Dan is the Vice President of Business Development at RDI Technologies. He enjoys introducing customers to RDI’s revolutionary Motion Amplification® technology and watching their eyes light up when they recognize that it can positively impact their daily activities. He is also challenged with developing the most promising business opportunities. With RDI’s forward looking advancements, there are many opportunities to choose from.

Dan has over 35 years of field service, product development, machine design and sales experience with all reliability-based technologies. As a young engineer, Dan started and operated reliability-based programs at the government facilities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He moved on to CSI as a Development Engineer and championed several award-winning products that lead to multiple successful product lines. In his last few years at Emerson, Dan developed business opportunities and machine monitoring techniques targeted to the Metals & Mining global markets.

Dan graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Dan is a Level III Vibration Analyst, a registered engineer in the state of Tennessee, a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and currently holds 11 patents with several more pending.

 

What drew you to RDI Technologies originally?

 

The technology drew me to RDI…The people have made it rewarding.

 

What advice would you give to recent hires?

 

Strap in tight! Let’s enjoy this wild, wonderful ride together!

 

Motto or personal mantra? 

 

“A man is as happy as he makes his mind up to be.”  -Abraham Lincoln

 

What is your favorite meal? 

 

A great steak, prepared medium-rare, plus.

 

What kinds of hobbies and interests do you have outside of work? 

 

Golf. Not good at it, just like it.

 

Which cartoon character would you most like to switch lives with? 

 

Bugs Bunny: He had an answer for everything and NEVER gave up no matter how challenging the situation.

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