InChem’s Management Team Has Decades Of Experience In Leadership Positions

InChem’s Management Team Has Decades Of Experience


The InChem management team includes outstanding chemical and business experts with decades of leadership experience for companies worldwide and dedication to continuous improvement. Contact InChem at 1-800-331-7721 to learn more or use our online contact form. »

Steve Crownshaw
President
InChem President for 16 years. Responsible for overall strategic management and direction of the company.  Has graduate and post-graduate professional qualifications in law and finance. Held senior operational and financial roles in several international companies.

Jon McCracken 
Chief Operating Officer

Previously global operations director for a major paint and coatings manufacturer. Mechanical engineering degree from Washburn University. Extensive certifications in project management; green-belt certified in Lean and Six Sigma.

Kaushik Vashee
VP Commercial
Over 25 years of experience in chemical manufacturing. Has a BS degree in Chemical engineering, is a licensed professional engineer. Has held  technical and manufacturing leadership positions with several chemical companies.

Brian Hamel 
VP Engineering

19 years experience in chemical industry including management roles in quality, production, maintenance, information systems, regulatory compliance and engineering.

Don Beddow
VP Operations
Over 40 years of chemical manufacturing experience and technology.  Has a BS degree in Chemical Engineering with expertise in silane and silicone process technology. Has been with InChem in operations management for over 16 years.

Joseph Wilson, Jr. 
VP Sales & Marketing,
Toll Manufacturing

Over 38 years of Chemical Industry experience. Has a BS degree in Chemical Engineering. Previously held leadership positions in sales, technical, marketing, supply chain and business management.

Dr. Steve Nichols
Director of Technology
Has 30 years of industrial R&D experience as a scientist and manager. An inventor on more than 25 US patents, he has extensive experience in the transition of polymer and chemical processes from the lab to full scale production.

Dr. James F. Sprouse
Director of Quality
Over 35 years experience in Analytical Methods and Instrument Development for lab and in-process plant applications, Quality Department Management including ISO-9000 Quality Management and Auditing.

Steve Hamel 
Purchasing and Logistics Manager
 14 years experience in the Chemical Industry in Production Purchasing, Logistics, Planning, Marketing and Sales. BS in Business Administration from Winthrop University. Hazmat Trained and Certified in DOT, IATA and IMDG Shipping.