AccuRounds Executive Team
President and CEO
A second generation owner, Michael has worked in the family business since 1985. He is responsible for overall strategy and organizational alignment guided by “The Path to Perfection” – providing opportunity for every member of the AccuRounds team. Michael is intensely focused on enterprise excellence driven by continuous improvement principles, initiating the focus on world class manufacturing in 1995.
Michael is very active in several industry and educational organizations including the National Tooling and Machining Association as Audit Team Leader/Member, and served on the Boston Chapter’s board for fifteen years. He is also a NIMS Audit Team Leader, and currently serves as Chairman of the Board for GBMP. In January of 2010, he was appointed the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council by Governor Patrick, co-chairing the Public Awareness subcommittee. In 2012, Michael was appointed by the Governor to the Executive Committee for the MA Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, serving as co-chair of the promoting manufacturing working group.
Michael contributes as a steering committee member to Business Leaders United, a group led by the National Skills Coalition. In February of 2014, he was named to the New England Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Michael currently sits on the advisory board for the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of New Hampshire, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He also received a Master’s degree in business administration from Babson College.
Vice President, Operations
Patrick joined AccuRounds in 2003 as Operations Manager. He was largely responsible for the implementation of lean strategies that have resulted in higher efficiency and productivity. In his role as Vice President he is responsible for Operational Excellence throughout the organization including manufacturing, engineering and quality. He brings over 20 years of manufacturing operations knowledge from his leadership roles at world class companies, both in Europe and the United States, including Nestle, British Airways, and Northern Foods.
Originally from Ireland, Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management from The Dublin Institute of Technology. As an active member of several leading industry groups including AME, GBMP, and PMPA, Patrick has had the opportunity to present on various aspects of AccuRound’s Lean deployment. He continues his executive education attending numerous courses and workshops, and is enrolled in the MIT Sloan School of Management Executive Education Program.
Vice President, Sales
Joe has twenty-five years of industrial sales experience. He began his career with AccuRounds as Sales Manager in 2004. As Vice President, Sales, Joe is responsible for business development to create growth opportunities for both the organization and its employees. Prior to AccuRounds, he worked for Carpenter Technology Corporation in the Specialty Metals industry. Joe worked in a variety of sales and management roles for Carpenter working up to the Midwest District Manager responsible for a $100M sales operation. He also worked as a Regional Manager for Titanium Industries. Joe helps to promote U.S. Manufacturing through participation in the PMPA.
Joe received a B.S. in Marketing from Syracuse University and also has certificates from University of Michigan Business School in Strategic Sales Management for Sales Executives and Penn State University in Leadership Strategies.