Dean Watts is a mechanical engineer who has been providing Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) training, and coaching for the over 20 years. Dean is a registered PE in the State of Washington and certified as a Senior Level GD&T Professional by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) (GDTP S-0295). He is also a member of the ASME standards development committees Y14.5 Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Y14.8 Castings Forgings and Molded Parts, and he is the Chair of the ASME Y14.45 Measurement Data Reporting committee. He started his career with 3 years of full time experience in production machining, precision Sheetmetal, and TIG welding. He is also a retired U.S. Coast Guard Reserve officer, and former U.S. Navy Submarine Warfare Officer.