With 20+ years of experience, David Carrick is the Manager of business operations for WVU Industrial Extension. He is responsible for establishing the standardization and direction of products and services. He is also responsible for project and performance reporting to key stakeholders and standardizing internal processes. He has extensive experience in industry, working primarily with machine shops and sheet metal fabrication facilities where his responsibilities included product development, process improvement, technology adoption and implementation, team management, troubleshooting, problem solving, and continuous improvement. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Product Design and Development from Wheeling University, is a Six Sigma Green Belt, DDI certified trainer, certified TWI Job Relations and Job Instruction Trainer, a certified TDMI/Tech Scouting Practitioner, received his Innovation Engineering Black Belt from Eureka! Ranch, and is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Certified Level 1 Additive Manufacturing Practitioner.