Industry Specialist - Packaging
Tom brings over 30 years of experience in the packaging space. He is currently the Managing Director at Polaris Packaging Group where he provides consulting and film development services to the flexible packaging industry, and also has experience in the sales, service, upgrade, and repair of multilayer coextrusion lines for blown and cast films. Tom currently serves on the Advisory Council for Graham Partners portfolio company, ABX.
Tom has held numerous relevant senior and executive positions throughout his career at packaging companies including Handgards, Inteplast, Winpak, Sealed Air, and Alcan Packaging. He is intimately familiar with ABX management and operations, having assisted in the selection and installation of ABX’s equipment as well as having assisted in the development of ABX’s film portfolio since shortly after its founding.
Tom earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Michigan State University, and also received his master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from Nuclear Power School at the Division of Naval Reactors. Tom also holds a master’s degree in International Relations (Soviet/Eastern European Affairs) from the University of Maryland.