Get to Know Kathy Phelan Weber of Stanley Black & Decker
Kathy Phelan Weber may just be the brains behind one of your favorite power tools. Spending over 14 years in power tool development at Stanley Black & Decker “leads to lots of products,” she says. As the current reliability senior project engineer at SBD, Kathy is responsible for ensuring every new power tool the beloved brand puts out is perfect for all us DIYers out there, no matter our skill level. If it sounds like a dream job, Kathy confirms–it is!
We got a chance to catch up with Kathy to get the scoop on her crazy cool job. Read on to learn about her journey to tool design, what her day-to-day looks like, and how you can become her assistant on her next project.