Dean Ford, C.A.P., P.E.
Executive Vice President
What he does: Oversees Westin's Engineering Practice in North America, encompassing SCADA, master planning, and engineering and construction management. Leads the operations, business development, and delivery in the practice and has P&L responsibility,
Resides: Baltimore, MD
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
School: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Career Highlights: Advocacy on the profession of Automation; Workforce Development initiatives to bring children and adults to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers; progressive positions of responsibility and authority; Certified Automation Professional (CAP).
Memberships: International Society of Automation (ISA); Project Management Institute (PMI); The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE); Automation Federation; AWWA; WEF.
Standards Committees: Industrial Human Machine Interface (ISA101) Voting Member; Industrial Control System Cybersecurity (ISA99) Informational Member; Procedure Automation for Continuous Process Operations (ISA106) Informational Member; Batch Control Systems (ISA88) Informational Member; Enterprise/Control Integration Committee (ISA95) Informational Member.
Passions in life: Spending time with wife and dogs; travel; dog rescue.