Reese has spent over 20 years gaining mechanical engineering experience in the automotive industry acting as instructor, mentor and providing IT support. The majority of work experience includes Lead NX CAD Designer with the French engineering firm Faurecia and working as Design Manager for the General Motors Business Division that involved developing, modeling, testing and manufacturing automotive components. Additionally, as part of an IT Steering Committee in a leadership role, Reese was responsible for testing and implementing Teamcenter, NX, and PLM/PDM software. He was also invited by GM to participate with a team sent to Shanghai, China to troubleshoot Teamcenter publishing and cultural conflicts between General Motors United States Headquarters and Chinese Pan Asian Technical Automotive Center. The experience resulted successfully in resolving technical and communication issues between U.S. and China, improving workflow processes, reducing technical road blocks and increasing production turn time around by 80 percent.