Principal Statistician and Chief Consultant (Accounting & Analytics)
The Vanguardian Group Inc. | Tennessee Valley Region, TN
Available for projects on a contract basis that are congruous with current and ongoing research at Vanderbilt University.
Divisional Statistician (Manufacturing)
AO Smith | Ashland City, TN
Served in the role of a shared resource for the global water products division. Experience included extensive warranty analyses, reliability forecasting, design of experiment consulting, training program effectiveness evaluation, and product engineering. Role included performing acquisition of data (SAS SQL, ODBC, ACCESS, etc.), converting it into useful information, and providing it to the company’s decision-makers (transcending many disciplines) in a manner that was understandable.
Systems Administrator – Sr. Engineering Statistician (Aerospace and Defense)
Computer Science Corporation | Stennis Space Center, MS
Performed data analysis for missile grade air using statistical methods including Measurement Analyses, SPC, and Capability Analysis. Modeled rocket engine project time management using statistical techniques: Bootstrap, ANOVA, Linear Regression, and Monte Carlo Simulation. Technical lead in support of system-level Risk and Reliability efforts including the functional risk evaluation, methodology enhancements, and system dynamics.
Systems Analyst – Statistician (Aerospace and Defense)
Honeywell -Defense and Space Electronic Systems | Clearwater, FL
Senior analyst for Honeywell DSES for Statistical Analysis for the Air Force ICBM guidance program and Space Shuttle Controls. Incorporated Six Sigma philosophy to establish design criteria, reliability predictions, and quality assurance.
Sr. Engineering Statistician (Aerospace and Defense)
United Space Alliance | Kennedy Space Center, FL
Performed statistical analysis critical to the return-to-flight effort for the Space Shuttle program in support of the CAIB (Columbia Accident Investigation Board). Statistical techniques/analysis used while working at Kennedy Space Center included Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Advanced Statistical Modeling, and Technical Documentation. Collateral duties included support of corporate HR in meeting federal guidelines and laws.
Engineering Statistician (Aerospace and Defense)
Pratt & Whitney Space Propulsion | West Palm Beach, FL
Costs benefit analysis, engineering reliability, statistical-mathematical modeling, quality control, regression analysis, design of experiments, probabilistic risk assessment. Completed rocket fundamentals in-house course and supported various space shuttle and unmanned space programs including RL10, COBRA, and SSME.
Adjunct Instructor (Academia)
Indian River Community College | Okeechobee, FL
Instructor at local community college for introductory statistics. Responsibilities included grading criteria, project and assignment planning, creating examinations, and all grading decisions.
Quality Consultant (Manufacturing)
Elk Roofing | Tuscaloosa, AL
Trained operators and supervisors in Statistical Process Control practices to use in manufacturing environment. Additional work included writing the plant wide quality manual based on ISO standards while in graduate school.
Environmental Analyst (Energy and Utilities)
Summer 2000 Contract Work
Southern Company | Birmingham, AL
Make decisions based on statistical calculations dealing with emissions issues. Performed quality checks on reports filed with EPA emissions for all of Southern Company owned power producing facilities. Performed statistical analysis in support of EPA lawsuit.
Petty Officer 2nd Class (Military)
US Navy | State: VA
Worked in engineering department within the electrical division performing wide range of shipboard maintenance. Served at every position on the ship’s damage control team including Team Leader. Qualified as Chief Electrical Watch for Nimitz class aircraft carrier. Certified as Quality Control Inspector for installation of shipboard electrical systems.
Doctorate, PhD Candidate (Research Only – Course Work Complete)
Vanderbilt University | Nashville, TN
Systems Engineering: Reliability Engineering & Risk Management
University Of Alabama | Tuscaloosa, AL
M.S. Applied Statistics
University Of West Alabama | Livingston, AL
B.S. Mathematics and Computer Information System
CERTIFICATIONS, AFFILIATIONS AND SKILLS
American Society for Quality: Senior Professional Member
Middle Tennessee Section Board Member – Membership Chair
Councilor Reliability Division: Region 11
(Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia)
Certified Quality Engineer and Certified Reliability Engineer
American Statistical Association: Professional Member
Six Sigma: DFSS Greenbelt
Software: Access, Bondware, Excel, Mathematica, MathCAD, Minitab, R, Saphire, SAS, Splus, SQL, SEQUEL Viewpoint, Weibull+, Vensim, Zotero
Methods and Techniques:
Advanced Reliability Analysis, Bayesian Techniques, Experimental Design, Discrete Event Simulation, Fault Tree Analysis, Hypothesis Testing, Mathematical Optimization, Parameter Estimation & Uncertainty Analysis, Queuing Theory & Applications, Modern Regression Procedures, Spatial Interpolation, Statistical Process Control, System Dynamics Modeling, Supply Chain Analytics, Surrogate Modeling, and Time Series Modeling & Forecasting
- CRM Analysis including Applied Business Intelligence, Call Center Modeling, Sales and Marketing Forecasts, Warranty Analytics and Accrual Forecasting
- Expertise in Systems and Compenent Level Product Reliability Analysis
- Comprehensive Quality Management Systems Knowledge
- Technical Training for Content Development, Teaching, and Evaluation
- Experienced in Technical Proposal, Planning, Implementation and Monitoring
“Using A Holistic Approach To Accurately Forecast Warranty Accruals”; Warranty Chain Management Conference (WCM) 2011.
“Augmenting Standard Forecasting Methods by Leveraging Warranty Data to Inform Call Center Staffing Models”; International Applied Reliability Symposium (ARS) 2010.
“Estimating Failure Probability – Exploring Methods”; Joint Statistical Meeting 2006.
“Reliability Concepts Applications to the Space Shuttle Problem”, WSEAS, Issue 10, Volume 4, October, 2005.
“A Simulation Method for Probabilistic Risk Assessment”; Advanced Simulation Technology Conference, 2004.
“A New Technique for Calculating Overall Endstate Probabilities for a Multiple Event Tree Probabilistic Risk Assessment” ; Journal of System Safety (Q2, 2003).