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Welcome Mike Templeton

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Lunch begins at noon - Meeting begins at 12:30 p.m.

Meet Mike Templeton
Vice President of Operations at Renessenz, LLC

Topic: The Impact of Manufacturing

Mike Templeton serves as the Vice President of Operations at Renessenz, LLC with manufacturing plants in Jacksonville and Colonels Island, Georgia.  With over 100 years of experience in manufacturing and innovation, Renessenz, LLC is a leading producer of Terpene based aroma, flavor and other specialty chemicals that are derived from natural occurring renewable and sustainable feedstocks. Mr. Templeton has been with this business since 1998.

Prior to joining the business, Mike served as the Plant Manager for Cytec Industries at its West Virginia plant, and also served as the Operations Director for the global polymer additives business unit within Cytec including operations in Rotterdam. 

Previous experiences includes serving as Plant Manager for Reichhold Chemicals polyester resins plant in Jacksonville, Florida, and as Director of Manufacturing for Sylvachem's tall oil fractionating and upgrading plants in Port St. Joe, Florida and Picayune, Mississippi. 

Mr. Templeton holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University.

Recap of the November 27th Meeting
Greeter:  Roy Neal & PP Odette Struys
The Prayer & Pledge:  PP John Callender
Christmas Program Update:  David Bissell 
Jaguar Update: Ron Patrick
Dan Appelo Memorial Update: William Harrell
  Membership Drive Update:  PP Gary Wilkinson 
Salvation Army Bell Ringing Update: Dale Malloy
Sports Update:  Jeremy Miller
Introduction of Visitors & Guests:  PP Robert Meek
  Introduction of Meeting Theme & Speakers:  Holly Kartsonis 
Guest Speaker:  Captain Roy Undersander

Captain Roy Undersander spoke to the South Jacksonville Rotary Club about operational changes at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville.