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.

Mark Parker President & CEO

Mark joined Royal in 2012, bringing 20 years of technology industry leadership, paint & coating innovation, and senior management experience to his role with the company. In July 2017, he was promoted to his current position, where he is responsible for all company operations including global sales, marketing, research, and finance. Prior to joining the Royal team, Mark held various leadership positions at Fortune Brands, Red Spot, and Bush Industries. Mark earned his B.S. in Chemistry at UMass Lowell in 1993, as well as his MBA.

Owen Jones, Jr. 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 Master's in Business Administration from Tulane University in New Orleans. He is a member of NACE and SSPC.

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 applications techniques, from hand spraying to fully automated lines, is invaluable in bringing the most efficient coating and application system to the customer.

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.

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