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Welcome to Storage Solutions, Derek Blank!

We are pleased to welcome Derek Blank to the Storage Solutions team. Derek joined our Operations team as a Project Manager. He will be working out of our Westfield office, handling many aspects of both operations and facilities.

Derek graduated from Indiana University East with a degree in communications. Since then, he has worked at Lippert Components in customer service and sales. In his free time, Derek enjoys getting out with friends, hiking, and road trips. He also loves sports and makes sure to stay up to date on all the latest sports news while playing in multiple recreation leagues year-round. Derek holds numerous school records at IUE in tennis, including the most career singles and doubles victories and thus the most career victories. He is also an Ordained Minister and has married his best friends (twice because of Covid).

What are you most excited to gain from working at Storage Solutions?

“The thing I want to gain most at Storage Solutions is personal development. I finally see myself at a place where I can stay long term and develop myself as a person as well as growing towards the proper career path.”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Ryan Rebholz
Ryan Rebholz

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Ryan Rebholz!

We are pleased to welcome Ryan Rebholz to the Storage Solutions team! Ryan joins us as a National Accounts Manager out of our Westfield office. Ryan has prior knowledge and experience in the material handling realm. His last position was for Crown as an Account Manager. While he was there, he managed and oversaw forklifts, storage systems, and layouts for his customers. We are thrilled with the knowledge he brings to our team!

Ryan was born and raised in Fishers, Indiana. When he’s not at work, he loves spending time with his friends and family. He is recently engaged, and he and his fiancée are enjoying the beginning of wedding planning. Along with this, Ryan loves to golf, cook and spend time at the lake.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am excited about working with a great group of people who have a lot of resources. This will make it possible to have a positive impact on the customers we serve. I am also looking forward to furthering my industry knowledge.”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Kelly Saez
Kelly Saez

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Kelly Saez!

We are so pleased to welcome Kelly Saez to the Storage Solutions Team! Kelly joins us as our Office Coordinator out of our Westfield office.

Kelly’s experience consists of over 10 years assisting high-level executives and managing business relationships in a corporate environment.  However, more recently, she has been fortunate to stay home with her two sons, Kyle and Jake. Kelly has been married to her husband, Joe, for 21 years. When she’s not working, she and her husband are often found mat-side with an elevated heart rate, cheering on their sons who have a passion for wrestling. She also likes spending time outdoors and being active. Some of her favorite activities are hiking, bike rides, and yard games.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am looking forward to learning and growing with the team at Storage Solutions.”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Justin Hubbard
Justin Hubbard

 

Welcome, Justin Hubbard!

Our company is growing! We are thrilled to welcome Justin Hubbard to the Storage Solutions Team! Justin joins us as a National Account Manager for our Kansas City office. He was born and raised in the Kansas City area and received his Associate’s degree in Business from Longview Community College and then went on to get his Bachelor’s degree in Management and Finance from Park University.

For the past 16 years, he worked for Husqvarna Construction. While there, he held roles in customer service, product management, sales, and most recently as a regional sales manager. Justin enjoyed his time at Husqvarna but was ready for a new challenge. We are so glad he is now part of our team and cannot wait to see him succeed in his new role!

When he’s not working, Justin enjoys fishing, running, cooking with his wife, traveling to new places, and spending time with friends and family. He and his wife have a greyhound named Dax, who keeps them very busy. He is also a huge fan of soccer; he grew up playing often and still tries to play on weekends when possible.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am most excited to work for a company that has a winning culture and sets the bar high when it comes to exceeding customer expectations. I’m energized by all the new things I will learn about this growing industry and thankful to be on the market-leading SSI team.”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Katie Grisdale
Katie Grisdale

 

Welcome, Katie Grisdale!

We are excited to announce that Katie Grisdale has joined Storage Solutions! Katie will be working as a Project Manager for our National Accounts Team. She comes to us with 33 years of experience in the material handling industry. Her most recent employment was at Crown Lift Trucks in Plymouth, MI for 23 years. During her time at Crown Lift Trucks, she worked as a Project Manager, but performed many other tasks such as HR back-up, payroll back-up, and setting up new customers and suppliers. We are so glad she’s joined the Storage Solutions Team!

Outside of work, Katie enjoys traveling, camping, working in the yard, and planting her vegetable garden every year. She is an animal lover and has two cats and dogs, she enjoys spending time with her husband and stepson.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I’m excited about working with all my co-workers at Storage Solutions and building relationships with all our customers and suppliers.  This industry is my “niche” and I love it!”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Glenn Davis
Glenn Davis

 

Welcome, Glenn Davis!

We are pleased to welcome Glenn Davis to our Storage Solutions Team! Glenn joins us as a National Account Manager out of our Westfield office.

Glenn has over 20 years of experience in matching his clients with the right solutions in the worlds of industrial sales, leasing, market analysis, acquisitions, construction, and financing/development.

As a veteran of the commercial real estate and material handling industries, Glenn provides his customers with value-added expertise and a “simple, smart, strategic” approach to solving challenges. We are thrilled with Glenn’s creative thinking and ability to provide sound business advice and are excited to see him excel in his new role here at Storage Solutions.

When he’s not working he enjoys coaching hockey, snow skiing, boating, and playing golf! He also loves to spend time with his wife of 38 years and his 3 children.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I’m excited to work at a company with a great reputation and great people”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Matt Bangert
Matt Bangert

 

Welcome, Matt Bangert!

We are pleased to welcome Matt Bangert to the Storage Solutions Team! Matt joins us as our Director of Automation/Technology Sales, and he will be working from his home in Columbus, Ohio. We are thrilled to be expanding our Solutions team!

Matt is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he studied Mechanical Engineering as well as Engineering Management. He has years of material handling experience, working with various integrators and systems providers. He has worked with everything from carton flow racking to fully automated sortation systems.

Matt is an outgoing, enthusiastic engineer by trade with broad experiences across various company industries. He loves to spend time traveling with his wife and getting to experience different adventures.  He and his wife have traveled to Mexico, Canada, Australia, Italy, and just about all 50 states if you count driving through. Along with this, he likes to work on home renovations and help train their new Goldendoodle puppy, Mochi!

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I’m looking forward to great things in 2021! I would like to gain more industry knowledge on where we can be most competitive in an everchanging market we call material handling. Each customer proves to have different pain points and I encourage the challenge in figuring out the best solution for each. I am most excited about the team I have joined and the strong foundation that Kevin and Eric have put together over the last few years. We have a great balance of talent across the board which will help us exceed in this new market strategy. It’s always fun to learn more about existing customers’ operations and how we can help from an automation standpoint!”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Robert Luiser
Robert Luiser

 

Welcome, Robert Luiser!

We are so happy to announce that Robert Luiser has joined Storage Solutions as our Director of Drafting!

Robert comes to us with years of experience in both AutoCAD as well as consulting and management. He last worked as a freelancer with a small independent company called CYA (Create Your Amazement), which he created. There, he was consulting with various companies to restructure CAD Departments, engineer multi-million dollar exhibit programs, and help achieve next-level thinking, communication, and CAD standards. Robert also freelanced as a senior CAD Designer for custom manufacturing companies all over the world.

Outside of work, He likes to walk and hike with his Basset Hound, Hedwig. Robert is also a musician and occasionally wrote commercial music for local companies in New England. He plays several instruments and writes and produces his own “mood” music as well.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I’m excited about this type of business and for the opportunity to work with different people and departments.”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

 

 

Jason Blackney
Jason Blackney

 

Welcome, Jason Blackney!

As our company grows, and we continue to expand our Solutions Development Team, we’re happy to announce that Jason Blackney has joined Storage Solutions! He will be serving as our Vice President of Solutions Development.

For the past 13 years, Jason has worked for Kohl’s Department Stores. For 9 of those years, he was based out of their corporate office where he served in a variety of roles. Jason spent time as an Industrial Engineer, New Store Construction Project Manager, and a Senior Industrial Engineering Manager.  After being lifelong Wisconsin residents, Jason and his family relocated to Indiana 4 years ago where he moved into a Senior Operations Manager role to help startup and run the automated fulfillment center for Kohls. We are thrilled to add Jason to our growing team and are excited to see him succeed in the years to come!

As an Industrial Engineering graduate from UW-Madison, Jason enjoys following Wisconsin football and basketball. Outside of work, most of his time is spent with his wife and 4 children. They’re often taking their kids to sports, and volunteer coaching when they can. With Indiana being so centrally located, he and his family enjoy traveling and were even able to visit Gatlinburg, TN earlier this year to enjoy the Smoky Mountains for the first time.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am most excited to join Storage Solutions to work with a great team and help continue to grow the automation solutions that we can provide to customers.  I am also excited to join the supplier side of material handling equipment after having spent my time at Kohls as the end-user.”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Ryan Stewart
Ryan Stewart

 

Welcome, Ryan Stewart!

We are thrilled to welcome Ryan Stewart to our growing company! Ryan joins us as a Project Manager for our National Accounts team. We are excited to see how he will succeed in his new role.

Ryan’s most recent position was as a Program Manager for Indiana Mills & Manufacturing, Inc. Over the course of four years there, he was privileged to serve in many different capacities. Each role provided him with tremendous opportunities to learn and be successful in project management.

When he’s not working, he loves to spend time with his wife Alayna. They love to travel and spend time outdoors! He is a huge Pacers and Colts fan and enjoys catching a game whenever he can. Ryan also loves sports memorabilia and has been collecting items for years. He occasionally sets up as a dealer at local sports card shows for fun!

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am most excited to challenge myself with learning a new industry and having the opportunity to work for a company with such a positive, success-driven culture that promotes teamwork. I am also excited to learn new approaches to project management and contribute to furthering the success of SSI.”

Are you interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!