January 8, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 41 – Navy Nuclear Power Officer to Medical Device Quality Engineer

In this episode, I interview former Navy LT, Lydia Barrett.  Lydia graduated from Tulane University with a BS in Biomedical Engineering and served five years in the Navy as a Nuclear Power Surface Warfare Officer.  She transitioned from the Navy to Stryker Medical as a Quality Engineer in early 2017. Our conversation focuses on her move … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 41 – Navy Nuclear Power Officer to Medical Device Quality Engineer" Read More
September 14, 2016

Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 8: From USMA to Infantry Officer to Iraq to Senior VP of Supply Chain in Switzerland

In this episode, Steve Joachim, USMA '97, Iraq War Veteran and Cameron-Brooks Alumnus talks about how he created a patent with other engineers on a surgical device that cuts through bone, helped turn around a declining medical device company, and rose to the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain for an $800+ million medical device … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 8: From USMA to Infantry Officer to Iraq to Senior VP of Supply Chain in Switzerland" Read More
March 8, 2012

Gifts From a Parking Ticket

The lesson of “adversity/bad events or closed doors often leading to positives/good events or opening other doors”, smacked me in the face during my recent visit to Germany.  And, I do mean, “smacked me” in the face.  Travel invariably leads to adverse events:  delayed flights, traffic jams, poor hotels, loud people on their cell phones … Continue reading “Gifts From a Parking Ticket”

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