Operations Command and studies and technical management to the U.S. Army Chemical Research Development and Engineering Center. In the private sector, Mr. Shatto personally provided consulting services to corporate level management at Lockheed, Bectel, Combustion Engineering, and General Atomics. His company has also developed management programs for industry in Process Safety, Risk Management and Total Regulatory Compliance. Mr. Shatto led his company’s independent technology assessment for a continuous emission monitoring system which measures the actual number of pounds of solvents being released from manufacturing operations. A. & L. Shatto, Inc. also developed the U.S. Chemical Treaty Compliance budget spanning some twelve years and over $300 million in resources. Perhaps significant is that this budget was prepared from scratch in five months and was subsequently validated by the Department of Defense (in seven months). A. & L. Shatto, Inc.’s environmental permitting work has been commended by the Maryland Department of the Environment as the most complete and accurate submitted. More importantly, as related by Mr. Steven Jones, President of Monarch Manufacturing, “Every time A. & L. Shatto made a change in my operation for environmental reasons, I ended up saving money.”

In 1994, A. & L. Shatto, Inc. was ranked #371 in the Inc. Magazine 500 fastest growing privately held companies in the country. In 1995, the company was rated #5 in the fastest growing technology companies by the Greater Baltimore Technology Council. In 1998, Mr. Shatto formed Heuristic Management Solutions, Inc. to work with non-profit organizations requiring adequate financial management systems to meet their goals. Basic services include fundamental bookkeeping, payroll, and tax preparation. More advanced specialized services include securing bank financing and organizational turn-around plans and implementation. Allen W Shatto, BS ChE., MSA R&D 2 of 3 A. & L. Shatto, Inc. 800-***-**** RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS:

Availability Study of WP Dry Fill Production Line

Analysis of Phase I (ED) Testing of MCPE for Vehicles, Vans, and Shelters Analysis of Phase II (ED) Testing of MCPE for Vehicles, Van, and Shelters Reliability and Maintainability Assessment of MCPE for Vehicles, Vans, and Shelters Report of Performance Characteristics of Filter Unit, M8A3, After Environmental Storage Reliability Assessment of Engineering Design Studies, XM256 Special Reliability Assessment of Blister Agent Design Alternative, XM256 Assumptive Reliability Study of the Partichrome Biological Detector A Methodology to Evaluate Shelf Life Reliability

Data Management Program Plan for Installation Restoration Memorandum for Record, Subject: Assignment in the Office of Manufacturing Technology, HQ, DARCOM


American Defense Preparedness Association

American Management Associations

Allen W Shatto, BS ChE., MSA R&D 3 of 3 A. & L. Shatto, Inc. 800-***-****

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