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President of Van Horn, Metz & Company, Barry joined the company in December 1984. Prior to joining VHM, Barry was Product & Sales Manager for GE Silicones, Chemist and Product & Sales Manager for Southwest Petrochem. Barry has dedicated his career to develop expertise in Coatings, Adhesives and Plastics industries. He has sold to, and serviced PVC compounders, wire and cable manufacturers, and the decking industry. Barry graduated with a Bachelor of Science from The Pennsylvania State University and MBA from La Salle University.
Barry served as President of Philadelphia Society for Coatings Technology, Philadelphia Paint and Coatings Association, Board Member at Large for NACD Board of Directors and Chemical Education Foundation. Currently, he is Chair of the Baden Powell Society of the Union League of Philadelphia and a Member of the STEM Committee of the Cradle of Liberty Council of Boy Scouts of America.
Phone: 610-828-4500 x 116
Email: Barrett Fisher
Executive Vice President of Van Horn, Metz & Company, Brian joined VHM in September 1988. In addition to working for VHM, Brian served as a Chemist for Congoleum for 1 year and he was involved with the manufacture of vinyl flooring products. After that, he spent 2 years as an Engineering Consultant for Factory Mutual Engineering. Brian graduated with a BS in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University.
He is a member of SPE, PSCT/NPCA and Phila Chemical Club.
Phone: 610-828-4500 x 117
Email: Brian Boorman
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Ted started with with Van Horn, Metz in September 1995. Prior to joining VHM Ted was the President of Meyer’s Chemical for 25 years. Ted has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Syracuse University and he is currently a member of the Buffalo Rubber & Plastics Group.
Territory: NY State
Email: Ted Meyers
John joined Van Horn, Metz in November 1997. His experience prior to joining VHM was with Wacker Silicones as a sales representative. John has a BA in Business Administration from University of Connecticut.
Territory: New England
Email: John Nomelli
Andy joined Van Horn, Metz in June 2016. Prior to joining VHM, Andy was the Coatings Resins Market Manager for Evonik Corp. He also served as the Product Manager for GAF Materials Corp. and Project Manager for Drew Division Ashland Chemical. Andy’s technical background includes research and development of new products for coatings, inks, latex and adhesives industries focused on foam control, inverse emulsion polymers and water-soluble polymers. Andy has a BA in Chemistry from NYU and a MS in Chemistry Polymer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Territory: Northern NJ, NY Metropolitan area
Email: Andy Romano
Roque started with VHM in August 2018. He graduated from Villanova University with a BS in Chemistry and has also an MBA degree from St. Joseph’s University. Prior to joining Van Horn, Metz, Roque had worked at Coatings Development Group for twelve years as the Technical Director, and at Finnaren & Haley for eight years as an R&D Chemist. Roque’s strong technical background and experience in the specialty chemical business, brings value to both our customers and our Principals.
Territory: Eastern PA, Southern NJ, DE
Email: Roque Guerzon
Tim has been with Van Horn, Metz & Company for 28 years. Tim has dedicated his career to product development expertise for plastic compounders with heavy emphasis on minerals and packaging. He has a BA in Economics from Thiel College and a MBA in Marketing from Xavier University.
Territory: Western PA, WV
Email: Tim Zeffiro
Randy joined Van Horn, Metz in September 2016. In the chemical industry Randy has held several positions in Sales, Purchasing, Operations and Logistics in the past 35 years. Prior to joining VHM, Randy was Vice President of Sales and Supply at Blue Ridge Solvents & Coatings. Randy has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, where he graduated with ‘Magna Cum Laude’.
Territory: Mid South
Email: Randy Bumgarner
Dr. Ralph Hartman
Dr. Ralph started with Van Horn, Metz in October 2003. Prior to joining VHM, Dr. Ralph was with Rohm and Hass where he held several positions in different divisions Agricultural, Coatings and Plastic Additives. His involvement was mainly in technical sales and product development for PVC extrusion and molding industries. Dr. Ralph has a BS in Biology from Juniata College, a MBA in Marketing from Hamilton University and Honorary PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Territory: South East
Email: Ralph Hartman
Albert joined Van Horn, Metz in March 2020, as an Account Manager in the Southeast. Prior to joining VHM, Albert was the Vice President of Hi-Mar Specialty Chemicals LLC where he managed the domestic and international sales for 13 years. He was also the General Manager for the American Pumice Navajo Brand mining and milling operations later acquired CR Minerals, after which Albert became the National Sales Manager for 8 years.
Territory: South East
Email: Alberto Hernandez
Andrew J. Crofford (A.J.)
A.J. started with VHM in August 2018. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Allegheny College in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry. He started his career as a Project Chemist with American Colors, Inc., formulating pigment dispersions and lubricants, then transitioned into sales as the Midwest Representative. A.J. enjoys playing golf, travelling to visit family and walking his dog, Luna.
Email: Andrew Crofford
Greg joined Van Horn, Metz in September 2007. He grew up helping his father’s compounding, machinery sales and tooling businesses. Currently, Greg interacts with numerous plastic extrusion manufacturers and compounders through the resin, additive, and tooling lines he represents. His background and connections in the plastics industry enables him to interact with customers on a wide variety of applications.
Greg has BA in Psychology and Speech Communications from University of Redlands in California
Territory: Central States
Email: Greg Hughes
Jim joined Van Horn, Metz in September 2016. He has a long history in chemical sales with St. Lawrence Chemicals covering Plastics, Lubricants and Coatings Industries. Jim also spent time as an Account Manager for Quadra Chemicals where he was responsible for sales and product management within CASE markets.
Jim has a degree in Marketing and Business Administration from Centennial College in Toronto, ON.
Email: Jim Clark
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|Anne Killeen||Inside Sales|
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|Cathy Stevens||Accounts Payable Manager|
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|Shannon Warner||Customer Service Manager/Sales Administrator|
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|Anamaria Tanase||Marketing Manager|
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|Giorge Dalaperas||Supply Chain Manager|
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|Marie Belser||Customer Service Representative|
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|Theresa Angelilli||Customer Service Representative|
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|Beth Wood||Customer Service Representative|
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