Executive Director, DMDI

Dr. Bartles is currently the Executive Director of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation (DMDI) Institute that addresses the life cycle of digital data interchanged among myriad design, engineering, manufacturing and maintenance systems, and flowing across a networked supply chain.


He is also the Vice President of the International Board of Directors for SME.  Prior to DMDI, he was Vice President of Advanced Programs and Strategic Growth General Dynamics serving in both a domestic and international program capacity.


Dr. Bartles graduated from Shepherd College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He holds a master’s degree in International Business from Tampa College, an MBA from Shippensburg University, an MIB from Tampa College, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.