Wayne Wiggins
President and CEO

The Way, Inc. ® was founded by Wayne Wiggins almost thirty five years ago.  The name was inspired by a desire to do business “The Way” it should be. His visionary perspective on the corporate direction is what guides TWI along its developmental path.  Wayne’s work history includes time with Browning Ferris Industries (chemical division), where he quickly escalated to top sales performance and position.  The affiliate companies owned by Wayne offer supply chain synergies to TWI, greatly reducing lead times for manufacturing and delivery of products and services. Wayne is engaged in several missionary endeavors both domestic and foreign.  He is an avid pilot and also enjoys hunting, fishing, skiing, and spending time with his family.

Kevin Erickson
General Manager

Kevin is focusing on the next generation of The Way’s people and customers. Leading the TWI family in safety, sustainability, and excellence in all we do!  He obtained his passion for safety from his career with United State Gypsum and his commitment to customer satisfaction from his career with Betz PaperChem/ Hercules.  He earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1982.   In 1999, he became an integral part of The Way Inc. as Vice President of Sales and is now the General Manager. Kevin is involved in several charitable organizations, including; Kairos Prison Ministry, Stephens Ministry, United Methodist Cursillo.  In his leisure time, he enjoys boating and duck hunting.

Jackie Shirley
Regional Manager

Jackie provides leadership and direction for the company’s sales professionals and service teams. He has provided our customers and employees with a continuous and passionate commitment to excellence. His previous work experience includes four years with Mobay Chemical Corporation in Houston Texas as a sales representative and four years as a sales representative with Chemical Waste Management in Emelle Alabama. Jackie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of West Alabama. In his spare time, Jackie enjoys fishing, hunting, boating, and spending time with his family.

Bob Templet
Account Manager

Bob provides sales leadership and territory  management for accounts throughout Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas.  His customers value his knowledge and expertise in chemical distribution, wastewater treatment, paper and chemical process applications.   He has 20 years of experiences within the Chemical, Oil & Gas, and Pulp & Paper Industries. Bob enjoys time with his family, hunting, and fishing.

Dale Wiggins
Product Development

Dale provides visionary leadership for non-hazardous cleaning products in emerging market segments.  He began his career with TWI while attending college and served the paper industry, food, and concrete industry.  His education consists of a Bachelor in Food Science and Technology from Mississippi State University and a Masters degree in Food Safety at Michigan State University.  Dale has focused on novel chemistry and application technology for the primary Metal industry. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Whitney Bono
Area Sales Manager

Whitney lives in Pensacola, Fl and provides sales support for accounts throughout Florida, Alabama, and Georgia. She graduated with honors from The University of Alabama with a degree in chemical engineering. She gained industry experience through her work in operations for both the paper and food industries before joining TWI. In her spare time, she enjoys making homemade pasta, visiting the local beaches, running half marathons, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Hershel Wiggins
Consultant

Hershel has been with TWI for over 25 years.  In his experienced service with The Way, he has been an integral contribution to the customized equipment and chemical delivery systems used. In addition to his technical expertise, he serves as a mentor to our next generation of employees. Hershel enjoys cooking, farming, culinary, and spending time with his family.