Steve Levine

Steve Levine

President
Chief Executive Officer

Meet Steve

Steve Levine

President, Chief Executive Officer
An industry veteran with over 30 years’ experience in Cosmetics and Personal Care, Steve handles all General Management responsibilities for PTP.

Steve got his start on the packaging side of the business. He progressed through various financial roles at Risdon Corporation, eventually becoming the company’s CFO. Midway through his career at Risdon, he transitioned into General Management initially by leading the company’s largest business unit, Lipsticks and Closures. Eventually he was elevated to EVP and COO. After Risdon, Steve founded and launched HCP Packaging USA, Inc. ultimately growing the business to over $75 million in revenue. He then joined Wormser Corporation as Executive Vice President. During Steve’s tenure at Wormser he began to work with PTP, eventually becoming a shareholder and transitioning to a full-time role with the company in 2014.

Steve holds both a BS in Finance and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.

In his spare time he enjoys following his beloved UConn Huskies, running, and spending time with his wife Erica and 4 children.

Ryan Stoa

Ryan Stoa

Executive Vice President
Chief Operations Officer

Meet Ryan

Ryan Stoa

Chief Operating Officer
As our Chief Operating Officer, Ryan oversees the safety, quality, production, distribution and reliability teams at PTP.

Ryan joined PTP in 2017 after an extensive career in the food manufacturing world for several successful enterprises from a family run company up to global multinationals. He manufactured everything from chocolate to salsa and cereal in the process! Through these vast experiences, he has a significant exposure to multiple different manufacturing operations and processes, including contract manufacturing, preparing him for the unique challenges of the cosmetics and beauty care industry. He is thrilled to be a part of the fantastic PTP team and helping to focus on delivering great products for our customers!

Ryan is a registered professional engineer and holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Jason Hakjae Lee

Jason Hakjae Lee

Chief Financial Officer

Meet Jason

Jason Lee

Chief Financial Officer

A global corporate finance professional, Jason brings more than 17 years’ experience with start-up and multinational global organization, PTP.

He started his job career with Doosan Corporation. He managed the company and affiliates’ finance planning and analysis process in addition to corporate strategic planning for 11 years. In 2011, he was transferred to Bobcat Company, an affiliate of Doosan in the US, and formed a new entity, DSIA, eventually becoming CFO.

In 2017, Jason Joined Kolmar Korea Inc., and in 2018  was assigned to oversee strategic planning and align PTP’s plans for growth and expansion.

Jason holds both a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and an MBA degree from Kyunghee University.

In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, skiing and traveling with his wife Shannon. They have visited more than 30 countries!

Shawnna Giumento

Shawnna Giumento

Corporate Controller Director of Finance & Administration

Meet Shawnna

Shawnna Giumento

Director of Finance and Administration
Corporate Controller

Shawnna is the Director of Finance and Administration, Corporate Controller for Process Technologies & Packaging LLC. She is responsible for the business accounting, management reporting, and support of the business financial planning and analysis functions.

Prior to joining PTP in November 2012, Shawnna was a senior accountant with Snyder & Clemente for over 7 years. During this time she gained experience in tax, auditing, and accounting.

Shawnna graduated from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Science degree. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

When the work day is over, Shawnna likes to relax with her husband and their furry children.

Ryan Lopez

Ryan Lopez

Director of Sales

Meet Ryan

Ryan Lopez

Director of Sales
A true force in the Cosmetics Manufacturing Industry, Ryan heads PTP Sales.

Throughout his career, Ryan has held positions from product sales to new business development, on both sides of the cosmetic industry. Mastering the elements that bring formula and packaging together, he helps to streamline the development process.

Ryan holds a BS from the University of Delaware and is currently pursuing his MBA.

During his time off, Ryan enjoys cooking, Netflix, hiking, and relaxing with his wife Nikki.

Kara Curry

Kara Curry

Vice President of Operations

Meet Kara

Kara Curry

Vice President of Operations
Kara has been an asset to PTP since 2005. Starting as R&D Director she managed the R&D facility, developed blue sky formulation, served as technical liaison for sales presentations and helped with new customer procurement.

As PTP evolved, so did Kara. First, a 5-year term as Technical Director in which she streamed lined the manufacturing process, implemented a pilot scale up program for all of new products, and bridged the gap between R&D and manufacturing for seamless transfer.

And now, elevated to the role Vice President of Operations, Kara takes a technical approach to meeting customer’s needs as she strives to ensure PTP’s competitiveness in the global marketplace.

George Rivera

George Rivera

Executive Director
Research & Development

Meet George

George Rivera

Executive Director, Research & Development

George brings over  25+ years of experience in Pigment Science, Cosmetics and Skincare to his role as PTP Executive Director of Research and Development.

George started his career in the beauty industry as a pigment chemist. He continues to have an influenced on all sides of the industry. On the contract manufacturing side, he held positions in development, quality control, and operations.   On the brand side, George served as the Head of Open Development for the Americas in Skincare and Senior Scientific International Liaison for L’Oreal USA.

George brings innovation to all aspects of product development across color and skincare categories as he directs the PTP’s R&D teams in both of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and spearheads the Kolmar Korea technology transfers for global developments.

Studied Industrial Chemistry at the University of Puerto Rico and Business Management at Montclair State University in New Jersey.

Candice Kobrynich

Candice Kobrynich

Quality Director

Meet Candice

Candice Kobrynich

Quality Director
As the Director of Quality, Candice is responsible for the strategy, implementation, and leadership of PTP’s comprehensive quality system.

Through years of cross training in the industry as both a Microbiologist and Analytical chemist, Candice has developed the extreme discipline necessary for quality assurance. Candice’s methods for improvement help PTP achieve consistent quality, to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Candice earned her BS in Biology from Shippensburg University.

Quality of life is just as important to Candice. She enjoys stepping out into the great outdoors to travel and hike with her husband, as well as attending concerts.

Krissy Dougherty

Krissy Dougherty

R&D Lab Director

Meet Krissy

Krissy Dougherty

R&D Lab Director
Over 13 years’ experience as a Color Cosmetic Chemist has prepared Krissy to lead the PTP team of chemists.

Krissy oversees the development phase of all R&D projects. From product brief, to formulating, to shading, to final approval, Krissy cultivates the customers’ concepts till the product is ready for production.

Krissy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science from Pennsylvannia State Univeristy
Prior to the workday, Krissy starts each day with early morning yoga. And in the evenings she enjoys cooking, spending time with her husband and 2 sons, and laughing with good friends.

Catherine Slish

Catherine Slish

Marketing Manager

Meet Catherine

Catherine Slish

Marketing Manager
Catherine brings her creative edge and passion for the beauty industry to her position as PTP Marketing Manager.

She is responsible for all marketing programs, new product development and the creation of sales presentations. Trendspotting, market research, and analyzing consumer insight are all part of her marketing process.

Catherine earned a Bachelor of Communications degree from the University of Scranton and holds a Cosmetology License from the State of Pennsylvania.

The lure of the salon is sometimes hard to resist, and you might spot Catherine moonlighting at the local beauty parlor. She truly enjoys the shared experience of living beauty.

During her free time, you can find Catherine poolside with her husband cheering on their 2 sons and the Stingray swim team.