BRISTOL, NJ, August 25, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present A. Wayne Tamarelli with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Tamarelli celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A talented venture capitalist and president of AWT Private Investments, Dr. Tamarelli's privately held firm has specialized in working with various types of businesses since 2000. Among them, AWT is well versed with burgeoning companies, especially in the research and development and technology markets. Moreover, AWT has contributed prolifically to the efforts of various technology firms, particularly in the fields of science and engineering, and the energy technology, environmental technology, health care and industrial materials technology sectors.
Dr. Tamarelli, whose expertise spans from mergers and acquisitions to safety management and strategic planning, has enjoyed a long and successful career that has included several prominent positions. Just prior to establishing AWT Private Investments, he was the chairperson and chief executive officer of Dock Resins Corporation in Linden, New Jersey, for more than 15 years. He was also the senior vice president of the Engelhard Corporation and earlier contributed for more than a decade with Engelhard, beginning as a corporate planner and later in the roles of an assistant to the executive vice president, general manager, vice president and group vice president.
Dr. Tamarelli has been active in his community as a member of the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection's national advisory council for environmental policy and technology. He was also involved as a New Jersey member of the Governor's Economic Task Force as chair of the Alliance for Union County, New Jersey, and as the chairperson of Jumpstart New Jersey. An alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University, Dr. Tamarelli received a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1963, 1965 and 1966, respectively. He later attained a Master of Business Administration at New York University in 1972 after serving to the rank of a captain in the U.S. Army between 1966 and 1968.
Dr. Tamarelli's distinguished record of leadership included various roles as a member of the New York Paint and Coatings Association, including president, vice president and board director. Served as chair of the Synthetic Organic Chemistry Manufacturers Association and the Chemical Industry Council and as president of the Linden Industrial Association. Other industry-related memberships to Dr. Tamarelli's credit include the American Chemical Society, the American Management Association, the New York Academy of Sciences and the New Jersey Energy Research Institute as a founding trustee.
Outside of his full-time commitments, Dr. Tamarelli is the co-owner of Tamarelli Vineyards Winery in Mendoza, Argentina, with his wife, Carol. He is collaborating with several industry leaders in winemaking, including as partner in Calluna Vineyards in Sonoma, California. Well regarded for his indelible accomplishments, Dr. Tamarelli earlier received a National Science Foundation fellowship from 1963 to 1966.
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