Ned H Barkema
938 S. Main
Franklin, OH 45005
Extensive background in Management, engineering, electro-hydraulic design, control systems, data acquisition, test measurement and design, strain and pressure measurement applications. Procurement, budgeting and information systems experience. Financial analysis, long term planning, strategic development, cost analysis, design and implementation. Marketing survey and business development. Educator, lecturer, plant pathology. Multinational coordination with embassy/ambassador(s) of select nations. Event organizer/planner. Exhibit design, Staging and construction.
President/owner of Paragon Products & Services.
Test Systems consultation
Financial Development SEC Registered/licensed
Analysis, Planning, Implementation, Control
Educator, Lecturer, writer, design, symptom diagnosis, Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Lecturer, educator, curriculum design. Focus on H.S. Seniors that exhibit leadership
Manage test systems, fixed assets and consumables.
Team leader test/acquisition, and design team leader for various gas dynamics/Wind Tunnel labs.
Budget analysis, Capital expense and lease analysis of specialized test equipment and long
term impact study coordinator.
Establish organization standards and procedures for quality control in test, measurement
and acquisition processes providing customer with guaranteed +/-.01% accuracy in
and repeatability in the testing process.
Evaluation of all testing procedures including hardware, equipment and utilization.
Design/upgrade of electro-hydraulic, electro-mechanical and monitoring systems to
micro-control systems freeing up personnel to be more involved in the testing process.
Chemical hazard officer … develop chemical hazard policy for Gas Dynamics Labs and Test
Systems Design groups.
Lecturer, Educator, Writer, Engineering consultant.
American Airlines, Amris Division, Fort Worth, TX
Provided PC-based training to AMRIS customers including USF&G;
North Texas Council of Governments; and Deloitte & Touche`.
Vought Aircraft Co.
Senior Engineering Specialist
Designed, implemented and directed instrumentation, control, acquisition systems for
testing and analysis of Wind Tunnel specimens. Tunnel Control, Electro Hyd Systems,
real time monitoring and extensive control design upgrade to computer control systems
Vought Aircraft, (Cont)
Configured instrumentation capabilities to customer needs and expectations
in the testing process.
Strain gauge, load cells, pressure transducers, RTD’s and thermocouple devices
for strain, force, pressure, temperature measurement and control.
Matrix design, aiding the customer in developing testing plans that provided necessary
data parameters within the scope of accuracy/efficiency.
United States Navy
Chief Petty Officer
Performed as Division Chief of Operations Dept. Electronics Maintenance Division Officer.
Sailor of the Year Award.
Developed quarterly training packages.
Supervised technicians in calibration of shipboard electronic equipment:
Air and Surface Search Radars, IFF, Naval Tactical Data Systems,
GCA Search and Precision Radar, HF, High Power Transmitter sites, TACAN
UHF, VHF and SATCOM equipments.
Installation of ASR-10 Air Traffic Control Search Radar and associated ATC processing
equipment in conjunction with FAA and DFW regional approach control.
Active Organizations/Ancillary roles
Cox Arboretum Lecturer, Instructor Horticulture, Design, IPM, Soil Structure, Chemical
AHS American Horticultural Society
Warren County Master Gardener Past President
Junior Achievement Teaching H.S. Seniors Economic Principles
OSU Preservation Group , Pre 20th Century commercial and housing structures
Middfest International Executive committee, Exhibit design, Staging management,
Franklin Area Historical Society, trustee, membership secretary, promotion
MiddFest Intl. Executive.
SEBCC Southeastern Butler County Chamber of Commerce. member to member
Ohio State Univ. Master Gardener, Warren County, OH
Professional Teachers Association Certificate
Charter Member, Foundation For Teaching Economics, FTE Davis, CA.
MBA, LeTourneau University, Dallas Texas
MA Ed Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Fort Worth, TX.
BS University of New York. Albany, New York