Tony O’Lenick is President of Siltech LLC in Lawrenceville, Ga, a specialty silicone company, he co-founded in 1989. Prior to that he held technical and executive positions at Alkaril Chemicals Inc, Henkel Corporation and Mona Industries.
Tony has written six books technical books, 100 technical articles, and has 350 patents. He teaches courses in silicone and organic chemistry. He has received industry awards including the Samuel Rosen Award (American Oil Chemists’ Society), the Innovative Use of Fatty Acids Award (Soap and Detergents Association), and the Partnership to The Personal Care Award (Advanced Technology Group). Tony was a member of various SCC committees including the Committee on Scientific Affairs and the Continuing Education Committee. He served as National treasurer, and the 2015 President. Tony is now Education Committee Chair in the IFSCC (International Federation of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists).