As a member of the QuEST Board, Michael Propen (Mike) positions QuEST Global’s engineering and manufacturing services through his high-level interactions. He also counsels QuEST Global in talent acquisitions, defining the technology road map, and advising on potential acquisition and integration of these new entities into QuEST Global. Prior to joining QuEST Global in 2002, Mike held the position of Corporate Vice President Technology & Program Management at Honeywell International.
He is credited with driving productivity through corporate-wide networks, and accelerating growth through sharing of common processes and best practices. He started his career as a Design Engineer and worked in this position for 5 years at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft and then at Lockheed Missiles & Company. In 1977 he joined Textron where he held various senior positions. In late 1994 he became Vice President of Engineering at AlliedSignal, Stratford, CT. In 1997 he was made Vice President Technology & Business Development at AlliedSignal Automotive Products Group. In 1998 he took the position of Corporate Vice President – Technology & Program Management at Honeywell International.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics/Mathematics from Queens College, NY; BS degree in Aeronautics & Astronautics from New York University, NY; Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida Technological University, FL and an MBA from the University of New Haven, CT.