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MATCOR's Cathodic Protection & Corrosion Leadership

Doug Fastuca - President
Doug FastucaMr. Fastuca joined MATCOR as President in June 2013.  He is responsible for providing overall leadership and integration of MATCOR's functions to achieve defined growth objectives.  He has more than 25 years of experience in leadership roles in public and private companies and private investment partnerships.

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 a BA in Economics from Bucknell University.

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William R. Schutt - Chairman
William R. SchuttMr. Schutt is the founder and Chairman of MATCOR, Inc., Mr. Schutt is a Drexel University graduate, holder of six US patents with others pending.  He has been recognized by the US government as one of the top experts in infrastructure corrosion and was part of a White House delegation to the Soviet Union.  Mr. Schutt holds the highest engineering rating from NACE International and is a Fellow of the United Kingdom Corrosion Society. He published numerous technical papers and lectured in more than twenty-five countries.

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.

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Eileen Jacob – Chief Financial Officer & VP Administration
Eileen JacobWith 25 years of experience as a financial leader in business and industry, Eileen Jacob holds responsibility for all aspects of MATCOR financial planning and administrative management.  In addition to her accounting responsibilities, Eileen oversees an administrative staff focused on safety, human resources and organizational development, information technology tools and programs, purchasing and vendor and facility management.

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. 

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Glenn Shreffler – Executive Vice President, Engineering
Glenn ShrefflerMr. Shreffler has spent over 23 years with MATCOR focused solely on corrosion engineering and cathodic protection.  In his career, he has developed a diverse, global portfolio designing and managing systems for LNG terminals, power plants, marine terminals, intake structures, reinforced concrete structures, wastewater and nuclear facilities for clients like Walt Disney, NASA and Exxon Mobil.  In addition to his engineering responsibilities, he is a key member in the innovation and quality control of MATCOR’s products.

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.

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Ted Huck – Practice Lead (Plants, Terminals, Well Casings)
Ted HuckAn electrical engineer who has focused his 20 plus year career on technical sales, Mr. Huck has developed a strong expertise in the application of cathodic protection.  His diverse experience with CP spans over 11 years with MATCOR. 

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).

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Chris SheldonChris Sheldon – Practice Lead (Utilities)
A former utilities senior manager, Mr. Sheldon has a deep knowledge of the industry.  With more than 25 years of engineering experience Mr. Sheldon has spent the last 15 years focused on corrosion engineering.

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.

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Nickalaus Judd – Director Field Operations
Nick JuddMr. Judd is an established Cathodic Protection professional with more than 11 years of installation, maintenance, design, and project management experience.

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.

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Jeff Didas –Practice Lead (Pipelines, Pump Stations, Compressors, Delivery Facilities, & Tank Farms)
Jeff DidasMr. Didas, an industry expert, brings 38 years of diverse corrosion experience working for pipeline and energy company owner/operators.  His expertise is sought after both nationally and internationally.  An active and published member of NACE, Mr. Didas has held a variety of national positions including his current role as Treasurer and Chair of TEG 022X, TEG 208X and TG 012.  He received the NACE Distinguished Service Award in 2001 for his many contributions to the organization.

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.

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Carlos Fuentes – Plant Manager
Carlos Fuentes | MATCORMr. Fuentes has been on staff with the MATCOR organization for more than 19 years. He has specialized in the manufacturing process and is has managed the production department at MATCOR for more than 6 years.

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.  

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Rebecca Haring – Safety & Compliance Manager

Rebecca HaringMs. Haring joined MATCOR in 2003 and has been responsible for the company’s safety program since 2008.

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.

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Doug Fastuca

Glenn Shreffler | Executive Vice President Engineering

Jeff Didas

Rebecca Haring