The Team Behind Our Turnkey Beverage Manufacturing & Co-Packing Services
Incorporated in 2001 and located in Dade City Business Center, just 30 miles north of Tampa, Florida.
Tampa Bay CoPack is proud to feature a spacious 74,000-square-foot facility that is equipped with the latest in beverage manufacturing and co-packing technology. But at the heart of our operation is a knowledgeable and experienced team that can efficiently transform your idea for a fresh, new functional beverage into a shelf-ready product. With more than a decade’s experience as beverage co-packers with start-to-finish turnkey capability, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and customer service that is second-to-none, we are here to make your product a success. All you need is an idea. We’ll do the rest.
William Foley – CEO
Bill Foley has nearly four decades of executive experience in business development across a wide variety of industries, including a four-year period as president of Vitarich Labs in Naples, Florida. The New Jersey native joined Tampa Bay CoPack as chief executive officer in April 2011. He is passionate about beverage manufacturing and the nutrition industry, and has helped integrate Tampa Bay’s existing infrastructure and experienced team with his vision for providing the most comprehensive, efficient, and ecologically responsible beverage contract manufacturing services available.
Jayne Sebastian – Director of Business Development
Jayne Sebastian has nearly 20 years of experience in business development tied directly to contract manufacturing and co-packaging. Although Jayne’s expertise lies in sales, marketing, and communications, she began her college education by studying dietetics. Her interest in biology, nutrition, meal planning, food processing, and special diets gave way to her natural talents in the communications/marketing arena, but she always maintained a strong connection to her initial field of study. Ultimately, the Chicago native was able to parlay her business strengths and her passion for nutrition into a consulting/marketing career in the food and beverage manufacturing industry, helping to launch new food and beverage products for some of the leading manufacturers in the United States. She joined Tampa Bay CoPack in April 2011.
Michael Brewster – Director of Manufacturing and Operations
Michael has nearly two decades of experience in the food and beverage manufacturing industry, during which time he was a manufacturing operations manager for Dunkin Brands and a plant manager for Winn-Dixie. He began his career as an environmental chemist in 1988, and was manufacturing director of Jasper Products in Joplin, MO, from 2000-2003. While with Jasper, Michael was a key member of a management team that designed, equipped, and started up a 110,000-square-foot, seven-line aseptic and ESL beverage packaging plant in less than a year’s time. The native of Plattsburgh, NY, holds three patents in environment science, including a method for removing arsenic from wastewater. He was educated at Paul Smith’s College and State University of New York-Plattsburgh, and received his MBA from the University of Tampa in 2008.
Nicholas Corbett – Quality Control/Quality Assurance Manager
Nicholas comes to Tampa Bay Co-Pack with 18 years experience in manufacturing in both Production and Quality Assurance. Nicholas has worked with organizations such as The Folgers Coffee Co.; Coca-Cola and Borden in a management capacity. He received his degree from Tulane University, New Orleans in Computer Information Systems, and has worked extensively in areas of Project Management and Continuous Improvement in his past roles. Nick also brings Food-Safety and audit preparation experience to Tampa Bay Co-Pack, having trained extensively with Procter & Gamble Quality Systems, SQF and Global Food Safety Standards, assisting Coca-Cola achieve the ISO-22000 Food Safety Certification to its first North American Facility in 2009. A Long Island, NY native, Nick enjoys the Florida outdoors, fishing and repairing & building personal computers in his spare time.