TnT 2015

Anthony J. O’Lenick, Jr., President & Co-Founder, Siltech LLC

Tony O’Lenick is President of Siltech LLC. in Lawrenceville, Ga., a company he co-founded in 1989. Siltech is a silicone specialty company. Prior to that he held technical and executive positions at various surfactant and specialty chemicals companies including; Lambent Technologies, Alkaril Chemicals Inc, Henkel Corporation and Mona Industries. He has been involved in the surfactant and silicone industry for over 35 years.

Tony has written 5 books in various aspects of surfactant, silicone and organic chemistry, also published over 70 technical articles in trade journals, contributed chapters to six books, and is the inventor on over 300 patents. He teaches a course in silicone chemistry, surfactant chemistry and patent law. He has received a number of awards for work including the 1996 Samuel Rosen Award given by the American Oil Chemists’ Society, the 1997 Innovative Use of Fatty Acids Award given by the Soap and Detergents Association, and the Partnership to The Personal Care Award given by the Advanced Technology Group. Tony is a fellow in the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, and in the American Institute of Chemists. Tony was a member of several committees in SCC including the Committee on Scientific Affairs, the Continuing Education Committee, and has served the SCC National as Treasurer, Vice President Elect, Vice President and is now National President.

Julie Castner, North America Technical Service Manager, The Lubrizol Corporation

Julie Castner is the North America Technical Service Manager at Lubrizol. She has over 20 years in technical service and new product development. Julie previously worked at Matrix Essential.

Ms. Castner earned a BA in Chemistry from Malone College and has numerous patents and publications.