John was formerly National Sales Manager for a successful start up technology manufacturer. With over 10 years of Sales & Marketing experience John brings a wealth of information and contacts. He has held positions responsible for market development, strategic partnerships, channel development, sales management, vendor relations as well as product and sales training. He has had tremendous success in introducing new products and services to markets locally, nationally and internationally. John has the unique experience that comes with developing and managing new businesses. John graduated from Fort Lewis College with a B.A. in Business Administration. During his education he studied internationally and worked with a branch of the SBA.
Strategist / Team Builder
Dick retired from the Dow Chemical Company in 2001 from his position as Global Business Vice President for Dow's Engineering Plastics and Polypropylene Businesses. He was responsible for total global performance of this multi-billion dollar portfolio. Dick was also a member of Dow Chemical's Corporate Leadership Team. In 2000, Dick led the formation and was a Board Director for the Global Plastic Industry's e-commerce business, Omnexus.
Prior to this, Dick was Dow Chemical's first Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this capacity he managed Global sales and marketing for Dow's portfolio of businesses. Additionally, he led the establishment of Dow's e-commerce business and the Global Marketing and Sales Technology Center.
Earlier, Dick served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Dow North America. While in this role, he provided functional leadership for sales, marketing, commercial research and communications for Dow’s core businesses: Dow Plastics and Chemicals/ Performance Products, and was a member of the Dow North American Operating Board.
Dick also served on a number of boards including: Director for the Society of the Plastics Industry, Managing Director for Dexco Polymers, a joint venture between Dow and Exxon, Director for LG-Dow, a joint venture between Dow Chemical and LG, and Director for DH Compounding, a joint venture between Dow Chemical and Hanna.
Dick earned a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton.
Market Specialist / Project Manager