Kagan Richardson                                                           25 San Ricardo

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

(949) 573-0667


Skilled engineer seeking part or full-time work to support himself while pursuing a career in music.


Villanova University. Villanova, PA. Graduating GPA: 3.4.

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering,                                                                              May 2016

Coursework: Dynamic Systems 1-3, Manufacturing Engineering, Heat Transfer, Flight Dynamics.

Santa Ana College. Santa Ana, CA. Graduating GPA: 3.74.                                                                                                                              Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts,                                                                                           December 2012
Coursework: Statistics, Microeconomics, Intro to C++ Programming, Engineering Physics.

Recent Work Experience:

Tritek Solutions. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. Manufacturer’s rep serving principals nationwide.

Sales Engineer                                                                                                               January 2017 – March 2017                Represented over 20 product lines with Orange County and some surrounding areas as territory. Target industries included pharmaceuticals, aerospace, and defense. Early exit was self-imposed.

Winspire. Laguna Hills, CA. Winspire aids Nonprofits with fundraising and event production.

Client Services Coordinator                                                                                              July 2016 – January 2017                Lead the Client Services team in supporting the sales staff and ensuring that our clients had                 everything they needed to raise money for a good cause. Wrote the handbook for future CSRs.

MIAC Analytics. New York, NY. Financial firm specializing in risk management and pricing through the use of the MIAC Analytics™ Suite, an innovative software solutions platform.

Secondary Solutions Group Intern                                                                                      June 2015 – July 2015

Assisted the Secondary Solutions Group with pipeline risk management for their clients.

Villanova University Mechanical Engineering Department. Villanova, PA.

Paid Summer Undergraduate Research Assistant                                                  May 2014 – August 2014

Developed simulations relating energy efficiency to CPU usage in 1U computer servers.

Leadership and Activities:

Leadership Roles

Varsity Baseball Captain

Head of Transfer Student Orientation – Full control of budget and schedule.

Various project and design groups including the design of a Boeing 747-100 autopilot system.

Extracurricular Activities

Athletic Facilities and Operations – Work-study student job within the Athletics Department.

Villanova University Tech Crew – Production lead and sound engineer for on-campus events.

Professional DJ – Events from small private parties to large club nights. Villanova’s primary DJ.


3 Time Big East All-Academic Team

2015 Philadelphia Big Five All-Academic Team

2015-2016 Big East Honor Roll

Conference Experience:

ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. Montreal, CAN. (Presenter)

Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems (ES2) Conference. Arlington, TX. (Presenter)

SPIE Photonics West. San Francisco, CA. (Attendee)

Medtech MD&M West. Anaheim, CA. (Attendee)

Technical Skills:

AutoCAD®/             Microsoft Office        SalesForce                 HTML/C++/Java