Senior Business Development Manager
Ethan Akins is the Senior Business Development Manager – Aerospace at PRI. Ethan's career at Performance Review Institute started as a Staff Engineer for the Chemical Processing Task Group and interfaced with industry experts to manage the critical process auditing program and auditor base. His primary focus now as Senior Business Development Manage is growing the business by identifying the needs of potential clients, managing business negotiations, and promoting program growth. In 1999 Ethan graduated from Saint Vincent College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. From there, he found his footing in the manufacturing space as a process engineer. Ethan has over 20 years of hands-on experience in automotive, medical, aerospace manufacturing as a process engineer. He has shown successful leadership in the execution of continuous improvement / lean/ six sigma programs enabling efficiency and effectiveness through cycle time reduction, waste reduction, yield improvement, productivity, and throughput improvement, resulting in demonstrable tangible financial benefit.