Fred Nothnagel’s professional background spans more than 30 years and a wide range of roles and industries. Following a few years at a vocational rehabilitation agency, he launched his business career as a Production Supervisor and Industrial Engineer at Polaroid Corporation. For the next 12 years he served in a variety of engineering management roles at Augat, Millipore and Boston Scientific.
In 1995 he embarked on his current career motivating, training and coaching professionals to reach their career goals.
In addition to his private Career Consulting practice, Mr. Nothnagel served for 14 years as a Senior Career Marketing Consultant and consultant trainer with a nationwide career consulting firm. For 23 years he has been the Executive Director of WIND, where he has led hundreds of workshops in career exploration and job search skills, in addition to facilitating weekly meetings.
Fred has provided customized career assistance to more than 1100 executives, mid-level managers and professionals at all levels, in dozens of industries.
He has also been retained by the U.S. Air Force at Hanscom AFB to conduct job search seminars for retiring military and civilian personnel. An invited speaker at Boston-area colleges and professional associations, he delivered a keynote address at the 2009 national conference of the Career Resource Management Association.
Fred holds a BA in both Physics and Psychology from Brown University and an MBA in Information Systems from Babson College.