Mr. Storie is one of two principals at CRĒO Industrial Arts. Since acquiring CRĒO in 2006, Mr. Storie has been applying his operations and financial expertise to help drive process improvements and the dramatic growth of its internal capabilities. Prior to acquiring CRĒO, Mr. Storie was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Compass Aerospace Corporation. Compass produced structural airframe components and assemblies through a network of national and international facilities for commercial and military aerospace OEMs worldwide. Prior, Mr. Storie served as a Client Service Vice President for George Group Inc., a nationally recognized consulting firm, helping numerous Fortune 500 companies successfully implement lean process improvement initiatives focused on dramatically reducing cycle times and improving the operating efficiencies of their critical business processes. Mr. Storie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master’s in Business Administration, both from Texas A&M University.