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Objective


Leverage previous marine/analytic (naval architecture) experience with recent MBA education to provide value and leadership to ambitious marine-related entity.


Experience


WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION / NEWTON DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Newton, IA

Intern

Summer 2006



* Assisted in the development and population of a financial model to evaluate redevelopment options.

* Performed primary research to assist the redevelopment board in developing a strategic plan to move forward.



BATH IRON WORKS (BIW) – A GENERAL DYNAMICS COMPANY

Bath, ME



Naval Architect – Functional Engineering

January 2001 – August 2005



* Completed an on-schedule, under-budget 15-month voluntary assignment (with promotion) as an on-site BIW Engineering Representative at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (Pascagoula, MS) for the next-generation destroyer program, which also included performing as a functional naval architect.

* Developed numerous ship concept designs for multiple business development efforts suited to customer requirements and BIW shipyard constraints.

* Transformed ship drydocking drawing analysis from a three day to one-half day effort by developing automated spreadsheet program to perform the analysis and automatically output the necessary drawing changes.

* Awarded a Department of the Navy Certificate of Achievement for participation on a successful team effort in design and integration of a critical, high-profile Navy ship alteration. Initiated and led development of modern computer simulation models that allowed for expedited analysis and for the alteration to be installed one ship earlier than projected.

* Performed as BIW technical point-of-contact for General Dynamics’ Missile Defense destroyer integration efforts. Proved that current destroyer platform under construction at BIW can integrate any missiles under consideration with minimal ship infrastructure impact and lower cost than non-BIW platforms.



Naval Architect – Advanced Technology Development

July 1999 – December 2000



* Performed as technical team lead and project manager in the successful on-time, on-budget execution of a $100k National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) project. Resulted in publication of “Ship Designer’s Handbook.”

* Completed internal Project Management Training Course, Fall 2000.


Education


HENRY B. TIPPIE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

Iowa City, IA

Master of Business Administration (with distinction), Operations Management and Finance, May 2007



* GPA: 3.81 / 4.00, GMAT: 670

* Graduate Assistantship with the Small Business Development Center through the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.

* Member: MBA Association, Graduate Financial Management Association, Graduate Marketing Association (VP Communications), Graduate Consulting and Technology Association, Tippie Leadership Association.

* Team member – Internal Tippie Case Presentation to John Rice, Vice Chairman, GE.

* Exploration China 2006: 12 day classroom and experiential learning in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Focus on Supply Chain Management and International Finance.



UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Ann Arbor, MI

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, May 1999



* Relevant analytic courses included: Ship Production Planning, Statistics-Data Analysis, Calculus II and III, Introduction to Differential Equations, Probabilistic Methods in Marine Systems.

* Member, Quarterdeck Society - Student service society for Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering.


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