Kevin joined the Economic Growth Institute in June of 2017. Kevin brings a wide range of abilities and industry experience to the team. Most recently, he was Vice President/General Manager of Douglas Electric Company. He has extensive experience in manufacturing, including application of Lean Manufacturing principles to eliminate waste, increase throughput, and create competitive advantage. He has held positions as President, General Manager, Six Sigma/Operational Excellence Champion, and Vice President of Engineering. He has experience in business turnarounds, start-ups, and independent consulting. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lowell Technological Institute, a Masters Business Administration from Bryant College, is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and a Registered Professional Engineer. Kevin is also a named inventor on 10 US patents.