Mr. Larry Washow serves as the Chairman & Board Member at First Bauxite. He serves as a Board Member at Turn Technologies. He also serves as an advisor at Tensility Venture Partners. He is an Angel Investor. He had a distinguished career with AMCOL International from 1986 to 2010 rising to President & CEO, a position he held fro May 2000 to December 31, 2010. Mr. Washow holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Miami University (Ohio) and a MAsters in Business from Northwestern University. He is currently a director of Oil-Dri Corporation of America. Mr. Washow holds an MBA form Kellog Graduate School of Management in Northwestern University. Mr. Washow brings strong financial business acumen to the company and extensive experience in building strong management teams and high-performing operations in both domestic and international markets.