Steve Nagy

Steve is a Maintenance Planner for California Steel Industries (CSI), responsible for overseeing electrical and mechanical maintenance for the Pipe Mill department. Steve began his career in the United States Air Force as an avionics technician working on the F15 fighter jet where he received an honorable discharge. Steve then became part of the first industrial electrical apprenticeship program between California Steel Industries and Chaffey College. Since then, Steve has worked at CSI for 28 years. Steve has been working with students at InTech for five years since the opening of the training center, where he specializes in the fundamentals of electricity and motor theory. Steve graduated with a B.S. degree in Automated Manufacturing Technology from ITT Technical College.

Sammy Villanueva

Through his dynamic speaking and coaching, Sammy will captivate and help clients experience positive transformation. With over fifteen years of experience in sales and a decade of Training, Sales Enablement, and Management training, Sammy guides clients with practical, inspiring methods and principles to achieve lasting results. Sammy lives and coaches by his leadership belief system, never sell, always serve. Through experience and innovation, Sammy has unlocked the conjoining worlds of sales and leadership. He has recognized and has helped numerous clients recognize that to impact business, we must always start with truly impacting the people.

Brian Vanderzanden

Brian Vanderzanden is a mechanical instructor with over 15 years of varied experience in the field. Currently, he works as a Mechanical Maintenance Leadman for California Steel Industries. There, he specializes in mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems operation, maintenance, and improvement. He also participates in and leads various other programs such as Hazardous Materials and Waste Management, Safety, and Quality Control. Prior to working at CSI, Brian served in the United States Navy as Machinist Mate on nuclear-powered submarines. He was qualified up to Engineering Watch Supervisor and was extensively trained in mechanical, electrical, electronic, laboratory analysis and integrated plant operations for all systems related to an operational engineering plant aboard submarines. During his time in the Navy, Brian also served for two years as an instructor at Nuclear Power Training Unit Charleston, teaching junior sailors how to safely and effectively operate a nuclear-powered engineering plant.

Hector Escarcega

Hector M. Escarcega has over 30 years of hands-on experience working in both the General and the Construction Industry as a bilingual Corporate Trainer, Consultant and Motivational speaker specializing in workplace safety/OSHA, Productivity and Human Resources. As a bilingual consultant and trainer Hector applies his experience and techniques of bringing his clients not only into compliance with State and Federal OSHA regulations but also increase his client’s productivity and profits. He also helps clients update and improve their existing safety programs by establishing customized written safety programs and customized training programs in both English and Spanish. In addition, Hector was instrumental in establishing a common Interest group for ASSE American Society of Safety Engineers titled SPALW ( Safety Professionals and Latino Workforce).

Hank Rogers

Henry (Hank) Rogers is an experienced management, consulting and training professional. His experience spans years of supervision, management, quality improvement, consulting, training, and engineering. 

Hank has trained for Chaffey College since 2015 and specializes in Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, Leadership and Management, Business Writing and Microsoft Excel. 

Hank earned an M.S. in Industrial Technology from Illinois State University and an M.B.A. from Cal Poly Pomona. He has been teaching/training, managing and consulting since 1977. 

Bill Napoli
Bill Napoli

Bill Napoli founded Computrax, Inc. In 1987, a company which specialized in computer training and custom software development. He served as CEO of that company until his retirement in 2008. During his long career, Bill has authored over 50 workbooks on various computer subjects, which he uses in conducting his computer workshops. He has personally developed over 25 custom software apps for corporate clients. He specializes in not-for-credit, customized training on a variety of computer apps, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and other Microsoft Office applications. Since 1987, Bill has trained for Chaffey College and Riverside City College. In addition, he has conducted computer workshops on behalf of the Community Services Departments of 16 other California Community Colleges. Bill has a B.A. degree from St. John’s University and has taken graduate courses at New York University. 

Richard Cortez

Richard Cortez has worked for the Chaffey College Economic Development Department since 2016, specializing in Industrial Electrical Maintenance, Manufacturing Basic Electricity Courses, such as Hydraulics/Pneumatics and Troubleshooting, as well as Instrumentation and Process Controls technical trainings. He was recently assigned as the technical trainer at Metropolitan Water District and possesses a B.S. in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne. He is certified in NFPA 70E Electrical Safety, CPR, OSHA – 30 & 10. He has over 14 years of experience in the industrial electrical field.

Michael Wahome

Michael Wahome is a consultant who works with private business and nonprofit organizations to help them design and implement competitive strategies in marketing, culture, and data collection, reporting and analysis. Michael has over 18 years’ experience in entrepreneurship, operations and management, including owning and operating a telecommunication contracting company based in the IE. He has been a trainer with Chaffey College since 2018, specializing in programs that develop job skills, employee performance, and job satisfaction in the workplace. Michael has an M.B.A. from California State University, is a member of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, and has been recognized for his work in the field of re-entry.

William (Bill) Gutzmann

William (Bill) Gutzmann has worked at Chaffey College for more than four years as an industry expert and trainer. His career began in 1982 in the U.S. Navy where he learned about electronics and industrial electrical components, including nuclear power generation. He has worked in the manufacturing industry since 2003 and is now a journey-level equivalent electrician and field-service engineer. 

Greg Peters

Greg Peters is Owner/President of American Crane Training and Consulting, Inc. in Claremont, CA. He has been involved in the mining, construction, crane and trucking industries for more than 25 years. He served in the Military for 6 years. He is a NCCCO certified Lift Director, NCCCO certified crane operator, NCCCO certified Rigger level I and Rigger II, NCCCO certified Signal Person, crane operator trainer, practical examiner for all NCCCO designations. He participates as a member of the NCCCO Lift Director Management Committee, Tower Crane Management Committee, Articulating Boom Management Committee, Rigger Management Committee and Cal-OSHA’s Crane and Derrick Advisory committees. He currently trains and consults throughout the U.S.

Joe Martinez

Joe Martinez has been in the manufacturing industry for more than 44 years. He has worked at Chaffey College for more than three years but has been teaching for more than 23 years. He is bilingual and possesses a Full-Time Teaching Credential. He has more than 16 years of experience as a Machinist, both Conventional and CNC. He is also an LAPD Reserve since 2008 and still active as a police officer.

Joe Morgan

Joe Morgan is a lead Electrical Technician at California Steel Industries at the #2 Continuous Galvanizing Line. He has been at CSI since April 2005, when he was hired in as an ‘A’ electrician. His formal education stems from his time in the United States Navy as a Nuclear Trained Electricians Mate, where he served onboard the USS George Washington aircraft carrier. Joe has had extensive teaching and mentoring experience throughout his career in the Navy and at CSI. He has been teaching at the Intech Center since 2016.

Ron Hurst

Ron is an industry leader in training and development. His engaging programs are developed using the latest knowledge of instructional design. His broad experience based in manufacturing, logistics and service industries set him apart as a former manager with expertise in training. Ron has been training with Chaffey College since 2008 and specializes in Leadership Development, Effective Communication, and Process Improvement. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University, an M.S. in Leadership and Management from the University of La Verne, an M.B.A. from the University of La Verne and a B.S. in Engineering from McMaster University.

Jose Victoria

Jose Victoria has more than 16 years of experience working in the mechanical trades, which includes time working as a maintenance technician for California Steel Industries. As a member of the local pipefitter’s union, he worked on various projects throughout Southern California. In addition to teaching part-time at the Chaffey College InTech Center, he is an instructor for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. He has also taught at San Bernardino Valley College. He is licensed with the city of Los Angeles as a certified welder and is an American Welding Society certified inspector.

Mark Hedges

Mark Hedges has worked at Chaffey College for more than eight years and possesses a Business Degree from the University of La Verne. Additionally, he possesses certificates in Community Leadership, Quality & Performance Management, and Financial Management from UCR. He also holds a Certificate in SAP 4.6C LONA56 Basic Data Level (Three) Warehouse Management (Level 3). He was a 21-year Active-Duty Navy man as a Chief Construction Mechanic and holds a California State Contractors license in Fencing (C-13). He has continued his work to include licensure applications in Concrete (C8) and Painting (C33). He is also self-employed as Owner/Operator of Coastal Handyman Connection since 2015 and UManageIt & Associates since 2004. His prior work experience includes over 19 years in the logistics management field.

Mike Koehler

Mike Koehler has been an independent equipment consultant for 19 years with responsibilities for system diagnostics, technical training, component failure analysis and expert witness work. Previous experience includes 25 years with a local heavy equipment dealer as a Shop and Field Service Technician, Technical Trainer, Project Manager and Service Manager. Mike has over 30 years’ experience preparing and presenting technical training courses and is in his second year teaching at the InTech Center. Mike is an NCCER-certified instructor and primarily focuses on Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Pumps.

Calvin Bonds

Calvin Bonds is a Global Leadership Training Coach and Master Storyteller. He is the co-founder of Burgeon Consulting ( As a creative change agent, he has almost two decades of experience helping companies and institutions advance in the global market. Dr. Bonds has trained for Chaffey College since 2013 and specializes in Communication, Leadership, Business Writing, Conflict Resolution, Emotional Intelligence, Customer Service and Sales. He has a B.A. in English and Music (Humanities), an Executive M.B.A., a Master’s Degree in Education for Adult Education and Training, and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership (Ed.D.) from Pepperdine University where he served as an adjunct professor. He also guests lectured in Healthcare Leadership at USC. His certifications include Everything DiSC, Five Behaviors (Based on the Five Dysfunctions of a Team), and TESOL.

Mark Morales

Mark Morales is currently a Leadership/ Corporate Trainer for Developing Leaders. Mark trains individuals in Leadership, Communication, Creative Problem Solving, Team Building, Project Management and other valuable skills necessary for organizations to remain successful and competitive. He is also a Professor at the University of La Verne in the College of Management and Public Administration. After 20 years as a successful Information Technology Manager, Project Manager and Management Consultant Mark dedicated himself to his life’s purpose: To help individuals, leaders, and organizations reach their maximum potential.