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Dean Bartles

President and CEO of the Manufacturing Technology Deployment Group, Inc.


Dr. Dean Bartles has four decades of managerial expertise in manufacturing and technology. He is an accomplished operations specialist. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), a new subsidiary and sister company to NCDMM, and Advanced Manufacturing International, Inc. (AMI), a new subsidiary and sister company to NCDMM, are both under his leadership as president and CEO of the Manufacturing Technology Deployment Group, Inc., a not-for-profit holding company.

Prior to becoming president and chief executive officer of NCDMM in May 2019, Dr. Dean Bartles served on the organization's board of directors since 2010. Previous to this, he was the Director of the John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center at the University of New Hampshire and the President of the National Tooling and Machining Association. Dr. Bartles served as the Chief Manufacturing Officer of UI LABS and the founding Executive Director of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute in Chicago.

Dr. Bartles spent 30 years working for General Dynamics Company, where he was in charge of establishing and managing production facilities in Turkey, Egypt, and the United States. Dr. Bartles raised revenue at General Dynamics Company from $135 million to over $600 million between 2001 and 2014. Dr. Bartles spent almost five years as an industrial engineer at Fairchild Republic Company before to joining General Dynamics Corporation.

Digital Manufacturing, Model-Based Enterprise, Industry 4.0, smart manufacturing, cutting-edge robotics, and innovative factory designs are just a few of the advanced manufacturing technology specialties that Dr. Bartles is skilled in.

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