Collin Rankin

I graduated in


I majored/minored in


I currently live in

South Lyon, MI

My current or most recent professional title/role is

Quality Assurance Manager for The Korex Corporation (Wixom)

My career path and accomplishments since graduating from Alma:

Within a year of graduation I was hired on as an R&D/Quality Assurance Chemist for the Korex Corporation. There I specialized in developing formulas, reformulating, and troubleshooting large scale production of household cleaners including, but not limited to auto dish gel, auto dish and laundry powders, multipurpose liquid cleaners, etc. In 2019 I was promoted to QA Manager where I have grown my department as the company continues to grow.

My Alma experience prepared me for my career, graduate school, and life by

A broad understanding of chemistry and testing instruments has helped me excel my career. Communication skills as well as an ability to troubleshoot and solve complex problems has also been crucial to my professional development. Of course these were learned/refined during my undergraduate experience.