Donna Fujimoto Cole
President and CEO

Hilda Garza Rader
Business Development

Michael Orcutt
IT & Communications

Becky Cooper

Gina Hightower
Customer Service

Donna Jolly
Customer Relation

Nimfa Guieb
Global Sourcing

Ben Rader
Customer Relations

Jennifer Cherry
Executive Assistant



“Cole Chemical is a

that provides service
as good as any
public company’s.

– Diversity Manager

Leadership Leadership

Donna Fujimoto Cole Donna Fujimoto Cole
President and CEO
Donna Fujimoto Cole, Pres/CEO of Cole Chemical & Distributing, Inc., founded the company in 1980, at the age of 27 with $5000, divorced, with a four year old daughter. After working for Goldking Chemical for four years and owning 3 percent of the company, the partners started del Rey Chemical International where Ms. Cole was named VP Sales and a 26 percent owner. Subsequently DuPont, Exxon, Monsanto and Shell encouraged Donna to start her own business because they appreciated the responsiveness, honesty, market intelligence and sourcing in short supply. Ms. Cole has experience with start ups, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestures in the chemical manufacturing, distribution, warehousing and packaging areas. Cole Chemical's revenues are in excess of $80 million supplying chemicals, synthetic lubricants, fuels and specialty chemicals with supply chain management services to the aerospace, automotive, refineries, petrochemical, specialty chemical plants, personal care, and electric utility industries. In 2009, Houston Woman Magazine named Donna one of Houston's 50 most influential women. Short Biography (200k PDF) Full Resolution Photo (600k JPG)
Hilda Garza Rader Hilda Garza Rader
Business Development
Hilda came to Cole Chemical with 10 years experience in Intermediate Chemicals Accounting and Customer Service at Exxon Chemical Company, plus sales experience at Xerox. She began at Cole 13 years ago as a Customer Service Representative and was later promoted to Business Development Manager. Hilda has a passion for building customer and supplier relationships, and finding better, more efficient solutions for all.
Michael Orcutt Michael Orcutt
IT & Communications
Michael’s 20 years of experience in Information Technology includes technical sales, network and server administration, application development, and database management. In 2000, he started applying those skills to help Cole Chemical exceed customer expectations and help customers lower the cost of doing business..
Bekcy Cooper Becky Cooper
Rebecca (“Becky”) Cooper has more than 30 years of experience in the chemical industry. She began working in California for Union Carbide, gaining experience in inventory management, HS&EA, and distribution. In 1996, she began working in Texas as a customer service specialist for the Dow Chemical. In 2001, she joined Cole Chemical where she manages sourcing, purchasing, inventory management and logistic.
Gina Hightower Gina Hightower
Supply and Customer Relations
Gina is a native Houstonian and has been with Cole Chemical for 12 years in customer service and accounting. Her responsibilities include placing orders with suppliers, carriers and warehouses to ensure the right product reaches the customer at the right time. She also handles invoicing and troubleshooting. Her caring and compassion coupled with her attention to detail and computer skills help her build strong relationships with customers.
Donna Jolly Donna Jolly
Customer Relations Specialist
Donna is a native Houstonian who joined Cole Chemical in August 2010 and brings over 30 years experience in the Oil & Gas and Chemical industries, both in the administrative fields and customer service with companies such as Shell, Exxon Mobil and Sasol.
Nimfa Guieb Nimfa Guieb
Global Sourcing Strategist
Nimfa joined Cole Chemical in March 2012 in Customer Service as a Strategic Global Sourcing Specialist. With over 10 years experience in global sourcing, purchasing, and logistics in the following industries from the Philippines: food, cosmetic, personal care, and beverages. Being in Procurement and Supply chain for most of her career , Nimfa brings her knowledge of process improvements and employee training to internal and external customers globally.
Ben Rader Ben Rader
Customer Relations Specialist
Ben joined Cole Chemical in April of 2012 as a Customer Relations Specialist and comes to us with 5 years Sales and Account Management experience. Along with a Bachelor Degree in Communications from Texas State Universtiy, he also earned 2 Minor Degrees in Spanish and Sociology. Ben was an intern for Cole Chemical in 2007 and has retuned as a full time employee where his attention to detail and account management will prove to be an asset.
Jennifer Cherry Jennifer Cherry
Executive Assistant
As Donna Cole's assistant, she handles office administration. She also assists with company-sponsored events, some minority reporting for suppliers and Customer Service.
“Cole Chemical provides quality products and service and happens to be a minority and woman-owned company.”
Diversity Manager

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