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Andrew Lapel
Andrew Lapel

 

Welcome, Andrew Lapel!

As automation solutions continue to grow and develop within our company, our Solutions Development team is growing as well. We are pleased to welcome our newest hire, Andrew Lapel. Andrew joins us as our Solutions Development Associate, his role will focus on automation and engineering within warehouses.

Andrew is a recent graduate of Purdue University where he studied Industrial Engineering with a minor in Business Management. He comes to us with experience in facility design and management. In his most recent position, he worked for Midcontinent Independent System Operators. While there, he focused on software that optimizes space within their facilities. We are excited for Andrews’s continued growth and impact within Storage Solutions!

Outside of work, Andrew loves to spend time outdoors. He enjoys playing basketball and spending time at his family’s lake house. He loves to fish, and in the winters, play hockey and ski.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“There is a lot to be excited about and with Storage Solutions working with so many different clients, I am excited for new challenges from project to project. I have also had the chance to talk to some of the current employees about life at SSI, and each expresses how friendly everybody is and how the environment is one which makes you excited to come in every day. Along with this, I am excited about the opportunity to learn the industry and challenge myself in a real-world setting. With the industry moving more and more towards automation, I am excited to be a part of the Solutions Development team as I will be given many chances to work with Fetch and Smart Slotting. Beyond the technical skill I know I will gain; I hope to feel a part of something bigger than myself and work with a group of talented and motivated individuals.”

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

 

Alois Warner
Alois Warner

 

Welcome, Alois Warner!

At Storage Solutions, we understand the importance an internship can have on a student’s career and future. It is our goal to provide quality training as well as a glimpse of what a career at Storage Solutions looks like. With this in mind, we are pleased to welcome our newest addition to the team!

Alois Warner joins us our of our Kansas City office as our Strategic Sales Intern. He is currently a student at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Alois will be graduating in the fall with a Bachelors’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has experience in manufacturing and development and is excited about his new role at Storage Solutions. We’re thrilled to have you, Alois!

Alois was born and raised in Elgin, Nebraska, but loves to travel. He had the opportunity to travel to a University in Germany and hopes to continue to travel in the future. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his dog, hunting, and playing sports. He also loves to spend time with his fiancé and is excited for his wedding at the end of this summer!

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am excited about applying my skills to a new industry and working with the team here at Storage Solutions. The culture here seems great and I am eager to grow in this environment.”

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

Zachary Reed
Zachary Reed

Welcome, Zachary Reed!

Welcome to the Storage Solutions team, Zach Reed! Zach joins us out of our Kansas City office as one of our newest Project Managers. Zach is a graduate of Evangel University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Sports Management. He later went on to receive his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Webster University.

His most recent position was as the Service Supervisor for Summit Truck Group of Kansas City. While there, he managed several technicians and porters. Along with this he also monitored the repair progress and managed incoming work. We’re looking forward to working alongside you, Zach!

When he is not at work, Zach enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 young children. He and his wife enjoy remodeling sections of their home. They are also huge football fans and enjoy rooting on their favorite teams! As a family, they prefer to spend time outside going on walks with their dog, as well as hunting and fishing.

What are you most excited about in your new role?

“I am excited to learn from the team here. There are a lot of members that are new and some that have been here for a long time. There is a mix of executives and department heads that can help me learn what skills I need to understand and grow within the industry.”

Interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Tyler Doyle
Tyler Doyle

 

Welcome, Tyler Doyle!

We are always looking for new and talented people to join our team. With this being said, we are pleased to welcome one of our latest additions, Tyler Doyle! Tyler joined us as a Project Manager out of our Kansas City office.

Tyler attended Kansas State University. While there, he studied Industrial Engineering with a Business Minor. After graduation, Mr. Doyle spent time working at Textron Aviation in Wichita, Kansas. He worked in a sales role where he supported his team with prospecting, lead generation, and building customer relationships. We’re so excited to see how he will grow into his new project management role. Welcome to the team, Tyler!

In his free time, he loves to stay active outdoors and spend time with his friends. One of his favorite things to do is golf! Along with this, Tyler is currently pursuing his private pilot license!

What are you most excited about in your new role?

“I am excited to be working with the great people at Storage Solutions. I look forward to supporting and developing solutions for our customer’s needs. Each project is different, which brings creativity to each solution we develop.”

Interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Tyler West
Tyler West

Welcome, Tyler West!

ChampionWe are so excited to announce the addition of Tyler West to the Storage Solutions team! Tyler Joined us as a National Accounts Manager and will be working remotely from his home in Florida. He is a 2008 graduate from Florida State University.

Before coming to Storage Solutions, Tyler worked for seven years as the Southeast Florida Account Representative for Interlake Mecalux. We are thrilled with his knowledge and experience and can’t wait to see the positive impact he’ll have on our team!

Tyler Lives in Ormond Beach, Florida. When he’s not working, he describes himself as an avid outdoorsman who loves to stay active. One of his favorite things to do is go offshore fishing. Recently, our National Accounts Team took a Go Carting trip where Tyler raced and won, making him the National Accounts team K1 Go Cart Champion! Way to go, Tyler!

What are you most excited about in your new role?

“I am most excited about the family feel and team strength at Storage Solutions. I hope to broaden my horizons and become an expert at everything warehouse related and not just pallet rack.”

Interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Nicole Kuhn
Nicole Kuhn

 

Welcome, Nicole Kuhn!

We are delighted to welcome Nicole Kuhn to our growing team! Nicole will be working as a Project Coordinator. In this role, she will be assisting with processing orders and providing customer service.

Nicole graduated from Indiana University, where she studied Psychology, Gender Studies, and German. She has spent the last two years working as a Customer Support Associate at TEKsystems. We are so excited about the knowledge and attention to detail that she’ll bring to her role.

Nicole is a purple belt in Hawaiian Kenpo, a mixed martial art that includes Karate, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo and Kickboxing. She practices several times a week in her local dojo. She hopes eventually to become a black belt in the martial art. Along with this, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Tux and Lucas. Both are rescues from IACS and IndyHumane.

What are you most excited about in your new role?

“I am really excited to work with my team. We have an awesome group here. I’ve wanted to work at a company with a great culture and environment and I’m very excited to be here. Along with this I’m looking forward to learning new aspects of the industry that I haven’t been exposed to previously.”

Interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Stefanie Leonardis
Stefanie Leonardis

 

Welcome, Stefanie Leonardis!

We are thrilled to welcome our newest addition, Stefanie Leonardis to the Storage Solutions team! Stefanie works as a Project Manager for our National Accounts team. In her previous positions, she’s worked in marketing and operations. Most recently, she managed project proposal submissions for a construction company. We are so excited for all that she brings to our team.

Stefanie was born in Canada, to Italian immigrants. Because of this, she traveled often when she was young. She completed her schooling in Canada, but traveled to Pescara, Italy for several months each year. She eventually moved to the states and in 2017, became an official U.S. citizen. We’re so happy to have you, Stef!

When Stefanie isn’t working, she loves to create art. Whether through photography, multimedia, or even culinary arts, she’s always finding ways to be creative. Along with these, she enjoys traveling, and has even gone cliff diving in the Mediterranean.

What excites you the most about working at Storage Solutions?

“I’m most excited about applying my skills in a new industry and working with great professionals.”

Interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Savannah Buckley
Savannah Buckley

 

Welcome, Savannah Buckley!

We are pleased to welcome Savannah Buckley to our growing team! Savannah joined Storage Solutions as our Communications Coordinator. She graduated in April of 2018 from Indiana Wesleyan University where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication.

Savannah was born and raised in a shoreline town in Southeastern Connecticut. She then moved to Indiana in 2014. Although she’s far from her home and family, she’s excited to build her life in the Indianapolis area. On Saturdays, you can find her working at a local bridal shop where she helps women find their wedding dresses. She loves being part of such a special moment in her brides’ lives!

What are you most excited for at Storage Solutions?

“I love the fact that I get to be a part of a company that has a strong sense of community both in and out of the office. It was important for me to find a job that allowed me to use the skills I learned throughout college. I’m confident that Storage Solutions will not only provide me with that opportunity but also challenge me to learn more. I’m excited to grow in my professional career within this industry, and I’m looking forward to what the future holds!”

Interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Grady Phillips
Grady Phillips

 

Welcome, Grady Phillips!

We are excited to announce the addition of Grady Phillips to our growing team! Grady joined Storage Solutions earlier this year as a Project Manager. Prior to his current role, he worked in education and classroom management. Grady spent the past six years as a special needs educator and football coach at North Central High School. It has always been a goal of his to be a positive teacher, coach and influence to the people in his life.

Grady was born and raised in Indiana. He grew up just outside of Indianapolis where he met his wife through their high school’s Varsity Show Choir. They married in 2015 and now have one daughter and another on the way!

Grady is a dedicated Colts, Pacers and Cincinnati Reds fan, and loves a good sporting event. Along with that, he enjoys traveling with his family, and being outdoors. He and his wife also enjoy cooking and love trying new restaurants around Indianapolis.

What are you most excited for at Storage Solutions?

“The most exciting thing about Storage Solutions so far, is learning about an entire new industry that was once foreign to me. Every time I walk into a warehouse store (i.e. Costco, Sam’s Club), I now understand the detail and months of planning and installation that goes into that building. Every square foot is strategically thought through, organized and built. I’m looking forward to continued growth within this industry and this position, and I’m excited for what the future holds.”

Interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!

Andrew Beering
Andrew Beering

Welcome, Andrew Beering!

We are pleased to welcome Andrew Beering to the Storage Solutions team! Andrew joined us this past February as a Solutions Development Intern. He is currently a student at Purdue University where he studies Industrial Engineering with a minor in Management. Andrew is very active throughout his University as he is involved in nanomanufacturing and machine learning research, the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity and the Honors College.

Andrew grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan where he was involved in numerous extracurriculars. Some of his hobbies include running, tennis, basketball and euchre. This past summer he biked from Los Angeles to Washington DC for a non-profit called Ability Experience. This trek across the country helped to raise money and awareness for children and adults with disabilities.

What do you want to gain from working at Storage Solutions?

“I would like to gain a strong knowledge of the material handling industry and be able to put some of the engineering principles I’ve learned in school into real-world practice. I’ve enjoyed learning the Smart Slotting process and look forward to continued growth. I have and hope to continue increasing my knowledge on supply chain, industrial design, and facility optimization. Storage Solutions has invested in me and given me an incredible experience so far, and I hope to have a lasting positive impact on the company in return.”

Interested in becoming part of the Storage Solutions team? Apply here today!