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McCormick Technical Consulting, LLC



Garrett McCormick

Principal Consultant


Garrett McCormick founded the firm in June 2011 to help consumer appliance and industrial product clients greatly improve how they select, develop and deliver motor technology. Prior to founding the company, he was leading cross-functional teams and working with suppliers and manufacturing locations around the globe including:

► Leading and growing the global electrical team delivering DeWalt power tool products.

► Delivering the high power density AC motor technology recognized by Popular Science as one of the "100 Best Innovations of the Year".

► Leading the team that launched Black & Decker's first brushless motor products.

► Holding 14 US patents for contributions to the design, manufacture and application of electric motors, linear actuators and controls.


2011-Present: Founder, McCormick Technical Consulting, LLC, Manchester, MD

2007-2011: Director of Engineering, Stanley Black & Decker, Towson, MD

1999-2007: Technical Manager, Black & Decker, Towson, MD

1998-1999: Advanced Products Manager, GS Electric, Carlisle, PA

1996-1998: Applications Engineer, GS Electric, Carlisle, PA

1994-1996: Research Engineer, Cooper Industries, Franksville, WI


Master of Engineering: Engineering Science, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA

B.A.I.: Mechanical Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

B.A.: Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Professional Engineer: Licensed Professional Engineer, Maryland and Pennsylvania


Paul Wisniewski

Senior Consultant


Paul Wisniewski is a senior consultant working with our customers in the design, simulation, and manufacture of brushed and brushless motors. Before joining the company, Paul had extensive experience in specifying and designing motors, motor components and controls in a variety of applications; working in a fast-paced global new product development organization, qualifying new suppliers and manufacturing centers while leading technical teams in the US and Asia.

► Leading a design group in the US and growing a design group in China with responsibilities in New Product Development, VI, Warranty Reduction, and Supplier Development.

► Globalizing standards and training new staff as an ex-pat at a European design facility.

► Being granted 3 US patents for contributions in motor technology and product design.

► Specifying functional, dimensional and material requirements for motors and motor components, and establishing test and manufacturing requirements to secure ongoing quality.


2015-Present: Senior Consultant, McCormick Technical Consulting, LLC, Manchester, MD

2011-2015: Engineering Manager, Stanley Black & Decker, Towson, MD

2010-2011: Lead Project Engineer, Black & Decker, Towson, MD

2008-2010: Senior Project Engineer, Black & Decker, Towson, MD

2000-2008: Electrical Engineer, Black & Decker, Towson, MD

1997-2000: Product Engineer, Northland Motors, Watertown, NY


B.S.: Mechanical Engineering, Marquette University, WI, USA


John Hammar

Senior Consultant


John Hammar brings more than 20 years of experience in the micro-motor industry to the MTC team. John's previous experience included product design and development in the fractional HP electrical motor field. He has a consistent track record of creative, pragmatic design solutions resulting in several "industry first" products, including:

► Development of several patent pending drive systems for improved customer experience, safety, and cost margin improvements.

► Oversight of the design, layout, and implementation of a new 15,000 sq. ft. state of the art engineering and testing facility.

► Leading a global team in extremely aggressive timeline programs; for example, 17 months from concept to production.

► Development of materials, processes, and designs to achieve market leader reliability and noise levels, meeting the demanding requirements of the large appliance market segment.


2015-Present: Senior Consultant, McCormick Technical Consulting, LLC, Manchester, MD

2006-2015: Senior Application Engineer/Lab Manager, Johnson Electric Motor Company, CT

2001-2006: Application Engineer/Lab Manager, Johnson Electric Motor Company, CT

1995-2001: Test Engineer, Johnson Electric Motor Company, CT


SolidWorks 3D modeling

Finite Element Analysis and productivity tools

Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

MatLab / Labview

Acoustic and vibration measurements and data analysis

Root cause analysis (8D)

Development and fabrication of prototype electronic circuits for testing and demonstration

Agency (UL, CSA) approval processes


Daniel McCormick

Product Manager


Daniel McCormick brings experience in e-commerce as well as creative skills utilized in branding, customer outreach, and product line promotion. Previous experiences saw Daniel working in the Business-to-Business segment of a variety of industries for mechanical and electrical engineering focused projects. He currently acts on company assignment in China.

► Custom branding and product promotion strategies - print and web.

► Experienced in 3D printing modeled parts and assemblies.

► New client acquisition and CRM for ongoing business partnerships

► Managed e-commerce databases for a brand distributing products in all 50 United States.


2013-Present: Product Manager, McCormick Technical Consulting, LLC, Manchester, MD

2015-2016: Marketing Assistant, Henry Adams Consulting Engineers, Towson, MD

2014-2015: E-commerce Intern, Joseph A. Bank, Hampstead, MD


B.S.: Digital Marketing, Stevenson University, MD, USA