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Industrial engineer

Daniel Albert Oleisky Black, industrial engineer. Certified quality engineer, reliability engineer, in production and inventory management. Named Minnesota Young Engineer of Year, 1978; recipient Outstanding Student Leadership award, University Minnesota, 1975, Weum and Devaney awards, Phi Gamma Delta, 1975.


Black, Daniel Albert Oleisky was born on January 17, 1954 in Minneapolis. Son of Albert Samuel and Shirley Jean Oleisky (Peterson) Black.


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with distinction, University Minnesota, 1975. Master of Science with honors, University Minnesota, 1976.


Loan collector First National Bank, Minneapolis, 1975—1976. Quality control engineer Graco Inc., 1976—1979. Quality assurance manager Webster Electric Company Division Sta-Rite Industries, Inc., Racine, Wisconsin, 1979—1980, manager planning and production control, 1980—1981.

Manufacturing superintendent Fairbanks Morse Engine Division Colt Industries, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1981—1982, production and inventory control manager, 1982—1984. Manager materials Rockwell International Automotive, Troy, Michigan, 1984—1986. Director operations Autocall Division Federal Signal Corporation, Shelby, Ohio, 1986—1987, vice president operations, since 1987.

Advisor Junior Achievement, Minneapolis, 1977—1979. Member American Red Cross Safety Service, Minneapolis, 1968—1975. Trustee Minnesota Phi Gamma Delta Educational Foundation, 1975—1980.

Board directors Phi Gamma Delta House Corporation, 1975—1980.


  • Certified quality engineer, reliability engineer, in production and inventory management.


Member of Automotive Industry Action Group, American Production and Inventory Control Society, American Institute Industrial Engineers, American Society Quality Control.


Married Vicki Ann Reed, December 18, 1976.

Albert Samuel Black

Shirley Jean Oleisky (Peterson) Black

Vicki Ann Reed