Thank you to 5P Showcase Keynote Speaker Sam Schlaich. Sam is a lawyer and government affairs professional with over 10 years of experience in both the private and governmental sectors. He is currently Counsel, Government Affairs at the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the association representing U.S. converters of film, foil, paper, and other materials into packages for food, medical device, and industrial products.
Prior to joining the FPA in 2021, he served as an analyst in the Office of Governor Larry Hogan. Other employment experience includes the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, the Maryland General Assembly, and multiple political campaigns. Sam earned his B.A. in Political Science from Salisbury University and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.