Team

Keith Somers
Chief Executive Officer

As CEO and a member of ACI’s founding family, Keith is the visionary and strategic leader of ACI. Prior to becoming CEO, he worked in a variety of roles at ACI after spending several years in a leadership role with Hewlett Packard in their supply chain division.
Mr. Somers sits on numerous industry association boards, serving as President of the Association of Alternative Postal Systems.
Keith is a graduate of UCLA (B.A.) and earned his M.B.A. from USC’s Marshall School of Business.

Jack Klunder
President and COO

Jack brings more than three decades of leadership experience to ACI, including President of the Los Angeles Times, President and Publisher of the L.A. Daily News, and President/CEO of the L.A. News Group. Mr. Klunder also founded Sedona Media Consultants, which specializes in print and distribution operations and management for newspapers
Jack’s ACI responsibilities include overseeing all facets of operations, key customer relationships and sourcing new print media customers
Jack is a graduate of Pepperdine (B.A.) and earned his M.B.A. from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Barry Berg
President, ACI Southeast

Frederick “Barry” Berg is the President of ACI Southeast, with responsibilities that include overseeing key relationships and sourcing new opportunities in the Southeastern U.S.
Prior to joining ACI, Mr. Berg held senior executive roles in the distribution and circulation divisions of diverse print media companies, including the Orange County Register, the San Antonio Express-News and the Palm Beach Post
Barry is a graduate (B.A.) of Florida Atlantic University

Kevin Collins
Executive Vice President

Kevin is responsible for all aspects of ACI’s parcel logistics network. Kevin brings over 15 years of leadership experience in e-commerce and direct-to-consumer logistics, leading teams in the areas of operations, engineering, product, sales and business development.
Prior to joining ACI Mr. Collins had executive roles with recognized e-commerce brands and innovators including Newgistics, GENCO, and FedEx®.
Kevin has a degree (B.S.) in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Scott Throndson
Vice President, Technology and Development

Scott oversees ACI’s technology and product strategy, supporting the company’s growth and product evolution.
Prior to joining ACI, Mr. Throndson oversaw product management for Newgistics, led product and marketing teams at RetailMeNot, Walmart and Walmart Labs, and Dell.
Scott attended St. Edward’s University, earning degrees (B.A.) in Business and M.B.A.

Randall Brant
Senior Vice President, Magazine/catalog

Randall is responsible for developing ACI’s distribution capability for magazines and catalogs.
During his nearly 30-year career, Randall has held leadership positions in print, digital and niche publishing for media companies such as Hearst, Gannett, MediaNews Group and Belo. Prior to joining ACI, Mr. Brant served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Civitas Media.
Randall earned his B.A. in Journalism from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and earned his M.B.A. from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.

Sheri Cassidy
Director of Accounting and Finance

Sheri oversees all aspects of ACI’s accounting, finance, human resources and other administrative functions
Prior to joining ACI, Ms. Cassidy served in a number of finance roles at leading logistics providers, including as controller for two leading third party and independent distributors: Western Star Transportation and Condor Freight Lines
Sheri is a graduate of Brigham Young University (B.A.) and CCNH (N.D.).