Recipient, Council of Fellows Excellence in Outreach Award, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA, Spring 2006.
Canadian Department of National Defense, 2010
Hardinger Transportation, 2010
Maritime Museum, 2009
Team Hardinger, 2009
Paradigm Infotech, 2006-07
General Electric, 2002-2003
Participation in Community Affairs
Member, Transition Team for Rick Schenker, Erie County Executive , Erie PA , 2001- 2002.
Service to Public and Private Organizations
Chair, Board of Directors, Presque Isle Yacht Club, Erie PA, 2011 -.
Member, Board of Directors, Presque Isle Yacht Club, Erie PA, 2010 -.
Member, Board of Directors, Technology Council of Northwest Pennsylvania, Erie PA 2004-2007.
Director, Center for E-Commerce, Penn State Erie , Erie PA , 2001-.
Chair, Erie County Broadband Technical Committee, Economic Development Corporation of Erie County , Erie PA , 2001-2002.
Director of Education, Erie Chapter of American Production and Inventory Control Society, 2000.
Service to Business and Industry
Assisted General Electric in the development of a rural outsourcing center located in Erie PA. The center has generated over thirty information technology jobs with a primary objective to transition off-shore IT jobs from India back to the United States, 2009.
Assisted Paradigm Infotech, a Baltimore-based corporation in the startup of a division in Erie PA. This new division is developing IT professionals and marketing the services of the rural outsourcing center, 2009.
Collaborated with the Department of Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Centers to offer RFID technology training to DOD vendors in six locations across Pennsylvania, 2005.
DynaQuote Reverse Auction. Penn State Erie, Erie PA:
2005: Developed, managed, and processed system support RFP.
Completed $4.3MM auction volume.
Initiated the use at Penn State University.
2004: Cumulative $2OMM of eDynaQuote auctions.
Participation in Seminars and Workshops
Academic Integrity Challenges for Online Courses. Presenter. Hot Chocolate Talk, Center for eLearning, December 2010.
RFID and the Department of Homeland Security. Presenter, Department of Homeland Security RFID Policy Group, meeting, Washington DC, June 2006.
eMarketing and eSales Conference, Penn State Erie, Erie PA, April 2004:
How Buyers Find Suppliers. Co-presenter (with J. Goodrich).
How Companies Find Suppliers on the Internet. Co-presenter (with J.
Supply Chain Management. Presenter, Manufacturer’s Association of Northwest PA eBusiness Seminar, Erie PA, October 2001.
Making eBusiness Work for You. Presenter, Manufacturer’s Association of NW PA, Erie PA, October 2001.
Reverse Auction Simulation. Presenter, APICS Student Chapter Symposium, Penn State Erie, Erie PA, April 2001.
RFID Technology. Society of Plastics Engineers, February 2007.
RFID Technology. Institute for Supply Management, September 2007.
e-Business and e-Supply Chain Management. Erie chapter of the National Association of Purchasing Managers (NAPM), Erie PA, 2002.
E-Commerce. Corry Industrial Round Table, Corry PA, November 2001.
Electronic Supply Chain Management. Erie Chapter, American Production and Inventory Control Society, Erie PA, February 2001; Tri-City APICS Chapter, Jamestown NY, January 2001.
Supply Chain Management. Manufacturers’ Association of Northwest PA eBusiness Seminar, Erie PA, 2001.
Membership in Professional and Learned Societies
Institute for Supply Chain Management, 2002-.
American Production and Inventory Control Society, 1994-08.
Assistance to Student Organizations
Organized visit of Don Borchardt, GE's Corporate CIO, for presentation to MIS club, ERP Club, and select business courses, October 2010.
Co-faculty advisor. SAP Student Interest Group, 2004-.
Assisted in coordination and planning of the APICS Student Chapter Symposium, Penn State Erie, Erie PA, Fall 2001.
Active Participation in Professional and Learned Societies
Director of Education, American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Erie Chapter, Erie PA, 2000-01.