Former Chief Designer/Ass General Manager
Oct 2004 - Dec 2020 (16 years 2 months)
Led Creative Automotive Design groups including; Exterior Design, Interior Design, UX/UI Design, CAD/Clay Modeling, Engineering, IT and Operations.
Responsible for ALL aspects of Automotive Design; Concept cars, Production cars, and commercial vehicles. Also experienced in product design/Lifestyle programs and Architectural design.
Senior Manager/Design Team Leader
Sep 1998 - Aug 2004 (5 years 11 months)
Creative Transportation Designer and Program Manager. Responsible for numerous heavy commercial truck production vehicles. Most significant is the Gen 1 Freightliner Cascadia class-8 truck
Design Team Leader-advanced design
Jul 1987 - Aug 1998 (11 years 1 month)
Creative Exterior and Interior Automotive Stylist/Designer/Manager in the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studio in Germany. Responsible for 9 show cars in 11 years; duties included Exterior and Interior design, project management, and personnel management.
Exterior Designer Internship
May 1985 - Sep 1985 (4 months)
Design Internship working in the Advanced Aerodynamics studio in Detroit