The qt电子官网 Board of Governors provides strategic direction, maintains fiscal responsibility and helps deliver member value to the association. It is composed of manufacturer members who are elected for three-year terms.
Mike Ott, Chair
President & CEO, Polysciences, Inc.
Michael Ott is the owner and operator of Polysciences, Inc., which is a diversified manufacturer of chemicals for the research, medical device, electronic and diagnostic markets. Polysciences produces specialty monomers and polymers, microspheres, histology and microscopy reagents, and have a wide range of materials science applications.
Kate Donahue, 1st Vice Chair
President, Hampford Research, Inc.
Kate Donahue is President and CEO of Hampford Research, Inc., which is a family owned, custom chemical manufacturing firm. It specializes in hi-purity specialty chemicals used in the electronics, dental, cosmetics, engineered materials and printing/lithography industries, and is located in Stratford, CT.
Charles ‘Chuck’ Hinton, Ph.D., 2nd Vice Chair and Treasurer
President Emeritus, Ethox Chemicals
Chuck Hinton began his career in the chemical industry in 1973 at Celanese/FII as an R&D chemist. He joined Ethox in 1975, where he worked in technical sales. After 15 years, Chuck became Vice President, and in 2008 he took the reigns as President. Chuck semi-retired at the end of 2020 and now serves Ethox in the areas of special projects, business development and corporate strategy.
Mara Gliozzi, Secretary
Vice President & Global Business Manager, Specialty Chemicals, McGean
Mara Gliozzi has worked in the chemical industry for 35 years, all with McGean, a specialty chemical manufacturer near Cleveland, OH, that employees almost 100 people. She started as a summer intern and stayed with the company from that point on.
During those years, the family-owned organization has gone through several iterations, 但始终重视员工，勤奋工作，提供一个支持性的工作环境，鼓励成功.
Throughout her career at McGean, Gliozzi has worked in a variety of jobs, from sales and marketing to purchasing and customer service. Ms. Gliozzi is actively involved in qt电子官网, taking advantage of advocacy, educational and networking opportunities, including the Washington Fly-In, Annual Dinner and Committee Week, among others.
Kenneth Zrebiec, Member-at-Large
Vice President, Manufacturing Operations, Health, Johnson Matthey
Ken has over 20 years of experience in plant management, manufacturing, supply chain, and project management with a strong technical background in pharmaceutical drug product, drug
substance (API), and specialty fine chemicals.
In his current role at Johnson Matthey, Ken is the head of global operations within the Heath Sector, responsible for API manufacturing, CAPEX, Supply Chain, and Operational Excellence for five manufacturing sites in the US and Scotland. He is also a member of the Health Sector
Ken自2018年6月以来多次担任qt电子官网董事会的活跃成员. In 2020, Ken served as Secretary on qt电子官网’s Executive Committee.
Ken has a BSChE and MBA from the University of Delaware.
Gene Williams, Immediate Past Chair
President, Optima Chemical Group
Gene Williams is President of the Optima Chemical Group, LLC, a global supplier of specialty chemicals, toll services and custom manufacturing located in Douglas, GA.
Prior to being named President of the Optima Chemical Group in 2001, Mr. Williams served as the company’s operations manager, where he was responsible for completing plant construction, staffing and startup on new manufacturing operations. His responsibilities also include all day-to-day operations with the company, excluding R&D.
Mr. Williams拥有南方理工学院/乔治亚理工学院建筑工程学士学位, 他的工程管理硕士研究生学位是在田纳西大学完成的.
Mr. Williams is also active in his community, where he has served as President of his local Rotary Club, the board of directors for Junior Achievement, board of advisors for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, standing appointment to his local Church Leadership Council, and an industry segment liaison to the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
General Manager & COO, VanDeMark Chemical
Paul Ameis currently serves as General Manager at VanDeMark Chemical in Lockport, NY. He is responsible for the leadership of all plant operations, material planning, plant engineering, and process engineering. During his tenure at VanDeMark, Mr. Ameis在该公司的许多专有流程和产品的开发中发挥了重要作用, 以及公司在整个制造业务中不断改进的主动性.
President, FAR Chemical
Joe Beatty is the CEO of FAR Chemical, having joined the firm in early 2015. Prior to joining FAR Chemical, Mr. Beatty held a variety of executive management, sales, and operations positions in the specialty chemical industry. Most recently, he served as President, CEO, & Director of Xolve Inc., and prior to that he served as ColorMatrix Corporation’s Managing Director of North America.
Before joining ColorMatrix, Mr. Beatty曾担任MetoKote Corporation的北美副总裁，并曾担任Hexion Specialty Chemicals及其前身公司(McWhorter Technologies)的高级管理职务, Eastman Chemical and Resolution Specialty Materials) including Vice President, Coating Resins – Americas; Global Business Director – Coatings; and Business Director, Specialty Resins and Monomers. 他的职业生涯始于WR Grace - Dearborn分部的工业水处理行业, ultimately being named Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Vice President, Manufacturing, Monument Chemical
As Vice President of Manufacturing, Adam leads all global manufacturing activities, including Health, Safety, Environment & Security, Quality, Production Operations, Engineering & Capital Planning.
Adam joined Monument in 2009 and has held a range of positions, including Operations Manager and Site Leader at various facilities. Prior to joining Monument, 亚当为一家私营科技公司工作，该公司与美国的几家公司和市政当局合作.S. In this job, Adam held a variety of positions within R&D, engineering design, wastewater treatment technologies and project management.
In the earliest days of his career, Adam was an active-duty member of the U.S. Navy; he was stationed on the USS Frederick in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. His service spanned areas of the South Pacific and Southeast Asia.
Adam holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, 他还完成了密歇根大学罗斯商学院的企业管理课程.
President & COO, Capital Resin Corporation
Jamie Bull is the President and COO at Capital Resin Corporation, a family owned, chemical manufacturer based in Columbus, Ohio and established in 1976. Capital Resin specializes in resins, polymers, specialty materials, 在各种最终用途行业的各种公司的商品以及合同和toll制造.
Mr. Bull has served as Plant Manager, General Manager, Sales and Marketing Director as well as his current roles. In addition to Capital Resin, Mr. 布尔曾在美国陆军担任军官，并在医疗器械行业度过了10年的职业生涯. He holds a B.S. 美国军事学院系统与机械工程专业毕业，俄亥俄大学工商管理硕士学位.
President, Nation Ford Chemical Company
Mr. Dickson currently serves as the President of Nation Ford Chemical (NFC), a leader in toll manufacturing and specialty chemicals located in Fort Mill, SC. A Clemson University chemical engineer, Jay joined NFC in 1989. He spent 15 years working in the plant in several different roles, including process and project engineering and technical director. As the company grew, Jay将他的工作扩展到全球销售和新产品开发，并在过去15年担任总裁.
Jay’s passion is working on new projects that provide growth for the company, while providing key manufacturing solutions for NFC’s customers. Even though Jay serves as President, 是他的化学工程背景和在植物环境中工作的经历驱动了他.
Ephraim Honig, Ph.D.
CEO, Strem Chemicals, Inc.
Ephraim S. Honig, Ph.D.
In 1997 Ephraim S. Honig joined Strem Chemicals Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals of high purity. He has served in a variety of roles including Vice President, Chief Operating Officer before assuming his current role as Chief Executive Officer.
Chief Supply Chain, Quality & Business Improvement Officer, Sun Chemical Corporation
Jeffrey Shaw is responsible for optimizing Sun Chemical’s entire supply chain, from the purchase of raw materials and the scheduling of the company’s plants, 管理以市场为基础的库存水平，并将成品运送给全球客户.
Prior to his current role at Sun Chemical, 2010年至2016年，他担任Sun Chemical的全球副总裁，负责集成供应链和制造.
Christopher Brotherton, President, Ortec Inc.
Christopher Brotherton is the President of Ortec, Inc., 一家南卡罗来纳聚合物技术公司，为生命科学和工业市场提供定制的化学制造服务. Christopher在Ortec工作超过18年，在担任总裁之前担任营销经理和公司副总裁.
Prior to joining Ortec, Christopher在Nalco化学公司担任产品营销的多个职位, international marketing, and strategic mergers & acquisitions.
他持有克莱姆森大学(Clemson University)化学学士学位和维克森林大学(Wake Forest University)工商管理硕士学位.
Christopher also serves on the board of Kiyatec Inc., a 3D Cell Culture Biotech company, and is a former board member and active investor with VentureSouth, an early stage venture capital firm.
David Fortune, Vice President, La Petite Roche Technologies LLC
David在化工行业工作了20年，目前是La Petite Roche Technologies LLC (LPRT)的副总裁。, a North Little Rock, AR based manufacturer of antimicrobial chemicals used in various industries, including food processing, water treatment, pulp & paper, oil & gas, and ag among others.
Prior to joining LPRT, David在休斯敦担任Athlon/哈里伯顿合同制造业务的业务发展总监, TX. 他的职业生涯开始于化工行业，担任销售总经理，后来担任KMCO副总裁兼首席商务官, a manufacturer of custom and specialty chemicals with facilities located in Crosby, TX and Port Arthur, TX. LPRT, Athlon, and KMCO were/are all active members of qt电子官网.
David在密西西比大学(University of Mississippi)和孟菲斯大学(University of Memphis)学习市场营销和金融，于1984年获得工商管理学士学位. For hobbies, he enjoys photography, bicycling, golfing, traveling, and especially spending time with his three children and grandchildren.
Larry Ito, Global Commercial Director, Halliburton
Mr. Larry Ito自2018年5月起担任哈里伯顿合同制造的全球商务总监.
Prior to joining Halliburton, Mr. Ito served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Athlon Solutions, the Global Director of Contract Manufacturing for Ecolab, the Global Director of Capacity Planning and Development at Champion Technologies, and several roles of ascending responsibility at Dow Chemical, involving research and development, management, and procurement functions.
Mr. Ito holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Chemistry from Creighton University, a PhD from the University of Minnesota (specializing in inorganic chemistry), 以及密歇根州立大学(Michigan State University)工商管理硕士学位，专注于综合管理.
William Kersey, Executive Vice President, AVATAR Corporation
William (Bill) Kersey is the Executive Vice President of Avatar Corporation. Bill joined Avatar Corporation January 2010. During his tenure with Avatar he has served in a variety of roles, which included Business Development Manager, Vice President of Sales and Marketing and his current role of Executive Vice President.
Bill负责化身终端和转换服务的实施，创建了III类终端和转换铁路, Gateway Industrial Railroad, LLC, a wholly own subsidiary of Avatar Corporation, 支持阿凡达公司未来的增长机会，并为工业园区的其他公司提供服务.
Before joining Avatar Corporation, Bill worked for Fuchs Lubricants and Fiske Brothers Refining Company, (LUBRIPLATE)在全球范围内担任技术经理、产品和市场经理. During this period, Bill served ten years on the Board of the National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI), including positions of Treasurer and Vice-President.
比尔也是底特律摩擦学家和润滑工程师协会的成员超过30年, Kansas City, and Chicago Sections.
Clayton Pace, President & CEO, ChemQuest Chemicals LLC
Clayton Pace is President & Chief Executive Officer of ChemQuest Chemicals LLC, a contract chemical processor located in Pasadena TX. Prior to acquiring ChemQuest in October 2015 with equity partners, Mr. Pace was President & Chief Executive Officer of Quad Electronics dba Cablcon, 一家光纤和铜电缆组装供应商和总部位于特洛伊的电信行业的中央办公室电力电缆供应商, Michigan.
His has an extensive background including positions in the specialty chemicals, polymer, and engineering and construction industry, as well as international experience having worked in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
In addition to serving on the qt电子官网 Board, Clayton has served on the Board of ChemQuest, Cablcon, Equa-Chlor, Helena Industries, South Georgia Technical Institute, Centracore LLC and the Alliance for Telecommunication Industry Solutions. He currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Houston Ship Channel Security District, 这是一个为休斯顿航道和休斯顿港的安全提供资金和协调的政府和行业伙伴关系.
Mr. Pace holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University.
Cynthia Peterson, CEO, Howard Industries
Cynthia Peterson is the Chief Executive Officer of Howard Industries, Inc., which is a provider of chemical processing services such as mixing, blending, milling, drying, classifying, particle size reduction, contract manufacturing and repackaging. Howard Industries was founded in 1963 and is located in Columbus, Ohio.
Trained as a lawyer, 辛西娅的早期职业生涯是在私人执业，曾为私人控股和公开交易公司工作. Active in the community, she has served on numerous boards. Cindy became CEO of Howard Industries in 2015.