Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Galvanizing, Galvanizing Paint Hot Dip Galvanize, Zinc Rich Paint, Inorganic Zinc Paint, Organic Zinc Paint, Coatings, Premature paint failures, Duplex paint systems, Zinc,
Expert Witness No.1081
Graduate 1961 – NY State Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences – A.A.S. Civil Engineering
Graduate 1972 – Institute of Applied Technology – Certified Nuclear Coatings Technician
Graduate National Association of Corrosion Engineers Resident Courses I, II, & IV Corrosion 1972, Corrosion Control by Protective Coatings 1974, Cathodic Protection
A Private Galvanizing Company – 1987-Pres. President. Provide consulting
services to the engineering, galvanizing, and manufacturing industries regarding all
phases of hot dip galvanizing. Work includes marketing studies, implementation of
marketing strategies, sales and marketing training, expert witness testimony, QA/QC
procedures, educational seminars, technical research, plant design and layouts, project
management, duplex facility design and construction, field investigations, etc.
Vice President/Chief Engineer – Duncan Galvanizing Corp. – 1973-1987. Was
responsible for operation, research, QA/QC, and marketing strategies for a highly
successful major New England Galvanizer producing in excess of 20,000,000 lbs. Per
year. Developer of the Colorgalv duplex process.
Assoc. Professor- Adjunct Faculty –University of Mass. – 1986-pres. Have
taught Construction Materials, Building Code Compliance, and Industrial and Commercial
Construction Courses in Continuing Education curriculum 2 semesters per year.
VP/General Supt. – Arco Steel Erection – 1971-73. Was responsible for turn key
construction of hot dip galvanized framed buildings throughout New England. Total
project responsibility for this period exceeded $35 million.
Certification and Licenses
Licensed Construction Supervisor, Certified Nuclear Coatings Technician
Registered Arbitrator – American Registry of Arbitrators
Noted author/speaker for matters related to Hot Dip Galvanizing. Has conducted over
1,000 seminars for Federal, State, and private engineers relating to specifying,
producing, and inspecting hot dip galvanized steel. Expert 1081 is a long time member of
the National Education Association and the Mass. Teacher’s Assoc. He has conducted
intensive seminars on behalf for the American Galvanizers Association on a regular basis
for their members. Recently served as one of 60 experts recruited from around the world
to serve on a two year Delphi study of the industry. Taught graduate courses in hot dip
galvanizing at the University of Wisconsin in 1974-1978, and MIT in 1977. Expert 1081 is
considered to be the leading expert on duplex coatings in the United States and one of
the leading international authorities on hot dip galvanizing.