Areas of Expertise

CAD (SolidWorks, AutoCAD, CATIA V5) | 3D Printing | Prototyping | CNC Operation | Woodworking | 5S Implementation | Lean Manufacturing | Operations Management | Drafting


Mechanical Engineer | Wagstaff, Inc. | May 2017 – Present

  • Apply mechanical engineering techniques to design and develop aluminum casting equipment
  • Provide technical direction and support to team members throughout the design and production process
  • Support assembly personnel and troubleshoot fabrication issues as necessary
  • Create drawings for customer approval and serve as primary technical contact throughout the project

Small Business Owner | Fireless Forge, LLC | Feb 2016 – Dec 2016

  • Developed marketing, sales, and operations strategies for the growth of a small woodworking company
  • Designed and manufactured handcrafted wooden products for medieval period enthusiasts
  • Managed web presence and shared customer-facing responsibilities at fairs and markets.

Mechanical Engineer | Aircraft Cabin Systems | Jun 2015 – Feb 2016

  • Worked with management to update drafting standards and create standard operating procedures
  • Supported assembly team in troubleshooting fabrication issues and repairing shop equipment
  • Built hands-on prototypes to test mechanical functionality and EMI compatibility

Systems Installation Engineer | Panasonic Avionics Corp. | Sep 2012 – Jun 2015

  • Designed mechanical and wiring installations for commercial aircraft IFE retrofit programs
  • Engaged with customers to establish system requirements and review design progress
  • Provided on-site technical engineering support during prototype system installations

Structural Engineering Intern | Titan Aerospace Corp. | Jun 2011 – Sep 2011

  • Created detailed SolidWorks parts and assemblies for experimental solar-powered aircraft
  • Fabricated prototype components to test design theories and assembly processes
  • Led design efforts on several major aspects of the airframe and mechanical systems

Student Volunteer | OSU Solar Vehicle Team | Sep 2009 – Jun 2012

  • Participated in the design, fabrication, and operation of two highway-legal solar-powered vehicles
  • Gained hands-on experience in composites, machining, CNC operation, and solar module construction
  • Identified mechanical challenges and developed innovative solutions


University of Washington | Bothell, WA | Jun 2015

MBA - Master of Business Administration (Technology)

Oregon State University | Corvallis, OR | Jun 2012

BSME - Honors Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Portland Community College | Portland, OR | Mar 2009

AA - Associate of Arts in General Studies


3D Printing

    • Purchased Type A Machines Series 1 in 2013, and Prusa i3 MK3 in 2018
    • Active member of Thingiverse community
    • Approximately 10,000 hours printing experience

Ballroom Dancing

    • Ballroom formation team member for 2 years
    • Second place winner of intermediate latin competition at Seattle Star Ball
    • Taught beginner dance class at high school winter formal


    • Self-taught via books, online, and practice
    • Camera of choice: Canon EOS 80D
    • Interested in nature photography and macro photography