Meet the Team

Unmatched Worldwide Expertise

Montesino Associates LLC is a global consulting firm focused on packaging and polymers. The company has a team of 10+ consultants, engineers, and trainers that have worked with our global clients since 1996 to clarify the chaos of constant change in this demanding market. Our team combined has more than 200 years of experience. After decades of hands-on experience, Montesino’s worldwide network of experts guides customers through highly regulated industries to achieve compliance, efficiency, and sustainable business success.

Montesino Leadership

Frank Bieganousky

Frank Bieganousky

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Frank has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical packaging industry - in both commercial and technical development functions …

Peter J. Schmitt

Peter J. Schmitt

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Peter began his career in the early 1980’s, selling various types of polymeric raw materials (film, sheet, and synthetic resin) to the
 medical, pharmaceutical …

Our Team of Experts

Edward J. Bauer

Edward J. Bauer

Senior Consultant

Ed has broad experience in all types of packaging, including metal, glass, paper and plastic packaging for food and pharmaceutical products …

John B. Blum

John B. Blum

Senior Consultant

John joined Montesino Associates, LLC as a Senior Analyst after retiring from Honeywell in July of 2014. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering …

Stephen Ervin

Stephen Ervin

Senior Consultant

Steve has over 30 years’ experience in developing profitable global sales and marketing programs that have increased revenues for multi-national …

Robert Grace

Robert Grace

Senior Consultant

Bob has been in business-to-business communications his entire career. He has broad global experience, and for more than 35 years …

Yanhuai Peng

Yanhuai Peng

Senior Consultant

Ms. Peng is an expert in pre-press technology and its application in pharmaceutical and healthcare markets. She studied at the Beijing …

Erwin Pasbrig

Erwin Pasbrig

Senior Consultant

Dr. Pasbrig joined Alusuisse Lawson Mardon in 1990, and over the next 20 years, he led R&D and technology development of aluminum …

Bob Hartwig

Bob Hartwig

Senior Consultant

Mr. Hartwig is a co-founder and managing director of BTS International LLC, a consulting group of highly skilled individuals providing …

Jillian Schwam

Jillian Schwam

Senior Consultant

Jillian Schwam is the President of WV International, which provides raw plastic resins for organizations all over the East Coast and Midwest.

Frank Colombo

Frank Colombo

Senior Consultant

Frank Colombo has over 25 years of experience in the packaging industry, having had the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects from simple flat pouches to complex pouches that are currently orbiting above us on the International Space Station.

 

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In Memoriam – John Bitner  All of us at Montesino pause to remember a colleague, friend, and industry icon, Joh…

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ADM Toronto  On Thursday (June 6, 2019), Peter Schmitt gave a talk entitled “Cannabis…

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MDM West Talk on Cannabis Packaging  On Wednesday (June 12, 2019), Peter Schmitt gave a talk entitled “Packag…

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Novaprint 6th Seminar on Packaging Innovation – Guadalajara and Mexico City  On May 28th in Guadalajara and May 30th in Mexico City, Montesino’s Pete…


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