Who We Are

Our Team

Cheryl Sullivan has been in the packaging industry for over 40 years, and her experience spans marketing, sales, product development, operations, and process improvement. She brings her knowledge from the flexible packaging, paperboard folding carton, and corrugated industries to help packaging companies improve, reduce operating costs, and grow markets. As an  IFS consultant for the IFS PACsecure packaging standard, Chery helps companies get certified. 

Cheryl enjoys staying up-to-date with trends, innovations, and sustainability practices and looks for every opportunity to share that knowledge.



Mary Ellen Hodgins, Ph.D., MBA is President of Hodgins & Company Management Consulting Inc. based in British Columbia, Canada. She is a nationally recognized management consultant with over 30 years of consulting experience with a specific interest in the Canadian and international agri-food industry.

Mary Ellen’s area of focus is marketing research. She has conducted several provincial, national, and international research projects individually within or leading a team of consultants with diverse areas of expertise to serve client needs best.

Karen Streed specializes in safety, bringing over 20 years of occupational health and safety experience in the corrugated, flexible, and rigid plastics industries. She has worked with companies in both Canada and the USA. 

Karen successfully developed safety programs for companies in compliance with the WorksafeBC program, Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence (OSSE), a standard for manufacturing companies. These programs encourage employers to create an occupational health and safety management system beyond the current legal requirements.

Karen's expertise spans internal auditing, incident investigations, root cause analysis, and risk assessment. She assists us with creating GMP, SOP, and policy documents for the IFS PACsecure packaging standard.