Mark Ryan is the Marketing Manager for the Shepherd Color Co. that specializes in complex inorganic color pigments (CICPs). These highly engineered pigments provide durable and heat-stable color for the most demanding applications. Ryan has been published and presented around the world on the use of these pigments and their unique properties. He earned a Chemistry Degree from Saint Louis University (St. Louis,MO) and holds an MBA degree from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. He has been involved in coatings and materials for 25 years.