Deep Experience – High Quality
The senior leadership team of BPI Packaging has deep experience in the chemicals industry and in operations that combines to ensure high quality products and service to all our customers.
Worked with Unocal and W.M. Barr for more than 20 years before starting the Memphis plant for BPI Packaging in the late 1990’s. He knows all of the chemical and packaging vendors, which helps when developing a product line or looking for that uniquely performing chemical for your formula.
Joel Wood serves as CEO of BPI Packaging, LLC and is responsible for all strategic, operational, and financial decisions for the company. BPI is a private third-party chemical blender and packager serving a wide range of consumer products companies. Mr. Wood joined BPI as Chief Financial Officer in September of 2017 and has served in his current role since September 2018. Prior to BPI, he was CFO of RemitDATA, Inc., a software-as-a-service company focused on healthcare analytics. RemitDATA was a VC-backed company that raised over $15 million in venture debt and equity capital that was sold to eSolutions, Inc. in August 2017.
Mr. Wood began his career as a corporate banker with Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo) focused on lending to Fortune 500 clients. Later, he embarked on an investment banking career with Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. (now Raymond James) as a generalist focused on helping companies gain access to capital in the public markets. Mr. Wood also worked with Stephens Inc., last serving as a Vice President in the technology and logistics groups. He was also a Vice President in the healthcare group of Dain Rauscher Wessels (now RBC Capital Markets). Mr. Wood left investment banking to become a general partner in Delta Capital Management, a venture capital firm with $60 million under management focused on early-stage investments in the southeastern U.S. He sourced and managed several investments in the technology and healthcare industries.
Mr. Wood received a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering with High Honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology and also received an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Greg is recognized as a subject matter expert with paint and coatings chemicals. He worked for 26 years at W.M. Barr in various quality and operations roles and another 6 years at EMCO, running the Mozel plant.
John has more than 40 years of business development, marketing, and operations experience gained at Standard Oil, Ashland and 3M / Meguiar's. With a strong customer centric focus, he develops extremely successful products and long-term customer relationships, delivering sustained service and quality value.