Second Tuesday Dinner – Navy League Panama

Navy League ā€“ Panama is pleased to have one of our newest members as our monthly speaker for our September 9th dinner.

In 2007, Joseph Meijide led Lean Six Sigma Black Belt events for the US Navy to reduce the construction cost of the new Virginia Class fast attack submarine. He is recognized for making significant contributions in reducing the construction cost by $200 million for each boat.

Prior to doing Lean Six Sigma (in the 90’s), he was the program manager for submarine maintenance, research and development and testing of electromechanical systems, acoustics & hydro-acoustic systems for Department of Navy.

In the 80’s, he worked for Exxon & Mobil Oil Company as a construction engineer and a plant engineer in Saudi Arabia. As a plant engineer, he was responsible for maintenance the plant in operation for one of the world’s largest gas and oil separation and processing plant in Shedgum, Saudi Arabia. Prior to that, he worked in Florida Power & Light Company in Miami designing & constructing the first 500,000 volt electrical switching stations & long distance transmission lines system in Florida.

Joseph is a USA citizen born in Cuba, but raised in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Electrical Engineering in 1973.

Place: Balboa Yacht Club (We are making improvements over the last meeting).
Time: 7:00pm
Dress: Casual but no shorts please.
Price: $18
RSVP: Hunter Schultz — email: hnsbiosafe at cel: 6633-1156
Or to Nicole McFarland — email: panamanicole at

Seating is limited so please do RSVP.