University of Michigan Alumni Association

30 Minute Mentors Bios

Below are the alumni mentors for the Friday, February 13, 2015 30 Minute Mentors event at the Pierpont Commons on North Campus. Students can register for a maximum of 2 meetings.

Engineering

Rick Bollinger, ’76 MSE, ’75 BSE, Menlo Park Associates LLC

LinkedIn Profile URL: www.linkedin.com/in/richardbollinger/

Professional Experience/Highlights: Long time IT Project Manager that moved into Process Improvement Management Consulting. I have rescued many projects and consult

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Nick Capicotto, ’11 MS Engineering, Ford Motor Company- Powertrain Integration Program Manager

Professional Experience/Highlights: At Ford, ensures all new powertrain parts are properly integrated into each test build vehicle. Troubleshoots powertrain related inconsistencies and issues as the primary point of contact between the build, program, and engineering groups. Works with design engineers, marketing, test planners, and others to ensure program timeline is maintained. At Caterpillar, Developed a new standard procedure to govern warranty payouts for total loss and rebuilt products and established core product inspection forms for a newly released <$500,000 mobile device application

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Robert LaMoreaux, ’86 BSEE, Southwest Research Institute, Engineering, Program Manager

LinkedIn Profile URL: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/robert-lamoreaux/15/972/65

Professional Experience/Highlights: Instrumentation, Data Acquisition and Controls'

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Nick Quinnell, ’08 BSE Computer Engineering, ’10 MSE EE:Systems, Eaton Corporations, Engineering, Controls Specialist

LinkedIn Profile URL: www.linkedin.com/pub/nick-quinnell/9/891/1ab

Professional Experience/Highlights: Various software/algorithm positions, led technical committees, currently a technical expert

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Art and Design

Jane DeLancey, ’79 BFA, DeLancey Design

Professional Experience/Highlights: Jane DeLancey, of DeLancey Design, works with clients to develop marketing and communications strategies and provides creative solutions including web, print, illustration and photography

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Scott Withers, ’87 MFA, HKS- Creative Services Manager

LinkedIn Profile URL: http://lnkd.in/beRC-Ri

Professional Experience/Highlights: 25 year career in graphic- and architectural design with preeminent national and global design firms. Currently Creative Services Manager at HKS, Inc., a global architectural firm with 27 offices worldwide specializing in 13 different practice areas and notable for such designs as the Dallas Cowboys Stadium and the upcoming Red Wings Stadium. Responsible for communications strategy and collateral

Community Activities: Design Fellowship organizer within our corporation, giving designers real world, hands-on experience solving real world problems

Registration is closed.