AVON, OH – Specialty chemical distributor Lincoln Fine Ingredients, a Maroon Group LLC company, is expanding its U.S. reach with the addition of Christie Parker to the company's sales team. Parker will be responsible for CARE accounts in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

"I am very excited to have Christie join Lincoln Fine Ingredients' sales team," said Kathi Edwards, Director of Business Development West Coast. "Her sales experience in personal care and HI&I will be key in creating success for both our customers and supplier partners."

Parker has had sales roles in the rubber compounding and materials testing industries in addition to laboratory experience at both Sherwin-Williams and ICI Paints.