John Bricklemyer has more than 31 years of progressive experience in a variety of industrial settings. His experiences include positions in general management, operations management, engineering management, purchasing, product and project management, and engineering. He has worked for a Fortune 500 company and has managed mid-sized departments, multiple-location operations, and small entrepreneurial subsidiaries. He holds a master's degree in international management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), a master's degree in industrial engineering (engineering management option) from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. John has taught in an adjunct capacity at KU in Engineering Management since 2009 and has taught courses in leadership, labor and employee relations, personal development, and service management. He is thrilled to have joined KU full-time in support of the new project management degree programs.