Our Team

Our Team

Joe Meindl, President and CEO, Principal

Joe Meindl is a founder of ARM and has guided the company’s development from its inception to a leadership position in the industry. He has led ARM for over three decades. Joe has extensive experience in reverse logistics, specialty manufacturing and environmental best practices. He has spoken to industry groups as a leading expert in the field and has advised a number of multinational firms on the establishment and enhancement of their sustainability programs. Joe began working at Sealed Air Corp and then Alling and Cory until he founded ARM in 1988. He is a graduate of Widener University.

Alan Knauf, Secretary and General Counsel, Principal

Al is a founder of ARM, serves as corporate Secretary and General Counsel, and helps guide our company’s growth and operations, as well as our regulatory compliance.  As an environmental attorney, he is able to contribute expertise to guide our sustainability programs.  Mr. Knauf has been designated by Best Lawyers in America® as “Lawyer of the Year” for Environmental Law in Rochester, NY, and is a partner in the law firm of Knauf Shaw LLP.  He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from M.I.T., concentrating in Environmental Engineering, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Ronald Auberger, Vice President of Operations

Ron directs ARM’s operations, and is an expert in design, manufacturing and logistics for plastic film industry packaging. He is an industry veteran, working for DuPont in New York, Ohio and Virginia for over 30 years. He last served as By-Products & Packaging Materials Manager for DuPont Teijin Films Sales, where he oversaw post-industrial and post-consumer plastics, and managed the returnable packaging program. Ron is based in Hopewell, VA.

ARM’s highly qualified team includes:

  • President/CEO: Joseph A. Meindl
  • Secretary/General Counsel: Alan J. Knauf
  • Vice President of Operations: Ronald Auberger
  • Sales & Marketing Manager: Jason Kulik
  • Business Manager: Brian Wallace
  • Client Services Manager: Jordan Lafoon
  • Hopewell Facility General Manager: Pamela Lucy
  • Hopewell Operations Manager: Ronald Ingram