Tom Marriott received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Iowa in 1968 and graduated from the Advanced Executive Program at Northwestern University in 1989. Tom has worked in a wide range of positions at Rohm and Haas (1968-1979) and Air Products (1979-2004). While at Air Products he gained extensive domestic and international operations and engineering experience through his work in the USA and Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil, Trinidad, India, South Africa and Algeria. Tom also became an expert on Safety and Environmental issues during his tenure at Air Products and served as its Corporate Safety and Environmental Director (1987-1991). Following his “retirement” from Air Products, Tom served as a consultant to the company until the end of 2005. Tom then founded the Hawkeye Consulting Services LLC and currently serves as the company’s President. This company provides consulting services to manufacturing entities primarily in chemical, energy and refining industries in the areas of operations, engineering and/or safety, both domestic and international.