Rich Orstad, P.E., M.B.A.

Rich Orstad, P.E., M.B.A., is a Professional Engineer with 20 years of experience in Engineering, Project and Product Management, Manufacturing Operations, and Sales and Marketing Management. Rich has successfully led and implemented various Lean Engineering Techniques in several organizations in different industries, including AMP, Thomas & Betts, O’Brien Corporation, PASCO Systems and Fralock. He holds several patents in electrical connector design, has written several white papers on Industrial Automation, and presented these topics at international conferences focused on the Hard Disk Drive Industry.

Mr. Orstad holds a B.E. in Mechanical and Materials Engineering from Vanderbilt University and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Richard attained his Professional Engineering License in January of 2009.