POB 247 Pawlet, VT 05761  (802) 325-6107

Summary of work experience

Twelve years designing, building, and debugging prototype Printed Circuit Boards.  
Eight years CAD/CAM designer, Cadence Allegro, Cadence Concept, and Calay Prisma.  
Designed over 100 multi-layer PCBs, most over eight layers and larger than 10" by 10".  
Many designs utilized controlled impedance with 'fine line' geometry.  Six years as 
Project Manager for various multi-board contracts.  Complete hands-on management 
experience in all phases of multi-layer PCB construction.

Work experience

Loral, Inc.  Allegro PCB design, library management, and process design
for the AIRS project, an infared weather satalite.  Extremely dense, maximum
reliablity board designs.

Compunetics, Inc.  Head of CAD department for 3 years.  Lead CAD
designer for 5 years.  Designed over 70 PCBs (Valid Allegro 10.0, Calay Prisma
4.0), Project Manager on 12 different multi-board contracts with customers
including IBM (SP1, GF11, Vulcan, Spearhead), ATT, David Sarnoff Research
(HDTV), Magnavox, Picker Laboratories, and Federal Express.  Developed
working rapport with all employees on manufacturing line, gaining hands-on
experience in all stages of PCB construction.  Led two projects to improve
manufacturing quality on PCB line.  Worked on developing an experimental
PPG Electro-phoresis process for fine line resist.  Occasional sales work.

Consultant to IBM Research.  Designed approximately 20 different high speed
controlled impedance Printed Circuit Boards for the RP3 project, a one-off
supercomputer research platform.  Solely responsible for all CAD (Cadence
SCALD/Concept), supervised all construction of PCBs by Vendor, and managed
all engineering changes through many revisions.

Several Contracts to Washington D.C. area companies; including Hazeltine
Labs, AMF, Sperry, and Analytic Disciplines, Inc.  Prototype Engineering,
Technical writing.

Tracor, Inc.  Prototype Designer and Software Engineer.  Assembly language,
Fortran.  Secret clearance, hid submarines.


1974 - 79 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1979 - 80 State University of New York, Purchase
1980 - 81 State University of New York, Albany

Other Activities

Instructor; Tai Chi Chuan and Stress Management.
Vintage motorcycle restoration.