Edge Engineering
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Bill is a licensed engineer who has won awards for his work at various companies. He has held positions from draftsman all the way to Director of R/D and has worked with some of the most famous names in the bicycle world and other industries. He is called on regularly in the auto racing industry, consumer products, electric bicycles and surveillance camera industry.
He is the long time leader of the Knoxville Solidworks User Group and skilled in many CAD programs.
He is partners with his wife in Edge Engineering and they both play a variety of musical instruments as well as enjoy recumbent cycling and traveling.
They have three adult sons and many friends and are active in their communities and church.
Bill is a native of eastern Missouri and has lived in Washington, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, and currently lives in Tennessee


  • Design Principal Edge Engineering · Mar 1997 – Present 24 yrs 1 mos Seymour, TN, USA Product Development and Project Management on a freelance basis.
  • Rocket Scientist 4 Syncroness-ULA · Sep 2018 – Oct 2019 1 yrs 1 mos Centennial, CO, USA Creo design of umbilical retract systems for Vulcan/Centaur Launch Vehicle. Structural Analysis and Design of Harness brackets on Vertical Thrust Structure on Vulcan/Centaur Vehicle.
  • Lead Product Development Engineer-Cameras 3M · Jan 2007 – Jan 2017 10 yrs Knoxville, TN, USA Design and Development of ALPR cameras and management of all PDM and CAD .
  • Senior Design Engineer Ceramaspeed · Apr 1997 – Dec 2006 9 yrs 8 mos Maryville, TN, USA Automation of Stove Burner Assembly lines, Product Development, Packaging Design


  • University of Missouri - Rolla Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Diploma 1978 – 1982 Activities and Societies: IVCF, SME, SAE 4 year degree specializing in CAD/Robotics/IC Engines

Licenses & Certifications

  • Professional Engineer State of Tennessee Mar 1993 – Present


German Professional working proficiency


Sevierville, TN, United States