Ryan Friend

Drafting and Design Instructor

Office: Springfield Campus Suite PMC-214-12
Phone: 417-447-8267

For nearly a decade, Ryan Friend has worked in the manufacturing industry, working mostly in stainless steel fabrication. Prior to beginning work at OTC, he worked as a designer and draftsman for eight years and a materials estimator for 1 year.  In addition, he worked as an adjunct instructor at OTC before coming a full-time instructor in Drafting and Design in 2017. Currently, he teaches a variety of drafting and design classes, including Mechanical Dimensioning & Tolerancing, Descriptive Geometry & 2D CAD, Production Design Drafting and Machine Design Drafting.