After spending four years in the USAF, John started his packaging career with Stone Container and International Paper in El Paso, Texas, selling corrugated to agricultural customers and maquiladoras in Mexico.

Returning to Washington state, John joined Xpedx selling packaging to agricultural markets in Eastern Washington.

Today, John is responsible for the management of a dynamic team of sales representatives, serving markets in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia.


Strategy & New Business Development

Dennis has been with Frontier since it’s earliest beginnings managing and pioneering many of the company’s sales, development of new product lines and markets, key suppliers, and innovative packaging applications within the seafood industry. Today Dennis leads an exceptional group of professionals and the seafood sales division which has grown to become the market leader.

Dennis joined Frontier Packaging in 1988 after a 5 year stint with Cargill, most recently at their Minneapolis headquarters as a Product Manager.

He is a 1980 graduate of Oregon State University with a B.S. in Business/Marketing.


Rod has been instrumental in helping drive and manage the Company’s growth and profitability since joining the team in 1990. Before becoming President and CEO, he played a major role in revenue improvement as the Vice President of Sales, managing both customer and supplier relationships. As President and CEO, he continues to foster a culture of profitable expansion and dedication to market leadership by ensuring the Company is providing specific markets with innovative products and knowledgeable responsive services and solutions.

Prior to joining Frontier, Rod was in Sales Management for Willamette Industries in the Pacific Northwest, specializing in the Alaskan seafood industry.

Rod has served on several boards and is a former President of the Northwest Forum, a 70 year old business organization in Seattle. He is a 1980 University of Washington graduate with a B.S. degree in Communications and Marketing.

NW Salmon Canners Assoc. NW Fisheries Assoc. Pacific Seafood Processors Assoc. Seafood Products Assoc. MEMBER