Donald Gulbrandsen

Independent Director

Mr. Gulbrandsen currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Gulbrandsen Companies, a group of specialty chemical manufacturing companies headquartered in Clinton, New Jersey. In his role as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Gulbrandsen oversees the strategic direction of the companies, including mergers and acquisitions and debt financing transactions. Mr. Gulbrandsen founded the companies in 1984 and has managed the organization through many growth stages to become an enterprise with over 1,000 employees and seven facilities worldwide. Mr. Gulbrandsen also serves as a National Council Co-Chair of the American Enterprise Institute and an Advisory Council Member of Entrepreneurship at Cornell University. He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and a BA in History from Cornell University, and he is an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Owner President Management Program.

Mr. Gulbrandsen’s lifetime of management and financial experience will be invaluable to our Board in executing our strategic vision.