Praxis Leadership Team

  • John Lowry

    Praxis Packaging Solutions

    Chairman and CEO

    John joined Praxis in 2022 with nearly 30 years of leadership experience. He is focused on strategy, growth, and building new customer relationships.
    Prior to Praxis, John served as CEO of Catalent Pharma Solutions, Group President of Cardinal Health PTS and CEO of Amerigen Pharmaceuticals. He also held business and product development leadership positions at Becton Dickinson and GE Healthcare.

    John received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University.

  • Steve Steffes

    Praxis Packaging Solutions

    SVP and General Manager, Operations

    Steve joined Praxis in 2023 with over 30 years of leadership experience. He is focused on strategy, growth, and operational excellence.
    Prior to Praxis, Steve served at Perrigo in various senior operations positions, including SVP, Perrigo Operations Excellence and CSCI Operations, and SVP, Perrigo Global Operations, after an initial career in the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

    Steve received his BS in Chemistry and German Studies from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MS in Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

  • Scott Hanmer

    Praxis Packaging Solutions

    Senior Vice President

    Scott is focused on commercialization, sales, and customer-focused integration efforts and providing leadership for all groups.
    He joined Praxis in 2002 as Sales Manager, formulating a lasting, successful business model. During his 20 years of leadership, Praxis has routinely achieved and exceeded operational and sales goals, including double-digit sales growth over the last several years.

    Scott earned his BBA in Marketing/Economics from Western Michigan University.

  • Chris Doscher


    Executive Vice President

    Chris is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Praxis subsidiary Unette (Randolph, NJ) overseeing all its departments.
    His experience and thorough knowledge of Unetteā€™s operations allow him to successfully drive performance through innovation and technology.

    Chris received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Villanova University.

  • Sarah Faison

    Sales & Marketing

    Senior Director of Sales & Marketing

    Sarah uses her deep understanding of every Praxis system and procedure to continually add blue chip companies to our client list.
    She is great at controlling a project from beginning to end and keeping the customer informed on important details. She has 20+ years of experience at Praxis and is at the center of our substantial growth.

    Sarah holds a B.A.Sc in Psychology from Cornerstone University.