Mac McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award

The Mac McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2004 to recognize the commitment and dedication of individuals who have made significant contributions to improving the products and services offered by AME to advance enterprise excellence in manufacturing.

The award not only recognizes service to AME but also honors an individual's character, integrity and leadership. The Mac McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award is granted to one individual each year. Recipients are nominated and selected by the AME Awards Council.

2017 Mac McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Pat Carguello 

Pat Carguello is a long-time manufacturing professional, dedicated AME member and active volunteer and leader.

Carguello has been involved with AME since 1985, serving in many roles including AME president and CEO, annual conference chair and co-chair, vice president of international operations, vice president of conferences and on numerous programs and committees supporting manufacturing excellence. Additionally, he served as director of the AME Champion’s Club for 16 years.

In 2011, Carguello was inducted into the AME Hall of Fame for his contributions to the manufacturing industry. During his 30-year career with the Eastman Kodak Company, Carguello held positions in engineering, production and warehousing. At Kodak, he oversaw the implementation of data capture systems that improved inventory integrity within manufacturing operations. Carguello retired as unit director of industrial engineering, and is a co-author of “Assessment for Excellence.” Prior to attending Syracuse University, where he received a B.S. in engineering, he served in the United States Marine Corps.

Carguello has served as a keynote speaker, workshop leader and management consultant with expertise in benchmarking and continuous improvement. He continues to support AME serving as vice president of international operations.

Past Mac McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients 

2004    Robert "Doc" Hall

2005    John Puckett

2006    Ralph Todd

2007    James Nicholas (Nick) Edwards

2008    Tony Laraia

2009    Phil Roether

2010    Dan McDonnell

2011    Barbara  Jacklin

2012    Burgess Oliver

2013    Doug Carlberg

2014    Kenneth McGuire

2015    David Hogg

2016    William H. (Bill) Baker