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Chris Parker

Is the President and founder of CLP Chemicals. He started the company in 1991 as a manufacturer...View Full Bio

Chris Parker

Is the President and founder of CLP Chemicals. He started the company in 1991 as a manufacturer’s representative for Sherex Chemical (now part of Evonik) Prior to that, Chris was a sales representative for a local Houston distributor, an account manager for a major U.S. oleochemical manufacturer, and later became a product manager for an international chemical marketing firm. His duties as President include co-managing Supplier and Banking relationships, Sales Responsibilities and Administrative oversight. Chris graduated from Texas A & M University with a BS in Marketing in 1980 and resides in Houston, TX

John Spence

Joined CLP in 1995 and became minority partner in 1999 while currently serving as Vice Presiden...View Full Bio

John Spence

Joined CLP in 1995 and became minority partner in 1999 while currently serving as Vice President of Marketing. John has over 25 years experience in the chemical industry and prior to CLP Chemicals he was involved in marketing for an International Chemical Trading company. John helps oversee CLP Chemical's sales efforts and also works to expand the company's supplier base in the US and abroad. John received a BBA marketing degree from Baylor University and currently resides in Sugar Land, TX

Thomas Dirmyer

Thomas Dirmyer joined CLP Chemicals in 2008. Thomas has 15 years of experience focused on suppl...View Full Bio

Thomas Dirmyer

Thomas Dirmyer joined CLP Chemicals in 2008. Thomas has 15 years of experience focused on supply chain and distribution in the chemical industry. Prior to joining CLP, Thomas was involved in logistics consulting for chemical companies, and has directed logistics at Albemarle Corporation. Thomas most recently held a Vice-President of Business Development position at Quality Distribution, Inc. Thomas has a BSBA in Business Management from John Carroll University in Cleveland, OH and a Masters of Business Administration from Louisiana State University. Thomas resides in Houston, TX.

Neil Camp

Joined CLP in 2013 primarily managing activities related to the glycerin business segment.  Ne...View Full Bio

Neil Camp

Joined CLP in 2013 primarily managing activities related to the glycerin business segment.  Neil has more than 10 years’ experience in sales, product management and transportation.  Prior to joining CLP, he operated Gavilon LLC’s glycerin trading and distribution business for 2 years as well as 10 years with Archer Daniels Midland providing plant support, sales and management of specialty food ingredients as well as overseeing global glycerin operations.  Neil graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1999 with a BA in Biological Sciences.  He lives in Omaha , NE

Linda Parker

Has been with CLP Chemicals since its inception in 1991 and has been involved in various positi...View Full Bio

Linda Parker

Has been with CLP Chemicals since its inception in 1991 and has been involved in various positions within the company since that time. She has been a Sales Account Manager since 2005, and in addition to the various industries served, she has been instrumental in the growth and development of CLP's Pharmaceutical and Personal Care line of products. Linda holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University and a Master of Arts degree from Our Lady of the Lake University. Linda resides in Houston, TX

Adam Kratky

Joined CLP in 2013 when CLP acquired Gavilon’s glycerin business.  His main focus is sales o...View Full Bio

Adam Kratky

Joined CLP in 2013 when CLP acquired Gavilon’s glycerin business.  His main focus is sales of 80% and 99.7% glycerin.  Prior to the acquisition, he held several trading/distribution roles during his 5 years at Gavilon – including oilseeds, biomass, and glycerin.  Adam earned an MBA and a Masters of Securities Analysis and Portfolio Management (MSAPM) from Creighton University in Omaha, NE.  He has also obtained his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation from the CFA Institute.  Adam currently resides in Omaha , NE.

Tim Mays

Is responsible for numerous customer relationships for CLP Chemicals. Tim began his career with...View Full Bio

Tim Mays

Is responsible for numerous customer relationships for CLP Chemicals. Tim began his career with CLP in 1997, focusing primarily on styrene sales to major manufacturers. Tim has in excess of 25 years experience in sales, supply chain management, and executive management in the chemicals and food additive, arenas. Tim has worked for several multi-national chemical companies in a variety of capacities. Tim is a 1981 graduate of Mississippi State University and resides in Cincinnati, OH.

Audra Eilers

Joined CLP in 2013 after 19 years with Boasso America Corporation where her  responsibilities ...View Full Bio

Audra Eilers

Joined CLP in 2013 after 19 years with Boasso America Corporation where her  responsibilities and experience where in multiple areas of the business both operationally and administratively. She is responsible for primary bulk distribution and to and from various  terminals and receiving facilities assisting in accounts payable, invoicing and accounts receivable. Audra resides in Houston, TX.

Wanda Caballero

Is the CLP Chemicals Office Manager. Wanda joined CLP in 1999 after 21 years with local retaile...View Full Bio

Wanda Caballero

Is the CLP Chemicals Office Manager. Wanda joined CLP in 1999 after 21 years with local retailer as an Audit Analyst. Her responsibilities include managing the switchboard, data entry, accounts payable, invoicing, and Administrative Assistant to Chris Parker. Wanda resides in Houston, TX

Paula Diehl

Paula Diehl Joined CLP Chemicals in 2013 and has 19 years experience in the chemical industry, ...View Full Bio

Paula Diehl

avatar Paula Diehl Joined CLP Chemicals in 2013 and has 19 years experience in the chemical industry, having worked  at PPG Industries, Inc. and ZaCh System. She also has experience in shipping and receiving from Gulf Winds International. She is responsible for maintaining inventory at several warehouses and for shipping and receiving packaged products. Paula resides in La Porte, TX

Ivonne Lopez

Joined CLP Chemicals in 2012, she has been focused on the Mexican Market developing new custome...View Full Bio

Ivonne Lopez

Joined CLP Chemicals in 2012, she has been focused on the Mexican Market developing new customers.Ivonne has 13 years experience in the Chemical Industry, including customer services, material resource planning, inventory control, export, logistics, quality system processes and purchasing for a multinational company, Clariant México. She has an Industrial Management degree from Instituto Politecnico Nacional and an MBA in International Trade from the  UNAM university. Currently, Ivonne resides in Mexico City.

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