Alison has been with Stepan just over 4 years. She is the Applications chemist at the Columbus Ga plant. In this role she not only works on innovation projects but on plant support and customer requests. Previous to her move to Stepan she spent five years with AkzoNobel in Nashville, working in a variety of roles but finishing there by managing the Fast Track program, which does quick color matches specifically for the Architectural market. She also has worked in the Automotive market, starting her career with PPG in Cleveland, where she also had her first experience with powder.