Bert Gutierrez, Pilot Chemical Company’s General Manager of Latin America, was recently named president of the Board of Directors for the Houston Chemical Association (HCA). He has been a member of the HCA since 2002 and has served as a Board member and officer since 2015.
The objective of the HCA is to foster and promote the general interests of chemical manufacturers and distributors in the state of Texas by providing instructional and educational meetings. The HCA hosts numerous fundraising activities each year, including an annual Christmas Scholarship Gala. All the funds raised at these events go to the HCA’s annual scholarships, which are awarded to eligible graduating high school seniors and students enrolled in higher education. In 2018, the HCA awarded 32 scholarships to eligible students.