Expertise DescriptionI have over 35 years of experience in the automotive industry with expertise in the standard of car for tires. My experience includes tire and wheel construction, radial tread belt separations, effects of low inflation pressure, analysis of irregular tire wear, tire inner liners, belt misalignments, and tear patterns, wheel torque, tire manufacturing, and tire forensics. I also am familiar with the effects of tire aging, bead compression grooving, chemical analysis of tire failure surfaces, tire tread pattern analysis, and wheel failure analysis. I have conducted over 2,600 investigations consisting of field inspections, photography and report writing. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
I owned and operated a retail tire store and have both significant training and experience in tire issues.
|B.A.||Economics||Lafayette College in Easton|
|M.B.A.||Wharton School||University of Pennsylvania|
|California Private Investigator|
|SCCA National Racing License|
Tire Industry Association (TIA)