About Us People Behind APS

Meet our Team

Peter Yancey - Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Peter Yancey is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Atmospheric Plasma Solutions.  For the past 15 years Peter has concentrated his work on developing the Atmospheric Plasma Coating Removal (APCR) process. Peter was involved in research of plasma deposition, etching and surface modification of materials for 10 years at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing Processes and Materials of NC State University. His projects included numerous vacuum plasma processes such as reactive magnetron sputtering, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, vacuum ion plating and hollow cathode enhanced plasma sources. Peter has also worked as a consultant for a number of companies designing atmospheric plasma based processes and power supplies. At APS, he has focused his research on atmospheric-pressure plasma discharges and developed extensive expertise in creating stable and controllable atmospheric pressure plasma discharges using air as well as mixed-gas environments. Peter was responsible for the design of numerous customized atmospheric plasma applications for both commercial and DoD customers. Peter received his B.S. and M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering at North Carolina State University.

Glenn Astolfi - CEO/President

Glenn Astolfi is CEO/President of Atmospheric Plasma Solutions. In addition to strategy and fund raising, Glenn’s responsibilities at APS are Sales and Finance. Prior to joining our team, Glenn was CEO at Gateway Bank Mortgage. He has held a variety of positions in the travel and retail industries, including but not limited to founding team member and Senior Executive of Barnes and Noble and founder and Chief Operating Officer of TravelFest Superstores. Glenn received a B.S. magna cum laude in Finance from Florida State University and an MBA from the University of Texas.