Leadership Team

With a combined total of 95 years experience in the Chemical Coatings Technology Industry, Royal Coatings, Inc. is proud of our extensive education, research, and development in the field.

Our Executive MBA's bring diverse professional backgrounds and experiences, and our Leadership Team is made up of dedicated on-site Chemists, Chemical Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers. We are passionate about technologies and are always striving for better, newer, and smarter solutions.


Owen Jones, Jr. President, Founder Owen has over 23 years of experience in the Coatings Industry. He is responsible for leading Royal Coatings, Inc. in new cutting edge technologies. Owen holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's in Business Administration from Tulane University in New Orleans. He is a member of NACE and SSPC.
Mark Parker General Manager Mark has over 22 years experience in the Chemical Coatings Industry, and joined the Royal team as General Manager in October of 2012. He has extensive experience in waterborne and solvent-borne coatings technology, working with companies throughout the U.S. including Bush Industries, Red Spot, and Omega. Mark has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from UMass Lowell, as well as a Master's of Business Administration
Ramesh Pateder Senior Chemist

Ray has more than 50 years of experience in the Chemical Coatings Technology Industry. Specializing in marine and industrial coatings, he has provided industry-leading expertise to Mobil Chemical Company (now ExxonMobil), Sherwin Williams, and SealMaster. Ray was the principle founder of Allstates Coatings Company. His educational background includes Bachelor's of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, and he is a Certified Surface Coatings (CSC) Expert.


Chad Purdy Sales and Service Manager Chad joined the Royal team in January of 2015. He comes with a 15 year background in paint and coatings, gaining years of experience with two of the largest coatings companies in the world. Chad's hands-on experience with multiple application techniques, from hand spraying to fully automated lines, is invaluable in bringing the most efficient coating and application system to the customer.

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2705 Concord Road Belle Chasse, LA 70037

Phone: (504) 392-8811 Fax: (504) 392-2173

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