Who We Are

The Schneider Leadership Team:

Bob Brotzki

President/Owner

Bob joined Schneider Packaging Equipment in February of 2016. In his role, he oversees all aspects of the company’s operations in addition to driving the company’s overall direction and strategic priorities. In June of 2018, he became part of the Schneider ownership group.  Prior to joining Schneider, he served as Assistant Athletic Director of Football Player Development at Syracuse University. Bob earned his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University where he was a four-year letter winner in football before a career in the NFL.

Greg Masingill

Executive Vice President/Owner

Greg joined Schneider in January of 2018, bringing over 15 years of experience in sales and marketing. In his role, he is responsible for driving sales and financial goals while increasing operating performance. In June of 2018, he became part of the Schneider ownership group.  Prior to joining Schneider, he was the President of Seneca Data. While there he assisted in their growth of becoming a $275 million-dollar company with over 400 employees. Greg is a graduate of Seton Hall University.

Mike Smith

Senior Vice President/Owner

Mike joined Schneider in the Fall of 2017, bringing over 20 years of leadership experience in engineering and technology services. Mike is responsible for leading the strategic growth of our products and services, while enhancing our engineering, information technology, and services teams. In June of 2018, he became part of the Schneider ownership group.  Most recently, Mike held the position of CTO and VP of Global Engineering and Product Management for the Intelligent Systems Division of Arrow Electronics, and previously held executive OEM and technology positions at Seneca Data.

Rick Schneider

Engineering Consultant

Rick joined Schneider Packaging Equipment in 1973, three years after his father Dick founded the company. Throughout his career at Schneider he has worked in various departments within the company including manufacturing, equipment design, service, sales, product development and innovation.  In June of 2018, Rick transitioned ownership to the executive management team of Bob Brotzki, Greg Masingill and Mike Smith.

Don Burrows

Chief Financial Officer

Don has been with Schneider Packaging Equipment for over 10 years. He is responsible for all of Schneider’s finances. In addition to his role at Schneider he is a professor of accounting at Columbia College’s satellite campus in Syracuse. Don has undergraduate degrees from SUNY Cobleskill and Syracuse University as well as an MBA from Syracuse University.

Mike Brewster

Vice President of Sales

Mike joined Schneider in the fall of 2016.  In his role, he is responsible for leading and managing sales and marketing activities while ensuring strategic sales growth aligns with organizational goals.  Prior to joining Schneider, he spent 6 years with Xerox Corporation, where he last served as a Regional Sales Manager.  Mike is a graduate of SUNY Oswego where he was a member of the men's lacrosse team and team Captain for two years.