Member Spotlight

CI staff wants to acknowledge members that go above and beyond in their commitment to CI’s mission. Every month, through the Insider, CI website, and social media, a member who is highly engaged and has consistently contributed to the Institute’s mission through various efforts will be highlighted.

Member Spotlight

Justin Cox - Occidental Chemical Corporation
Justin Cox - Occidental Chemical Corporation

May Member Spotlight – Justin Cox (Occidental Chemical Corporation) CI: Tell us a little about yourself, and what you do. I am an Emergency Services Supervisor for OxyChem Houston with a profound passion for emergency management and response, serving the Houston sites for 16 years. I... Continue Reading

Date posted05/24/2024


Chidinma Ihezue - Alexandria City High School - CI Intern
Chidinma Ihezue - Alexandria City High School - CI Intern

Local Alexandria City High School senior, Chidinma Ihezue, spent two weeks as an intern at CI’s offices in Arlington, Virginia. Chidinma will be majoring in chemical engineering at Hampton University on an academic scholarship in the fall. Continue Reading

Date posted06/1/2023


Joe Perez - Union Tank Car Compay
Joe Perez - Union Tank Car Compay

I am the Vice President of Fleet Engineering at Union Tank Car Company and I’m responsible for the qualification, maintenance and repair standards for the tank car and hopper fleet. Continue Reading

Date posted05/1/2023


Tom Stevens - The Greenbrier Companies
Tom Stevens - The Greenbrier Companies

I am a Mechanical Engineer with The Greenbrier Companies. I started out in 2010 as a Project Engineer within the Tank Car Engineering group and I am currently the Project Engineering Supervisor for this same group in St. Charles, MO. Continue Reading

Date posted04/1/2023


Manny Cunha - Kuehne Chemical Company, Inc.
Manny Cunha - Kuehne Chemical Company, Inc.

I was born and raised in a village surrounded by green slopes and snowcapped peaks of the mountain range. I served in the army special forces as a lieutenant and platoon commander. Continue Reading

Date posted02/1/2023


Dwayne Delancey - The Chemours Company
Dwayne Delancey - The Chemours Company

I’m a 40hr Hazmat Technician, CPR Instructor and Fire Safety Resource / Auditor. I’m also the Maintenance Training Lead for the Delisle Chemours Titanium Technologies (TT) site. Continue Reading

Date posted11/1/2022


John Brenon - Occidental Chemical Corporation
John Brenon - Occidental Chemical Corporation

I have spent all 30 years of my career in OxyChem Manufacturing. I began my career in 1992 in Ingleside, TX as a Project Engineer. I progressed through various roles in Ingleside including Process Supervisor, Production Superintendent, and Production Manager. Continue Reading

Date posted10/1/2022


Mark Fucich - Descote SAS
Mark Fucich - Descote SAS

In 1985 I received a call from friends/clients working for the Chlorine Producers PPG, Oxy and Dow. Each client said we met a French man named Jean-Pierre Richer who has developed “the valve” that our industry needs for isolation and control of dry liquid and gas chlorine. Continue Reading

Date posted08/1/2022


Jennifer Fan - Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Jennifer Fan - Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

I have a PE in Civil Engineering. After graduation I worked for a private environmental engineering consulting firm. I then switched to working for a public agency, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, where I am now a senior engineer on the Treatment Plant Design Team. Continue Reading

Date posted07/1/2022


Brian Dailey - The Chemours Company
Brian Dailey - The Chemours Company

I served in the US Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After leaving the world of air traffic control, I ultimately started work for Dupont (which later became Chemours) where I’ve been for 29 years. Continue Reading

Date posted05/1/2022


Hector Guevara - Orbia - Vestolit (formerly Mexichem)
Hector Guevara - Orbia - Vestolit (formerly Mexichem)

I graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) as a Chemical Engineer in the late 1970's. I have been in the industry for 44 years working in the chemical industry starting with phthalic anhydride, plasticizers, PVC Resins and PVC compounds for about 27 years... Continue Reading

Date posted04/1/2022


Lloyd Moore - Kemira Chemicals, Inc.
Lloyd Moore - Kemira Chemicals, Inc.

I have worked in the transportation sector for almost 48 years, 22 years with Kemira. During my tenure with Kemira, I have managed logistics operations and roles within our EHSQ Group. I am now part of our Global EHSQ Team and currently manage Transportation Safety for the Americas for all modes. Continue Reading

Date posted02/1/2022