Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. (VPI) CEO, Tim Riebau, is pleased to welcome Amanda Stuck in the role of Director of Human Resources & Community Engagement, effective February 8th. In this new role, Amanda will champion Human Resource, employee, and community engagement initiatives and strengthen senior leadership for the organization.

Amanda will develop and oversee all aspects of VPI’s human resource (HR) function to include staff management, training, organizational development, compensation and benefits, HR policy management, internal team member relations, performance management, and provide overall health and safety support. Additionally, Amanda will lead all employee and community engagement initiatives, including community partner collaborations, employee and community relations, grant pursuits, and community events.

Amanda comes to VPI after having served three terms as a member of the WI State Assembly representing the 57th district.  Priding herself in achieving high outcomes where government works for the people, she obtained benefits including unemployment, healthcare, grants, and advocated consistently for her constituents. She wrote > 50 bipartisan bills and collaborated with diverse groups to write legislation after participating in extensive research to understand her community’s opportunities and perspectives. Additionally, Amanda’s experiences include working as an Instructional Support Teacher for the Kimberly Area School District, a direct support provider of personal care for those elderly and/or with disabilities, a housing specialist for Appleton Housing Authority, and numerous community volunteer roles — making her an ideal fit for VPI and this role. 

VPI’s mission is to promote the dignity and worth of individuals who have disabilities or are disadvantaged and to assist them in developing their optimum level of social, vocational, and economic independence in the community.

Valley Packaging Industries (VPI), a nonprofit organization, annually serves >2,000 rehabilitation services clients and employees. VPI provides a variety of education, human services, and vocational skills training to Fox Valley residents with disabilities and/or disadvantages. To generate funds and training opportunities, VPI’s two production facilities provide custom packaging and manufacturing services for regional manufacturers.

For more information, contact: Lissa Marth in Marketing and Community Relations at LMarth@vpind.com or (920) 749-5859.