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  • M.S.A.E., Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech

  • B.S.A.E., Aeronautical Engineering , Georgia Tech

 
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EXPERIENCE

Mr. Draper's career of more than 33 years encompasses a complex spectrum of program and project responsibilities:

  • From Aerospace to Underground Salt Domes
  • Three years as a member of GA Tech's Industrial and Systems Engineering Faculty
  • 30 years as the Owner of a Program Management Consulting firm

Mr. Draper's experience includes management of large industrial and commercial projects in the United States and overseas. He has worked with engineering, design, and construction firms in developing and implementing new project management systems with emphasis on straight-forward yet unique methods to control high-cost, technically-complex projects. Mr. Draper's effectiveness in management is exemplified by the success achieved on projects such as:

  • Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport
  • Ft. Lauderdale Airport
  • TVA Office Complex
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Gulf Coast Salt Dome
  • Jefferson County Alabama Jail
  • Atlanta 's Three Rivers Waste Water Program
  • IBM's Product Manager
  • Birmingham Jefferson County Civic Center Expansion
  • 1996 Olympics Program

Mr. Draper has provided claims analyses and expert testimony for both national and international clients on a variety of cases:

  • TVA Electrostatic Precipitator
  • Stouffers Atlanta Inn
  • Aero-propulsion Systems Test Facility
  • MARTA Railcar Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Torras Causeway
  • Georgia 400
  • Automated Guideway Transit System
  • Hope Creek Nuclear Plant
  • Numerous private and government construction projects

The experience gained during Mr. Draper's six years in the Aerospace field includes:

  • Logistics Aircraft Programs
  • Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicles
  • Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems

Mr. Draper spent three years on the Georgia Tech faculty teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in engineering, management, and complex systems design. He is a seminar lecturer in project management with many universities, professional organizations, and private firms, covering such topics as:

  • Complex Systems Design
  • Program Planning and Management
  • Business Financial Analyses
  • Systems Engineering
  • Project Management

Mr. Draper is a founding member of the Project Management Institute and a current member and past section chairman of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

 
   
 
   

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