Throughout Louie's 30 years with Exxon Mobil Corporation, he held various management positions in fuels and lubricants refining. He worked in Exxon laboratories, engineering and business facilities overseeing new product development, process research, new technology implementation, and post-merger integration of operations. He was named Exxon Mobil's senior advisor in the lubricants business and most recently was European Lubricants Advisor in England, concentrating on international operations. He currently consults independently on refining issues.
Louie has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the City College of New York and continued his education through graduate studies in operations research at Columbia University. He received an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and pursued post-graduate studies at Pennsylvania State and the University of Virginia.