Rain CII Carbon Announces Promotion

KINGWOOD, TX — Rain CII recently announced the promotion of Melody Cortez to the position of Vice President of Human Resources.

Melody joined Rain CII in 1996 as a benefits and payroll administrator, after working for CII as a temp. At that time, Melody alone constituted the entire human resources and payroll department. With hard work and dedication, Melody has embraced the growth and many transformational changes the company has experienced during those 15 years; in fact, she has led many of those important changes.

Melody was promoted to Director of Human Resources in 2002. Since that time, Melody has guided the Human Resources department through acquisitions, which have almost doubled the employee base; multiple labor and governmental reporting guideline changes; and retirement, 401K, and healthcare reforms. “She has accepted each challenge with a sense of ownership and dedication to protect both the company and its employees”, says Gerard Sweeney, Rain CII President and CEO.

Rain CII is headquartered in Kingwood, Texas; Stamford, Connecticut; and Hyderabad, India. Rain CII’s operating facilities include nine CPC plants with US operating locations in Louisiana (4), Mississippi (1), Illinois (1), and West Virginia (1) and affiliated operations in Visakhapatnam, India (1) and Zhenjiang, China (1).