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ANDREW J.

(DREW) KERN
3047 Antioch Church Road-E * Lenoir City, Tennessee 37772
(H) 865.988.6799 * (C) 865.235.4021
ak832a22@westpost.net

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
* Involved in operation and consulting for utilities for forty years
* Knowledgeable in fossil and nuclear generations, surface and well water prepar
ation, and surface water cooling
* Depth of experience in analytical methods development and quality control
* Adopter and promoter of e-commerce
LEADERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS
Boy Scouts of America
* Eagle Scout at 12 years old
* God and Country Award
* Order of the Arrow recipient
* Patrol leader at golden anniversary national jamboree
Peoria Central High School
* Multiple track team letter winner
* Played football and wrestled
* President of Key Club
* Delegate to International Key Club convention
Bradley University
* Member Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity
o Rush chairman
* Treasurer' Young Republicans' club
United States Army
* Completed military police training
* Achieved rank of sergeant in Viet Nam
* Promoted to company supply sergeant
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
American Family Life Assurance Co. (AFLAC) 2009-2010
Independent Associate (Sales) licensed in Tennessee for life and health
CERTIFIED LABORATORIES 2007-2009
Water Treatment Specialist (Sales)
Territory in Tennessee for provision of comfort cooling and heating treatment ch
emicals and services.
NALCO CHEMICAL COMPANY, Chicago, IL 1976 - 2007
Consultant and Sales Manager
Primary consulting responsibility for plants of the following electric utilities
: Board of Water and Light - Lansing, Ohio Edison Company, Pennsylvania Electri
c Company, Pennsylvania Power Company, and Toledo Edison Company. Primary servi
ce provider for automotive, chemical process, paper, primary metal, mining and r
efining industrial facilities. Areas of expertise include electric utility, ste
el, refining, chemicals, automotive and food processing.
* Hold five patents for the use of bromides for control of zebra mussels
* Presented paper at the International Water conference on the use of 3D TRASAR
in nuclear cooling water
* Taught Power 200 and Power 300 (nuclear) courses
* Presented paper at the American Power Conference on the first use of Carbohydr
azide in a universal pressure boiler
* Received Winner's Circle Award for Sales Leadership in Basic Industry North Am
erica
* Received Winner's Circle Award for National Account Leadership in the Industri
al and Institutional Services Division
* Increased sales 28 straight years as salesman, area manager, district manager
and key account manager
* Promoted to Industry Technical Consultant - Power in 2005, area of expertise:
electric utility, steel, refining, chemicals, automotive and food processing
* Lead the teams in conducting three nuclear service water cleanings

PSI-PROFESSIONAL SERVICE INDUSTRIES, Peoria, IL 1971 - 1976


(formerly A & H Engineering Corp., an independent testing laboratory)
Manager of Environmental and Chemical Testing Division
Consulted and analyzed projects for Central Illinois Light Company, Commonwealth
Edison Company, City of Springfield, Illinois Power Company, Rochester Gas & El
ectric Corporation, and Houston Lighting & Power Company.
* Certified by Illinois Public Health Service testing for bacteria in drinking w
ater
* Approved by Illinois EPA for testing particulates and SO3 in flue gas
* Approved by American Potters Institute testing for lead in pottery
* Approved by American Refiners Institute testing for lead in gasoline
* Certified class 3 wastewater plant operator - Illinois
* Developed method for extracting and quantifying chlorides in hardened concrete

HIRAM WALKER & SONS DISTILLERY, Peoria, IL 1968 - 1971


Quality Control Chemist
Responsibilities included power house chemistry and other water preparation acti
vities. Completed military obligations during this time.
* Authored paper on suitability for use of Teflon materials of construction in h
igh purity distilled spirits
* Qualified in sampling and testing: grain, byproducts, coal, water, steam, beer
, Hi-wines, distillates, finished goods, cordials and liquors, transport contain
ers

PUBLICATIONS/PATENTS
Use of ELIMIN-OX(R) in Universal Pressure Boilers
Manganese Control in Surface Water Applications
3D Trasar in Nuclear Cooling Water
Four U.S., one European and one Canadian patents for control of Zebra Mussels

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Chemical Society, American Nuclear Society, Cooling Technology Institut
e

EDUCATION AND TRAINING


Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Biology, minor- chemistry

Completed courses in Xerox Professional Selling Skills, Counselor Sales Person,


Versatile Sales Person, Leader/Manager training, Target Account Selling
References available upon request