James D. Converse
An effective, seasoned senior manager with highly developed skills and experience in applying voluntary and regulatory standards process, procedures, political and management skills to practical problems of both Fortune 500 and not-for-profit corporations.
Possesses unique abilities in the successful operation of volunteer organizations particularly those involved with high-tech standards activities.
Innovative Leadership/Management Analyzing and Planning P&L Responsibility
Administration/Organization Consulting Interpersonal Communication
High Technology Standards Change Management Oral/Written Communication
Training and Development Public Speaking Client/Customer Orientation
As Associate at GTW Associates Converse currently supports the ANSI-accredited standards activity of the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT)
As Associate at GTW Associates Converse currently is Technical Director at the American Bearing Manufacturers Association and staff support for the Bearing Technical Committee and ANSI-Accredited National Standards Committee B3 on Rolling Element Bearings as well as the Secretariat for for four subcommittees of the International Standards Organization Technical Committee 4 on Rolling Bearings and Spherical Plain Bearings
Managed the Standards Activity for ISA a standards developer
Chaired ANSIs Executive Standards Council
Chaired NCITS (formerly X3) a major standards developing committee
Served as a Director of ASTM a major standards developing organization
Served as Director of Corporate Standards for Eastman Kodak Company
for organization specializing in the strategic role
of standards and conformity assessment practices in the
competitiveness of businesses, organizations and countries in the global marketplace.
Established and operated Custom Productivity Solutions, L.L.C. February 2005 to present
Chief Records Officer contract with the NC Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
ISA (The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society), Raleigh, NC September 1997 to November 2001
Associate Executive Director Directed publishing, standards, training, and credentialing
Director of Standards and Technical Services Directed standards and division support functions
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY, Rochester, NY June 1967 to September 1997
Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors - University of Cincinnati