Pat Evangelisto spent 25 years in manufacturing – initially in Human Resources where he obtained his CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional). During this period of time he held senior HR positions where he was responsible for everything from labour negotiations and labour relations to recruitment and benefits administration. From the beginning, health and safety was a priority. Not only did he understand the importance of providing a safe environment for people to work in, but also saw the benefits of involving people in making workplaces safe.
Eventually he moved into operations. This brought with it the challenges of capital planning, productivity, quality control, and much more. All along, he placed a major emphasis on safety. This resulted in an energized workplace and developing positive relationships with so many people.
These skills are still with him today! As a result, his understanding of the manufacturing process helps him relate to the real challenges that face business today. Pat has also been called as an expert witness in cases involving punch presses based on his extensive experience in this area.