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Alcorn McBride engineer, Joy Burke, earns PE certification

Alcorn McBride engineer, Joy Burke, earns PE certification

Senior Product Engineer at Alcorn McBride, Joy Burke, has earned PE certification.

Burke can now add PE, Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering to her job title.

“We are all really proud of Joy, it’s quite an accomplishment to receive the PE certification,” comments company founder, Steve Alcorn.

“Earning PE certification reflects Joy’s dedication to stay on top of all the different engines of engineering to better support our product development.”

As well as leading a talented team of engineers in software design, Burke also manages Alcorn McBride’s show control product line. Specialising in computer engineering, she has extensive experience in both computer programming and electronics.

Burke has been with Alcorn McBride for 14 years. In that time, she has project-managed multiple show control and lighting products used in theme parks, museums, casinos and hotels worldwide.

“Joy has a passion for learning new technologies and loves seeing how theme parks create amazing new experiences using products she has developed,” adds Alcorn.

Achieving PE certification is not the end of the story. Burke, who has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University, is currently working towards a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering at the University of Florida.

In her free time, she is actively involved with organisations that encourage children to pursue STEM fields. In addition, she is Vice President of the Central Florida chapter of the Society of Women Engineers.

Founded in 1986, Alcorn McBride is the leading manufacturer of show control, audio and video equipment for the themed entertainment industry. The company’s products are trusted the world over for their durable, zero maintenance design.

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Charles Read

Charles is Managing Director at Blooloop. He attends numerous trade shows around the world and frequently speaks about trends and social media for the attractions industry at conferences. Outside of Blooloop his passions are diving, trees and cricket.

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