MATCOR's Cathodic Protection & Corrosion Leadership
Doug Fastuca - President
He has extensive international manufacturing experience, most recently in the metal alloy and metal furnace engineering sectors. Prior to his operating roles, Mr. Fastuca spent several years in private equity investing, concentrating on middle market industrial companies in the US and Europe.
Mr. Fastuca earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and an BA in Economics from Bucknell University.
William R. Schutt - Chairman
Mr. Schutt has been featured for his business and technical achievements in TIME Magazine, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer and many other publications, radio and television. He has appeared on national radio and television including Good Morning America, Hannity & Colmes, MSNBC, FOX News, NBC, CBS and others.
Mr. Schutt spends much of his time with non-profit organizations and serves or has served on the board of several organizations.
Eileen Jacob – Chief Financial Officer & VP Admininstration
Prior to joining MATCOR in late 2004, Eileen was CFO & Controller at MEECO, Inc. & Tiger Optics, LLC, two related privately held companies servicing the gas and semi-conductor industries. Previous positions include Director of Financial Services & PPX Controller for Amerigas Propane, a national propane distributor. In addition, Eileen was Plant Controller at Crown Vantage (James River Corp.), a paper manufacturer supplying the food and industrial printing industries. During her tenure at Crown Vantage, Eileen participated on a project team with Kellogg’s at its Battle Creek facility, and she was involved with a research project with the U. S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing. She held previous positions as V.P. & Controller at Mellon Bank (East) and was an Audit Manager with KPMG based in the Philadelphia office.
A member of the Executive Management staff, Eileen manages a number of company events and charitable efforts. Eileen volunteers her time and resources with Philadelphia-area non-profit organizations, including board membership for a grassroots community group based in Bucks County.
Glenn Shreffler –
Executive Vice President, Engineering
Mr. Shreffler is actively involved in several technical association committees including NACE, ASTM and ICRI and has been certified as a NACE Cathodic Protection Specialist since 1995.
Mr. Shreffler graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology.
Ted Huck – Practice Lead (Plants, Terminals, Well Casings)
Mr. Huck is a recognized expert in cathodic protection authoring over a dozen articles in a wide range of publications, including: Materials Performance, Pipeline and Gas Journal, Pipeline and Gas Technology, Power, Power Engineering, World Pipelines, Port Technology International, Water and Wastes Digest, and Arab Water World. Mr. Huck has presented at multiple conferences in the United States and Internationally including conferences in Amsterdam, Moscow, Istanbul, Bahrain, Mumbai, Seoul, Beijing, Chengdu, and Calgary.
Mr. Huck holds an MBA in Finance from Texas Christian University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University (formerly General Motors Institute).
John Rothermel – VP Sales
Mr. Rothermel has a proven track record in building, managing and leading customer-focused sales organizations that identify client needs and provide solutions that create long-term value.
Mr. Rothermel is a registered Professional Engineer, with a MBA from the Villanova University School of Business, and also earned his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Villanova University.
Chris Sheldon – Practice Lead (Utilities)
Mr. Sheldon has completed cathodic protection designs for underground gas, electric and generation facilities. He has co-authored white papers on AC Mitigation and is certified as a NACE CP Specialist and Coating Inspector Level 1.
Mr. Sheldon is a Professional Engineer, licensed New York, Pennsylvania and Texas, and is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. in Structural Design and Engineering Technology.
Nickalaus Judd – Director Field Operations
During his career, Mr. Judd has worked for several service companies, where he was challenged with many domestic and international projects. He has partnered with many operators such as Chevron, Shell, Enterprise, Atmos, Boardwalk Partners, as well as many municipal utility companies. Mr. Judd is an active member of the NACE and holds a certification as Cathodic Protection Technologist (CP 3).
Mr. Judd attended Texas Tech University studying Architecture and Civil Engineering.
Jeff Didas –Practice Lead (Pipelines, Pump Stations, Compressors, Delivery Facilities, & Tank Farms)
Having achieved the highest level of NACE certification as a NACE International Corrosion Specialist, Mr. Didas also holds a number of other certifications including: Cathodic Protection Specialist, Coatings Specialist, Chemical Treatment Specialist, Senior Corrosion Technologist, Corrosion Technologist, Corrosion Technician and a Level 3 certified Corrosion Inspector as well as an SSPC Certified Protective Coatings Specialist.
Mr. Didas graduated from Thomas A. Edison State College in Trenton, NJ, with a BSET in Electrical Engineering. He acquired his ASEE in Electronics Technology from Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield MA.
Carlos Fuentes –
Mr. Fuentes has worked with MATCOR’s engineering department for several years as a Corrosion Technician and Cathodic Protection (CP) Senior Field Technician. Mr. Fuentes has covered many CP installations projects. His role as an onsite supervisor has assured proper anode installations for many of MATCOR’s valued customers. His experience in the CP industry has allowed MATCOR to utilize his skills on numerous projects throughout the World.
As a member of the safety committee for over 10 years, Mr. Fuentes is proud to be part of a committee responsible for helping MATCOR achieve an excellent safety record with close to six years without a lost time accident/incident. Mr. Fuentes holds several safety certifications; these include the OSHA 10-hour safety course, confined space certification, CFR 49 HAZMAT shipping certification, along with CPR, first aid, and AED certifications.
Mr. Fuentes attended Moravian College in Bethlehem Pennsylvania for Operational Business Management.
Chad Oliver –
Director, Project Management
Mr. Oliver has worked in a variety of companies and industries in developing and leading highly-skilled, customer-focused, cross-functional teams in day-to-day operations. He also owned his own business that helped companies improve project management, process improvement and operational organization.
Mr. Oliver attended Drexel University and is a Six Sigma Green Belt with a Lean/DFSS certification.
Rebecca Haring –
Safety & Compliance Manager
Ms. Haring actively seeks to keep her safety and compliance knowledge current by studying industry-related safety topics through the University of South Florida – OSHA Training Institute, the Texas Engineering Extension and the Risk Management Institute among others. She actively participates in the American Society of Safety Engineers and the National Safety Council.
Ms. Haring graduated from the University of Phoenix with a BS in Business Management and is now pursuing her 48-Hour OSHA Manager Certificate.