Packaging Advisors

Your Packaging Advisor is your consultant; here to guide you in the right direction from concept to completion.

Amy Schmidt


Amy Schmidt has served in the printed packaging industry since 2001. She works diligently to provide a clear vision of what is required to attain shared customer and supplier partner goals. Whether it is process improvements, supply chain enhancements or the creation of new products, Amy is committed to bringing fresh ideas to Nosco's client base. As the leader of Nosco's Sales and Client Services teams, Amy's top priority is to inspire and enable a continuous demonstration of Nosco's Time Matters commitment – providing best-in-class customer experiences.
Amy serves as a subject matter expert in printed packaging trends, materials, print technologies and brand enhancement. She has a true passion for contributing to each customer's success.

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Matt Holmes


Matt joined the Nosco team in the spring of 2015 as a Staff Accountant. Throughout his 7+ year tenure, he has served Nosco well in various accounting and financial roles. Today, Matt helps lead Nosco's sales organization as Manager of Sales Operations. In this role, he provides the team with direction on sales reporting, contracts and growth strategies. 
Matt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Millikin University. 

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Stacy Falconer


Stacy has 15+ years of packaging experience with a proven record of helping brands build differentiated, award-winning packaging. Throughout her career, Stacy has managed sales, marketing, quality assurance, project coordination, branding and developing premier customer experiences.  
Stacy earned her MBA from Isenberg at the University of Massachusetts, and her BA from Bridgewater State College. She has also served as Chairman of the DSCOOP marketing committee. Additionally, her expertise has been shared with and published in several trade publications.

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Steve Krueger


For over 15 years, Steve has served the printed packaging industry in a variety of roles, ranging from customer service and project management to sales and engineering. In his current role as FlexPack Growth Manager, Steve puts an emphasis on digital flexible packaging – partnering with customers to create impactful solutions that enhance brands.  
Steve's extensive knowledge of digital print enables him to approach the flexible packaging market with a fresh and creative perspective that is unique to any other. Through his work on Nosco's flexible packaging team, Steve shares his passion and commitment to making each customer's packaging successful. 

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Brent Anderson


Brent has served customers with print and packaging for 15+ years in a variety of roles, including prepress, customer service, and project management. His focus as a Packaging Advisor and Natural Health Market Leader is to listen and understand the packaging needs for Natural Health companies in order to assist with a solution that best represents the uniqueness of the product, brand, and company.

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Bill Nimmer

Bill has 29+ years of experience in various management roles at Nosco, including quality, operations, planning and prepress. For over 12 years, Bill oversaw the G7 certification process and the creation of Nosco's accelerated file preparation service, ArtFlo. As a packaging advisor, he uses his experience to help facilitate the building of strong relationships with new and existing customers.

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Richard Florez


In Richard's 25 years of experience in the packaging industry, he has owned his own multi-plant label company and run a pharmaceutical focused printing plant on the west coast.  His experience with sales, operations and management has helped Fortune 100 companies and start-ups with numerous successful product launches.  Richard provides more than packaging to his customers, he provides solutions.

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Scott Booth

For 16 years, Scott has specialized in new business development, sales management and national account leadership for Nosco's Western Region. He provides his customers 1:1 solutions via a consultative approach. Scott earns his customers' trust by consistently delivering innovative solutions through collaboration with each client and Nosco's Solutions Engineering team.
Away from the packaging world, Scott enjoys golfing with his wife and two sons. 

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Leavy Vicars


Leavy comes from DSM Pharmaceuticals where he supervised Graphics while working in Supply Chain Management. He collaborated with brand owners on a daily basis to facilitate their packaging for the site; including routine packaging changes, new packaging configurations and countless product launches.  With 15+ years of experience, Leavy has a strong knowledge not only in graphics, but all aspects of printing and packaging in regulated industries.

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Colin Tague


Colin has worked in the printing industry for over five years. During this time, he gained experience in prepress, screen printing, account management and graphic design. As a Packaging Advisor, Colin will focus on new product growth in flexible packaging.

Colin comes from a large southside Irish family, by way of Batavia, Illinois. He is one of five boys, and has six nieces and nephews. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors with family and friends, listening to podcasts, and learning new things. He also holds a degree from Illinois State University.

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Nick Payne


Nick is a motivated sales professional with a strong commitment to understanding and supporting each customer's flexible packaging needs. With a diverse background in marketing, customer service, account management and sales, Nick brings a wealth of experience to his current role. His passion lies in fostering meaningful connections with customers – guiding them towards creative approaches that elevate their brands.
Nick holds a bachelor's degree in marketing with a concentration in sales from Northern Illinois University.

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Packaging Advisors – Strategic Accounts

Christy Cornelius


Christy has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical market. Throughout her career, she gained experience in sourcing, forecasting, planning through to distribution, inventory and warehousing, cGMP compliance and 503B compounding. As a Packaging Advisor, Christy leverages her knowledge to drive successful packaging solutions in the pharmaceutical industry. 
In addition to her years of experience, Christy holds the following certifications: Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, Texas State Board of Pharmacy, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and Essentials of Communicating with Diplomacy and Professionalism.

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Alison Lisberg

Alison has been in the printing and packaging industry for over 15 years. Since joining Nosco in 2016, she has worn many hats, including roles in Account Management and Solutions Engineering. Through her work at Nosco, Alison has also been the recipient of Nosco’s President’s Award for outstanding performance. This is largely due to the fact that she excels at managing top-level accounts, has effective communication skills and is truly customer focused.
Alison holds a BA in Accounting and Business and is a graduate of Paralegal Studies from Roosevelt University. She was an Accountant for over 20 years and is proficient in Spanish. 

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Pam Mazzanti


Pam has been in the printing industry for 28+ years. Over the course of her career, she has worn many hats in: customer service, prepress, photography, imaging, production planning, project management and sales. Pam has also led major personalization campaigns for leading brands – coordinating operations and customer relations. Pam uses her experience to build customer relations, while finding solutions to their production challenges.

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Nick Kucharski


Nick comes to Nosco with seven years of experience in the hospitality management industry and an additional seven years in the packaging and shipping industry. Throughout his career, he has provided customers with world-class service – creating one to one solutions through positive and rewarding working relationships.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UW-Parkside with a focus in management and marketing. Outside of work, Nick commits his time to his two children. He loves exploring the outdoors, tennis and capturing family memories through his passion for photography.

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Kelly Salazar


Kelly began her sixteen-year tenure with Nosco in the company's gluing department. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated the highest standard of excellence, epitomizing what it means to be an employee owner. Later in her career, Kelly joined Nosco's Strategic Sourcing group, where she held various leadership roles and played a key role in the advancement of Nosco's board stock supply chain throughout the pandemic. As a result, she is uniquely positioned to support the success of her customer's printed packaging needs as a Strategic Account Manager.
Today, Kelly serves as a trusted resource who continuously demonstrates Nosco's Time Matters Promise and provides a best-in-class customer experience.

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