Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - Villanova University, 1953
Master of Business Administration - University of Houston, 1980
Master of Science in Civil Engineering - University of Pennsylvania, 1958


Professional Engineering License – Louisiana, Texas
State Contractors License – California, Arizona, South Carolina, Utah, Nevada, Florida and Hawaii
API-936 Refractory Practitioner Certificate


Over sixty years of experience in the power and petrochemical industries engineering, designing and installing refractory linings for both new installations and aftermarket service projects. Experience includes both domestic and international projects worldwide.

Position Experience

2005 to Present
Managing Director, Linck Refractory Services LLC.
Houston, TX
Petrochemical and power markets

1988 to 2005
Refractory Services, Foster Wheeler and Pyro Power
Petrochemical and power markets

1953 to April 1988
Managed Refractory Contractor
Adience Company, LP, Turnaround Maintenance, Inc.
Leavesley-McCollum Corporation and Joseph McCollum Company of Texas
Petrochemical, minerals, ferrous and non-ferrous & power markets