David McKibbin is the National Business Development Manager with DPE. He received his BS inMechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1980. He also received his executive MBA from Southern Methodist University in 2000. Dave spent 18 years with ABB Impell (now AREVA) performing various engineering functions which included Project Engineer and Project Manager activities. He then joined Stevenson & Associates as a Vice President in 1998 to open and run their Fort Worth, Texas office. In 2002, he joined DP Engineering and is performing Project Manager and Business Development activities. He developed and implemented the USA AOV Program Self-Assessment Guideline and has performed the Team Leader duties at various US utility assessments. He was directly involved in the development of the AOV JOG program and AOV calculation software (ACE). He has been performing GL 89-10 scopes of work since 1989 and has been the Project Engineer/Manager for many varied AOV/MOV projects. His AOV/MOV experience includes all facets of AOV/MOV Programs including program development, technical methodologies, modification packages, differential pressure and thrust calculations, actuator performance prediction, seismic/weak link calculations, test procedure development, and test results review/evaluation and reconciliation.