Glen started in the foundry industry in 1961 as a foundry co-op student with Deere and Company, Moline, Illinois, while attending Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanics Arts, Ames, Iowa. He has performed every job in a foundry (core maker, molder, iron pourer, cupola tender, electric furnace operator, cleaning room chipper/grinder, maintenance mechanic, maintenance electrician, foundry engineer, metallurgist, supervisor, general foreman, superintendent, foundry manager, foundry owner (Stainless, High Alloy). He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Metallurgy from Iowa State, 1964. He served three years in the Army Corps of Engineers from 1967 through 1969, trained as a combat engineer, but never saw combat in Viet Nam. Thanks to the G. I. Bill, he earned an MBA in Finance from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1974. He has extensive experience in insulating products and coatings, selling for FOSECO, No-Bake Binder Systems selling for Ashland Chemical, and teaching as a CMI instructor. He started developing mechanical and thermal scrubbing for sand reclamation systems for Wheelabrator-Frye in 1979. He has been a Foundry Design/Engineer/Consultant since 1999. He has designed and project managed two green-field foundry projects and one brown-field project since 2002. Glen is happily married to Penny. They each have two children from previous marriages, and six grand-children. Glen restores military vehicles from World War II as a hobby.