M&M Hirsch & Associates, LLC

Senior Scientist - Coatings formulator, Consultant, Facilitator, 2010 - present

GE Energy

Applications Engineer, 2008 - 2011

Luna Innovations

Senior Development Scientist, 2004 - 2008

Dow Chemical

Development Leader, 1995 - 2004


Coatings Laboratory Manager, 1989 - 1995

Benjamin Moore & Co.

Coatings Chemist, 1979 - 1989


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Newark


New Jersey Institute of Technology

B.S., Engineering Science, Applied Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry




Marc is a senior Scientist/Applications and Development Leader with over 36 years of experience in the coatings, automotive, construction and wood products industries. He has managed teams and projects in all facets of the paints, inks, adhesives, construction products markets: high throughput R&D for coatings, fast-setting cationic polymers, novel waterborne corrosionresistant conformal coating, thermal cure Solgel coatings, selfdecontaminating surface coating, conductive coatings based on nanotechnology, Solgel coating for water impermeability of ceramic missile nosecones, and impact indicating coating for composite materials (e.g. Hellfire Missiles). Marc also has experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in these markets.