Edward J. Gaffney
J. Gaffney Ted Gaffney earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering
from MTU in 1951. After serving in the U.S. Navy and working
as an engineer at Allis Chalmers for three years, he formed
Neodyne Corporation, a research and development company. In
1963, he founded Ortho-Kinetics, Inc., a manufacturer of health
care products with manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Europe
and sales offices in England, Germany, and France. He has
won a number of honors and awards and holds ten patents and
was named the U.S. Small Business Person of the Year in 1978.
Gaffney has served on advisory boards and councils for Marquette
University, Alverno College, the University of Wisconsin business
school, and the Milwaukee School of Engineering.