Solutions Architect, Vice President of Operations - LHP Engineering Solutions
Elizabeth is currently working for LHP Engineering Solutions (LHPES) as the leader of Application Lifecycle Management initiative and leader of the Program Management Office. She works with customers to understand their business and technical needs and then recommends and delivers solutions. She keeps abreast of new technologies in the automotive, commercial vehicle and power generation markets.
Prior to LHP, Elizabeth started a consulting firm: E Carey & Associates Consulting LLC. She started this consulting firm at the start of year 2016 focusing on partnering with clients to build successful teams and partnering with leaders to develop and execute new business opportunities (includes: strategy, process mapping, execution plans, project management). A good example of the work she did was for the Community Education Coalition in Columbus, IN to conduct a workforce needs assessment in IT for Region 9. She worked with various employers, educators, industry partners, local government agencies to develop a strategy and roadmap addressing the gaps in K-12 and postsecondary education.
Previously, Elizabeth was Executive Director, Electronic Control Systems April 2009 – Jan 2016. Her focus was on leading the electronics and controls strategy, technology plans, sourcing and execution to the plans. Examples include: introducing telematics technology; use of mobility technology for servicing products; adding analytics/modeling for prognostics; addition of multi core microprocessors etc. Prior to this position she was Chief Technical Officer of Cummins Power Generation starting in January 2003. She was responsible for leading a global and diverse engineering business group to deliver products meeting or exceeding cost, quality, and delivery requirements. Directly responsible for the advanced research and development work, ten-year technical plan (example technologies: acoustics modeling, structures, power electronics, alternators, electronics and controls), product development, and engineering functional excellence (identifying and improving process, developing talent, identifying and or developing tools to support the function). Elizabeth was the Sponsor of the Power Generation Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) where she drew on her long personal history of volunteerism to guide Power Generation’s CSR focus. Elizabeth was also the Sponsor of the Women’s Affinity Group at Cummins Power Generation.
She joined Cummins Inc. in 1993 as the Director of Electronic Controls. In 1998, Elizabeth led the development of the high horse power natural gas engines and functional responsibility for high horse power diesel and natural gas engine design and analysis.
Elizabeth started her engineering career with the Aerospace Corporation in California for eight years, followed by five years with TRW Space and Defense. Her focus was on software development, test and simulation for various government projects. While at TRW she also led the development of a multi-million dollar proposal for which TRW was awarded.
Elizabeth has also served as member, counsel and board member to several entities, including the Society of Women Engineers, the Society of Automotive Engineers, KPIT, University of Minnesota Advisory Group, IvyTech Advisory Group.
Elizabeth’s undergraduate studies were in Mathematics and Statistics from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her graduate studies were in Electrical Engineering - emphasis on controls from the California State University, Long Beach. In year 2012 she became a certified coach from iPEC. Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. She became a certified MBTI facilitator in March 2016. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys running, cycling and sailing with her husband.
Elizabeth is currently working for LHP Engineering Solutions (LHPES) as the leader of Application Lifecycle Management initiative and leader of the Program Management Office. She works with customers to understand their business and technical needs and then recommends and delivers solutions. She keeps abreast of new technologies in the automotive, commercial vehicle and power generation …