Leadership Team

Senior Design Staff

Matt Leary, President, Founder, and Senior PCB Designer

Matt started Newgrange Design in October 1996 as a one person PCB Design consulting business. The company grew year over year as customers recognized the difference working with Newgrange Design. Under Matt’s direction the company has grown to having PCB design and engineering teams. Matt worked as an instructor for Cadence (then OrCAD) PCB Systems Division traveling throughout the US and Canada, instructing classes on the latest PCB design software and techniques. Matt graduated with a degree in Physics from the University of Wisconsin in 1996. Matt’s software expertise include PADS, Altium, Allegro, and OrCAD Layout.

Myev Bodenhofer, Electrical Engineering Manager

Myev has over 20 years of design and test experience in medical devices and in the avionics industry. She heads up our engineering services group, leads product development teams, performs signal integrity analysis, and consults on complex PCB Designs where an extra set of experienced eyes could help. Her particular areas of expertise include: system architecture design, low-level analog design, design of test equipment, EMC and environmental testing, FMEA and risk analysis. She holds both a Masters in Electrical Engineering and an undergraduate degree in Physics from MIT. Myev has worked in Class III medical device development, and is experienced in working under ISO 13485 and the ISO 9000 family of standards.

Jean Pulpi, Business Operations Manager

Jean has over 20 years Project and Team Management experience, with 10+ years of providing consulting services in the high-tech industry. She leads a team that manages our overall business processes and operations, as well as oversees all customer accounts and project schedules.  Her overall expertise includes IT infrastructure project management, process improvement, vendor management, and business analysis & development. She is a University of Massachusetts graduate with a degree in Business Management.

Kristen Aguiar, PCB Design Manager, Team Lead

Kristen has worked here at Newgrange Design for 10 years. She has worked her way up from being a student employee (Coop) to being PCB Design Manager. She helps manage a group of nine PCB Designers (and growing) as well as continuing to design boards actively herself. She is comfortable and experienced designing in RF, analog, digital, and power electronics using all technologies. The tools she primarily use are Altium and Pads. She is also in charge of our database management development group (using both OrCAD CIS and Altium). She graduated from Northeastern University, Summa Cum Laude, with a degree in Mathematics.

Doug Field, PCB Design Team Lead

Doug is one of our three team leads (along with Lauren and Kristen). He heads a small group of PCB designers that design primarily in Altium and PADs. He is experienced designing in RF, analog, digital, and power electronics using all technologies He also leads our IT group. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a major in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science.

Lauren Waslick, PCB Design Team Lead

Lauren is the third of our team leads. She also heads a small group of designers that design primarily in Allegro and Altium. She is experienced in RF, analog, and digital electronics using all technologies. She is our internal Flex PCB Design specialist. She graduated from Boston University with a major in Mathematics and a minor in Economics and Psychology.