Our Mission

TMAC delivers hands-on business management, technology and operations solutions to a wide range of businesses, including manufacturing, distribution, logistics, construction, health care and government. We have a wide array of services that accelerate profitable growth by developing and improving profits, products, processes, technologies and people. Focus areas include Strategic Management, Technology and Operations.


The MEP National Network is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing.

4,868 Companies Served

Since 1995


New/Retained Sales


Cost Savings/Cost Avoidance on Materials, Labor, Inventory and Equipment


Texas Jobs Created/Retained

Leadership Bios

Director Rodney Reddic

Rodney Reddic

Expertise: Lean Process Improvement and Value Stream Management
In Manufacturing Since 1991

Monica M. Cortez, Ph.D.
Director of Business Operations

Monica M. Cortez, Ph.D.

Expertise: Manufacturing Technology and Management
In Manufacturing Since 2006

Director Roger Caldwell
Regional Director – Gulf Coast/East Central

Roger Caldwell

Expertise: Financial Analysis Driving Profit Growth
In Manufacturing Since 1979

Director Gavin Jones
Regional Director – Southeast Texas

R. Gavin Jones

Expertise: Project Management, Technology Development and Environmental
In Manufacturing Since 2010

Director Amit Lopes
Regional Director – Paso del Norte

Amit Lopes, Ph.D.

Expertise: Advanced Manufacturing, New Product Development, and Systems and Process Engineering
In Manufacturing Since 2007

Director David Ortiz
Regional Director – South Texas

David Ortiz

Expertise: Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Continuous Improvement and Project Management
In Manufacturing Since 2005

Director Darik Pickerel
Regional Director – West Texas

Darik Pickerel

Expertise: Project Management, Operations Management, Environmental, and Health & Safety
In Manufacturing Since 2018

Director Bill Rafferty
Regional Director – South Central

Bill Rafferty

Expertise: Lean Transformations
In Manufacturing Since 1998

Regional Director – Metroplex

Charaee Tropp

Expertise: Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality
In Manufacturing Since 2001

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