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.

Community Industry Member Spotlight

Dave Johnson - HASA, Inc.
Dave Johnson - HASA, Inc.

I graduated from the University of Colorado with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1989. I have spent the last 23 years working for Hasa, Inc. in various positions. I am currently the Vice President of Engineering and Regulatory Affairs. Continue Reading

Date posted10/1/2021


J.J. Hiemenz - K2 Pure Solutions NoCal LP
J.J. Hiemenz - K2 Pure Solutions NoCal LP

I graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1979. My chemical engineering career began at Dow Chemical, where I worked for over 34 years. Started out in the light hydrocarbon and aromatics production at Dow Chemical in Plaquemine, Louisiana. Continue Reading

Date posted08/1/2021


Ed Kazimir - De Nora Tech LLC
Ed Kazimir - De Nora Tech LLC

I have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, and have spent my entire 35+ year career with JCI Jones Chemicals. I have had numerous titles over my years at JCI and am currently an Executive Vice President... Continue Reading

Date posted07/1/2021


Tim Gaffney - JCI Jones Chemicals
Tim Gaffney - JCI Jones Chemicals

June Member Spotlight – Tim Gaffney (JCI Jones Chemicals) CI: Tell us a little about yourself, and what you do? I have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, and have spent my entire 35+ year career with JCI Jones Chemicals. I have had numerous titles over my... Continue Reading

Date posted06/1/2021


Al Cowie - Univar Solutions
Al Cowie - Univar Solutions

I am currently in my 43rd year with Univar Solutions. I started as a Quality Control Chemist and then worked in Regulatory, Safety & Health and Operations and recently returned to Safety & Health with a focus on Process Safety Management. Continue Reading

Date posted05/1/2021


Scott Wallace - Olin Corporation
Scott Wallace - Olin Corporation

I graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the early 1970s and later received an MBA from the University of Puget Sound. I have been in the Chlor-Alkali industry for almost 48 years working for Hooker/Occidental Chemical, DuPont, and Olin. Continue Reading

Date posted04/1/2021


Mike Croke - JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc.
Mike Croke - JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc.

JCI Jones Chemicals hired me one day after getting out of the US Navy in the maintenance department. I was a pipe fitter/fabricator. I became the Branch Manager of our Milford, VA plant at 24 years old and have been with JCI for over (40) years. Continue Reading

Date posted03/1/2021


Chris Gibson - Hawkins, Inc.
Chris Gibson - Hawkins, Inc.

My name is C. W. “Hoot” Gibson and I am a Senior Security/Compliance Analyst for Hawkins, Inc., a regional chemical distributor headquartered in Roseville, MN. I have over 35 years in the chemical distribution industry, and have served in regulatory, technical support and plant operations. Continue Reading

Date posted02/1/2021