Sam Smith

Site Improvement Leader
Dow Chemical
1570 Nottingham Rd.
Charleston,WV 25314
Class 2019


Sam is native of Parkersburg, WV. He graduated from West Virginia University with a BS in Chemical Engineering in 2004. Afterwards he relocated to Charleston, WV and began working for Aker Kvaerner in the Elkview area as a process engineer. During this time he supported capital projects for chemical manufacturing sites across the Mid-Atlantic region. In 2012 he accepted a position with Dow Chemical, for whom he is currently employed. During this time he has held multiple positions in people leadership, manufacturing, improvement, and engineering. Sam has two boys, Beckett and Hudson, and enjoys spending time with them as well as golfing, bowling, and Mountaineer football and basketball.