Instructors


Frank Altmayer, MSF, AESF Fellow

Frank Altmayer

For over thirty five years, Frank Altmayer has been delivering expert instruction to students through the AESF Education Foundation. Mr. Altmayer attended the Illinois Institute of Technology, attaining his Bachelor’s in Science for Chemical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Metallurgy. He went on to offer technical expertise to the metal finishing industry as owner of Scientific Control Laboratories, Inc. selling the company in 2007.

Jeffrey R. Lord, MSF

Frank Altmayer

Jeffrey R. Lord, MSF, is Principal for the Black Company Environmental and provides consulting services for surface finishing clients to systematically and cost-effectively transform processes and plants towards the highest technical performance, quality and efficiency while improving profitability. Mr. Lord has more than 30 years of consulting, process engineering, EH&S management, manufacturing engineering and industrial R&D experience.

Doug Deeken

Doug Deeken

Doug Deeken is an independent metallurgical and special processing consultant with expertise in failure analysis, heat treatment, electroplating and organic finishing systems. He has 18 years of experience with aerospace, food processing, pressure vessel, automotive and polymer processing products. His experience includes work for Aerospace Fortune 500 OEMs. He has a Bachelor’s in Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Youngstown State University (1997).