The Team

//The Team
The Team 2018-04-05T13:50:05+00:00
Mark Chandler
Mark ChandlerPresident
Areas of Expertise:

  • Adaptive Aesthetic Design™
  • Advanced Emulsion Solutions™
  • Formulating for Efficacy™
  • Technical marketing and market analysis
  • Acquisition screening and analysis

Background:

  • Croda/Uniqema/ICI, Kline & Company, Hoechst
  • 30 years in personal care and pharmaceutical industry
  • BA Chemistry, University of North Carolina

Mark@ACTSolutionsCorp.com
Full biography

Philip Haw
Philip HawSenior Formulation Specialist
Areas of Expertise:

  • Emulsion technology and troubleshooting
  • HLB
  • Inorganic sunscreens
  • Cleanser formulation

Background:

  • Croda/Uniqema/ICI/Atlas
  • 40+ years in the personal care industry
  • Experience in formulation for North and South American markets

Philip@ACTSolutionsCorp.com 

Dr. Frank Pagano
Dr. Frank PaganoSenior Formulation Specialist
Areas of expertise:

  • Color cosmetics (nail products, lipstick, liquid foundations)
  • Color theory and dispersion science
  • Sunscreen technology
  • Treatment skin care

Background:

  • Chanel, Revlon, JM Huber, Hoechst
  • PhD, Organic Photochemistry – Columbia University
  • Experience in formulation for North American, European, and Asian markets

Frank@ACTSolutionsCorp.com 

Bryan Aiken
Bryan AikenFormulation Scientist
Area of expertise:

  • Sunscreen formulation

Background:

  • BA Chemistry West Chester University (May 2018)

Bryan@ACTSolutionsCorp.com

Darian Yang
Darian Yang
Areas of expertise:

  • Aesthetic design
  • Statistical analysis

Background:

  • BS Biochemistry University of Delaware (May 2018)

dariany@udel.edu

Meredith Klabnik
Meredith KlabnikFormulation Scientist
Area of expertise:

  • Food and beverage formulation

Background:

  • BA Food Science University of Delaware (May 2018)

meredith@ACTSolutionsCorp.com

Kierstyn Harris
Kierstyn HarrisFormulation Scientist
Areas of expertise:

  • OTC skin care
  • Scale-up

Background:

  • BA Chemical Engineering University of Delaware (May 2018)

kierstyn@ACTSolutionsCorp.com

Brian Tintea
Brian Tintea
Area of expertise:

  • Surfactant evaluation

Background:

  • BS Chemistry University of Delaware (May 2018)

Major: Chemistry BS
Graduation Date: May 2018
btintea@udel.edu

Megan Yinh
Megan YinhFormulation Scientist
Areas of expertise:

  • Deodorant formulation
  • Gel formulation

Background:

  • BS Natural Sciences from University of Pittsburgh (2016)
Angelina Caufield
Angelina CaufieldFormulation Scientist
Area of expertise:

  • Skin care product formulation

Background:

  • BS Biochemistry University of Delaware (May 2018)

amcaul@udel.edu

Taylor Moore
Taylor Moore
Area of expertise:

  • Cleanser formulation

Background:

  • BS Biochemistry University of Delaware (May 2018)

tnmoore@udel.edu

Elizabeth Dieteman
Elizabeth DietemanTechnical Manager
Areas of expertise:

  • Emulsion Technology
  • Project Management

Background:

  • BS Biochemistry University of Delaware (May 2018)

elizabeth@ACTSolutionsCorp.com

Adriana Games
Adriana GamesFormulation Scientist
Areas of expertise:

  • Emulsion Evaluation
  • Microscopy

Background:

  • BS Biology University of Delaware (May 2020)
Gabrielle Barone
Gabrielle BaroneFormulation Scientist
Areas of expertise:

  • Natural products
  • Rheology

Background:

  • BS Chemical Engineering University of Delaware (May 2019)
Olivia Tharp
Olivia TharpFormulation Scientist
Areas of expertise:

  • Oral care product formulation
  • Microbiology

Background:

  • Biology Delaware Technical Community College
Sarah LaVanture
Sarah LaVantureFormulation Scientist
Area of expertise:

  • Formulating for Efficacy™ Software

Background:

  • BS Pharmaceutical Sciences – Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design, University of Toledo (May 2018)

Sarah@ACTSolutionsCorp.com

Alison Wery
Alison WeryFormulation Scientist
Area of Expertise:

  • Market trends

Background:

  • Reforma Group, LLC
  • Research Assistant, University of Toledo (DNA, cDNA, RNA testing)
  • Earth Supplied Products
  • BS Pharmaceutical Sciences- Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design, University of Toledo (May 2014)

Alison@ACTSolutionsCorp.com

Amber Smith
Amber SmithFormulation Scientist
Areas of expertise:

  • Lip products
  • Skin delivery

Background:

  • BS Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Toledo (May 2020)

ACT Solutions Corp Alumni

Shannon Rodriguez
Shannon Rodriguez
Now with Revlon
http://www.revlon.com/
Adriana Paldino
Adriana Paldino
Caroline Vesper
Caroline Vesper
Now with Jarchem.
http://jarchem.com/
Hillary Phillis
Hillary Phillis
Now with Barnet Products
http://www.barnetproducts.com/
Drew Schimpf
Drew Schimpf
Now at NYU College of Dentistry.
http://dental.nyu.edu/
Mei Xin Chen
Mei Xin Chen
Now with Inolex
http://inolex.com/pc
Kim Buchanan
Kim Buchanan
Now with Beauty Manufacturing Solutions Corp
http://beautymanufacture.com
Tamare Sweeting
Tamare Sweeting
Ritika Chhibba
Ritika Chhibba
Now with Charles River Laboratories
http://www.criver.com
Sarah Breen
Sarah Breen
Now with Pfizer
http://www.pfizer.com/
Audree Porter
Audree Porter
Beth Gyurke
Beth Gyurke
Now with Amway
http://www.amway.com/
Jeff Chandler
Jeff Chandler
Andrew Hartman
Andrew Hartman
Now with Searchlight Compliance Advisors
http://searchlightcompliance.com/
Ilkin Mahmudov
Ilkin Mahmudov
Now with Air Liquide
http://airliquide.com/
Lindsay Lord
Lindsay Lord
Now with Inolex
http://inolex.com/
Arushi Prakash
Arushi Prakash
Caitlin Blades
Caitlin Blades
Now at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
https://www.geisinger.edu/education/