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POB 1227
332 Front Street North
Bayfield, WI  54814

1994 – PRESENT
President, Bayfield Consulting Corporation.  Works primarily within the packaged gas industry.  Focuses on segment profit improvement, activity based costing and quality management methods

1993 –1994
Corporate Vice President, Genex Ltd., subsidiary of Praxair, Inc.  Responsible for corporate quality and process improvement activities

1989 – 1993
Region President, Genex Ltd., subsidiary of Praxair Distribution, Inc.  
Responsible for a 14 location packaged gas / welding supply organization in the Midwest

1978 – 1989
Owner and CEO, Illini Tec Systems, Inc., Peoria, IL.  
Responsible for a ten location packaged gas / welding supply organization in the Midwest

1971 – 1978
Vice President, Marketing, Illini Welding Supplies, Inc., Peoria, IL

1967 – 1971
Squadron Commander, United States Air Force, 3615 Pilot Training Wing, Craig AFB, Alabama

1963 – 1967
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.  1967 graduate, BBA, Marketing

  • President, American Welding Society, Peoria section, Peoria, IL
  • President, Industrial Distributors Association, Chicago, IL
  • National Director and Zone Vice President, National Welding Supply Association, Philadelphia, PA
  • Director, Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, Pekin, IL
  • Chairman and Director of Board of Trustees, Progressive Health Systems, Pekin, IL
  • Chairman and Director of Board of Directors, Pekin Hospital, Pekin, IL
  • Member, Board of Directors, Aeriform Corporation, Houston, TX
  • Member, Board of Directors, nexAir LLC., Memphis, TN
  • Member Board of Directors, Gas Tech Corporation, Indianapolis, IN
  • Member, Board of Directors, Aerinex Corporation, Houston, TX.
  • Member, Board of Directors, Arizona Welding Supply, Phoenix, AZ
  • Bayfield, WI Chamber of Commerce committee activities
  • Bayfield, WI school district committee activities
  • Member of Gases and Welding Distributors Association
  • Executive Director of “Pro Group” an alliance of six large distribution organizations in US and Canada
  • Director, Bayfield County, WI Economic Development Corporation