Mike has provided decision support, operations research, and systems engineering services for consumer goods (Colgate Palmolive), manufacturing (John Deere), medical device (Baxter, KCI, American Medical Systems, Boston Scientific), and technology (Sprint & Motorola) sectors since 1990. He has held director-level positions in Quality, Engineering, and Process Excellence. His expertise includes Lean Six Sigma methods, predictive modeling, process optimization, and risk management within business, engineering, regulatory, and scientific domains. Mike designs workflows meeting FDA and international standards for quality systems, and he is a PMI certified Project Management Professional and an ASQ certified Reliability Engineer, Quality Manager, and Six Sigma Black Belt. He holds a Liberal Arts BA from Notre Dame and advanced degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, and Psychology from the University of Iowa.