Mike Yeager


Mike Yeager,
Vice President of Product Development, Quality Manager

Mike has been with Basic Carbide since 1981 in various laboratory and quality positions. Having previously worked for United States Steel Corporation Laboratory Services, he has a wide range of experience with quality technologies and processes. Mike is a member of the Society of Carbide and Tool Engineers (SCTE), an affiliate of ASM International.
E-mail: m.yeager@basiccarbide.com


John Goodrum,
Chairman of the Board and CEO
John Goodrum (along with his late partners, Jim Conrad and Ken Hollenbeck) started Basic Carbide in 1981 and has worked tirelessly to build Basic Carbide into a world-class industry leader. A veteran of the U.S. Navy and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he has worked in the tungsten carbide industry since 1964. John is a member and a Past Chairman of the Society of Carbide and Tool Engineers (SCTE), an affiliate of ASM International.






Jonathan Goodrum,
President
Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science degree in
Business Management. He has been with Basic Carbide in various positions since 1996.   Jonathan is a member of the Society of Carbide and Tool Engineers (SCTE), an affiliate of ASM International.
E-mail: j.goodrum@basiccarbide.com

Jennifer Sampson,
Executive Vice-President
Jennifer is a graduate of Robert Morris University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She has been with Basic Carbide since 1985.   Jennifer started out in accounting before being promoted to Office Manager, Vice President and finally, Executive Vice President.








John Hoak,
Plant Manager

John has been with Basic Carbide since 1987. He has worked in various positions, including maintenance and engineering before being promoted to Shop Foreman, Production Manager, and finally to Plant Manager.  John is a member and a Past Chairman of the Society of Carbide and Tool Engineers (SCTE), an affiliate of ASM International.
Phone (Buena Vista Plant):
1-412-754-0060    
Fax (Buena Vista Plant):
1-412-754-2080
E-mail:
j.hoak@basiccarbide.com
Jared P. Filapose,
Vice President of Sales,
General Sales Manager

Jared is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He has been with Basic Carbide since 1987 in various positions. Jared is a member of the Society of Carbide and Tool Engineers (SCTE), an affiliate of ASM International.
E-mail: j.filapose@basiccarbide.com














Paul Nagy,
Vice President of Engineering, Chief Engineer

Paul has been with Basic Carbide since 1982. He started out in Basic Carbide's engineering department and eventually became Chief Engineer and Vice President of Engineering.
E-mail: p.nagy@basiccarbide.com
Andrew G. Hummell,
ISO Coordinator
Andy is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.  He started with Basic Carbide in January 1995 as a Sales Engineer and was promoted to ISO Coordinator in 2008. Andy is also Basic Carbide's webmaster and in-house software developer, and he is a member of the Society of Carbide and Tool Engineers (SCTE), an affiliate of ASM International.
Phone (Buena Vista Plant):
1-412-754-0060    
Fax (Buena Vista Plant):
1-412-754-2080
E-mail: a.hummell@basiccarbide.com
E-mail (for ISO issues):
bc-iso@basiccarbide.com