Meet Our Trainers
John Lamp, Technical Team Lead
9 Years in the Industry
Received his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Virginia
Areas of Specialty: Process measurement, rotating machine vibration, and hazardous area electrical protection.
John works alongside the sales team to ensure optimal performance and reliability of NSI’s industrial solutions. Before joining Neal Systems in 2012, John worked as a research scientist in the automotive sector investigating human injury tolerance and advancing vehicle crashworthiness. John is no dummy, but his three young daughters enjoy crashing productivity at the office when his adorable family stops by to visit.
Pete Hutwelker, Technical Director
40+ in the Industry
Studied Electrical Construction at Penn College of Technology
Areas of Specialty: All aspects of measurement and control in water, wastewater, and landfill industries. Special areas of knowledge include chemical feed systems (chlorine primarily) and flare gas systems.
Pete founded ES2 Environmental Systems and Equipment Service, Inc. prior to joining Neal Systems. ES2 provided design, build, installation, services, process control, and chemical feed systems for water, wastewater and landfill treatment facilities. He is an authorized Pennsylvania DEP trainer on chlorine chemical feed systems, and is famous for his chlorine trainings that he holds at the Cabela’s north of Reading, PA.
Stephen Arnold, VP of Engineered Solutions
30 Years in the Industry
Studied M.Eng (Elec) Southampton University, UK
Areas of Specialty: High precision temperature control, high accuracy Sodium Hypochlorite control, IIOT integration and control system architecture design.
Mark Reich, Director of Engineering
35 Years in the Industry
Studied Electrical Engineering at Penn State University. Received his MBA from Bloomsburg University and Masters of Education from Penn State University
Areas of specialty: PLC and HMI programming
Mark was previously a Training Manager at Avanceon and an Adjunct Professor at ITT Tech. He has a passion for teaching and an advanced skill set in engineering that allows him to be one of our most experienced trainers.
Shane Filer, General Manager
25 Years in the Industry
Studied Electrical Engineering at Grove City College
Areas of Specialty: Gas Leak Detection, Liquid Analysis (pH and Conductivity), Hazardous Area Electric Protection (Intrinsic Safety and Purging / Pressurization), Industrial Wireless
Shane has presented for dozens of industry trade shows and magazines over the past 25 years, including various ISA sections (Lehigh Valley, Wilmington, Baltimore / Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, and Long Island) as well as industrial trade shows in the pharmaceutical, power, semiconductor, oil & gas, and chemical sectors. He has also written many articles for numerous industrial magazines, including Power, Power Engineering, Ultrapure Water, Chemical Engineering Progress, Measurements and Control (M&C), and Power Plant Chemistry.
Shane uses humor a lot when he presents and has the worst dad-jokes on the planet.
Peter Jackson, Industrial Wireless Specialist and Water and Waste Water Business Development Manager
50+ Years in the Industry
Studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Brighton Polytechnic in East Sussex, UK.
Areas of Specialty: Wireless and cellular modems and data acquisition solutions
Peter has 20+ years of installing Wireless Radios (900 MHz and 2.4 GHz) as well as cellular modems (2G, 3G, and 4G). Extensive experience with data acquisition solutions, from design engineering of circular and strip chart recorders to modern day electronic data acquisition and RTU solutions for remote assets and regulatory reporting. His 20+ years of engineering experience with projects at hundreds of Industrial and Municipal sites makes him one of our most experienced and memorable trainers.
Walter Freeman, Territory Manager for NE NJ & E NY
30+ Years in Instrumentation, Gas Detection, Valves, & Data Acquisition
Studied Chemical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Areas of Specialty: Steam Submetering
Walter works in Metro NY/NJ aiding customers with specifying and implementing process measurement and automation solutions. He has recently given training on pH measurement: Theory and Practice, Control Valve Selection, Industrial Flow Measurement