Advisory Council Members

Bill Bennett, Automation Tool & Die
Brad Cashner, Sattler Machine Products
Erik Davis, RICO Equipment
Matthew Ellis, AT&F
Tony Izzo, Industrial Hydraulics
Jerry Koenig, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Amanda Phelps, NASA
Adam Prante, Sattler Companies
Michael Schuessler, Destiny Manufacturing
Jackie Schulte, SFS intec, Inc.
Larry Survance, RICO Equipment
Hal Wagoner, F.I.T., Inc.
Jim Wolf, Atlantic Tool & Die
Jeb Works, Tornier, Inc.

College Credit – Students have the opportunity to earn college credits in this program

Frank Baluch, Instructor

Extension:  259

Began at MCCC:  2011

  • Normandy High School, Ohio
  • 4-year Toolmaker Apprenticeship
  • Cuyahoga Community College:  Math, AutoCAD, Engineering
  • Kent State University:  Career-Technical Education
Industry Experience
34 years with ALCOA as a Toolmaker: Machining jigs and fixtures, maintenance machine work, and in-place machining
  • State of Ohio:  Journeyman Toolmaker
  • Ohio Department of Education:  Teaching License
Interests/Hobbies  Antique and custom autos, hunting and fishing