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20 years experience as a successful product manager. Lead numerous projects from cost reduction, redesign, and new product developments for both custom products and generic company products. Excellent communicator via print and face-to-face. Proven relationship building and presenter. Responsible for product line life cycle management - from ideation and specifications through design, tooling, and release or launch to market. Very capable of managing pricing, profitability, and forecasting of products. Also supervised engineering staff - Design Engineers and Drafters. Proven ability to work with and persuade cross-functional teams to gain their support and priority. Able to give professional and detailed presentations, be they for customer, executive team for approvals, and with sales training, and at industry trade shows. Well-rounded experiences: customer service, product manager, home-based entreprenuer, car sales, and non-profit sales. I have learned a lot about various industries and challenges and these opportunities have given me more skills and ability to manage most challenges that I may encounter.