Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Industry Advisors Council (IAC)

The IAC is a diverse team of industry representatives supporting the CPP IME Department for industry insights, best practices, and cutting-edge technologies that shape the future of industrial and manufacturing engineering field. 


Mission and Vision

Mission Statement:

The Industry Advisory Council at CPP IME Department provides strategic guidance and resources to help the department achieve its goals of producing world-class engineers and fulfilling the technological needs of industry.

Vision Statement:

To foster a collaborative partnership between IME Department and industry to advance education, research, and innovation in the fields of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. 

Name Title Company
Justin Cantor Chief Strategy Officer PSC Biotech Corporation
Christopher Mollica Sr Director of Strategic Planning Niagra Water
Ta-Lun Huang YFYJupiter
Amy Tompkins Business Development & Diversity Relations The Complete Logistics Company
Joe Ray General Manager – Southern Division Klein Educational Systems
Luke McDonald Sales Consultant Klein Educational Systems
Steve Harrington Senior Advisor, Western US Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)
Joshua Gonzalez Director of Technical Training Centers | Supply Chain Engineering Target
Josh Balog Sr. Technical Training Center Manager Taget
Joe Fournell Chief Information Officer Prolacta Bioscience
Alex Lee Center Manager Omni Seals Technology Center - SLB
Kazou Takeda Director of Performance Excellence Sprintray
Dean Hilgenberg Director, Manufacturing Engineering/Tooling Northrop Grumman
Jon Armstrong Do It American MFG Compan
Jim Fruth Retired…ex-President/CEO Fruth Plastics
Vicky Davis Director Quality & Lean Equus
Corrine Marino Process Engineer, Energy Distribution and Fulfillment Tesla
Beth Wimberly Process Development Engineer SPACEX
Mathias Nakatsui Vice President of Electrical Engineering and  Product Management Glenair
Dan Gonzalez Program Director & MBB Biosense Webster
Rick McAlpin Vice President, Area Manager Parsons Corporation
Chris Sammons Sr. Director, R&D Engineering, Consumables Vyaire Medical
Al Morelli Manufacturing and Operations Consultant Searchtec Consulting Group
Silvio Rodrigues Plant Manager Amcor

Distinguished Partner of the Year

2023 - Joe Fournell (Prolacta)


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