I have spent life on and under the water. Everything from competition free diving to commercial fishing. I'm also a licensed multi engine, instruments rated pilot. Read More
Statement: I can bring a variety of solutions to bear against most of the problems facing my clients. Overview: I am a 57-year-old father of four. With an extensive history in executive management, market development, and all facets of manufacturing. I am a certified Manufacturing Engineer with a great deal of CAD-CAM history. I have devoted my life to being a good father, husband, Grandfather, provider and a servant of the community. My wife and I have been happily married for 37 years. We met at South Torrance High school and married soon after graduation. I have served as CEO for many companies as well as 501C3 non-profit organizations. I enjoy learning new skills. I am licensed in many areas of endeavor including but not limited to Pilot, Boat Captain, Commercial Driver, firearms and training. I am most well known as a problem solver both with personnel and other business issues. I have been granted several patents and have several under evaluation at this time. I currently have interest in seven companies and serve in a management or oversight capacity in each. Education: Refresher courses: Advanced Solid Works, Go Engineering, Certificate Industry Related Courses: Work simplifation, Hon Corp., SME Endorsed Radiographics, Cerritos College, Grade A, Level II Tech. Liaison Certification for Underwriters Laboratories, Hon Corp. BIFMA, ANSI Test Standards and Analysis, Purdue University Interior Lighting and Design, Illuminating Engineering Society Tool Design and Theory, SME, Hon Corp. Extensive Blueprint Courses; UCLA, El Camino College and Northrop Aircraft. Tooling Trainee program; Northrop Aircraft Apprentice Tooling Program, Dennis Metal Products, Apollo Program Certificate or Degree Programs: Manufacturing Engineering; Eight Semesters, UCLA extension Program BS equivalent. General Education; Two years, El Camino College, 1978 through 1979 Additional classes, program bases, Harbor College, Ongoing Education Trade Related Activities: Former civilian member of the Las Vegas SWAT Team. Currently consulting for LVMPD snd LAPD SWAT and Area G SRT groups. Active in most society of manufacturing engineering training programs (SME). Former member of the illuminating engineering society (I.E.S.). Former Voting member to the Business Institute of Furniture Manufactures (BIFMA) Served on the board of directors for Gardena Rotary Club 1984 through 1991. Member of the Elks since 2009 Non Trade Related Activities (501C3): Current Board of directors Charlie Sturgill Waterman Society Board of Directors / Past President / Torrance American Youth Football Board of Directors / Pacific Coast Conference Founder / South Bay Youth Sports Council Experience: Currently engaged in business and manufacturing consulting for several clients. 1996-Present President, Hall Associates Racing Products, Inc. Responsible for all facets of Design, R&D and production. 1994 – 2013 2009 – Present CEO, Sturgill Spearfishing Responsible for the formation of the company, development of the product line, marketing strategy. C.E.O., Cash Protection Services, Inc. Responsible for all facets of the business including: Design, R&D, Patent Processing, Sales and Service. 2007 – Present President and CEO Civil Protection Services, Inc. Product development and deployment of my own designs To be used by domestic S.W.A.T. teams around the USA. I am currently deployed and operating with Las Vegas Metro S.W. A.T. 2009-2014 HG Automation, Inc. Founding member Board of Director 2009-2013 Floor Restore, LLC Franchise Flooring Company CEO and one of the Founding Members 2004-2012 Director, Graken Engineering Corp. Responsible for all facets of the business including: Design, R&D, Patent Processing, Sales and Service. 2005-2009 Director, JAK Construction, Inc. Responsible for general oversight and guidance. 1992-1994 K.C. Hall Engineering and Security President and Owner Performed all facets of design and manufacturing engineering on contracts for various customers. Developed and marketed a full line of security services and proprietary products for the retail sales environment and casino and card club markets. 1992-1993 Troy Furniture Components Vice President of Operations Responsible for all facets of company functions including production, inventory control, order entry, purchasing and personnel. In addition to my management roll, I performed all manufacturing engineering, R&D and automation functions. 1991-1992 Atlantis Manufacturing Corp. Vice President, Manufacturing Engineering and Sales A six month contract from June to December. The terms of the contract were as follows: Responsible for determining how to perform on a program the company was interested in tackling. I was contracted to analyze the job, purchase the equipment, design the tooling, purchase the tooling, Hire the staff and implement production. The job was completed on time and under budget. 1989-1991 Pacific Research and Manufacturing, Inc. Major Stock Holder, Board of Directors Vice President, Manufacturing Engineer, Sales Responsible for development of new contracts, engineering new programs and implementing production. The company closed December 1991. 1982-1989 Hall Industries, Inc. President Responsible for all facets of the company. The company was started with $1000 of personal capital. Within two years, the company had monthly sales of $20,000 and supported eight employees. In January of 1996, Hall Industries purchased Dennis Metal Products. Within three months sales increased to $105,000 per month and net earnings from 0% to 32% with no capital investment. The company was sold in 1989 1981-1983 Hiebert, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer, Manager in charge of all metal production. Functions included mechanical and electrical component design, development of all metal and plastic parts and tool design and procurement. I developed all testing procedures and equipment in order to meet or exceed BIFMA standards. I was responsible for all metal production including the Luisberg, NC plant. Over all I managed 80 direct labor persons, 5 fourth level managers and 1 third level manager. As of December 31st 1982, I was able to provide documented savings of over $1.62 million in design, production and processing costs. Additional responsibilities included liaison for Underwriters Laboratories, IES and BIFMA. 1980-1981 Tri-Tec Engineering Mold Maker, Tool Room Design and build injection molds and all types of pneumatic fixtures and tooling. Maintained all types of wiring processing and injection molding equipment. 1979-1980 Dennis Metal Products Supervisor Managed Personnel, supervised and implemented new jobs and methods for first article production runs. Overseer of all production operations. 1978-1979 Northrop Aircraft Periodics-Tooling Inspector Inspected all forms of tooling for compliance with design specifications. Responsible for decisions regarding use of tooling in the production environment. I resigned after a knee operation which required an extended medical leave of absence. Personal Data: Born: June 28th 1959 Marital Status: Married, 4 children, 3 Grandchild Citizenship: USA Ancestry: European, Native American Personal Notes: I am a hard working individual with a diverse skill range. Few jobs scare me as all things may be accomplished with enough hard work. My best talents lie in the problem solving capacity. I have a history of accomplishments in this area and have had some notoriety. I have been involved in many projects helping customers by developing and producing proprietary products for their market. I have been awarded several patents and have several pending. Hobbies: I am a licensed boat captain. I am a pilot with an instrument rating and multi-engine –land classification. I have been involved in competition and sport diving my entire life. My grandfather was considered one of the founding fathers of diving. I am a competent Surfer, skier, snowboarder and desert motorcycles I have a passion for speed. That has lead to many classic car restorations and the construction of several drag cars. I hold NHRA licenses for Supercomp and Pro-tock. We spend our summers on Lake Havasu enjoying Fast boats and off road vehicles. Community Services: I am currently serving as Technical Consultant to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department assigned to SWAT. I am one of three active civilian members of the team. I recently resigned as President of Torrance American Youth Football and cheerleading after 20 years of service. I am still on the board an advisory capacity. I have coached football and even one season of cheerleading during most of the 20 years. During the late 90’s, I served as a walk on wrestling coach at South for seven years. I serve on several community action groups and the needs arise.