|Representing Clarke County|
1800 Long Creek Drive
Bogart, GA 30622
Operations Manager, Caterpillar, Inc.
Todd has 23 years experience with 12 years as Plant Manager. He led implementation of 3 green field start up facilities, including the new Caterpillar Athens facility.
He has experience in Automotive Tier 1 parts manufacturing and supply; and final assembly of building construction equipment.
Todd is an excellent financial manager with strong focus on delivering bottom line results. He has a proven track record of delivering on budgetary forecasts and strong customer focus to insure needs are met or exceeded, including developing constructive relationships. He is organized and highly motivated, with honesty and integrity and demanding the same of direct reports.
Todd has a proven record of success implementing team-based Kaizen activities resulting in significant cost savings in multiple departments.
Todd is experienced implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles such as VAVE, Quality Gates, Poke Yoke, Kan Ban, 5S waste reduction, One piece work flow, and Visual Factory.
He trained in Kepner Tregoe Problem Solving/Decision Making and Six Sigma Champion.
M.B.A., Operations Management, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC – 2006 (only 1 year completed)
B.S., Mechanical Engineering Technology, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN – 1990
Board of Visitors, University of Georgia (2013-15)
Board of Advisors, University of Georgia, School of Engineering (2013-15)
Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Board Member (2012-14)
Rotary Club of Athens, Member
Attend Athens Church
Honors, Previous Associations, & Awards:
Clayton Chamber of Commerce, Board Member 2008-2010
Johnston Health Foundation, Board Member 2009-2011
Northpoint Business Owner’s Association, Board of Directors, Vice President (2004-06)
Advanced Manufacturing Cluster Strategy Group, Member, Central South Carolina Alliance (2004-05)
Caterpillar Awards – Facility of Distinction – Safety (2010, 2011)
DaimlerChrysler - Toledo - Supplier of the Quarter (3 times), Supplier of the Year (2002)
Modine Awards – Safety Merit and Star, Scrap Reduction, Energy Conservation
1990 National Champion - Rube Goldberg Machine Design Competition - Team Co-Captain
Purdue University - School of Technology Achievement Award – 1990