Leadership Team

Rick Gonzalez

President

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Rick Gonzalez

Rick is one of the co-founder of 3Chem and has over 15 years of experience in the aerospace field. Working for other well established industry companies such as Aviall and Aeropia (now part of Hass TCM); he has spent his career dealing specifically with aircraft coatings, de-paint materials, chemicals and other consumable products. He has helped numerous end-users including OEMs, airlines, and MRO facilities streamline their paint operation by providing value added products and services. His extensive experience in aerospace coatings application and overall industry knowledge has been instrumental in the continuing success of 3Chem.

Tania Gonzalez

Operating Officer

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Tania Gonzalez

Tania joined the 3Chem team in January 2008. She has spent most of her career working for The Related Group (out of Miami, FL). Coming from a background in property management she brought with her excellent organization skills and attention to detail. Over the past three years she has help restructure the complete operation here at 3Chem instilling a” customer first” mindset.

Alfredo Duque

Sales Director – Latin America and the Caribbean

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Alfredo Duque

Alfredo has been involved in the aerospace coatings industry since 1998 when he opened a paint contracting company focusing on work with the Colombia Air Force. He joined 3Chem in 2006 and led our technical application team in supporting the full strip and paint of the Colombian Air force’s signature aircraft “The Zeus” a KC135. Since then, he has gone on to support 3Chem customer all throughout Central and South America. He has extensive knowledge in military, commercial, and corporate aircraft coatings application and has an exceptional understanding of paint operations in general.

Claudir Santos

Military Market Business Development Brazil

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Claudir Santos

Claudir has over 30 years of experience working with various military aircraft including C-130, C-91, C95, P3, T-25, T-27, A1 and VU 93. He was a project director with the Brazilian Air Force for 15 years where he oversaw the complete maintenance of a large C-130 fleet. In addition, he coordinated numerous aircraft paint projects during his 5 year tenure with ATM Aircraft Maintenance. His esteemed reputation in the Brazilian Military Market and extensive product knowledge make him a key element in the success of 3Chem in Brazil.