Christian Herrild has a diverse background in the plastics and chemical fields. He currently acts as Teel’s Director of Growth Strategies. He researches and evaluates new markets and technologies for Teel and helps set Teel’s strategic plan. In addition, he manages the branding and marketing efforts for Teel. Prior to his current position, Christian was Director of Sales and Marketing for Teel Plastics and managed its sales force and customer service area. Christian works closely with Teel’s technical team in this role, including new product launches with key customers. Christian also serves as in-house counsel for Teel and handles nondisclosure agreements, contracts, sales agreements, and licensing. He graduated cum laude from University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School in 2012 and earned his MBA from the UW School of Business, with a specialization in Entrepreneurial Management, in 2011. In addition, he has a strong technical background, with undergraduate degrees in both Mathematics and Chemistry from Marquette University, where in won several awards for his chemistry work as an undergraduate. Prior to his advanced schooling, he spent about two years as an industrial synthetic chemist working primarily with polynucleotides.