Specialty Industrials (Specialty Chemicals)
John has more than 39 years of financial management experience with expertise in large- and medium-sized batch process manufacturing organizations and consumer products businesses. John’s most recent position was with a specialty chemicals business, where he served for 15 years as CFO of Spraylat Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial powder and liquid coatings for architectural, furniture and storage, automotive and other industrial markets.
Prior to Spraylat, John was CFO of Dana Perfumes Corporation, a fragrance manufacturer and marketer. Earlier in his career, John held several controller and business planning and analysis roles in the Consumer Products Business at James River Corporation (now part of Georgia-Pacific Corporation) and Ford Motor Company. John also served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy.
B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University; M.B.A. from Columbia University; Certified Management Accountant (CMA)