Richard Wheeler

CEO and President

Richard Wheeler photo

richard [dot] wheeler [at] nichols [dot] edu



  • Executive Development Program, University of Penn, Wharton School of Business
  • MBA, Anna Maria College
  • BS,  Humanities/Technology, WPI

Industry Experience

Professor Wheeler is the CEO and President of Capewell Components LLC. He has extensive experience in the plastics industry as an administrative, operations, manufacturing, and marketing/sales executive. He also possesses a working knowledge of calendered film and sheeting, as well as coated fabric laminations for the textile industry. He is also experienced in the training and implementation of ISO 9002:2000, ERP systems (Epicor/Vantage & Visual Manufacturing), and lean manufacturing principles (5S, VSM, SMED).

Courses Taught

  • Operations  Management