Royce Vessell is a Ceramic Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the refractory and lime industries. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Rolla, now Missouri S&T and is a three time member of their athletic hall of fame for his individual and team successes in basketball and golf.
His career was with a dolomitic lime plant in Bonne Terre, MO, then known as Valley Mineral Products where he started working as a college student, was hired after graduation, then moved up the ranks to plant manager and eventually was promoted to the plant owner’s headquarters in Pennsylvania where he was Vice President of Operations for Resco Products. His responsibilities included corporate wide operational management of several plants around the country and procurement of raw materials from around the world.
In 1997 he purchased the dolomitic lime plant in Bonne Terre, MO, naming it Vessell Mineral Products Corporation (VMPC), returned it to profitability and sold it in 2007.
Royce is available on a contract basis for short or long term consulting. His areas of expertise are small business management, operational turnarounds and raw material procurement. To contact Royce, call him at 573-518-4994 or send him a note at .