Tim Esposito will lead operations as BCI creates opportunities for adults with disabilities
(St. Louis, Mo., January 5, 2023) Tim Esposito has joined Boone Center, Inc. (BCI) as Chief
Operations Officer (COO). In this role, Esposito is responsible for multiple departments within
BCI Packaging, the nonprofit’s contract packaging subsidiary that provides jobs for 235 adults
with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
“Tim has a wealth of progressive, successful leadership experience in privately held and private
equity manufacturing companies,” said BCI CEO Troy Compardo. “His knowledge crosses
multiple business segments including strategy, operations, sales, marketing, manufacturing, and
product and business development. We are thrilled that he has joined our firm and will help drive
our mission forward.”
A 33-year veteran of the manufacturing industry, Esposito most recently spent six years as vice
president and general manager of Drug Package in O’Fallon, Mo. Prior to that, he spent seven
years with ECM Group and the balance of his early career with Jackson Products, Inc.
Esposito is a graduate of Ohio University and is an International Association for Six Sigma
Certification Green Belt. He has also held memberships in the American Welding Society
(AWS), the AWS Welding Equipment Manufactures Committee, and the International Safety
“The adults with disabilities who work at BCI are good people,” said Esposito, “and being here
to support them and the organization’s mission is a great feeling for me.”
Tim replaces current BCI COO Jack Guthrie who retired on December 23 after 6 ½ years of
“Jack’s retirement weighs on us all,” said Compardo. “His expertise enabled us to grow
operations and serve our mission more effectively. He was also the right person to lead us
through the abrupt changes that came with the pandemic. Without question, he will be missed.”
Tim Esposito will lead production, inventory, logistics and facilities maintenance for BCI Packaging, as
the nonprofit’s new COO.
About Boone Center, Inc. (BCI)
Founded in 1959, Boone Center, Inc. (BCI) inspires and supports people with intellectual and
developmental disabilities, challenging personal growth and development through a continuum
of innovative employment opportunities. Headquartered at 200 Trade Center Dr. W in St. Peters,
Mo., BCI currently employs more than 230 adults with disabilities under its organizational
employment program and serves dozens more with employment services, vocational training,
and follow-along services under its competitive employment program and Skills Center. For
more information, call (636) 978-4300 or visit https://www.boonecenter.com/.