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Deborah Ann Baum

Chemical company executive

Deborah Ann Baum, American chemical company executive.


Baum, Deborah Ann was born on June 25, 1963 in Salem, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Daniel B. and Anna M. (Pagliero) Baum.


BSChE, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1985. Master of Business Administration, University North Carolina, 1989.


Chemical engineer Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, Tennessee, 1985-1987, development engineer, 1989-1991, business segment manager, 1991-1995, business unit manager, 1995-1996, assistant to vice president Research and development, 1996, finance associate, 1997, strategy and business research manager, since 1998.


Member advisory board department chemical engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute, since 1998. Member Society Plastics Engineers (officer, board directors Tennessee/Virginia/Holston Valley section, secretary 1990-1992, treasurer 1992-1994, president 1995-1996, membership chair since 1997), Virginia Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association (secretary East Tennessee chapter since 1996), Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Omega Chi Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, volleyball, hiking, travel, piano.