LSI Chemical® Announces New Business Development Manager – Lorenda Stalnaker

Mt Gilead, OH, (June 27, 2024) – LSI Chemical®, a division of Lubrication Specialties® and innovative manufacturer of high-performance oil and fuel additives for downstream oil, petrol and diesel fuel production, announces the retirement of Julie Blankenship and names Lorenda Stalnaker as the company’s new Business Development Manager.

Stalnaker brings over twenty years of comprehensive marketing experience across B2B and B2C sectors, excelling from ideation to execution. Her expertise spans marketing strategy, market development, product management, brand management, public relations, and advertising.

Formerly the marketing program manager at WhiteSpace, the in-house agency at Abbott Laboratories in Columbus, Ohio, she has also worked in sales and marketing positions at Knox County Career Center, Huntington National Bank, Nationwide Financial, Datatalk Telecom, and Baileys Fertilizers in Perth, Australia.

LSI President Brett Tennar, says, “Lorenda has valuable sales experience that demonstrates a holistic understanding of market dynamics and customer engagement. We are very thankful for the incredible contributions made by Julie, and we feel confident that Lorenda has the right skill set to fill this important position.”

Reporting directly to LSI Chemical’s V.P. of Research and Development, Kevin Adams, Stalnaker will be responsible for developing the strategy for growing LSI Chemical’s partnerships and product sales to a global market, developing support material and will represent LSI Chemical at all trade events.

Adams says, “With this hire, we were impressed with her collaborative approach and strategic insights that consistently delivered successful project outcomes. We’re excited to have Lorenda join LSI Chemical and look forward to supporting her with the resources and products she needs to be successful.”

Stalnaker says, “I am thrilled to join LSI Chemical and look forward to leveraging my experience to drive business growth and innovation across private label and industrial needs for the domestic market and introduce tried and true international distributors.”

For more information about LSI Chemical, visit or call toll free 800-341-6516. To reach Stalnaker direct email or call 800-341-6516, ext. 138.

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