VP, Operations - Specialty Chemicals & Materials (former)
Rick is the former head of manufacturing operations for Entegris’ Specialty Chemicals & Materials business. His organization’s scope of responsibility included global production within multiple facilities around the world including the flagship specialty chemical production facility in the Texas Hill Country’s Burnet County. Rick’s team provided global leadership for production operations, manufacturing strategy development, corporate facilities and real estate management, operational systems infrastructure, new product scale-up processes and delivery system design. Rick left Entegris in the Spring of 2017 to pursue other business ventures.
Rick is also active in the community serving on an External Advisory Committee at Texas A&M University, volunteering with his youngest son’s Boy Scout Troop in Georgetown, and mentoring other young professionals. Rick and his wife are also very active in their local church leading a marriage enrichment ministry and mentoring younger couples. Rick and his wife both graduated from Texas A&M, have two sons that have recently graduated from A&M, and another who is currently there. Needless to say, there is a lot of maroon apparel in the Loofs’ household!