Advisory Council Members
  • Tony Izzo, Industrial Hydraulics
  • Adam Prante, Fremar Industries
  • Jackie Schulte, SFS intec, Inc.
  • Jennifer Connelly, F.I.T. Inc.
  • Hal Wagoner, F.I.T., Inc.
  • Jim Wolf, Atlantic Tool & Die
  • Gavin Ford, Student
  • Matthew Ford, International Machining Inc.
  • Tim Malena, Carlisle Brake & Friction

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

Frank Baluch, Instructor

FBaluch@mcjvs.edu

Extension:  259

Began at MCCC:  2011

Education
  • 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
Certifications
  • State of Ohio:  Journeyman Toolmaker
  • Ohio Department of Education:  Teaching License
Interests/Hobbies  Antique and custom autos, hunting and fishing