Lori Carson has spent over 25 years in the thermoplastic industry in sales, marketing, product management, and raw material functions. She began her career at CertainTeed Corporation and Johns Manville involved in launching new products in thermoplastic compounding markets. After leaving Johns Manville, she came to Phoenix Technologies to increase the commercial aspects of their PET recycling business, with the vision of consume, collect, and convert locally. She is currently the site manager of a 2 plant facility after a Phoenix ownership change to become part of Far Eastern New Century Corp, headquartered in Taiwan, in 2019. She currently resides in Perrysburg, Ohio and spends much of her free time involved with marine activities.