Boat Manufacturing Process Improvement Expert and Interim VP of Engineering

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As a process quality improvement leader, Jack has shepherded complex large scale transformations across multiple manufacturing settings accessing avenues that ensure profitability, manufacturability, and quality with process controls. Utilizing his strengths in Lean, quality, root cause analysis, ISO 9000:2015, project management, 5S, and design for manufacturability/product deployment planning. Jack partners effecively with technical organizations, vendors, customers, and his team to identify, evaluate, and solve issues; being pro-active in addressing problem prevention for more profitable returns. Jack is well versed in playbook strategies to link tactical imperatives with key performance indicators to align business systems with results. Continuous improvement culture, team member mentoring and empowering, plus enjoying the colloborations with whom he works with, makes Jack a desired, engaging, results oriented, and motivating leader. In addition, Jack brings finance experience, performing project justiifcation and corporate valuation through use of his registered trademark financial tool FDEA®.

• 20+ years of large open mold fiberglass experience
• Fiberglass process/quality improvements
• Robotics implementation
• 20+ years global quality & transformation leader
• Facility expansions
• New product introduction
• State of the art conveyor systems

Relevant Accomplishments

  • Established Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, and Industrial Engineering Departments plus facility expansion for a start-up facility – Yamaha Jet Boats.
  • $450k state of the art conveyor system to double production from 30,000 watercraft/year to 60,000 watercraft/year – Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation.
  • $900k state of the art conveyor system to build 16,000 watercraft/year – Mercury Marine.
  • $2.5M Robot installations: 2-chopper, 1-gelcoat, 2-hole cut – Yamaha Jet Boats
  • $1.3M – 2 large pedestal robots – Brunswick Boat Group
  • $3M facility expansion -Yamaha Jet Boats
  • $1.1M annual savings in overseas shipping container – Brunswick Boat Group
  • Manage Lead on $33M, 153,000 square foot facility move from Toronto to Matamoros, Mexico while maintaining $1M COGS/day – Johnson Controls, Inc.


    • Owner, LLC Consulting
    • Partner Capital Partners
    • Vice President of Engineering and Quality Assurance
    • Manager of New Process Technology
    • Manager of Quality Assurance and Manufacuriing Engineering
    • Senior Manufacturing Engineer
    • Maintenace Site Manager, Foundry
    • Reliability Engineer, Advanced Technology Services (ATS)
    • Set Up Maintenance Department, (Tier 1 Automotive)


    • Master’s of Business Administration – Univeristy of Tennessee
    • Bachelor’s of Industrial Engineering – Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Composite Boat Builder Certificate
    • ISO 9001:2015 Internal Audiotr Training


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