New InLine Staff Members

Mike Jacobs

Mike joined the InLine Atlanta office as a Senior Program Manager at the end of October. Mike comes to InLine after a 14 year career with the Coca-Cola Company. His most recent position with TCCC was 4 years as Global Workplace Director (accountable for overall global program delivery for workplace strategies and projects totaling $150M annually- renovations, new construction, space refreshes, space optimizations & building/ lease exits). Prior roles at TCCC were: Freestyle Group Director- 5 years (managed all aspects of cost, quality, and supply for $120M business), and Principal Engineer, 4 years (managed and executed project budget of over $400M). Other companies where Mike made an impact include NTS, where he led sales and business development for beverage conveyance products, National Facilities Manager for Nestle Waters; also GAF Materials, and US Gypsum. Mike earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech, and PMP certification in 2008.

Chris Prochaska

Chris joined the InLine Louisville office as a Senior Program Manager at the end of October. Chris comes to InLine after a 24 year career with the Kellogg Company. Most recently, he was Senior Engineering Director, Global Engineering, serving as Engineering Business Partner for two Kellogg North America categories- Ready to Eat Cereal (RTEC), and Portable Wholesome Snacks (PWS). He has extensive experience developing, managing, and executing capital projects and programs. Chris is accomplished engineering leader with experience in overseeing and directing engineering functions, activities, and personnel of an organization. He has a background as an engineering consultant- designing, developing, and delivering engineering solutions for complex business problems. Chris earned a BS in Electrical Engineering Iowa State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska.

Garrett Hall

Garrett joined our Louisville office as a 3D CAD Designer in the beginning of September. He has over 20 years of piping and utility layout design experience in oil and gas, industrial process plants, and pharmaceutical plants. He has expertise in directing, managing and administering CAD and CADWorx teams, working with engineering to complete process and mechanical designs, including development of PFDs, P&IDs, equipment layouts, vessel drawings, and utility distribution diagrams. Garrett spent the last 3 years as Lead Designer with EnSite in Lexington, and the prior 6 years with Mott McDonald in Lexington. He has also worked with Jacobs Engineering and Woolpert. Garrett is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Sullivan University, Lexington, 2003.

Matt Shervin

Matt joined our Atlanta office as a 3D CAD Designer in Mid-August. Matt has over 10 years of experience as an Architectural, Mechanical, Structural, Piping and Process Designer. He has spent the majority of his career as Mechanical and Piping Designer, Food & Beverage Projects, with Amec Foster Wheeler. There, Matt worked on projects for General Mills, Mondelez, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Clorox, and others. He is proficient with Revit, AutoCAD 2D and 3D, BIM360, Navisworks, and Bluebeam. He also has expertise in converting legacy 2D files and Point Clouds into 3D BIM Models. Matt received an Associates of Science degree in Computer Drafting and Design from ITT Technical Institute in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Aleksi Rainio

Aleksi joined our Cincinnati office mid-July as a Lead Packaging Engineer. Most recently Aleksi was a Lead Packaging Engineer with Power Engineers in Minneapolis, where he was responsible for leading packaging projects through all phases of project scope. Prior to that, he spent 3 years with Dennis Group in Atlanta as a Packaging Engineer. Aleksi started his career as an Engineering Aide with Haskell. He has a wide array of experience in different food types- baked goods, frozen foods, fruit snacks, beverages, nuts, gum, soup, chips, and more. Aleksi earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech.

Jorge Montero

Jorge joined our InLine Atlanta office in the beginning of July as a Process Engineer. Most recently, Jorge spent 3 years with Coca-Cola in Atlanta as Process Engineering Manager – Corporate R&D. Prior to that, he held the position of Engineering/ Technical Operations Manager- Sparkling & Still Beverages at Coca-Cola from 2013 to 2018. Before his time at Coca-Cola, Jorge was Plant Manger at Aqua-Corporation International, a large aquaculture company in Costa Rica. Earlier is his career he spent time at Boston Scientific and Pozuelo, a large biscuit producer. Jorge has experience in soft drinks, hard seltzers, juices, and milk-containing drinks. He has expertise in thermal processing, UHT and retort processing, aseptic packaging, baking, construction, scale-up, start-ups, and validation. He earned a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Costa Rica.

Anish Mehta

At the beginning of June, Anish joined our Atlanta office as a Corporate Process Engineering Champion. Anish joins InLine Engineers after just completing a 20-year run with Coca-Cola, most recently as Global Director, Engineering R&D in Atlanta (since 2012). Prior to holding that position, Anish served as Director, New Technology Development, Manager of Supply Chain Optimization, and Manager, Process Engineering. He has a relationship with InLine that goes back a number of years. Prior to Coca-Cola, Anish was a Lead Engineer with BOC (now part of The Linde Group), and also spent time with RJR Nabisco as a Process Engineer. Anish earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at Rutgers University, and also received a Master’s degree in Management from Stevens Institute of Technology.

InLine Engineers is a Gray company.

InLine provides engineering, process improvement, and planning services for Food & Beverage leaders. In 2018, InLine joined the Gray family to complement its Food & Beverage offering. As a Gray company, we help customers transform their operations to maximize their ROI.