Meet the CPA Officers

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

Patty Dodson
Patty Dodson - Vice President

Term expires: June 2021

Patty Dodson was the founder of Exact Packaging, opening up her facility in 1991 with 8 employees. In the past 25 years Patty had grown the business to employee 100 + full time employees and an additional 300 during the peak season.

Exact Packaging is a temperature controlled contract packaging warehousing, fulfillment and distribution center with two facilities in Pontiac and Quincy Illinois.

In 2015 Patty stepped down as the CEO to Director of Sales and Marketing so she could concentrate on building new and current business and building relationships with her customers to maximize the best customer service in her industry and to grow with the CPA board to build strength and leadership in the organization.

Patty has more than 40 years’ experience in running all phases of a business. She formally co- owned Fosdick Poultry in Fairbury, Ill. She currently holds executive positions with the Greater Livingston County Economic Division, The CPA, and CCMSI Illinois Workers Comp.

She supports, attends and chaired the Livingston County Relay for Life for nine years. In her spare time she enjoys golfing, traveling, visiting customers, and attending many sports events for her eight grandchildren with her husband Berley.

John Hayward
Jon Hayward - Treasurer

Term expires: June 2021
Vice President, Bonded Pac LLC
5709 North Graham Street, Charlotte, NC 28269
P: (704) 597-9638

Jon Hayward is Vice President of Bonded Pac, the contract packaging division of Bonded Logistics, a third party logistics provider. Based in Charlotte, NC, Jon has been instrumental in the division’s move to a 218,000 sq. ft. dedicated facility where they provide a variety of contract packaging services. His focus is managing the significant growth Pac has seen from current customers while expanding into new verticals and technologies. Jon is active with the CPA, serving for three years on the Annual Meeting Committee, including committee chair in 2015, prior to accepting a position on the Board of Directors in 2016.

Jon joined Boned Pac as General Manager in 2010. Prior to that, he played an integral role as Partner/Director of Sales and Marketing during the 2008 start-up of Olde Mecklenburg brewery. Jon’s early career was with Coveris Advanced Coatings, a flexible film coater and converter, where he spent 18 years in various engineering, operations, and commercial roles, most notably as Senior Director of Sales & Marketing.

Jon has a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from Clemson University as well as an general management MBA from Wake Forest. He resides in south Charlotte with his wife of 26 years, Kim, and has two children, Alyson and Jacob.

Tim Koers
Tim Koers - Immediate Past President

Term expires: June 2021

President, Sea Changes Now, LLC  

P: 847-344-0702 | E: [email protected]

Tim was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of The Visual Pak Companies.  

Tim's expertise in contract manufacturing, contract packaging, 3rd Party Logisitcs, and transportation services to the Contract Packaging Industry makes him an invaluable resource for our members. Tim understands what it takes to be able to support both large brick and mortar clients as well as emerging marketing only clients.

Tim has an undergraduate degree in Business from Indiana University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He has a diverse background having held positions in Operations, Finance and Business Development in the consulting, technology, manufacturing, and distribution industries.

In his free time, Tim enjoys spending time with his wife and sons, participating in volunteer organizations, and whenever possible enjoying outdoor activities involving fishing and upland bird hunting.

Mark O'Malley - President

Term expires: June 2021

President, Paket Corporation

9165 South Lake Shore Drive. Chicago, IL 60617
P: 773-221-7300 | W:

Mark was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. He attended college at Northwestern University, with a BA in Biology and attended graduate school at DePaul University, MBA Finance. Early on Mark worked as a Pharmaceutical Sales Rep, Merger & Acquisition valuation consultant, and Building Supply Company owner.

Mark is now the Owner/President of Paket Corp since 1996. Paket is a contract manufacturer and filler of personal care products including hair care, lotions, crèmes, etc. Located on the Southeast side of Chicago in over 105,000 square feet, Paket specializes in pouch and tube filling and also have a wide range of secondary packaging capabilities. They have complete blending/compounding and lab facility to compliment their filling lines.

Mark has been married 35 years with 3 children, Brian, Daniel and Kevin. He will also ditch work for golf or snow skiing almost always.

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