Floyd McConnell, PE, MBA Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Business Operations and Aviation & Aerospace

Specialty Focus:

International Business Development, International Trade, International Arms Trade, Manufacturing, Environmental and safety compliance, Plant Management, Business Practices, Corporate Investigations, Business Practices, Business Administration


BS Civil Engineering, The Ohio State University; MBA, University of Dallas

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Mr. McConnell is a business leader with significant domestic and international business and manufacturing experience in the aerospace and defense industry. His portfolio included commercial and military customers in Asia, Europe, the Mid-East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South America and the United States. He has set up supply chains and managed manufacturing and production lines for businesses in Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and multiple locations within the United States. Mr. McConnell successfully managed the responsibility for overall financial performance and operations including the customer relationship and supply chain of diverse businesses within the Aerospace and Defense industry. These businesses included: - Turbine engine components: Blisks/Integrated Bladed Rotors, blades, vanes, engine structural components, and compressor section assembly. - Aircraft structures: the design, manufacture, assembly, and final aircraft assembly. Functions included metal fabrication, composites, aircraft wiring, assembly, tooling, and systems integration of components such as horizontal stabilizers, nacelles, flight controls, wings, and assembly of the aircraft. - Electronics manufacturing: PCB manufacturing, “black” box assembly, test, and sub-system integration. - Aircraft modification, integration and testing: design, development, test and delivery of highly complex systems including airborne and ground-based avionics, weapons and surveillance systems. - Operational maintenance of aircraft. He has been engaged as an expert witness for business practices and executive management. In addition, he was a fact-witness in intellectual property, trade secrets, and anti-trust cases before becoming a consultant. The manufacturing plants he over saw had significant environmental considerations and he is well versed in the obligations of compliance and management duties for all aspects of plant management.