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Project Engineer General Electric

Leesburg, VA
August 04, 2022

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PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVES: To obtain a sales representative/customer service position where I can implement my people skills, pay attention to detail, and become a team member quickly.


BS Mechanical Engineering - Michigan Technological University May 1982 Graduate courses in Management of Information Systems from George Washington University


The Concierge Collection Owner of Marketing/Advertising Firm 1995-2014 Provides promotional marketing and advertising material for Washington DC restaurants, museums, day spas, and other businesses. Displays are at major hotels, hospitals, visitor centers, universities within Washington DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia metropolitan area. Responsibilities sales, distribution, and financial management of firm and coordinating all graphic design & printing of brochures for clients. Attended Trade Shows and developed seminars for new startups.

Production Technology, Inc. Marketing Manager 1994-1995 Consultant for the Navy Best Manufacturing Practices. Primary contact between industry and government. Attended trade shows and coordinated marketing events to share best engineering practices.

Automation Research Systems, Ltd. Technical Marketing Manager 1994 Provided enterprise analysis of customer business functions and processes. Provided re- engineering options and recommendations. Served as technical development manager for two functional business areas, in this capacity, was responsible for ensuring that the opportunities to apply business process re-engineering software and systems integration were recognized and exploited across all of the functional and vertical business areas within ARS.

KPMG Peat Marwick Space & High Technology Consultant Washington, DC 1992-1994 Provided business and technical services to government and commercial clients. Developed marketing strategies for commercial activities and established relationships between industries and clients. Managed and controlled proposal development activities, staff, and budget requirements for implementation.


General Electric Company Test & Evaluation Systems Engineer 1990-1992 Military and Data Operations

Performed operations, testing and evaluation of complex hardware/software systems. Provided initial data analysis of control parameters and executed test software within predefined limits. Assured engineering activities meet test timeline requirements. Monitored displays to detect hardware and software states of health; ranges of equipment segments. Systems Engineer – Configuration Control Board Integrator Served as the interface to the Chief of Engineering on all compartmented program level RFC’s; engineering change request; identified technical/impacts associated with the RFC’s. Required knowledge of configuration management procedures and ability to effectively interface with customers and communicate across organizational boundaries. Engineer Topographic Laboratories Project Engineer GS13 1989-1990 U.S. Army Space Programs Laboratory Ft. Belvoir, Virginia Project Engineer for DARPA program to develop and demonstrate technologies for the design and fabrication of miniaturized, large-scale parallel processors for space-based surveillance systems. Program involved breakthrough technologies in parallel processing, image recognition and miniaturized sensors. Also represented U.S. Army Corp of Engineers on task force for consolidation of all army space assets. Central marketing contact with DOD, NASA & DARPA. Participated on test and evaluation team utilizing hardware consisting of Encore, Connection Machine and Sun workstations.

Belvoir Research, Development & Engineering Center Project Engineer GS9-GS13

Advanced Systems Concept Directorate Ft. Belvoir, Virginia 1985-1989 Key person responsible for the selection, acquisition, and implementation of computer hardware and software. Hired and directed contractors to develop specific computer applications tailored to individual work teams. Established standards for applications and training and wrote a Center wide strategic MIS plan. Directly responsible for involving the Center in Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, CAD/CAM and Ada applications.

Rosemount Incorporated Project Coordinator/Marketing Engineer 1982-1984 Process Control Products Division of Emerson Electric Burnsville, Minnesota Central contact between corporate, sales, and process control customers. Position involved extensive interpersonal and intuitive skills. Required problem definition, resolution and communication to a variety of personnel, ranging from highly technical to financially oriented individuals. Provided technical support to sales force, product demonstrations and trade shows. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Active Memberships obtained over my career; served on various committee’s & Boards. Washington DC Area Concierge Association

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member of Instrument Society of America

Member of American Association for Artificial Intelligence Member of Washington DC Space Business Roundtable, International Small Satellite Organization, Women in Aerospace

Obtained Top Secret, SCI Clearance for classified work. (not active) 1989-1992 NON PROFIT EXPERIENCE:

Integrated Family Medicine Center 2012-2013

Created marketing materials and assisted with daily scheduling of work flow for Dr. Martha Calihan in Leesburg, VA. Duties included phone support, filing patient records, scheduling, maintaining lobby area, bulletin board creations, training schedules for classes, offsite trade shows and organizing open houses. Assisted with future goals of creating an educational nonprofit wellness center. Current member of the team that coordinates and holds annual fundraiser event for the wellness center.

Hospice & Palliative Care Volunteer 2010-2015

Completed hospice care training courses with Evercare Medical Group. Volunteer for hospice assistance with Evercare Hospice & Palliative Care. Performed video life reviews of family members, performed volunteer services with families to help patient with activities, crafts, cooking, bath duties, socializing and offering comfort and support as needed. Developed creative ways to assist each family unique and personalized for their needs. Performed overnight duties when required for patients who needed 24/7 care. Volunteer within Community

*My family provides Interfaith Relief with 600-800 pounds of bread per week to assist with the needs of our community. Coordinated a team to pick up & complete delivery.

*Have taught Confirmation classes & elementary age student’s religious education.

*Girl Scout leader for over 5 years with a very active troop in Leesburg, VA.

* Raised $17,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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