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A. Steven Young
President

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

syoung@aiccbox.org | 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:

  • Education
  • Training
  • Membership initiatives

mdangelo@aiccbox.org | Linkedin
(703) 535-1386

Maria Frustaci
Director of Administration
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:

  • Administration
  • Latin America and Mexico membership benefits
  • Products & Publication
  • Online advertising

mfrustaci@aiccbox.org | 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.     

Furbabies: Bella & Beau (both yellow labs)

First Job: Age 14 - Candy Striper at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Contact Cindy for information on:

  • National Conventions  (Spring & Fall)
  • Package Design Competition
  • Innovator of the Year Competition
  • Student Design Competition
  • Operation Safe Shop Competition
  • J. Richard Troll Scholarship Foundation
  • Washington Industry Fly-In

cguarino@aiccbox.org | Linkedin
(703) 535-1384

 

 

Virginia Humphrey
Director of Membership
& 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.

Pets- Otis, a black lab mix who is as smart as soup and Casey, a collie-chow mix too smart for her own good
Fun Fact- I ate rat while in the Peace Corps. And I liked it.

Contact Virginia for information on:

  • Joining AICC
  • Renewing your company's membership
  • Maximizing your membership
  • Writing for BoxScore or inBox
  • BoxScore Advertising

vhumphrey@aiccbox.org | 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, education, and answering phone calls.

Fun Fact: Chelsea once competed in an amateur skateboarding competition.

Bucket List: Walk on hot coals. 


Contact Chelsea for information on:

  • Administration
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Products and Publications
  • Registering for meetings or educational programs
  • iDirectory logo ads

cmay@aiccbox.org | 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.

Fun Fact: Laura's favorite sports are hockey & tennis.
Bucket List: To visit the lavender fields in France (to name one!).

Contact Laura for information on:
  • National Conventions
  • Regional events
  • Industry Fly-In
  • Competitions

lmihalick@aiccbox.org | Linkedin
(703) 535-1388

 

Taryn Pyle
Director of Training, Education
& 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:

  • Education
  • Course development
  • Packaging University
  • Advertising in AICC’s BoxScore Magazine

tpyle@aiccbox.org | Linkedin
(703) 535-1391

Alyce Ryan 

Marketing Associate

Alyce joined the AICC team in 2017. Prior to AICC, she worked as a marketing & social media manager for a small start-up tech company, private school, and brokerage in Washington, D.C. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, with an emphasis in Digital & Social Media from West Virginia University. Go Mountaineers! 

Fun Facts: 1) I'm an owner of a spoiled French Bulldog named Winston. 2) On my spare time, you can find me hiking, or traveling. 3) The amount of times I've watched Runaway Bride may scare you. 

Bucket List: Go shark diving in Beqa Lagoon, Fiji

Contact Alyce for Information On:

  • Sharing your recent company news & press releases 
  • AICC website & SocialLink
  • AICC InBox

 

aryan@aiccbox.org

703-535-1397

 

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

tweber@aiccbox.org | (330) 245-1460

 

Ralph Young
Corrugated 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

askralph@aiccbox.org | Linkedin
(703) 836-2422