I’m a North Carolina-based scientist and technical leader with a focus in innovation processes, R&D organizational performance, and materials characterization. I have degrees in materials science and physics, but I’ve worked in a variety of technical fields, including coatings chemistry and polymer science. My 20+ years of industry experience have been spread over various parts of the building, construction, and infrastructure markets as well as the specialty chemicals/materials markets. The basis of my approach starts with measurement, then builds teams to deliver innovation to the market.

I currently lead the North American R&D organization for a business unit of AkzoNobel, a leader in the coatings industry. Previously, I led the core materials characterization facility and research & development in multiple areas for Milliken and Company.

My professional profile is available on LinkedIn. The sidebar to the left has some ways to get in touch with me.