Retired from PPG Industries in Pittsburgh where he served as Director of Process Engineering for the Coatings Group. He has substantial background in international business and technology having worked with affiliates and licensees in ten countries including Russia. He currently is a consultant in Polymer Process Engineering. He served on the Advisory Board of Penn State’s New Kensington Campus and on the Board of Directors of the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a past-president of the Society for the Advancement of Management in Pittsburgh.