Don joined Dynapower in 2004 and is currently responsible for all aspects of Dynapower’s large clean energy and defense projects—from proposal application designs and costing to the final shipped product.
Don’s contributions to Dynapower include expanding contract manufacturing capabilities and supporting the establishment of clean energy product lines in China and India.
As the company’s first degreed mechanical engineer, Don was responsible for implementing SolidWorks 3D modeling software as a key tool for the expanding industry-wide requirements for efficient and repeatable manufacturing. He served as Mechanical Engineering Manager for six years, leading an expanding team of mechanical engineers while supporting the design and release of manufacturing drawings across all product lines at Dynapower. He also served as Engineering Manager for the Power Systems and Advanced Systems groups and has led electrical and software engineers in addition to the mechanical team.
Don studied mechanical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and earned his BS in Engineering from the University of Vermont. He wrapped up his education with an additional two years of management-focused courses.