Tom Ball recently retired after a 36-year career in the chemical industry. He was Vice President and GM, Active Oxygens, at Evonik Corporation and prior to that, EVP of Sales and Marketing for PeroxyChem, where he was part of the executive management team that provided specialty chemical solutions to a variety of industries across the globe. He had a 29-year career at Philadelphia-based FMC Corporation, where he started as a chemist in Research and Development. He earned both a BS and MS in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary.
In civic life, Tom was on the Executive Board of Spark-Philadelphia from 2018-2021 and is delighted to continue his service with PEF.