Meet the CPA Officers

CPA is comprised of great team members - past and present - who all work together to make the organization flourish.

Jerry Thompson - President

Term Expires: April 2025


CTI Packaging & Fulfillment
732 Florsheim Dr # 14, Libertyville, IL 60048
P: 847-968-4855| W:

Personal: Jerry started CTI in 2000 after working in the packaging industry for many years.  He originally designed and developed packaging programs for a variety of companies.  Once CTI was launched, he quickly expanded into co-packing.  Jerry has been a member of the CPA for 7 years and has been very actively involved.

Michael Collins
Michael Collins - Vice President

Term Expires: April 2025

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Sterling Contract Packaging, Inc.
1875 Moore-Duncan Highway, Moore SC, 29369
P: 864-587-5511 | W:

Education: He graduated from The University of Connecticut in 1987, where he earned a degree in Economics while serving as a member of the Varsity Golf Team and a brother of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Present Working Experience: Michael Collins is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Contract Packaging Inc., located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.  During his 18 years with Sterling, the company has experienced incredible growth, allowing the company to build a 150,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in 2016. 

Personal: When Michael isn’t helping a CPG with their retail packaging deadline, he can be found on the golf course or snow skiing with his two children.  He became involved with the CPA in 2007 and most recently helped with the development of the new RFQ tool on the CPA website. 

Dan Altman - Treasurer

Term Expires: April 2025

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Delkor Systems, Inc.
4300 Round Lake Road West, St. Paul, MN 55112
P: (763) 234-8058 | E: [email protected]

Dan Altman is the VP of Sales & Marketing for Delkor Systems, in St. Paul, MN where he has been for 18 years. Delkor is a leading supplier of secondary packaging machinery with a focus on robotic automation. With over 30 years in the packaging industry, Dan has has held roles in Sales, Sales Management, Marketing and Product Management at a number of companies. On the personal side, Dan enjoys golfing, and skiing (snow and water). Dan resides in Hugo, MN and is married with two grown boys.

Rob Reinders
Rob Reinders - Immediate Past President

Term Expires: April 2025

Performance Packaging of Nevada
6430 Medical Center St. Suite 102, Las Vegas, NV 89148
P: (702) 240-3453 | W:

Robert Reinders is the owner and leader of these three organizations responsible for all operations and fiscal matters. He is responsible for market strategy and product development as well. Rob has over 30 years of thorough knowledge in the production, operations and sales/ marketing of flexible packaging products throughout the flexible packaging industry.

His operational experience includes production from the ground floor up to interim General Manager. During that time he worked all of the production equipment, all administrative activities including VOC Emissions compliance, budgeted hourly rates on new equipment and pricing strategy for the market.

His sales and marketing experience start at the CSR level, sales professional and ultimately Director of Sales with responsibilities for the national sales team and broker network. He managed corporate accounts including Nabisco, Hostess Brands, Interstate Brands, Sunshine Biscuit and Granny Goose Foods.

Founder and President of Performance Packaging January 1995 to the present. Founder and President Performance Machinery Corporation (PMC) Jan 2015. Founder and CEO of RCR Beverages dba Blue Kangaroo Contract Filling Services Jan 2015.

Trade Affiliations: Long term member of the Contract Packaging Association (CPA), Private Label Manufacturer’s Association (PLMA), Natural Products Industry, National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, INC (NASFT), PPAI and the American Beverage Association.

Business Organizations A ten year member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization. Leadership positions included two years as the President of the Las Vegas Chapter and a member of the Global Strategic Alliance Committee reporting to the Global EO Board.

Latest Accomplishments: Branded the product SipP™ for infant safe products for the protection of infants and children in the packaging industry. SipP Cap patent # 8,443,999 B1. Pixie Dust Patent # 9,078,435 B2. SipP Spoon patent # 8,459,504. SipP Pouch Pop™ and corresponding patent #D720,217. SipP Zip Patent Pending