michael fridley & associates, llc.


Bart Schmidt

Field Service Engineer at Blueprint Automation Colorado

“Mike has extensive perception and imaging skills. Also highly professional.”


John Martin

Program Manager, General Dynamics Advanced Robotic Products Group

“Mike is one of the most creative people I know. He has the in-depth knowledge and ability to generate high quality drawings of advanced products and concepts based on minimal input. Mike’s drawings are so good, it is often hard to tell that the picture or additions to a picture are not a real photo.”


Jim Ajlouny

Division Manager at Alion Science & Technology

“Michael was a very creative individual that always produced quality products in a timely matter and commonly in urgent situations.”


David Lombardo

Sr Principal Electrical Engineer at JLG Industries

“Mike was always very responsive and quick to help whenever we needed professional quality photos taken of equipment and displays for presentations and demonstrations. Mike’s work is top notch.”


Mike Wellfare

Principal Systems Engineer at L-3 Communications

“Michael is a fantastically hard worker who brings creativity and a great sense of style to his products. He has expertise in all sorts of graphics and video products, I have been very impressed with the professional nature of his video editing and production. Michael works hard to make sure that every client gets the best value for his time. I am convinced that Michael Fridley and Associates will be a great additional to your team for proposal production, graphics and image editing, generation of marketing brochures, production of business videos, or any of your graphics or video needs.”


Benjamin Taylor

Engineering Manager at ISI

“Mike was a core member of the business development team at GDRS. I witnessed him running multiple promotional efforts for the company and interfacing with customers over the years. I would think almost any company looking to expand there business could benefit from his guidance.”


Mark DelGiorno

Chief Scientist at Del Services LLC

“Mike is knowledgeable, detail-oriented, and has an excellent work ethic. He is a proven-performer under time-deadlines and always comes through. Highly recommended.”


George Mauser

Consultant: Executive Program Mgmt., Team Building, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Army Modernization

“Michael is a talented graphics artist skilled in the use of the latest digital tools. He is adept at working with engineers and scientists to develop imaginative portrayals of technical concepts for advanced technology and precise depictions of products and processes. His understanding of advanced technology and deployment environments result in the illustration of products operationally that is relevant and credible to the military or commercial user. Mike’s integrated media products have materially contributed to successful communications to technologist and senior decision makers as part of proposals, training material, trade show displays, video presentations, and the incorporation within digital virtual environments. Mike Fridley is a first rate team player who I recommend without reservation.”


Gary Sherwin

Senior Engineer at Near Earth Autonomy

“Mike is a highly talented graphic, photo, live and computer generated video artists. He is exceptionally adept at creating work that effectively communicates desired messages, even when given limited direction as to the desired outcome. You can count on Mike for a high end professional presentation product.”


Brett Leedy

Operations Manager at Amazon Web Services

“Mike is a skilled and efficient graphic artist. I have worked with Mike several times and am well pleased with his ability to take a rough sketch and turn it into the idea that I had in my head with his modeling skills.”


Steve Reid

Vice President, Logistics Support Programs at Sierra Nevada Corporation

“I have had the pleasure of working with Michael on several projects in the past. He has a good understanding of technical material and thus can make very creative suggestions. He is easy to collaborate with and the results were always on target.”


Tim Matterson

Subcontract Administrator at BAE Systems

“Michael is a hard-working detailed oriented individual. He is a Team Player and goes the extra mile for our Company.”


Paula Pennell, AM.APMP

Proposal Manager at Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

“I worked closely with Mike on proposals for almost 4 years. Not only is he a great person to work with, but his talent and skills are far beyond the average graphic artist. First, he’s an excellent manager and his experience spans all types communications media, from graphics and collateral, to video, animation, photography, trade shows, and more. Furthermore, his ability to understand highly technical information and translate that into high impact, high tech images, animation and marketing materials really took our business development efforts to an advanced level. His work turns concepts into reality, and this was a tremendous factor for winning many of our proposals. We couldn’t have done it without Mike’s ability to bring ideas to life.”


Greg Curry

Field Services Coordinator at Baltimore Gas & Electric

“This man is a consummate professional, with only the client’s best interest as paramount. Upon meeting Michael, I doubt you will feel the need to look any further.”


Alberto Lacaze

President at Robotic Research

“Michael always generated great work that helped his company advance and obtained new business. He always behaves professionally and works well with others.”


Michael Heck

Purchasing Associate at Innovative Automation and Controls, Inc.

“I worked with Michael for 11 years at General Dynamics Robotic Systems, and during that time, I found him to be very professional, knowledgeable, cooperative, and friendly. Perfect qualities to possess in his field of expertise. He displays excellent time management skills and is always concerned with meeting and exceeding the customers deadline. He would be a valuable asset to any company.”


Joel Price

Product Development Consultant

“After deciding to launch a product design and development consulting company more than a decade ago, I immediately chose Michael to help me make a strong first impression with a complete corporate identity package, logo, and creative brochure to showcase my own product portfolio. Since then I have referred numerous others to him because he has the skills, creativity, and desire to complete the project to the clients’ full satisfaction. I consider Michael’s unique strength as a graphic designer to be his ability to both understand and convey complex technical matter in understandable form – particularly useful for engineers, scientists, and researchers.”


George Colonna

Owner at Perigee Power Solution

“Michael is an extremely talented graphics design illustrator that always has a exemplary eye for details. Capable of producing top quality publications, always in a timely manner and always with an easy going mannerism that made him a pleasure to work with.”


John Carpenter

Retire Program Manager at General Dynamics Robotic Systems

“Michael is an excellent graphics artist and graphic art work manager. He can create innovative out of the box concepts guided only by high level minimal instructions. Consistently produces product that exceeds expectations.”


Robert Ivy

President at RLI Associates, LLC

“I have worked with Michael for the last 6 years, while employed at General Dynamics Robotic Systems. Prior to that, we worked on several proposals while employed at Lockheed Martin. Michael’s dedication, attention to detail and willingness to do whatever is necessary, to support the business development photography/illustration requirements of any product, rates as the best I have ever encountered. His capability to convert an engineering idea to an illustration is among the best that I’ve ever seen or worked with. I highly recommend Michael.”


Mary Cortes

Contracts Manager at ProSync Technology Group, LLC

“Michael’s work was always the highest quality and he was very efficient and timely with his work.”


Lori Friedman

Specialist, Accounting at General Dynamics Robotic Systems

“It is with a great deal of pleasure that I write a recommendation for Michael. I have seen Mike take the concept of robotic vehicles and turn them into artistic renderings that allowed customers and potential customers to visualize the future. Mike’s understanding of the media and his dedication to his craft make him a good fit for anyone who is looking for someone to turn his or her ideas into a vision. Mike is a loyal employee and dedicated to achieving all his goals and the goals of the corporation. I know Mike will be a perfect addition to any company smart enough to choose him.”


Vincent Barkley

Senior Engineer at General Dynamics Robotic Systems

“Michael is very skilled in authoring high quality images of military land systems which were often still under development. Michael’s work was presented to high value customers in proposals and other marketing materials. Michael would be an asset to companies developing and marketing products and systems to this sector.”


Aimee Streicher

Graphic Designer/Technical Illustrator

“Michael’s creativity, technical skills and interpersonal relationships have taken him far in his career. Even early in his career, he not only was diversely talented, he took on new challenges and produced great work. It was a pleasure working with him.”



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