Originally from Kidron, Ohio, Cole Dunster is a Director of Finance & Strategy for Milliken & Company, a privately held diversified manufacturer of performance textiles, commercial floor coverings, and specialty chemicals. Over the course of his career, Cole has worked on teams that have turned around struggling businesses, grown new businesses into market leadership positions, and helped re-shape the corporate portfolio through acquisitions and divestitures. Currently, he is part of a globally diverse team providing customers with innovative solutions in the specialty chemicals market. He has a BA in Business Administration from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Cole lives in South Carolina with his wife, Jenny, and their 4 children, where much of his time outside of work is invested in nurturing his family’s interests in music, sports, and travelling.