A.D.Jezzi & Associates, LLC

Principal, 2006 - present

Clopay Plastic Products

Vice President of Global Technology, 2000 - 2007

Paragon Trade Brands

Executive Vice President Paragon Trade Brands, 1994 - 1999


VP of R&D and QA, 1993 - 1994

Kimberly Clark Corporation

Director of R&D, 1983 - 1993


Drexel University

BSChE, Chemical Engineering



Specialty Chemicals And Paper Manufacturers

Rick has over 40 years of experience in the material development, engineering, purchasing, logistics, and international functions in the following markets: nonwoven, hygiene disposable absorbent products, consumer products, wiper, medical, construction fabrics and environmentally-friendly polymer markets. Rick previously served as Vice President of R&D for Clopay Plastic Products, a global baby diaper backsheet supplier. Before that he worked as a senior executive for Paragon Trade Brands and Confab, both private label disposable absorbent products companies - and as a Director of R&D in baby diapers, feminine and adult care and nonwoven materials at Kimberly Clark. He is also an expert witness in absorbent products.