FBP Team


The FOOD | BEVERAGE | PACKAGING GROUP is not only a group of brands, products and events, we are a group of people to support your success.

SalesMarket & Media Leaders | EditorsGroup LeadershipProductionDesignersEvent ManagersSpecial Project Managers 


SALES

Sales strategists consult and advise on purchases to ensure the program fits your plan. They will discuss deliverables and desired outcomes to make sure each item in the program is right for you. Look at them as your liaison through each step of your decision making process.

Mid-South Region
AR | TN | MO | Southern IL
Mid-Atlantic Region
NC | VA | WV
New Jersey Region
NJ | DE | AZ | NM | TX


Eileen Casey
630.441.6293
[email protected]


Marci Cunningham
941.321.1255
[email protected]
Ray Ginsberg
Ray Ginsberg
856.802.1343 
[email protected]

Ohio Valley Region
MI | KY | OH

Inside Sales
AL | CO | DC | FL | GA | IL | LA
MB | MD | MN | MO | MS | ND | NE
PA | SC | SD | SK | TN | WY
Northeast Region
NY | VT | ON | QB
Brian Gronowski
Brian Gronowski
440.564.5732
[email protected]

Jean Gust
847.405.4105
[email protected]
Bruce Klion
Bruce Klion
248.786.1716 
[email protected]

Inside Sales
CT | DE | MA | ME | NB | NC
NH | NJ | NY | ON | QB | RI
VA | VT | WI | WV

Europe Region New England Region
ME | NH | MA | RI | CT | NB


Marianne Majerus
248.786.1262
[email protected]

Pam Mazurk
Pam Mazurk
847.247.0018
[email protected]
George Misko
George Misko
610.866.6686
[email protected]
Southeast Region
SC | GA | FL | MS | AL | LA

Midwest Region
MN | MB | SK | ND | SD 
WY | MN | NE | CO | KS | OK

North Mid-Atlantic Region
PA | MD | DC

Rick Parsons
Rick Parsons
407.416.4192
[email protected]


Helene Rogers
248.786.1265
[email protected] 


Steve Rooney
201.412.7060
[email protected]

Classifieds

Inside Sales
AB | AR | AZ | BC | Europe
ID | KS | KY | MI | NM | CA
OH | OK | OR | TX | UT | WA

Classifieds
Diana Rotman
Diana Rotman
847.405.4116
[email protected]
Tracy Ryle
Tracy Ryle
847.405.4064
[email protected]
Suzanne Sarkesian
Suzanne Sarkesian
248.593.0651
[email protected]
Latin America Region
Central & South America
Mexico
Wisconsin Region
WI
West & Pacific NW Region
 OR | WA | BC | AB | ID
Northern CA
Javier Silva C.
Javier Silva C.
+52.55.4524.8520
[email protected]
Steve Slakis
Steve Slakis
630.267.8880
[email protected]

Wayne Wiggins
Wayne Wiggins Jr.
415.387.7784
[email protected]

Northern IL Region
Northern IL
Classifieds

Sam Wilson
Sam Wilson
847.405.4075
[email protected]

Catherine Wynn
Catherine Wynn
847.405.4010
[email protected]

MARKET & MEDIA LEADERS

Market and media leaders step into the process for special consideration. Whether it’s to assist a sales rep or you directly, they are the backbone of the FBP insuring the best overall client-to-audience interaction. 

Packaging Market & Media Leader

Dairy Market & Media Leader
Iowa Region

Food Master Market & Media Leader

Randy Green
Randy Green
248.244.6498
[email protected]

Tom Imbordino
Tom Imbordino
773.755.8990
[email protected]

Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly
847.405.4048 
[email protected]

Beverage Market & Media Leader
Southern CA Region
Southern CA | NV | UT

Latin America
Market & Media Leader
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
Market & Media Leader
Indiana Region

Steve Pintarelli
Steve Pintarelli
949.600.8092
[email protected]


Ivan Rioja-Scott
847.405.4016
[email protected]


Mark Tisdale
248.786.1250
[email protected]

EDITORS

Editors are the heart of our brands and our knowledge base. They have an in depth understanding of our audience. Consulting with our editors allows you to adapt your messaging to your target audience and communicate relevant points of difference.

Beverage Industry
Jessica Jacobsen
847.405.4118
[email protected]
Brand Packaging
John Kalkowski
248.786.1249
[email protected]
Candy Industry
Bernard Pacyniak
847.405.4004
[email protected]
Dairy Foods
Jim Carper
847.405.4009
[email protected]
Flexible Packaging
Eric Fish
248.786.1667
[email protected]

Food Engineering
Debra Schug
847.405.4068
[email protected]

Industria Alimenticia
Ivan Rioja-Scott
847.405.4016
[email protected]
Packaging Strategies
Elisabeth Cuneo
248.244.1722
[email protected]
Prepared Foods
Bob Garrison
574.935.3724
[email protected]
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Marina Mayer
847.405.4008
[email protected]
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery
Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
[email protected]
The National Provisioner
Andy Hanacek
847.405.4011
[email protected]

GROUP LEADERSHIP

The FBP serves you as a team with established leadership from our director and strategic leader. They are the base of our customer centric approach, ensuring that programs, projects and campaigns have the highest level of achievement.

Publishing Director Strategic Operations Leader Candy, Snack, Bakery, Meat/Protein 
& Latin American Manufacturing
Sales, Market & Media Leader
John Schrei
John Schrei
[email protected]
Mike Leonard
Michael A. Leonard
[email protected]
Chris LukeChris Luke
908.917.4171
[email protected]

PRODUCTION

Production managers will help to collect and manage your materials. With various ad sizes, product options and updates, it can be cumbersome to keep things straight. They ensure specifications are readily available and your materials are submitted in a timely fashion.

Beverage Industry
Brian Biddle
847.405.4104
[email protected]
Brand Packaging
John Talan
248.244.8253
[email protected]
Candy Industry
Jennifer Nagel
248.619.6471
[email protected]
Dairy Foods
Lisa Theut
586.677.9805
[email protected]
Flexible Packaging
Jeff Bagwell
248.786.1743
[email protected]
Food Engineering
Suzanne Fairman
253.946.6854
[email protected]
Food Master
Suzanne Fairman
253.946.6854
[email protected]
Industria Alimenticia
Nann Barkiewicz
248.244.6431
[email protected]
Packaging Strategies
Laura Leman
248.786.1223
[email protected]
Prepared Foods
Nann Barkiewicz
248.244.6431
[email protected]
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Kelly Southard
248.244.6409
[email protected]
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery
Amy Levin
248.786.1711
[email protected]
The National Provisioner
Jennifer Allen-Wise
818.657.7199
[email protected]

DESIGNERS

Designers assist with custom, niche products and more. Our in-house designers will make sure your company image and presentation fits your branding requirements while surrounding your messaging with clear and concise content.

EVENT MANAGERS

The FBP produces top-level, well-re­spected events. Our event manag­ers represent this success from pre-event to post-event. They provide promotional tools and create an atmosphere that encourages face-to-face interactions with your new leads and current customers.

BevOpsFleet Summit
Karen Close
610.935.2183
[email protected]
Converters Expo
Karen Close
610.935.2183
[email protected]
Food Automation & Manufacturing
Conference and Expo
Marge Whalen
847.405.4071
[email protected]
Food Safety Summit
Adriene Cooper
847.405.4120
[email protected]
Global Pouch Forum
Karen Close
610.935.2183
[email protected]
Global Pouch West
Karen Close
610.935.2183
[email protected]
Kettle Awards
Adriene Cooper
847.405.4120
[email protected]
Membrane Technology Forum
Dana Marsoupian
248.719.5416
[email protected]
New Products Conference
Marge Whalen
847.405.4071
[email protected]
Packaging That Sells
Tracy DiCello
847.405.4022
[email protected]
R&D Applications Seminar
Marge Whalen
847.405.4071
[email protected]
The Beverage Forum
Katie Johnson
(847) 405-4053
[email protected]

SPECIAL PROJECT MANAGERS

The FBP offers many specialty or custom products through BNP Media. Our special project managers run point and drive your project on your behalf. Whether it’s a video production, interactive product or a completely custom piece, they walk with you through each step of the project.


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