Board Converting News, March 7, 2022

AICC Xperience (CONT’D FROM PAGE 1 )

Side of Business, Knowledge, Experience, Consistency. Drawing on his decades of experience in the world of fi- nance and later in his career, the corrugated, industry, Ma- rino stressed the importance of Team Alignment and Core Values. Mark Roberts, CEO, OTB Solutions, delivered a presen- tation on Customer Statistics: Preparing You Company for Better Service to Your Customers and Potential Customers, after which attendees heard from a panel of box makers who shared their experiences and challenges with current industry issues and how to maintain excellent customer service. Mike D’Angelo moderated Ed Nusslein of McLean Packaging, Mark McNay of SMC Packaging Group, Jana Harris of Harris Packaging Corp. and Chris Stoler of Van- guard Companies. Additional coverage of the AICC Xperience will appear in the March 14 issue of Board Converting News . New Breaking Down Boxes Podcast To Feature Bay Cities’ Greg Tucker AICC Board Chair Gene Marino, and Joe Morelli, AICC Associate Board Chair, will interview Greg Tucker, CEO & Chairman of Bay Cities in “Driving Mr. Hanan,” the first epi- sode of AICC’s podcast, Breaking Down Boxes. “Kicking off AICC’s podcast series with someone as dy- namic as Greg Tucker is going to be a real treat for not just our members, but for anyone who runs a business,” said said AICC President Mike D’Angelo. “When you consider all that Greg and Bay Cities have accomplished in the in- dustry, and for both AICC and ICPF, as well as the fact that he could just as easily be shining elsewhere if things had

gone a little differently at the beginning of his career. It’s an incredibly compelling story.” Although his dreams once rested in the entertainment in- dustry, Tucker explains how he eventually shifted the focus and culture of a lifestyle packaging company into the diverse com- pany that is Bay Cities today. He also tells the story of how it

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all began by “borrowing” a jet ski and driving Bill Hanan, then leader of Bay Cities, home from the airport as a young college student. With degrees in personnel management and market- ing, making samples may not seem like the obvious next step, but it is the one Tucker took. This led him into sales and eventually, to run the company. New episodes drop the first Monday of every month. Driving Mr. Hanan will be released Monday, March 7. Sub- scribe to Breaking Down Boxes on all major podcast plat- forms or visit .


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