Our People

Dan Bayer

Dan Bayer

Chief Executive Officer

Dan started with RitePack in 2012, currently serving as CEO of the company and is a member of the Executive Planning Committee. Prior to RitePack, Dan spent ten years in plastics engineering with Sherwood Medical Industries. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation from the University of Central Missouri in 1983. A native of St. Louis, MO, but has called St. Joe home since 1984.

Lonnie Welter

Lonnie Welter

Vice President / Chief Operating Officer

Lonnie began his career with BMS Logistics in 1998 as a production supervisor overseeing daily activates on the production floor. In 2002 he was promoted to Operations Manager which included all facets of the operation. In 2013, Lonnie was again promoted to Director of Operation, he now is responsible for all BMS Logistics locations across the country as Vice President and COO. He serves also as a member of the Executive Planning Committee. Prior to joining BMS Logistics, Lonnie spent several years in the corrugate industry where he gained the knowledge needed to assist customers in finding solutions to their packaging needs and implement those solutions into a finished product. Lonnie attended Missouri Western State University from 1986- 1989, and enjoys golf in his spare time.

Cory Shue

Cory Shue

Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

Cory was brought on board with RitePack as CFO in April, 2012.  Cory achieved his CPA certificate in 1999 and has over 25 years of experience ranging from auditing, operations and accounting/finance.  Prior to joining RitePack, he worked the previous 11 years for an agricultural GPS guidance company in the capacities of financial controller and manufacturing operations manager.  He currently serves as a member of the Executive Planning Committee.
Bill Noble

Bill Noble

Director of Sales & marketing

Bill joined RitePack in 2019 assuming the role of Director of Sales & Marketing.  For the past 14 years he has been Vice President of Sales & Marketing for a leading CPG company as well as a national packaging company.  He brings over 25 years of experience in the packaging industry, including manufacturing & distribution channels, and ecommerce platform.   Bill also served as a Board of Advisor for the IMFA trade organization for 5 years.  A native of St. Louis, MO, Bill graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree and is an avid Cardinals fan and enjoys golf in his spare time.  

John McCarthy

John McCarthy

Director of Operations

John has been with RitePack since 2012, during this time he’s helped the company grow from one facility to three.  Prior to John’s role with RitePack, he worked for a national manufacturing company for nearly 20 years at seven different properties throughout the country.  He currently serves as RitePack Director of Operations and is a member of the Executive Planning Committee. John has a BA from Webster University, St. Louis and MBA from Northeastern State University, OK
Janie Lucas

Janie Lucas

Director of Human Resources

Janie Lucas joined RitePack. as the Human Resources Manager in 2012. She has 18 years of human resources experience with a specialization in talent management including workforce planning, recruiting, performance management, employee development and employee engagement. She also has significant experience managing employee relations, benefits, compensation and compliance issues. Janie is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Human Resources Management Association of Northwest Missouri (HRMA).
Doug Cerra

Doug Cerra

Director of Quality Assurance

Doug Cerra: Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Safety and Environmental Manager- 2013 to present. Doug is responsible for planning, developing and directing the Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Safety and Environmental policies, programs and initiatives at RitePack, Inc.  Mr. Cerra has over 23 years of Quality, Safety and Environmental experience having worked as a Production Supervisor, Environmental Specialist and Acting Assistant Base Civil Engineer throughout his career.