Management Team

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Kevin Gerhard

Chief Operating Officer PAX Manufacturing 14 Years of Service

Kevin has 25 years of experience building teams focused on improving the customer experience largely through providing excellent products, quick, friendly and effective customer service and collaborating with partners to bring innovative solutions to the market.    Kevin is currently responsible for all manufacturing businesses within PAX Holdings which includes Shamrock Labels, Drug Package and Doran & Ward Packaging.  Kevin earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Loyola University – Chicago and his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Management from Miami University (OH).    Outside of work, Kevin loves to read, play golf and spend time with his wife and two daughters.

Tom Meyers

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer for PAX Manufacturing, Tom brings 35 years of manufacturing industry experience in serving business-to-business customers in food packaging, printing, metal stamping, and industrial chemicals. His background includes leading system integrations, developing enhanced reporting, implementing standard cost systems, and facilitating team building. Tom is responsible for Accounting, Human Resources, and IT for Shamrock Labels, Drug Package, and Doran & Ward Packaging

Tom earned his MBA in Operations Management from DePaul University and his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Loyola University, both in Chicago. Outside of work, Tom loves to bike, garden, and travel with his wife Gina and their family.

Shirin Malik

Director of Corporate Contracts & Customer Care 17 years of service

Shirin has come a long way since beginning her career at Shamrock Labels as a Customer Service Representative in early 2000.  Her customer focused attitude has contributed to the development of an inside Customer Service team that is always willing to go the extra mile for the customer.  Shirin has also brought a fresh perspective into the way Shamrock works with customers, bringing them quality and value, on terms that allow customers to reduce costs and better manage inventory levels.  Shirin earned her Master’s in Business Administration from Purdue University and her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Loyola University – Chicago.    At home, Shirin enjoys gardening, riding her motorcycle, and spending time with her fiancé, children, and two Yorkies.

Doug McNeil

Director of Sales

Doug is a team-oriented leader with over 20 years of experience in the Consulting, Finance, and MedTech industries. As Director of Sales, Doug leads the sales organization serving customers across the healthcare continuum. Before joining Shamrock Labels, Doug enjoyed a 15+ year tenure at Medtronic, holding leadership roles within the sales, management, and strategic accounts channels for surgical devices and capital equipment. Throughout his career, Doug has cultivated winning teams and driven long-standing customer partnerships with goal-aligned solutions and a focus on exceeding expectations.

Doug received a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and studied abroad at the University of Wales at Swansea. Outside of the office, Doug is an active biker, skier, and water sports enthusiast, and he enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife and three sons.

Vance Henke

Vice President of Operations 10 Years

As Vice President of Operations for PAX Manufacturing, Vance leads quality initiatives and
operational oversight for Shamrock Labels, Drug Package, and Doran & Ward Packaging. Most
recently, Vance served as Vice President and General Manager of Doran & Ward Packaging,
where he developed and implemented numerous operational efficiencies, spurring the company
to new heights.

Always exploring how to improve and refine processes and products, Vance leverages his
engineering background with his hands-on approach to ensure that each of the PAX
Manufacturing companies meet the needs of their customers. Vance holds a BS from the
University of Wisconsin-Platteville and numerous certifications, including Lean Manufacturing
from LEI and Six Sigma from NC State University. In his spare time, Vance enjoys spending
time outdoors with his family and volunteering in the community.

Dwayne Wisdom

Operations Manager

Dwayne Wisdom leverages nearly 40 years of printing expertise in his role as Operations Manager at Shamrock Labels.  His experience spans a wide range of printing methods, from high-end commercial pieces to everyday essentials like newspapers, yearbooks, and direct mail. Through these he’s developed expertise in a wide range of printing formats including sheet-fed and wide web offset, digital and flexographic printing.

Dwayne began his printing career as a press assistant and operator before transitioning to leadership roles as an operations manager and plant manager.  Before joining Shamrock Labels, he honed his skills at industry giants like RR Donnelley, Banta, LSC Communications, Walsworth, and Vertis Communications.

When Dwayne isn’t working, he enjoys spending quality time with his family. He finds joy spending time with his wife, Michelle, their three sons, their playful miniature dachshunds, and cherishing moments with his three granddaughters.


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