President & Chief Executive Officer
Robert has over 30 years of experience with leadership positions in the foodservice, food manufacturing and consulting industries. Prior to joining RTi, Robert co-founded Haven Management Group, which provided consulting services to foodservice and retail food manufacturers. He has a proven track record managing businesses including Procter & Gamble, Frito Lay and ConAgra Foods, spanning more than one hundred categories and over 300 brands and private labels across multiple supply chain networks. Robert’s experience accelerates RTi’s growth in developing and delivering plastics, paper, sustainability and packaging solutions to our customers.
Sr VP Paper Practice
Dan has over 35 years of experience in the paper industry. He spent 25 years in Senior Operations Management with Great Northern Nekoosa, Union Camp, Champion International and Scott Paper. He was also in executive leadership for 10 years with Smart Papers.
Director of Technical Services – Film
Lesly has over 19 years of experience in plastic manufacturing. Her manufacturing expertise is in a wide range of resins and film types including compostable/biopolymers. Her industry experience includes industrial and consumer markets, such as medical, food and beverage.
Sr VP Technical Services
Tom has over 30 years of experience in plastic packaging manufacturing operations. He spent over ten years with Cryovac in various executive positions, including head of engineering for the laminates division, operations manager for the largest global plant, and head of medical packaging for North America.
Sr VP Processor Group
Sam has over 35 years of experience in the plastics industry. Having been with RTi for 16 years, he has identified and achieved in excess of $65 million in client improvements. He currently leads the RTi processor team. This team manages over 100 clients in North America, saving clients close to $15 million annually.
VP of PE/Nylon/PS Markets
Robin has over 20 years of experience in global sourcing, purchasing, material management and logistics. She has established a global network which allows her to analyze the resin market on a global network basis for price moves, price trends, capacity changes and product rationalization.
VP Engineering Resins/PVC/PET
Mark has over 36 years of experience in the plastics industry. He developed and maintained cost modeling for a wide variety of resins & feedstocks including PVC, PS, ABS, PC, PA66, acetal and others to firmly establish the real impact of feedstock volatility.
Director of Technical Services - Rigid
Bob has 40 years of manufacturing experience. 34 of those years were in Plastics Engineering, Product and Mold Design, Production, Plant, and Operations Management. His areas of technical expertise include injection molding, heavy/thin gauge thermoforming, mold and tooling design and steam chest molding.
VP Polyethylene Markets
Mike has over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry. He is considered by many as one of the foremost experts in the polyethylene resin markets. He manages over 4 billion pounds of polyethylene transactions for over 40 RTi clients. His global information network and pricing benchmarks has provided clients with a competitive advantage, saving them over $100 million.
Sr VP Business Development
Lowell has over 45 years of experience in the plastics industry. He is our resident expert on Polypropylene resin in feedstock markets. Lowell leads our venture with Pure Cycle Technologies (PCT).