Ray L. Knowis brings a distinguished career of operations management to NEST-TN. He retired as s senior vice-president of Micro Craft, a successful aerospace business to start Management Consulting Services Company, a professional consulting firm. Ray and the senior associates in his consulting firm bring to NEST-TN an unparalleled wealth and breadth of operational management expertise in high technology fields. Ray and his team will monitor and evaluate an investees compliance and adherence to their plans and ensure that there are metrics in place for evaluating the companys progress for meeting their goals. If there are deficiencies in performance prompt action will be initiated for correcting any deficiencies and getting the company back on a track for success.