Beth Parola


Phone:  334-580-7931

Beth is a 1991 graduate of Auburn University with a BS in Chemical Engineering.   She is currently the District Manager, Heavy Industries AL/FL/MS, for Nalco Water, An Ecolab Company with responsibility for leading a team of engineers to grow revenue & profit within Steel, Power & Chemical plants in geography.

Upon graduating from Auburn, Beth worked for Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport, TN .  She was relocated to Southern California, where she worked for 9 years as a Technical Sales Engineer and 2 years as the West Coast Customer Service Supervisor.  She was promoted to Regional Sales Manager and moved to the Philadelphia area in 2002.   She remained in that role for 9 years and was then promoted to Corporate Account Executive.   After 23 years with Eastman, in 2014, Beth decided to move back to the South and change careers by joining Nalco Water in Alabama.

Beth is the Campus Recruiting Coordinator for Nalco Water at Auburn.  She is co-chair of the Industry Liaison committee for the Chemical Engineering Alumni Council.  She participates in the 100 Women Strong group.  She also volunteers as the Publicity chair for Auburn’s “On Deck” Softball group to help support Coach Myers & the team.

Beth and her husband, Dave (also an Auburn grad) now enjoy living in Auburn, AL.   Their daughter, Kelsey (22) is an Auburn grad in Industrial Engineering.  Their son, Jake (20) is a Junior in Chemical Engineering at Auburn.   You can find Beth at most Auburn football, basketball & softball games throughout the year!