New InLine Staff Members

Feb 26, 2019


Alan Segars, P.E.

Alan joined InLine's Atlanta office as a Senior Process Engineer in early 2019. With over 20 years of experience working as an engineering service provider, Alan has extensive experience in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, consumer products, and specialty chemical industries as a Process Engineer, Process Group Leader, Project Engineer and Quality Engineer. He has hands-on design and supervisory experience in multiple types and sizes of capital projects. He also has experience in on-site construction, installation, and start-up support.

Most recently, Alan spent 5 years with GEO Specialty Chemicals. Prior to that, he was Process Mechanical Discipline Lead at Middough, Inc. a full-service engineering and architectural firm. Before Middough, he served for an extended period as a Project Engineer with Lockwood Greene Engineers. Alan received a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech and MBA in Operations Management from Georgia State University. 

Don Aikens

Don joined the Atlanta office in early 2019 as a Senior Project Manager. He brings over 30 years of engineering and project management experience- solely in the food and beverage industry. Over the past 5 years, as a Senior Project Manager (independent consultant), Don was responsible for managing major capital projects ranging up to $26MM for several food manufacturers throughout the U.S., with a heavy focus on packaging. He spent the previous 13 years in the Kraft organization as: Engineering Project Manager for Kraft Beverages, Project Leader in Salted Snacks, and Engineering Manager and Business Unit Manager for Planters Peanut Division.

Prior to Kraft, Don served 10 years as a Senior Project Engineer in the Nabisco Atlanta Bakery. Early in his career, he gained knowledge in pasta manufacturing and also in the production of Pringles. Don received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton.

Todd Hills

I’m happy to announce that Todd Hills joined InLine’s Louisville office in January 2019 as a Senior Process Engineer. Todd is an engineering professional with over 20 years of design, manufacturing, and hands-on experience. He has project management and design experience from concept to start-up, as well as, on-site commissioning of turnkey system projects. Todd has a solid working knowledge in a variety of process engineering fields including macro/micro batching, aseptic process designs, UHT and HTST pasteurization, sterilization, CIP, bulk material handling, bulk storage, extrusion, pneumatic conveying, and pet food manufacturing.

Todd spent the past 6 years with a company that provides food and beverage manufacturers complete process systems. Prior to that, he spent 14 years with a pet food manufacturer with six plants worldwide. Todd received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University and a MBA from Western Kentucky University.

Dylan Pierce

Dylan Pierce joined InLine’s Atlanta office in December as a Project Engineer. Dylan was most recently employed in Texas as a Plant Electrical Engineer for one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies. In that role, Dylan worked on capital projects as the lead engineer and electrical engineer in new-build and ‘end of life’ projects. He also managed the maintenance and reliability program for instrumentation and electrical equipment at the facility. During college, Dylan also had 2 internship rotations in Atlanta. He graduated with honors from Georgia Tech in 2016 with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering.

Welcome aboard Dylan!

Rosemary Yost

Rosemary joined InLine’s Cincinnati office as a Process Engineer in October of 2018. Rosemary comes to InLine Engineers after spending her last 3 years at ArcelorMittal in northern Indiana, where she spent time working on continuous improvement and efficiency in production in a challenging manufacturing environment. Prior to that role, she spent time at Alltech, working on numerous projects solving mass balances, developing process flow diagrams, and sizing heat exchangers. Rosemary earned a BS in Chemical Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana (Magna Cum Laude), with a minor in German.

Jared King

I’m happy to announce that Jared King joined InLine’s Atlanta in August of 2018 as a Process Engineer. Jared was most recently with Southern Chemical and Textiles in Dalton, GA dealing with process design, process safety, and capital project development and implementation. Prior to this role, he was with MFG Chemical, also in Dalton. Jared graduated with honors from Georgia Tech with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering. He has experience with AutoCAD and is conversational in Japanese.