Joe Albanese is currently the Regional Sales Manager Personal Care for Sytheon Ltd.. During his career in the personal care industry, Joseph Albanese worked for Avon, Shulton, and Colgate-Palmolive in both process and product development groups. His employment on the supply side of the industry included more than 12 years at GAF/ISP where he went from formulation chemist to manager of the Hair Care Applications/Tech Service lab. He is a graduate of the F.D.U. Cosmetic Science M.A. Program. He has been a member of the SCC since 1984. This year he is volunteering his time as the Assistant Editor of the Cosmetiscope and Co-Educational Program Chair for the New York Chapter.