Hometown: 
Beverly Hills, MI
Job Title: 
President & CEO
Company: 
Magneti Marelli North America
What are you doing today?: 

Leading a dynamic, high-tech global company producing transportation industry components and assemblies.

What personal advice would you give to high-school students considering a career in engineering?: 

Focus on fundamentals, seek out internships, establish mentors and networking opportunities in various industries.

What was your first job after graduation, and how did it impact your career?: 

Engineer at GM-Chevrolet Division Great training experience, travel and dealt with many changing and challenging situations.

What was your greatest experience while attending the College of Engineering here at MSU?: 

Internships with Faculty sponsorships at GM and Being President of SEA organization.

How does your profession impact people's lives?: 

Safe products, new technologies for autos, motorcycles and marine craft.

How were you inspired to become an engineer?: 

 

High School teachers and counselors

Major: 
Applied Engineering Sciences
Degree Information: 
B.S. Manufacturing Engineering, Michigan State University, 1984 M.B.A. International Business, Wayne State University, 1990