Management Team

Russ Panzer, President

With over 23 years of experience, Russ has done business with many of the largest textile, paper and plastic manufacturers and converters in the world, helping them all to realize significant savings and contribute to their sustainability initiatives. With post graduate degrees in Health and Finance from the State University of New York and New York University, Russ came to Paper Tube & Core after executive positions at Metlife, UnitedHealthcare and New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center. Since entering as the third generation of leadership at PT&C, Russ has continued to expand and update the business infrastructure, technology, and production capabilities in order to serve larger customers and the global market.  Russ lives on Long Island, New York.

Jeff Schindle, Vice President Operations

After 15 years in the professional sports and entertainment industry, the majority of which was spent in the New York Mets front office, Jeff has brought his sales, marketing, management and customer service expertise to PT&C.  His infusion of talent, enthusiasm and fresh ideas has helped take an already steadily growing company in new directions and to new heights.  Jeff, his wife, and their three young children live in Rockland County, New York.