Fayetteville, AR; League City, TX
While an undergraduate and shortly after graduation, Vince worked for Dr. Charles Thatcher who was impressed by his capabilities, and this work led to one of three patents on which Vince is co-inventor. In 1993, Vince accepted a position as Process Engineer for Diamond Shamrock R&M Company and was promoted to Process Control Engineer after two years. Vince joined Marathon Petroleum as a Senior Process Control Engineer in 1999 where, among other projects, he led development of refining’s first process control network, implemented an alarm management program, and developed the plan to replace the basic process control system for the site along with Safety Instrumented System implementations. In 2015, he became the Process Controls Coordinator for Marathon supervising a team charged with managing all process control for the refinery. In 2017, he was promoted to Process Control Supervisor managing groups with full responsibility of all process control applications in the 600+ MBPD refinery. Vince and his wife Judy have three children, two daughters and one son.
Arkansas Academy of Chemical Engineers, 2019.