Our Sales Team

Steve Donahue

Education: Penn State University graduate

Industry Experience: 28 years of sales and sales management

Industry Training: Dale Carnegie, Sandler sales system, Leadership York, Clemson Flexographic Printing, Institute of Packaging Professionals, various AICC and FBA classes

Personal Info: Coaching youth sports

Jeffrey L. Gingerich

Education: B.S. Salisbury University; Perdue School of Business

Industry Experience: 8 months production, 2 years inside sales, 21 years outside sales

Industry Training: AICC Sales training, Artios CAD training, Kongsberg sample table

Personal Information: Enjoy golf and woodworking

Mark Krivak

Education: Towson State University

Industry Experience: 24 years of sales and management experience within the print and packaging industry

Industry Training: attended print and graphic seminars as well as trade shows. Fred Prior’s “How to Supervise People” seminar

Personal: coached lacrosse at the youth, club and high school level. Enjoy the outdoors.

Doug McLaughlin

Education: Attended Penn State York/Mechanical Engineering Industry 

Experience: Sales Manager for Delta Packaging since 1988 

Industry Training: Production/Designing/Sales and Sales Management 

Personal Info: Wife Suzanne, 3 daughters, and 9 grandchildren

Allen Schwartz

Industry experience: Corporate packaging buyer for 8 1/2 years. Selling packaging for over 10 years, focused on custom, technical, and protective packaging. 

Industry training: Attended and graduated the Dale Carnegie Sales Training Course. Attend trade shows and keep my finger on the pulse of new and innovative packaging. 

Personal info: Love the outdoors. When I am not on the river fishing or floating in my canoe, I enjoy exercising outdoors. I also play in several tennis leagues and love the sport. 

Other: I look forward to supporting your livelihood. Whether bringing a new material to the table, creating a custom piece or building a program that hits your bottom line, I want to be your partner.

Rene "Spark" Shuman

Education: BSBA Shippensburg University 

 Industry Experience: Corrugated sales since 1984 

Industry Training: Various sales training courses including time and territory management, design and sales presentations 

Personal Info: Wife and one son, music functions with Otterbein United Methodist Church, baseball coach, and the outdoors

John Varner

Education: Sigmond Weis School of Business, Susquehanna University

Industry experience: 30 plus years sales and management experience in the packaging industries

Industry training: 6 months manufacturing experience, one year sample marketing and design, two years inside sales and 28 years sales experience

Personal information: Wife, daughter and son. Enjoys cooking, golf and weekend rides on my Harley

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