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2023 Spring Event at UNCC – College of Engineering

March 2, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Thank you to all that participated in the
2023 Spring Pro/User Event

We hope you had a great time!

Thank you to UNCC for hosting the event!

Read more about the William States Lee College of Engineering HERE

Thank you to all Presenters. You did an excellent
job teaching us the latest and greatest Creo tips.

Each presenter received $100 for giving a presentation.
Dr. Jeff Raquet (UNCC) was voted Best Presentation and received an extra $50
This was David Rosefield’s (Carrier) first time presenting.  He received an extra $50

If you or one of you colleagues would like to present at the Fall Event
please contact one of our officers.  You too, could win CA$H!

*** Agenda ***

The Event Grand Prize winner was
Jasmine Trivedi (Stanley Black & Decker)

Pictured left to right – Jasmine Trivedi (winner),
Gavin Rumble & Zack Lyon

Jasmine gets to chose from FOUR fun prizes!

(Each prize is approximately a $200 value)

The White Water Center in Charlotte
The Ultimate Climbing Gym in Greensboro
GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville
Great Wolf Lodge in Concord


Our Event Sponsor, TriStar gave away a $50 Amazon card.
Brent Price (Gilbarco, Inc.) was the lucky winner!

Be sure to sign up to the Pro/User email list.
You do not want to miss the next event!

We look forward to seeing you at the
2023 Fall Pro/User Event

Thank you to our Event Sponsor 
and to our supporting Vendors




Dave Engvall | Retired Engineer


Dave Engvall : Retired Engineer
  • Retired Principal Engineer, IRWIN Tools > Stanley Black & Decker, Huntersville, NC,  over 20 years.
  • Principal, Dynamic Performance Edge, LLC – Consultant: Ag and Mobile Machinery.
  • ProE/Creo user for  over 25 years.
  • Started 3D modeling 10 years before that.
  • Outside interests: Photography, Music Creation, Bicycle and Motorcycle Riding.
  • Inventor - 25 Utility Patents.
  • Holder of three Guinness Book World Records for distance throwing:  Sling, Hand Thrown Object & Spear.

Shawn Schreckengost | TriStar


Shawn Schreckengost : TriStar

Shawn has worked with TriStar as a Business Development Manager for over 10 years.  He has over 35 years of industry experience working with various CAD tools including 25 years with Creo Parametric, specializing in design automation, large assembly management, and complicated geometry solutions.

Michael Denis | Carrier Corporation


Michael Denis : Carrier Corporation

Michael Denis is a graduate of UNC at Charlotte with a degree in mechanical engineering.  In his short engineering career, Michael has done thesis work in the precision metrology field.   This thesis work led to his first industry job with Bosch-Rexroth in Charlotte, North Carolina.  At Bosch, he used design tables to automate different products within their portfolio.   After 2 years of employment with Bosch-Rexroth, Michael started his tenure at Carrier Corporation as a Designer.  At Carrier he was introduced to new design automation software called Smart Assembly by Sigmaxim.  For the last year and a half, Michael has spent his time leading a team developing tools in this software to reduce design time and errors thru scripting.  Michael's work in the fields of precision metrology, machine design, and thermodynamic chiller system design has exposed him to many different CAD applications.

Jeff Raquet | UNC Charlotte


Jeff Raquet : UNC Charlotte

Jeff Raquet is a Teaching Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He spent twelve years in the real world before entering academia. Started using Pro/Engineer in 1994. Has been teaching the introduction to engineering course to incoming freshmen focusing on engineering drawing, CAD modeling and product design since the fall of 1999. Also offers an upper class elective: Advanced CAD/CAM course focusing on modeling and additive manufacture. Running the additive manufacturing lab for the Mechanical Engineering department – presently 22 small FDM printers, three large FDM printers, three SLA printers, one SLS printer and one Metal printer.

Zack Lyon | ZLDesign | President


Zack Lyon : ZLDesign | President

Zack,  a consultant with H3Pelvic Therapy Systems, Inc., has 30 years of seasoned product development and design experience in various industry sectors:   Aerospace, hybrid electric vehicle charging and energy control systems, medical, test and measurement, alternative energy products, business office furnishings and environments, recreational vehicles.

Formerly, Zack worked with TE Connectivity as Senior New Product Development mechanical designer/engineer on the latest Hybrid and Electrical Mobility Solutions Product line for both Americas and Europe. Core products are electrical connection systems for electric vehicle battery control systems for US automotive manufacturers.

His previous working experience has also resulted in working relationships with Raychem Corp, IBM Advanced Workstations Division, Bernhardt Design, Respirics Medical as well as consulting for many other large entities. He has success working within large organizations, achieving industry brand and quality recognition for many clients by developing unique and long-lasting product solutions. He is named as a sole inventor/patent owner as well as named on various US patents of various categories. Proven technical leadership abilities with over fifteen years promoting the professional growth of the NC and SC state engineering community through the management and promotion of Pro/Users of the Carolinas.




March 2, 2023
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Duke Centennial Hall
9330 Robert D. Snyder Rd
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001 United States