After graduating from the School of Packaging at Michigan State University in 1986, Tony began a 30 year plus packaging career focused on Consumer Goods / Food packaging. Starting at ConAgra Frozen Food Tony gained experience in both packaging R&D as well as packaging equipment. After more than a decade he moved to the supplier side of the supply chain and worked in various positions for Associated Packaging, Sonoco, rePlanet, Absolute Plastics and Penny Plate. During this time, he became a Certified Packaging Professional, was awarded a Fellow at IoPP and completed his MBA at Olin School of Business- Washington University STL. Tony has been active in industry groups and was on the Board of NAPCOR for several years. After a six-year break Tony is excited to return to the MSU PAA Board. He and his wife Carolyn live in St. Louis, MO with their 2 dogs, Colonel and Booker.