PE, PMP, Director of Technology Group, Partner, Business Management Consultants
Dr. Adkins is uniquely qualified in all areas of business management, having direct responsibilities for program management, engineering, quality assurance, sales, international contract negotiations, manufacturing operations, financial management, information technology and legal departments. He held senior positions with Battelle Memorial Institute, Ametek, Hughes and Vetco Offshore, was Vice President/Corporate Officer with Abex Aerospace, Vice President/COO with Valex Corporation, and is President of Patent Development Services, a firm specializing in design and application of innovative concepts. He has experience managing research projects as well as major multi-million dollar capital programs in Aerospace, Petroleum E&P, Gas Transmission, Undersea Technology, Semiconductor and Government. Dr. Adkins has also been a Faculty of ASME, NASA, Management Centre Europe, Singapore Institute of Management, Société Européenne des Ingénieurs et des Industriels (SEII) in Brussels, Penn State University, University of Houston, University of Florida, Lamar University, Lord Fairfax College, University of Texas MB, and several industry training academies. Dr. Adkins is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in two states, and is applied to the Bar in California. He is lecturer to the President’s US/Japan Committee on Undersea Resources, has authored numerous published articles and holds several patents.