A problem solver by nature, Chris has been helping product development and manufacturing companies overcome challenges throughout his career. He has been instrumental in developing new products and implementing manufacturing technology in regulated industries including defense, medical devices and ISO / FDA environments.
Chris earned a mechanical engineering degree at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where projects and teamwork were hallmarks of their engineering program. Chris has collaborated with engineers and businesses on design and manufacturing engineering, including automation, on a large portfolio of products. With an affinity for advancing entrepreneurial ventures, Chris has worked with multiple small and start-up companies. In 2002 he started his own business, Adaptive Engineering, LLC, a consulting company focused on assisting Vermont-based product development and manufacturing companies.
Chris joined VMEC to assist companies with advanced manufacturing technologies and automation. He works as the manufacturing liaison to the Vermont Manufacturing Collaborative and Advanced Manufacturing Center. When not solving problems for Vermont manufacturers, Chris can be found mountain biking, backcountry skiing, or exploring the outdoors.