Apply my business experience toward a position focused on Process Development. Management, and Sales
Willing to relocate and travel if required!
Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA (Class of 1995)
Senior Qualifying Project: Analysis and implementation of process improvements for the Patriot missile
line at Raytheon, including manufacturing cells, line balancing, and maximizing resource efficiency.
Business Owner- Business Development Specialist
Alexander Business Consulting Marlborough, MA (1/2016- pres)
Providing business development and advice to several small local businesses. Including writing business plans, generating startup capital, implementing marketing strategies, designing logos and advertising materials, explaining cash flow analysis, lead generation, sales, customer retention, accounting, collections, and more.
Presented my 3-part seminar series on Entrepreneurship at the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough MA. Students learned the basics of taking ideas and turning them into profitable businesses.
Emceed and collaborated with the First Lego League Regional Competition, hosting 36 teams of students who developed robots designed to perform strategic tasks on a playing field. I worked with the robotics instructors and teams
Presented at the BethDigital Kids Business Expo at the DCU Center in Worcester MA. 20,000 young entrepreneurs and families in attendance hear me speak about how to recognize and develop their skills to be better suited to run their own businesses.
Business Owner- Mac Tools Franchise
Doug’s Big Tool Box Marlborough, MA (2/2013-present)
Own and Operate a tool distribution business growing customer base to over 1800 clients in 5 years.
Revenues currently total over $3.5M in sales, while maintaining consistent 30+% margins, and less than 5% write-off.
Received President Club awards every year since inception, rewarding the top 5% of Mac Tools franchise owners across the globe.
Worked at several venues to organize events, promote the brand, or provide education workshops for my customers
EggRock Modular Systems Littleton, MA (6/2012- 12/2012)
Operated in a Lean Manufacturing environment to manage the introduction of new modular pre-fabricated bathroom designs from prototyping into production (NPI)
Reviewed new projects with engineering and project managers to minimize design discrepancies prior to build
Built prototypes with the goal of solving design issues, and finalizing drawings, BOMs, fixtures, and processes
Assessed and implemented cost-saving process improvements with justification and ROI (Latapoxy, Mark V, streamlining of workflow, “Beta on the fly”)
Troubleshot all process and manufacturing problems on the assembly floor
Business Owner- Construction / Remodeling
Alexander Handyman Marlborough, MA (3/2003- 2012)
Owned and operated a residential & commercial remodeling business built from the ground up
Obtained my MA Construction Supervisor’s License and my Property & Casualty Producers License
Performed small to medium remodeling projects for over 300 residential and commercial clients
Oversaw myself and up to 3 crews working on simultaneous projects
Evaluated vendors and subcontractors on budget goals and performance
Utilize project management, resource management, and problem solving skills regularly
Product Development / Optical Engineer
Schott Optovance Southbridge, MA (2/2001-10/2002)
Responsible for developing qualification test solutions for newly designed optical products including V-groove and High Density Fiber Arrays for MEMS optical switch.
Successfully transitioned multimode fiber arrays into production. Including all documentation, training, manufacturing cell setup, and continual process improvement techniques.
Senior Product Development Engineer
Fons Corp. Northboro, MA (2/2000-2/2001)
Responsible for the creation of the Optics R&D department in an effort to design all-optical DWDMs utilizing thin-film filter technology.
Successfully completed hiring, training, facilities layout, equipment evaluation, prototype design, documentation, qualification testing, and management of engineering technicians. Project was completed within cost and time budgets.
Product Development Engineer (Photonics Division)
Corning, Inc. Marlborough, MA (6/1996-2/2000)
Responsible for design and fabrication of prototype optical packaging including WDM, OAD, GFF, and Tunable Bandpass Devices.
Completed a 3-month project in Los Angeles, where I headed up a team of engineering technicians to create a working prototype for the Allegheny Fiber Optic Network
Proven as a Project Leader to transition developments from prototype to production.
Participated in updating SOPs to comply with ISO-9001 requirements.
MicroGroup Medway, MA (9/1995-6/1996)
Responsible for product integration of fabricated components for medical devices.
Designed and implemented new part numbering system for more efficient ordering.
Process Improvement Advisor (intern position)
Hartzell Manufacturing St.Paul, MN (1/1992-10/1992)
Responsible for time / motion studies for metal die cast operators
Executed Statistical Process Control methods to analyze manufacturing equipment
197m Boston Post Rd West; #266
Marlborough MA 01752