President & CEO
Keith was appointed President and CEO in January 2006.
Prior to that he held positions of Executive VP, Director
of Vertical Business Units and VP of Sales and Marketing.
He led the business units, overseeing the development
and sales of solutions for all vertical markets. Keith
is an expert in developing and marketing predictive analysis
based solutions and has been driving the delivery of innovative
solutions for 17 years to more than 1000 companies. He
became part of the team in 1999 when ProModel acquired
Sim-Tech, a simulation and scheduling solutions provider
company Keith founded 1989. Prior to starting Sim-Tech
he worked as an Application Sales Engineer for 5 years
marketing computer-based code dating, bar coding and data
collection equipment. Keith received a B.S. in Applied
Science and Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Harrell, Director and Founder
Charley founded ProModel in 1988 and was the original
developer of the Company’s simulation technology.
Today he serves on the Board of Directors and remains
actively involved in new product development, acting as
chief technology advisor. Charley’s area of interest
and expertise is in manufacturing systems and simulation.
He has worked in engineering positions for Ford Motor
Company and the Eaton Corporation. Charley is an associate
professor of Engineering and Technology at Brigham Young
University. He received his B.S. from Brigham Young University,
M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of
Utah and Ph.D. in Manufacturing Engineering from the Technical
University of Denmark. Charley is the principal author
of several simulation books and has given numerous presentations
on manufacturing system design and simulation. He is a
senior member of IIE and SME.
Chief Technology Officer
Daniel K. Hickman is Chief Technology Officer of ProModel
Corporation a leading provider of simulation-based, decision
making solutions for enterprise performance improvement.
Dan was named CTO in January 2007, assuming full management
responsibility for delivering on the company’s
mission of enterprise decision modeling through predictive
simulation solutions. Dan has a real passion for creating
software that facilitates strategic decision-making.
In July 2002, he was promoted to Director of New Products,
a role that gave him day-to-day responsibility for running
development of new products at ProModel. Prior to that,
Dan had been involved in several ProModel divisions,
including consulting, product development, sales and
support. In 1999, before joining ProModel, Dan founded
CadreSoft Corporation. Embedding ProModel technology,
CadreSoft innovated new approaches to solving capacity
problems through simulation.
Dan received his BS in Industrial and Manufacturing
Technology from Western Michigan University.
Vice President and General Manager
ProModel Manufacturing Logistics Solutions and Government
Carl has been involved in engineering solutions for
more than 20 years and has been with ProModel since
2000. In his current role as Vice President and General
Manager, Carl manages a team of Business Development
Specialists and Consultants that provide consulting
and simulation-based technology solutions to manufacturing
companies and the US Government. During his tenure at
ProModel, Carl has delivered innovative solutions to
clients such as US Navy, IBM, United Technologies, Hewlett
Packard, MBNA, Gillette, CISCO, and Novartis. As the
Program Manager for the US Army Force Generation project
Carl is providing senior leadership to the Army Transformation
Prior to joining ProModel, Carl was the Director of
Engineering and New Business Development at General
Dynamics where he was responsible for the design and
construction of nuclear submarines. During his 13-year
tenure with General Dynamics, Carl was recognized on
numerous occasions by the US Navy for his efforts in
bringing the latest technology to the Navy’s submarine
fleet. Carl earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical
Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
E. Shampine, Vice President and General Manager ProModel
Life Sciences Solutions
Kurtis was named Vice-President and General Manager
of ProModel Life Sciences Solutions in 2005. Prior to
this, he was VP and General Manager of ProModel Consulting
Services since 2003. In his first four years with ProModel,
Kurtis was the Senior Consultant and Manager of Consulting
Services for ProModel’s Pharmaceutical Vertical.
Before joining ProModel in 1999, he was an integral
principle of a very successful simulation software consulting
and sales business. Over his career Kurtis has personally
worked with more than 200 different companies and created
400 solutions in most every industry where simulation
could be applied. Kurtis started his career as an automation
and robotics design engineer, after receiving his bachelor’s
degree in Electrical Engineering from RIT (Rochester
Institute of Technology) in May of 1985.
Gladwin, Vice President ProModel Consulting Services Bruce Gladwin is currently serving as
Vice President of Consulting Services, with oversight
responsibility for ProModel’s Consulting and Customer
Service operations. He has 20 years experience in simulation
of manufacturing and logistics systems. He has been
with ProModel Corporation for over 11 years. He recently
re-joined ProModel after 5 years with General Electric.
In his first term with ProModel, Bruce was a product
manager for the ServiceModel and ProcessModel simulation
Before returning to ProModel, Bruce completed a Six
Sigma Black Belt assignment for GE Power Systems. He
also worked in the Manufacturing and Business Process
Laboratory at GE’s Global Research Center. His
work at GE focused on the application of Six Sigma quality
methods to analyze and improve manufacturing and business
Bruce received a BS in Systems Engineering from the
University of Arizona, and an MBA from Brigham Young
University. His principle areas of expertise include
modeling, analysis and optimization of manufacturing,
logistics, and business processes through discrete-event