Title: Technical Manager
Location: Upland, California, United States
Lloyd Garrison, Technical Manager with Brenntag, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Chemicals.
With more than 55 years of professional experience, Mr. Garrison has been the technical manager of the pacific division of Brenntag since 2010, having been technical manager of the western division from 2002 to 2008. Prior to obtaining these roles, he was an international business manager with Hampshire Chemical Corporation from 1993 to 2001 and a senior sales engineer with W.R. Grace and Company from 1985 to 1993, having held the same position with Ferro Corporation since 1980. Earlier in his career, he was a laboratory technician with Bell and Howell from 1969 to 1974, with Wyandotte Chemical Corporation from 1966 to 1969, and with Spencer Kellogg from 1963 to 1966.
Mr. Garrison pursued an education with California State University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1975. He continued his studies with the school, earning a Master of Arts in political science in 1977. He then joined Claremont Graduate School, completing postgraduate coursework toward a Master of Business Administration in international marketing from 1977 to 1979.
A respected voice in his areas of interest, Mr. Garrison has been affiliated with a number of organizations in his community. A former lecturer of international economic at California State University, Fullerton, he is a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers and the Applied Pulp Paper Institute. He has served on the boards of directors of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Society for World Affairs. He holds a patent for a fire retardant urethane.
Mr. Garrison was inspired to pursue his dual professions by a desire to be multi-disciplinarian. He began in chemical research and development, where he worked under the first of his mentors, John Roker. He then met a second mentor, who was a professor at Wayne State University and encouraged him to consider political and social contexts. Throughout his career, he has been recognized for his contributions with awards and accolades. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including Who’s Who in the West.
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