Dick is a Quality Management Systems consultant, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, and Quality Management Systems Trainer. He develops electronic interactive ISO 9001 / 14001 / 16949 procedural documentation systems, and consults/assists corporations in the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award arena. Dick previously served as Director of Quality Assurance and Configuration Management (Hardware, Software, Firmware, and Courseware) for CAE-Link Corporation; a 6000-employee aircraft simulator manufacturer, developing and administering company quality systems on over 100 government contracts. Dick previously served 26 years with the United States Air Force, both as a Command Pilot and Logistician. He designed specifications for, procured and supervised the first USAF Aircraft Maintenance Management Information System, and has hands-on Executive Management experience as Deputy Chief of Staff – Logistics, in the administration and operation of large logistical operations (vehicle, aircraft maintenance, procurement, contracts, supply line engineering, civil engineering, transportation, and finance): responsible for logistics operations at 15 national and international locations ($4.5B assets and 38,000 personnel)
Commercial: Telecommunications Manufacturing (fiber optics, circuit boards, components, etc.), Cellular and Hard-wired Telecom Operations, Metals Manufacturing/Heat Treating/Fabrication, Fiberglass Manufacturing/Fabrication, Computer Hardware and Firmware Manufacture, Software Development/Configuration Control, Wholesale/Retail Distribution, Bulk/DCS Transportation, Microbial Waste Stream Elimination, Water Remediation and Filtration, Polymer and Rubber Recycling, Vehicle Component Manufacturing, Flow Iron Fabrication/Repair, and Oil Well Piping.
Military: Combat Aircraft, Missile, and Battlefield Vehicle Manufacture and Maintenance, Fuels, Avionics, Engines (Jet, Reciprocating and Automotive), Pneudraulics, Air Conditioning, Electrical Systems, Flight Controls, Flight Test (Administrative and Pilot), Simulator Manufacturer and Software Development, Conventional and Nuclear Weapons, Flight Defense Systems, and Training Curriculums.