Cray Valley Spotlight
Meet Trey Arney, an accomplished Account Executive at Cray Valley! With a degree in Biology/Microbiology and a minor in Neuroscience, he initially wanted to work in a laboratory. However, he was offered a sales and business development position and spent the next three years supporting Fortune 500 companies, specializing in recruiting for engineering, technical, and laboratory/R&D management positions. His career led him to a biotechnology company, eventually becoming the global sales lead for an ingredient manufacturer specializing in biosurfactants produced through fermentation. In this role, he gained direct exposure to product development, formulations, and sales across a wide range of consumer and industrial goods, contributing to sustainability and innovation.
Trey’s decision to join Cray Valley was motivated by the company’s rich history, commitment to sustainability, and a clear vision for offering renewable and bio-based solutions to customers. He notes that the market’s growing demand for eco-friendly materials aligns perfectly with Cray Valley’s mission to accelerate the transition to a lower carbon footprint. In his current role, Trey finds great fulfillment in understanding customer’s needs, identifying pain points, and delivering effective solutions.
His prior business development experience allows him to assess leads and prospects, and his scientific background efficiently equips him to understand technical materials formulations and market applications quickly. Trey’s meticulous nature keeps him organized and enables him to delve deep into customer needs and manage multiple projects seamlessly.
Trey enjoys an active lifestyle outside of work, hiking, running, and spending time outdoors with his wife and their golden retriever. He’s an avid Cleveland sports and soccer fan, with weekends often dedicated to watching FC Barcelona games.
Teamwork is paramount, and he emphasizes the strong support he feels from Cray Valley and TotalEnergies daily. Trey Arney truly embodies the spirit of dedication, sustainability, and commitment to customer success in his role at Cray Valley!