JULY 25, 2019; GREENVILLE, SC – TPM Inc., the Southeast’s leading 2D and 3D design technology provider, announces the promotion of several team members.
Mike Staples has been promoted to Director of Professional Solutions and will now be leading strategic initiatives for TPM’s technology and professional services. Mike has been part of the TPM team since 2009. He has been working with SOLIDWORKS software since 1998 and has achieved his SOLIDWORKS Certifications in a variety of areas including mechanical design, technical communication, simulation, data management, sustainability and more. Mike became TPM’s first Certified SOLIDWORKS expert in 2013 and TPM’s first Elite Application Engineer in 2015. He has evolved from Elite AE to Technical Services Manager where he has successfully managed the Manufacturing Technical Team.
Robbie Hoyler, SOLIDWORKS Elite Application Engineer, will take on a new position as Technical Services Manager for the Manufacturing team. Robbie has been a SOLIDWORKS user since 2007 and achieved Elite AE status very quickly. He excels in all aspects of SOLIDWORKS and has extended knowledge and skills using SOLIDWORKS Simulation. In his spare time, Robbie works with Queen City Robotics teaching and mentoring young students. He has recently taken his passion to India to work with a non-profit organization to establish robotics programs there!
Beck Dugas has been promoted to Senior Customer Success Manager. He has been a part of TPM’s Customer Success Team for a little over a year. He graduated from The University of South Carolina in 2017 and spent a year in sales in the logistics industry before joining TPM. In his new role, Beck will continue focusing on Autodesk products and services for the AEC division while also mentoring our new Customer Success Manager.
“I am very pleased with the hard work and motivation that these employees have shown. As TPM continues to grow, our team continues to become stronger in developing professional services and relationships with our customers,” says Chris Fay, President of TPM, Inc.