Matt Allen joined Crystal Group in July 2020 as Director of Quality Assurance.
Matt is responsible for the planning, implementation, and effectiveness of all areas of the Crystal Group quality management system and ensures that processes for this system are maintained.
Prior to joining Crystal Group, he spent 17 years in quality leadership roles in industries including medical device, nuclear, commercial appliances, oil and gas, and aerospace and defense, which included 5 years previously with Crystal Group establishing the baseline for the AS9100 quality management system we use today. In addition to Matt’s quality leadership roles, he is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy where obtained a commission and lead various divisions on board the ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. He also holds several American Society for Quality certifications including Certified Manager of Quality / Operational Excellence, Certified Quality Engineer, Certified Reliability Engineer, Certified Quality Auditor, and Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.