Sean earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Media Production from Kent State University. He is the Sales Development Manager at Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. In his 17 years at ARDL he has had hands-on experience with seal and material testing, service life and shelf life prediction studies, fluid and material compatibility studies, reference material mixing and molding and general physical testing. Sean has managed ARDL’s sales and marketing activities for the past 7 years as well as graphic design and advertising, website design, customer sales initiatives, trade show coordination and customer projects from initial contact to final project report.
As a member of the Energy Rubber Group, Sean has served in the positions of Assistant Treasurer, Treasurer and is the current Secretary. Through this experience on the ERG Board, he has gained insight and understanding to the everyday business of the Energy Rubber Group and has worked continuously to assist the board in handling communications and providing solutions to past and current ERG matters. As a member of the Ohio Rubber Group, he has held the position of Program Co-Chair and has organized the technical conferences for the group. Sean also serves as a member of The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc. (TLARGI) and in the past has designed and produced the TLARGI newsletter as Editor.
Sean has assisted in organizing symposia and conferences covering topics of Service Life Prediction, Finite Element Analysis and Rubber Technology in Akron, New York and India.