AICC AICC 40 Years



A. Steven Young


Steve has been with AICC for over 30 years. He has held nearly every position within the Association. He has acted as a steward of AICC and the membership working to best support the independent. 

Contact Steve:
when all else fails. | Linkedin | (703) 535-1381

Mike D'Angelo

Vice President

Prior to joining AICC, Mike was involved with packaging printers, converters and suppliers for more than 30 years. He is a past AICC member and ICPF supporter. Mike has a passion for serving the membership with an eye on the future.

Contact Mike for information on:
Membership initiatives | Linkedin | (703) 535-1386

Maria Frustaci

Director of Administration and Director of Latin America

Maria is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Association and development of Latin American membership including the planning of AICC Mexico's annual meeting and trade fair.  In addition, Maria develops and markets our products and publications.

Prior to joining to AICC in 1998, she was with Defense Products Marketing, EXFRUVENCA import export company based in Caracas, Venezuela and ROAL in Lima, Peru.

Contact Maria for information on:
Latin America and Mexico membership benefits
Products & Publication
Online advertising | Linkedin | (703) 535-1382

Cindy Huber

Director, Conventions & Meetings

Cindy has been with AICC since 2003. During her tenure she has developed the Spring and Fall conventions into must-attend industry events. Cindy has over 20 years’ experience in the convention and exposition industry.     

Contact Cindy for information on:
National Conventions  (Spring & Fall)
Regional Meetings & Events
Package Design Competition
Innovator of the Year Competition
Student Design Competition
Operation Safe Shop Competition
J. Richard Troll Scholarship Foundation
Washington Industry Fly-In | Linkedin | (703) 535-1384

Virginia Humphrey

Director of Membership and Marketing

Virginia has been with AICC since 2012. She specializes in membership engagement and marketing. Prior to AICC Virginia managed special projects for Exponent Philanthropy, an association for small-staffed foundations.

She holds a Masters of Science in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University.

Contact Virginia for information on:
Joining AICC
Renewing your companies membership
Maximizing your membership
Writing for BoxScore or inBox | Linkedin | (703) 535-1383

Chelsea May

Member Services Coordinator

Chelsea provides the day to day administrative support to the association. She assists with multiple tasks including: data entry, accounts receivable, products and publications, membership, and answering phone calls.
Prior to joining AICC she was a runner for a small music recording studio based in New York City.

Contact Chelsea for information on:
Accounts Receivable
Products and Publications
Registering for meetings or educational programs
iDirectory logo ads | Linkedin | (703) 535-1396

Laura Mihalick

Senior Meeting Manager

Laura joined the AICC team in January 2015. Prior to AICC, she worked in publishing, organizing five conferences a year along with handling the marketing and publicity plans for children's books. Originally from Western Pennsylvania and hailing from a family of independent grocers, banana boxes were her first introduction to corrugate.

Contact Laura for information on:
National Conventions
Regional events
Industry Fly-In
Competitions | Linkedin | (703) 535-1388

Taryn Pyle

Director of Training, Education and Professional Development

Taryn‘s career spans 25 years in Association Leadership. Her career at AICC began in 2001. She  divides  her time between building education programs through AICC’s Packaging University and creating AICC’s magazine BOXSCORE. Her spare time finds her as wife, aunt, daughter, sister, niece, photographer, and volunteer for the Italian Greyhound and Virginia Bluebird Societies.  

Contact Taryn for information on:
Course development
Packaging University
Advertising in AICC’s BoxScore Magazine | Linkedin | (703) 535-1391

Tom Weber

Folding Carton Technical Advisor

Tom has 39 years of paperboard packaging experience. He is recognized by industry peers to be knowledgeable and well informed in all sales, marketing, and production processes, various types of paperboard and plastic converting equipment, and technically proficient in Leadership Training and Six Sigma/LEAN methodologies. He has managed multiple facilities in operations, run a regional business as General Manager, and successfully directed a privately held company as its President. His career includes tenures with Tenneco, Caraustar, North America Packaging Corporation, Core Systems LLC, and CardPak. 

Contact Tom for information on:
Folding carton technical issues | (330) 245-1460

Ralph Young

Technical Advisor

Ralph has been associated with the AICC for over thirty years, but in the last ten directly as our Technical Advisor. He is globally known primarily as an expert in containerboard and corrugated packaging. For the Association he is the author of ASKRalph blog, BoxScore articles, contributions to inBox, with participation in webinars and domestic and international Regional meetings.

Contact Ralph for information on:
Corrugated technical issues
Containerboard trends | Linkedin | (703) 836-2422

Mailing Address

AICC Headquarters
P.O. Box 25708
Alexandria, VA 22313

Shipping Address

113 S. West Street, 3rd floor
Alexandria, VA 22314

Toll-Free: 877-836-AICC (2422)
Phone: +1 703-836-AICC (2422)
Fax: +1 703-836-2795

AICC Canada

Phone: 905-727-9405
Fax: 905-727-1061

AICC México

Phone: 52 1 55 4570 9206


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