Pak-Sher
ProductsCarryout and
Catering Bags
Kitchen Prep Bags,
Liners, Labels, and Mitts
Deli, Bakery bags
and pop-up sheets
Specialty BagsGreen Solutions

About Us

Meet the Team... 

 

 

Paul Gage, President and CEO*

Paul joined the Pak Sher team in 2012 as the President and CEO. He has over 25 years of flexible packaging experience with 3M Company, Exopack, Hood Packaging, and CT Film, where he held several executive and management positions. His education includes BS degrees in Chemical Engineering and Microbiology from Montana State University as well as some graduate education in Business Administration at the University of Minnesota Carlson School. He is very fortunate to be married to an incredible woman who blessed him with five wonderful children and four energetic grandchildren. In his spare time, Paul enjoys his family, golf, church service, and the great outdoors 

 

 

Dan Guill, National Director of Sales*

Dan joined the Pak-Sher team in the Fall of 1999. As National Sales Director, his responsibilities include managing major national accounts across North America for Pak-Sher. He also has managerial responsibility for our three sales directors in the Eastern, Central and Western Regions. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science In Business from the University of Baltimore where he played four years of college lacrosse on an athletic scholarship. He currently lives in Baltimore MD with is wife and one daughter who is attending school in the Baltimore area. He enjoys playing golf, skiing, squash and is a die-hard Ravens fan. He attends the Grace Fellowship church in the Baltimore Area.

                                        


                                               

 

  

Wayne Liles, Central/Northwest Sales Director

Wayne is a long time employee of Paksher with over 15 years service. He is aTexas native, and a North Texas State University graduate. In Wayne's long 40 year career in the plastics andpackaging industrieshe has sold just about every type of account including retail, food service, distribution and industrial accounts. He is marriedto Freida, has two sons and three grandchildren. Wayne works from his home in Arlington, Texas. and handlesmost of middle America for Paksher.

   

 Steve Wright, Southwest Sales Director

 

Steve joined the Pak-Sher team in early 2013 with over 18 years of foodservice sales experience.  A a National Account/ Regional Sales Manager, Steve will be responsible for both National / Regional Chain Accounts as well as Select Foodservice Distribution and Broker Management within the Southwest Region of the U.S. As a long time resident of North Texas, he holds a Bachelor's Degree in Enviromental Science / Biology from the Universtiy of North Texas, enjoys golf, fly fishing and traveling.

 

 

 

 

Jessica Kleiber, Central Region Sales Representative

Jessica joined the Pak-Sher family in early 2013 with over 7 years of sales and marketing experience with Altria Group ( formerly Philip Morris). A recent Texas transplant, Jessica hails fron the Land of Cheese and Beer, the Frozen Tundra, Wisconsin. As a lifelong Badger, she holds her BS and MBA from Wisconsin School of Business with an emphasis on Strategic Management. Jessica is passionate about small business, and her role within the Ark-La-Tex region partnering with both retail and distribution. She is blessed to have wonderful friends and family throughout the nation and can be found fishing, around a campfire or cross-country road tripping with her two pups.

 

 

 

 Paul Haddad, Sales Director/Eastern Region

Paul joined the Pak-Sher team in April of 2012, bringing with him over 27 years of experience in the food service industry. He previously worked for companies such as Jet Plastica Industries, BOC Packaging and Polar Plastics. He is from Montreal Canada where he received his bachelors in marketing and a graduate degree in business administration from Sir George Williams University. He relocated to the U.S. while employed with Polar Plastics. Paul has a daughter, Kimberly who is a senior at the University of Louisville, and a son, Jeff, who is a junior at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.

 

 

 

Myron Foster, Senior Sales Support Specialist

Myron began his Pak-Sher career in 1981. Originally from Iowa, Myron served 4 years in the US Air Force before joining Pak-Sher. He moved up through the organization quickly beginning as a bag machine operator in the converting department, then stepping up to a shift supervisor role and ultimately Converting Department Manager. In 1989, Myron was promoted again to Quality Department Manager, a new position heading up a brand new department. In 1996, Myron took on the role of Customer Service Manager. Myron is currently Senior Sales Support Specialist responsible for Eastern Region Sales Support and for training and day-to-day functions of the Sales Support Team. Myron and his wife have been married since June 1984, have two daughters and two grandsons with a granddaughter on the way. His hobbies include bowling, golf, and Nascar.

 

Marcell Wilcox, Regional Sales Support Special

Marcell has been with Pak-sher since October 2012. Although one of the newest members of the team she comes from a background in manufacturing and spent the last 17 years in the flexible packaging industry. As Sales and Marketing Administrator Marcell's role is to assist and support Sales and Marketing. Marcell and her husband live in Longview and have three children.

 

 

 

Michele Talucci, Director of Marketing*

Employed by Pak-Sher since 2009, Michele holds a BBA in Marketing and Master of Science in Marketing Research. She came to Pak-Sher with 20+ years experience in Business-to-Business marketing, market research, analysis and segmentation. Her background also includes experience in acquisitions and strategic planning,. In addtion to her corporate marketing experience, Michele is a licensed Texas real estate consultant and has marketed and sold residential properties across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Michele currently lives in East Texas with her husband and two dogs.

 

 

Terry Gebhardt, VP Product Development*

Terry brings to the table more than 28 years of food service, grocery and kitchen prep packaging experience. In addition to his packaging design responsibilities, he heads up the sustainability initiative at Pak-Sher, focusing on evaluation of "green" materials and technologies in the context of food service flexible and rigid packaging. Terry holds several patents pertaining to the design and manufacture of said packaging, and holds a BS in mechanical engineering and MBA from LeTourneau University in Longview, TX.

 

 

Larry Rada, VP of Manufacturing/Plant Manager*

Larry started with Pak-Sher in 1990 as converting manager and was later promoted to his current position of Vice President of Manufacturing/Plan Manager. Before he came to Pak-Sher he worked for a converting company in Dallas Texas as a plant engineer. Prior to the eighteen years he has served in the maintenance, engineering and plant operations he was in the bakery industry. As VP of Manufacturing/Plant Manager he is responsible for all of the manufacturing operations, engineering, capital projects, and plant improvements. He also assists the sales department and product development with new jobs and opportunities.

 

 

Tim Sacrey, Plant Superintendant*

Tim came to Pak Sher in 2008. His work history prior to Pak Sher included six years in sales, eleven years in logistics and seventeen years in operations management. Today Tim is responsible for the day to day operational aspects of our plant, including our lean manufacturing approach to continuous improvement. His primary focus is on making sure our standards are held high in quality and safety as we produce a wide variety of our customer's packaging needs from blown film. He holds a bachelors degree in business administration and is a U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran.

 

 

Tommy Vaughan, Global Purchasing & Quality Manager*

Tommy has been employed with Pak-Sher since 2002. He is responsble for both Domestic and Import product quality, to include 3rd party audits and FDA compliance. He is also responsible for Purchased Finish Goods and insuring that suppliers maintain a high level of quality and service. He has managed several roles in both plastics and paperboard throughout his 15 years in the packaging industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M Commerce.

 

 

 Cindy Patterson, Director of Human Resources*

Cindy has over 30+ years of experience in the Human Resource field and is PHR (Professional Human Resource) Certified. She joined the Team in 1997 and serves as Human Resource Director for T.C. Manufacturing Co., Inc. and it’s operating division, Pak-Sher. Cindy is responsible for all aspects of the Human Resource Department as well as serves as an active member of the Sr. Leadership Team. She is married and has 2 Children. She enjoys spending time with her husband Bob, in the kitchen, entertaining and playing with her 2 Grandsons.

 

 

Jocelyn Fleming, Human Resources Generalist

Jocelyn has recently joined our Pak-Sher team in July 2013 as our Human Resource Generalist.  She has a Master of Science in Human Resources Development along with over 5 years of experience in different Human Resource aspects.  Working in HR is always an adventure because there's always something new that can be learned. She loves spending time with her husband along with her family and friends.  She enjoys traveling and spending time out on the lake.

 

*Denotes Active Member Pak-Sher Leadership Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                 

 

                 

 

                                               

 

                     
                
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