Pete has over thirty (30) years of experience in concert production, staging, lighting, sound and pyrotechnic business through major concerts, theatre, Disney on ice and Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey. Also considered the top close proximate pyrotechnics specialist in West Virginia, utilized by multiple government agencies. Often called upon to teach pyrotechnic inspection to the West Virginia State Fire Marshals Association to all WV Fire Marshals, and to the IASTE Local #3 members in the Greater Pittsburgh, PA. area. Law enforcement pyrotechnic training provided to local bomb squads and tactical assault teams. Have taught pyrotechnic explosives classes at WVU Tech in Montgomery by recommendation of the BATF. Considered the best in West Virginia by the US Secret Service. Twice working Presidential details. Letters of commendation from the Senior Producer of CNN, and the United States White House. Also holder of a security clearance by the US Dept of Justice in handling of high explosives and pyrotechnics.
Pete has 2- four year Technical Certificates, a Bachelor of Organizational Leadership, and an Associate Degree in Applied Science provides a wide background and multiple disciplines of physical science. He has over twenty (20) years experience in industrial explosive gas and hazardous chemical control systems and electrical technology. A licensed Master Electrician specializing in hazardous location industrial electrical, electronics, intermediate voltage equipment, and power lines, and a highly skilled engineering tech in Control System Instrumentation. With special emphasis on troubleshooting 480 and 4160 volt variable frequency motor control systems. Pete also is a certified Hazmat first responder, National Registry EMT, Federal and State of WV Licensed manufacturer of High Explosives and a licensed instrument aircraft pilot.