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I am currently the Corporate Adjunct Licensing Manager for Holtec International and a Principal Engineer. I earned a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 1998 and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1997. I have over twenty-two years of experience in the Nuclear Industry, including seven years as a design, project, and licensing engineer, four years as a project manager for domestic and international turnkey storage and transportation projects, and eleven years as Adjunct Licensing Manager for the domestic and international licensing of storage and transportation radwaste packages. Two years of my nuclear work experience is in nuclear power plants such as design change packages, steam generator replacements and plant life extension/license renewal. I am an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative licensing and engineering management professional with an aptitude for effective regulatory compliance strategies and tactical risk taking. Over twenty years directing licensing teams, analysts and designers to the successful completion of hardware designs, safety evaluations, safety analysis reports and supporting documentation for projects in the US, Europe and Asia. Over sixteen years of successful engineering management in the design, licensing and supply of nuclear waste containers, including conceptual designs, feasibility studies, and marketing support.  Mastery of 10CFR71, 10CFR72, 10CFR20, USDOT 49CFR173, ADR, IAEA SSR-6 regulations, to name a few, and associated regulatory guidance.  Expertise in Type A, Type B and Specification 7A Packages.  Wide-ranging knowledge of manufacturing requirements, ASME B&PV Code, ANSI N14.5, ANSI N14.6, leakage testing, load testing, weld inspections, factory and onsite acceptance testing, and operations pertaining to nuclear waste containers and their associated ancillary equipment.  Experienced in metal/concrete vertically ventilated, non-ventilated, above ground and underground storage system, inter-unit wet transfer systems, dry transfer casks, metal transport/storage casks stored outdoors or within ventilated storage buildings, non-fuel waste such as GTCC waste.  Experienced in planning, material selection, seal selection, scale model design, engineering, test procedures, purchase specifications, writing quality plans and implementing physical testing of scale model transportation packages.