He has an Associate’s Degree with some coursework towards Bachelor’s degree credits from Purdue University (Elkhart),in Mechanical Engineering. He also attended a Graduate Level course in the principles and operation of a Scanning Electron Microscope at the University of Notre Dame. He has close to 40 years of experience in metal fabrication companies. His roles have been in Engineering, Quality Control/Assurance, and shop supervision. He has extensive experience with CNC lathes, CNC lasers, CMM’s, PLC’s, SPC, etc. and enjoys trouble shooting and problem solving of any and all machines.