Mike is a Principal Material Consultant and Project Manager for Material & Manufacturing implementations. Mike previously worked for ATK Aerospace and Defense having worked as Operator, Inspector, QC Supervisor, Receiving Inspection Shop Supervisor, Quality Manager, Operations Group Supervisor, Implementation Manager, Business Systems Analyst as well as Senior IT Manager. Mike’s career at ATK touched all the aspects of Manufacturing from the paper system all the way to paperless manufacturing. Mike was the Project Manager for the Deltek Costpoint Implementation (across multiple different manufacturing locations) moving the entire division from numerous back office legacy systems to a shared solution with one Costpoint database. Mike’s team supported and integrated the operations team, the finance team with the IT team thus connecting the functionality of the software to the shop floor.
Mike’s best asset is his analytical skills being able to determine how best to proceed on a project to achieve the most use of the product and reduce the risk. Understanding the functionality of the software and the business needs allow a leaner implementation with greater success.
Mike is married, has two children, six grandchildren and resides in Rawlings Maryland. He is a US Navy Vietnam veteran, a Charter member of the local Volunteer Fire Department and currently serving as President. He and his wife travel extensively in their motorhome and have seen most off the USA including a 12,000 mile trip to Alaska in 2016. His life mission is Family first, community service and staying active with travel.