Steve Wilkowski has worked within the Material Science Industry for over 25 years in a variety of research, development and commercial roles at Siltech Corporation, Dow Corning and Evonik Industries. He has recently been involved in projects related to sales development, global strategic marketing and front-end portfolio management.
Steve has developed intellectual property and published numerous papers and articles related to the use of silicone materials for a wide variety of applications and industries. He has written articles on the synthesis and applications of silicone surfactants, asymmetrically substituted polysiloxanes and silane antimicrobials.
Steve holds degrees in Chemistry and Biology from Saginaw Valley State University and an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has also completed executive education at The University of Chicago School of Business and The University of Chicago Medical Center.
With a passion for Nature Conservation, Steve actively works with local and national organizations such as Little Forks Conservancy and Trout Unlimited. His love of music is shared as he is a Cantor and Choir Member at his Church, St. Brigid of Kildare of Midland, Michigan. Steve resides with his wife and three children in Midland.
Steve joined the Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan Board of Trustees in 2020.