Frank Altmayer, MSF, AESF Fellow

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

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, MSF

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).


Adam Blakeley, MSF

Adam Blakeley is the Director of Technical Services for the Eastern Region with MacDermid Enthone and has received both his CEF and MSF certifications through the AESF Foundation. Adam is Technical Education Director for the NASF Palmetto Chapter, a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for NASF, and is a Trustee for the AESF Foundation. Adam writes extensively on technical finishing topics and has been featured on the Surface Technology Environmental Resource Center, Finishing and Coating Magazine, and Products Finishing Magazine.