3D CAD Design Specialist
Shawn is a successful 3D CAD Designer with over 37 years mechanical and product design experience. He has a well-proven ability to develop and implement creative solutions to customer design requirements utilizing a variety of CAD software. He has designed for many different industries over the course of his career, from a drill and tap manufacturer, to automotive, printing press, and aerospace components, lumber processing machinery, jigs and fixtures of all sizes and complexities, and fluid flow valves and products. Several times in his career, he has been instrumental in implementing new CAD systems, and mentoring other employees to increase their efficiency. He recently partnered with PACE to assist in launching their new product the Tidy Hook and is now teaming up with PACE as they continue to launch new products to the market.
For the past two years Shawn has been the owner/operator of his own free-lance CAD design and 3D printing business, called Lakes Region CAD Services, LLC. He has worked with inventors, entrepreneurs, and idea people all over the country to bring their projects to “life”.
Shawn has an AAS in Manufacturing Engineering specializing in Drafting. He has taken a wealth of CAD software specific training, most recently Autodesk Inventor Solid Modeling, Advanced Solid Modeling, and Inventor I-Logic.
In his free time, Shawn is a musician, currently playing guitar, bass and singing, in his band Stolen Thunder. He also enjoys adventures with his wife and family, and walking his dog, Tuukka.