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MARK BARTHOLOMEW 8553 North Beach St. #215 Keller, Texas 76244 mb12ae9e2@westpost.

net 817-308-4975 Cell 817-898-1778 Home SENIOR OPERATING & MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE Highly accomplished executive operations management professional with extensive leadership experience directing international supply chain as well as production and manufacturing operations. Secured key alliances in the U.S., and Asia. Stra tegic problem solver with aptitude for enhancing product value propositions, dev ising win-win solutions, and leading teams to improved performance levels throug h effective training and goal alignment. Devised and developed numerous benchmar k design patents. Core Competencies: International Business * Multi-National Operations Management * Inventory Contro l * Logistics * Reporting Assembly Automation * Procurement/Purchasing * Workfor ce Planning * Start-up/Turnaround Ventures * P&L Outsourcing * Training/Develop ment * Cost Reduction * OSHA * Design Consulting * AP/AR * Scheduling Vendor Rel ations * Policy Development * Strategic Sourcing * Contract Negotiations * Lean Manufacturing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE QUALITY ONE TEST FIXTURING, INC., Ontario, California * 1984-2010 Global manufacturer of ICT Test Fixtures and Functional/Custom Test fixtures sup porting all ICT test platforms. President, Co-founder Co-founded and led every phase of start-up manufacturer of test equipment for pr inted circuit boards from inception to full-scale operation generating $6M in an nual sales. Concurrently directed operations for Quality One Engineering Inc., a nd held full P&L accountability for both companies. Supplied clients with exclus ivity contracts nationwide including, AT&T, and Bell Labs. International Business & Operations Management: * Secured solid relations with key vendors and established manufacturing operati ons in Hong Kong and mainland China. * Designed and streamlined global supply chain operations that captured thousand s of dollars in cost reductions through expanded sourcing from 2000 to 2010. * Worked in collaboration with IBM to design and implement "guided probe technol ogy". Result: Reduced IBM tester time by 40%, a high-level of process improvemen t, and achieved Six Sigma. Product Development & Engineering: * Reengineered processes to perform straight, deep-hole drilling, resulting in r evenue growth and increased market share for close center test point fixtures. * Pioneered design for first circuit board test fixture with 100% verified wirin g that reduced manual labor hours and labor costs. Result: Slashed delivery time by 2 days, increasing customer satisfaction and loyalty. * Credited with creating internal proprietary software by employing AutoCad to e nhance accuracy and shrink design cycle time.

* Developed and patented several design, most notably #5311120 in 1994, and # 77 77400135 in 2008. - Patent #5311120 combined functional and in-circuit testing into one platform, saving $100/hour tester time and purged a 30-second power-up cycle on a $500K HP tester. - Patent #7400135 automatically validated that circuit board was not over-flexed or abused by outsourced circuit board manufacturers. Mark Bartholomew .net Page2. mb12ae9e2@westpost

QUALITY ONE ENGINEERING, INC., Ontario, California * 1997-2010 Portable trade show display manufacturer specializing in graphic trade show boot hs. President of Development Directed start-up venture through planning, asset management and budgeting to fu ll-scale operation generating between $2.5 and $3M in annual revenue. Held full P&L accountability for finance, payroll, staff training and hiring. Administered annual budget, and oversaw 25 employees. Scope of responsibility was diverse in cluding strategic planning, margin accountability, cost/benefit analysis and QA/ QC. Start-up Ventures: * Established every aspect of start-up graphics department, including equipment and technology acquisitions. * Revitalized production management competencies for printing and laminating pro cedures. Result: Using outsourced vendors reduced operational costs by $200K ann ually. Product Development & Engineering: * Awarded patent #5501051 for telescoping channel bar. Developed an innovative m old, negotiated outsourcing, facilitated training program, and established manuf acturing operation in China to mass produce parts. Result: Lowered cost per unit from $32 to $4.50. * Designed and built a high-quality CNC cutting table for fabric laminated vinyl panels increasing productivity by 200% compared with cutting by hand. * Designed frame hub made from engineering grade, DuPont GP ZYTEL Nylon, able to survive a 15' drop with no damage versus the 3' drop industry average of import units. REVCO INC., Monrovia, California * 1980-1984 Manufacturer of test fixtures, building in-circuit and functional test fixtures. Vice President / General Manager Rapid promotion to core leadership role in building and directing manufacturing operations and upgrade production facilities, processes and technologies. Additi onally oversaw estimating, procurement, machine shop, wiring/test department, an d controlled quality assurance and final assembly processes. * Led benchmarking project to develop the first, spring-loaded, removable, paten ted top plate simplifying maintenance and outperforming the competition. * Orchestrated aggressive operations reengineering initiatives that included ins talling CNC drilling machines and facilitating employee training. Result: Achiev ed record-breaking profit gain for 14 consecutive months, slashed direct labor c

osts by 45% and boosted profit gain by 14%. * Worked in collaboration with IBM to create and develop semi-automated test fix tures for mother board on IMB PC1's, PCXT for the "personal computer". * Designed and built test consoles with removable test heads for Apple computer. Result: Saved Apple 70% in storage. Previous professional position: Manufacturing Manager for Plabco (1978-1980). De tails available on request. EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING Tool & Die Diploma - National Technical School Los Angeles, California MILITARY California National Guard, Sergeant, Honorable Dischar