RiVer Process Development Services, LLC, Mooresville, NC
April 2007 - Present

    member-manager  April 2007 to present

    Sole proprietor and independent contractor for process development services for a multitude of
    industries.  Act as part time resource.


3M/POLYMASK Corporation, Conover, NC,
August 1997 –  March 2007

    Director of Quality and Process Engineering, January 2000 - March 2007

    Senior Executive.  Responsibilities include developing, commercializing and exploiting new
    processes, leading scale up efforts for new products, improving manufacturing efficiencies and
    savings, and directing Quality Department efforts.  

    Process Development Manager, August 1997 – January 2000

    Senior Executive.  Responsibilities included developing, commercializing and exploiting new
    processes, leading scale up efforts for new products, and improving manufacturing efficiencies
    and savings.   

ADHESIVES RESEARCH, Inc., Glen Rock, PA, September 1991 – July 1997

    GMP and Process Manager, February 1994 – July 1997

    Key responsibilities include new process development for Medical, Industrial and Repulp
    product lines and setting GMP policy for CFR211 and CFR820.  

    Process Engineer, September 1991 - February 1994

    Key responsibilities included introducing new technology with subsequent development for
    Medical, Industrial and Repulp product lines resulting in increased process capabilities and
    productivity.  

AVERY, Base Materials Division, Monrovia, CA  January 1983 – July 1990

    Engineering Manager, January 1989 – July 1990

    Managed all engineering and maintenance for a plant which manufactured coatings and
    coated/laminated material.  Supervised three engineers, a maintenance supervisor, and
    indirectly supervised thirteen skilled employees.

    Project Engineering Manager, September 1985 - January 1989

    Managed all engineering and capital budget with program responsibility for cost improvement,
    regulatory compliance and energy management.  Supervised two engineers and a drafter.

    Process Engineer, January 1983 – August 1985

    Winner of various awards including the first annual Avery Label Process Engineering Award.
Experience Highlights - Richard B. Vershel