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Scott Andrews
 
Scott Andrews
Account Manager
Growing up in the chemical industry, Scott has been a staid contributor to our organization for more than a decade. Scott maintains the southern portion of our region west into St. Louis and has a wonderful propensity for forging long term relationships with customers. He has a proven record to continually expand the business in the face of continual change.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 156


Valerie Bokar
 
Valerie Bokar
Inside Sales Specialist
Valerie joined our organization as an Inside Sales Specialist bringing with her more than 25 years experience in the chemical industry. Her primary focus will be to develop new accounts by demonstrating to customers Maroon’s competitive advantages.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ex. 136


Rodger Cram
 
Rodger Cram
Sales Manager, Headquarter Region
As a veteran in the specialty chemicals industry, Rodger’s professional sales experience and industry knowledge is an asset to our company, principals and customers alike. Prior to joining Maroon he served as President and CEO of Thermoclad Powder Coatings, as well as in a variety of senior sales and executive management roles at Evonik Degussa for 18 years, including President of Rohm America, LLC from 1998-2005. During his career, Rodger has been on both sides of distribution: as a principal who selected and managed distributors, and as a distributor who understands the needs and concerns of customers. Rodger draws on these experiences to manage success for all stakeholders in Maroon and to continue to expand our sales.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 144


Jim Gacek
 
Jim Gacek
Vice President, Sales
A twenty year veteran in the specialty chemical industry which includes a proven sales and sales management track record with Degussa Corporation (Evonik) and Buckman Laboratories, Inc., Jim leads a sales team of four account managers in our Western region. With a BS in Chemistry & Microbiology, Jim contributes a technical focus to our sales team, with a proclivity for coatings additives. He is actively involved with several trade associations, including past president of the WPCA, and maintains several strategic accounts.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 146


Troy Gannon
 
Troy Gannon
Account Manager
Troy is one of the youngest members of our team. He brings a youthful exuberance to our sales force and is focusing on expanding our customer and market base through his role as an Account Manager handling clients in Northwest Ohio and Southern Michigan. With a background in marketing, Troy is keenly aware of what it takes to Create Customer Success.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 124


Todd Giallorati
 
Todd Giallorati
Account Manager
A recent addition to our team, Todd has several years experience selling specialty chemicals. Todd is based in Hilliard, Ohio and is responsible for customers in Central and Southern Ohio as well as West Virginia. Todd aggressively works at growing our business, but balances this with a professional demeanor and style.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 159


Linda Haas
 
Linda Haas
Sales Support Specialist
Linda joined our organization after serving in a sales support role for over eight years. Linda’s background in sales support and customer service makes her an asset to Maroon's account managers and internal departments as we strive together to create customer success.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 164


Josh Hickman
 
Josh Hickman
Packaging Account Manager
Josh is our most recent addition to the packaging division. With more than 10 years of sales experience in similarly aligned industries as packaging, Josh has a great feel for meeting the customer’s needs and delivering a consistent product. His focus will be to maintain the relationships of current clientele as well as grow the packaging division from new product lines to new areas of business. With a focus on Ohio and the surrounding states, there is no distance he won’t go to deliver what the customer needs.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ex. 142


Karen Hubbard
 
Karen Hubbard
Sales Support Manager
As Sales Support Manager, Karen is actively involved with our Account Managers and customers and manages our Sales Support, Communications, Reception, Samples and Inside Sales departments. She focuses on “Creating Customer Success” by ensuring that all transactions meet our customer’s expectations. Karen has been a part of our organization for more than a decade and has a great understanding of our daily operations and the culture of our company.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 111


Todd Katres
 
Todd Katres
Resin Product Manager, Account Manager
After a successful tenure with Evonik (Degussa), Todd joined Maroon Group in 2009. Todd spearheads our resin sales as Product Manager. In this capacity, he works closely with our principals and Account Managers to increase our market share. He is also responsible for the direct management of several strategic accounts.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 135


Tony Malson
 
Tony Malson
Account Manager
Tony earned a BS in Biology from UW Madison and has 18 years industry experience. He joined us after a successful career with a multinational specialty chemical supplier to the coatings and plastic industries. He brings a high level of market knowledge and formulation expertise that has allowed us to capitalize on his strengths. Tony has a polished sales style and is a great addition to our staff.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 155


Mark Maroon
 
Mark Maroon
CTO
In addition to his role as our headquarter territory Sales Manager, Mark is a catalyst for growth throughout our organization. Working closely with several principals, Mark spearheads the acquisition, development and commercialization of new revenue streams. With more than 28 years of experience at Maroon Group, Mark has a penchant for Creating Customer Success. Mark maintains account responsibility with several national clients.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 119


Mike McKenna
 
Mike McKenna
Vice President, Corporate Operations
Mike has responsibility for developing and implementing plans and strategies that drive improvement in our operations. With more than 15 years experience in specialty chemical manufacturing and distribution, Mike works closely with our principal partners to ensure market share expansion. Mike is also involved with many industry trade associations and spearheads Maroon's community outreach. Mike handles several strategic accounts.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 116


Scott Norton
 
Scott Norton
Account Manager
As a Chemical Engineer, Scott has a great understanding of manufacturing processes with a wide array of technical knowledge. Scott is based in our Chicago office and has been able to aggressively develop new business and foster long term growth for Maroon. He is active in many local trade associations and has a bright future with our company.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 152


Tom Palmieri
 
Tom Palmieri
Packaging Product Manager
Tom heads up our Packaging business and focuses on product line expansion as well as market development. Tom works very closely with current principals to ensure the quality and service requirements of our customers are met. Having served in sales & marketing capacities for several years, Tom has a great understanding of what it takes to serve customers.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 143


Christie Parker
 
Christie Parker
Inside Sales Specialist
Christie Parker has spent a combined 5 years experience in Technical Sales for the Rubber Compounding and Materials Testing industries, in addition to working in laboratories at both Sherwin Williams and ICI Paints utilizing her B.A. in Chemistry. For the past two years, Christie has worked as Maroon’s Business Development Specialist generating new leads and business. In her current position as Inside Sales Specialist, Christie handles in-house accounts, generates leads, and develops perspective accounts.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 118


Tom Pyzoha
 
Tom Pyzoha
Account Manager
Tom has a great ability to develop long term relationships with customers and understands the complexities of our business. With more than 20 years experience in the specialty chemical industry, spanning both technical and commercial roles, Tom has a proven track record of creating success for our customers. He handles several multinational customers and is actively involved in trade associations including his role as past president of the CSCT.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 125


Mark Reichard
 
Mark Reichard
President, CEO
Mark drives our growth and sets the long term vision and strategy for the company. With more than 29 years of experience supplying specialty chemicals and packaging, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to our organization. In addition, Mark maintains responsibility for several strategic customers and plays an integral role with principal partnerships. As former Chairman of the Ohio Paint Council and President of the CPCA, he’s committed to the development of our industries and fosters relationships with our community.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 120


Jennifer Riordan
 
Jennifer Riordan
Account Manager
Jennifer has significant sales experience in the specialty chemical industry, having most recently worked for Univar. She's worked in procurement and planning roles which allow her to appreciate and understand the customer's perspective. Jennifer manages accounts in Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 154


Ralph Snelson
 
Ralph Snelson
Account Manager
He is our most recent addition to the account management team. Ralph’s territory includes NE Ohio, Western NY and parts of the Ontario, Canada province. He has a strong background in specialty chemical sales to the coatings industry, most recently working at EPS, focusing on the sale of resins for Architectural, OEM, Industrial, Cementitious, and Flooring Applications.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 161


Keith Stricker
 
Keith Stricker
Account Manager
Keith contributes more than 25 years experience to our team. As a former owner of two coatings companies in Michigan and working on both the manufacturing and supply side, Keith brings a customer’s perspective to Maroon. He is very active in several industry associations and maintains accounts in Michigan.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 157


Sharon Szabo
 
Sharon Szabo
Sales Support Specialist
Sharon joined our organization after serving in Sales Support and Inside Sales for many years with PolyOne. For more than five years, Sharon has acted as our Sales Support Specialist for our West-based Account Managers, and is actively involved with both customers and internal departments. She works closely with our Account Managers and strives to improve the level of service that we offer.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 127


Mike Watson
 
Mike Watson
Account Manager
Mike has almost 30 years of experience in technical service and sales roles in the specialty chemical industry. He started his career with Glidden (Akzo Nobel) in industrial packaging coatings before joining Baker Petrolite in specialty polymers for plastics, inks, coatings and hot melt adhesives. He went on to manage their technical service laboratory prior to working for Milliken Chemical’s Plastics Additives group. Mike holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Akron. Based in Austin, Texas, Mike handles national accounts for us.
Direct (440) 937-1000 ext. 151