Category Archives: Leadership

Past President Interview: Crawford Carpenter

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Q & A PSI Retrospective: Crawford Carpenter Q: Are you still actively involved in the paper recycling business? A: I retired two years ago at 73. Now, I get up pretty early—I don’t like sleeping in—and I do some fitness activities first, usually cycling or tennis. I normally practice or play tennis three to four days […]

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PSI Past President Interview: Ben Harvey

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Q & A PSI Retrospective: Ben Harvey Q: Are you still actively involved in the paper recycling business? A: Yes. I graduated from college in 1971 and have worked in my family’s company ever since, currently serving as president. Our company had three employees when I joined, and it now has 350 employees. How did […]

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PSI Past President Interview: George Chen

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Q & A PSI Retrospective: George Chen Q: Are you still actively involved in the paper recycling/brokerage business? A: Yes, I export recovered paper to Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia. Q: What is your current job title and company? A: I am president of G&T Trading International Corp., a Clifton, NJ-based company that exports recovered […]

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Meet Executive Committee Member Tamara Mayberry

Meet Your 2018 Executive Board Member Director-at-Large: Tamara Mayberry Tamara Mayberry Pioneer Industries International Director of Sales & Marketing With 24 years of experience in the recycling Industry, Tamara Mayberry started her recycling career with The Peltz Group in 1994. Starting in plant sourcing, eventually she oversaw that group before moving into national sales and […]

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Meet Executive Committee Member Leonard Zeid

Congratulations to our new 2018 Executive Committee member, PSI President Leonard Zeid!  Meet Leonard Zeid Executive Vice President & Director of the Brokerage Division Midland Davis Corporation Leonard Zeid is currently the Executive Vice President & Director of the Brokerage Division of Midland Davis Corporation. As head of Midland’s brokerage group, Zeid is responsible for Midland’s […]

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Meet Executive Committee Member Ray Oge

Congratulations to our new 2018 Executive Committee member, PSI Secretary-Treasurer Ray Oge!  Meet Ray Oge General Manager, Northeast Division GP Harmon Recycling Ray Oge is currently the General Manager, Northeast Division at GP Harmon Recycling.  Ray and his team are responsible for all sourcing & selling activities, plant P&L as well as procurement for Georgia-Pacific mills.  Ray […]

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Meet Executive Committee Member Linda Leone

Congratulations to our new 2018 Executive Committee member, PSI Vice President Linda Leone!  Meet Linda Leone Vice President, International Fiber Supply WestRock Recycling Linda Leone is vice president, International Fiber Supply for WestRock Recycling. She is responsible for providing support for U.S. recycled fiber needs for WestRock’s India and Brazil operations, as well as retaining responsibility for […]

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President’s Message from Leonard Zeid

The past two years under the leadership of PSI Chapter President Myles Cohen were very active and very productive for our Chapter, ISRI and for our Industry. PSI established during his tenure work that include several paper summits, which led to the updating and integration of the paper stock specifications, creation of the MRF Council […]

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PSI Webinar and Officer Election

Don’t miss the PSI Webinar and Officer Election March 16th 1 pm-3 pm EST Get to know the candidates below!   IMPORTANT PSI CHAPTER MEETING VIA WEBINAR! Topics to include: Voting for chair officers Convention overview – Chuck Carr Outlook in China – Joe Pickard MRF Summit in August(Nashville) – Linda Leone and Chuck Carr Reviews […]

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Congratulations to Crawford Carpenter on his Lifetime Achievement Award

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On April 27th, at the ISRI Convention in New Orleans, former PSI President, Crawford Carpenter was presented with the ISRI Lifetime Achievement Award. Please click on the link below to watch an interview with Crawford at the convention. Watch the interview with Crawford Carpenter:  Or watch here:   Congratulations again to Crawford Carpenter on his […]

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