Tag Archive for: New Hires

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Riley Dixon!

We are pleased to welcome Riley Dixon to Storage Solutions! Riley joins the MAC sales team as a National Accounts Manager. He is based out of our Westfield office.  He attended Ball State University and graduated in 2018 with a degree in Business Administration.  Riley last worked at a company called Crown Equipment as an account rep where he sold forklifts and warehouse solutions. He managed and developed accounts located in the Eastern/Southern parts of Marion County in Indianapolis.

Riley is from Fort Wayne, IN, living in downtown Indianapolis.  Outside of work, he likes to spend time with friends and take weekend trips to different cities in the U.S.  He also enjoys wake surfing, watching sports, and playing basketball.  Riley hopes to gain more detailed industry knowledge on complex projects here at SSI. He’s excited to learn from our current sales representatives who have been very successful!

One surprising detail about Riley is that he is terrified of the ocean!  A fear many others can relate to.  His top three highlights include: becoming an uncle, moving to Indianapolis, and starting a career in sales.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“Being in sales, I am most excited to get out and hunt for new opportunities/accounts to start contributing. Everyone I’ve met at Storage Solutions has been very supportive, positive, and passionate. I am grateful to have the opportunity to grow in this work environment from a personal and career perspective moving forward.”

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

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Chris Panyard!

We are excited to welcome Chris Panyard to the Storage Solutions Team! Chris joins our Westfield Office as the Director of Operations. Chris was born and raised in Indianapolis, where he attended North Central High School. He graduated from Indiana University (Bloomington), where he studied Sports Marketing & Management and Business.

Chris spent the last ten years working in the sports and events industry in various roles with the Super Bowl Host Committee, 500 Festival, and Indiana Sports Corp. He helped lead the local planning and operations for several marquee events, including the 2012 Super Bowl, 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four, 2016 NCAA Women’s Final Four, and Big Ten Football & Basketball Championships. Most recently, Chris served as Senior Director of Operations for the 2022 College Football Playoff – Indianapolis Host Committee.

He is married to his wife, Kylie, and they have a 1-year-old son named Luke. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, going to concerts, and watching his favorite sports teams compete. He and his wife are actively involved in their Church, where they host and lead a small group, and they also serve on the committee for Carmel Young Life, a Christian youth organization that serves middle school and high school students.

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

“I hope to build meaningful relationships with colleagues, partners, and clients. I hope to continue improving my leadership skills, be an asset to my team, and grow with the company.”

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

 

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Tina Doty!

We are pleased to welcome Tina Doty to Storage Solutions! Tina joins our Logistics Handling Solutions (LHS) team as a Logistics Manager working remotely from Illinois. Tina has prior knowledge and experience in logistics handling. Tina was in sales and covered freight that she received from her customers in her most recent role.

Tina has two sons & 6 grandchildren to keep her busy! She loves to go to church each week while helping others daily in their times of need. Vacations on cruise ships with her sister, visiting the casino, gardening and dancing are just a few of her interests. She also enjoys cooking with the produce she grows!

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“Working and learning alongside a great team of established workers with the same passion I have to achieve our company needs and goals. I’m also excited to watch Storage Solutions continue to grow and explore many new opportunities.”

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

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Griffin Janosky!

We are excited to welcome Griffin Janosky to the Storage Solutions Team! Griffin joins our Westfield Office as an Inside Sales Manager.

Griffin graduated from Ball State University in 2020 with a major in sociology and minors in marketing and political science. Before coming to Storage Solutions, he was a case investigator for Indiana’s Covid-19 contact tracing program. His previous job was fast-paced, exciting, and remote.

Griffin grew up in Noblesville and currently lives in Indianapolis. He doesn’t have any pets but plans to adopt a dog soon and is open to naming suggestions! Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, playing guitar, and reading. He also likes any activity that involves being outside (hiking, camping, kayaking, etc.). Although Griffin is a lifelong Hoosier, he roots for Chicago sports teams… Go Cubbies!

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am most excited to continue to get to know all my new coworkers. Everyone I have met so far has been so great and welcoming.”

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

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Jenna Helmen!

We are thrilled to welcome Jenna Helmen to the Storage Solutions team! She joins us for the summer as a Solutions Engineer Intern out of our Westfield office.

Jenna just wrapped up her junior year at Purdue University, studying Industrial Engineering while pursuing a minor in English. Last summer, she interned at a distribution center on the southside of Indianapolis, working under the onsite Industrial Engineer. There, she was able to drive her own process improvement projects, as well as implement operational automation and additional safety measures.

Jenna grew up in Carmel, IN, and comes from a big family with 4 siblings whom she loves dearly! She is a curious learner and loves being in a dynamic environment and working with a team, which is what drove her to pursue engineering.  Outside of work, she loves to be outdoors, discovering new places to hike with her dog. Additionally, she enjoys cooking and trying new food, and also watching sports, especially, NCAA Basketball, NFL, and Indycar!

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

“I am excited to gain more technical skills and knowledge by working at Storage Solutions, and to develop a more broad and insightful analytical perspective.  Also, I am excited to learn more about working with customers to deliver comprehensive and effective solutions.”

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

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Phil Schwenk!

We are excited to welcome Phil Schwenk to the Storage Solutions Team! Phil joins our Westfield Office as the Accounting Manager.

Phil attended Ball State University, graduating with an accounting degree and an MBA. After graduating college, he worked at an accounting firm called Blue & Co., where he performed audits for healthcare entities and not-for-profit organizations.

Outside of work, Phil enjoys exercising, hanging out with friends and family, and checking out new bars and restaurants in the downtown area. He plays in a coed softball league on Sundays in Broad Ripple and enjoys traveling and hiking out west. He also likes the fall football season and attending Colts games.

A few life highlights for Phil include hopping in a ring with a bull in Costa Rica, skydiving in Arizona, and having completed three Mini Marathons!

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am most excited to get to know everyone, learn a new industry, and use the knowledge and skills from my old job and apply them to Storage Solutions.

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

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Dalton Smith!

We are excited to welcome Dalton Smith to the Storage Solutions Team! Dalton joined our Kansas City team as a Project Manager.

Dalton graduated from the University of Northern Iowa, majoring in Supply Chain Management. His previous role was as a Project Manager for a large fabrication shop, making motor housings for the Navy. He and his fiancé enjoy playing sand volleyball and taking their dog to the park and lake. You can also find him traveling and spending time with family and friends. Something you may find surprising about Dalton; he grew up on a ranch racing horses!

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“To be part of a growing team that focuses on the company’s culture and growth.”

 

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

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Ashley Pericone!

We are thrilled to welcome Ashley Pericone to the Storage Solutions team! She joins us as a Project Coordinator out of our Westfield office.

Ashley graduated with a degree in Sports Administration from Louisiana State University (LSU) in May 2021.  Two weeks after graduation, she packed up her life and moved to Indianapolis with her boyfriend, Aaron, and dog, Stella! Her family still lives in Louisiana, and she visits whenever possible. Before joining Storage Solutions, she previously worked for the Athletx Sports Group. Her role consisted of creating contracts, booking reservations, and accounts receivable tasks.

Ashley enjoys going to the gym, playing with Stella, trying new foods, and exploring new places. She also finds joy creating custom designs with her Cricut. She can design shirts/sweatshirts with your pet on them!

What are you most excited about with working at Storage Solutions?

“The thing I am most excited about with working for Storage Solutions is getting to know everyone, learning all of the new information that goes into the job, and being able to grow with the company.”

 

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

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Josh Clark!

We are excited to welcome Josh Clark to the Storage Solutions team! Josh joins us as the Vice President of Project Management & Sales Support out of our Westfield office.

Josh graduated from the University of Dayton in 2002 with a Political Science degree and from Michigan State University in 2017 with a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management. He has worked in various industries, starting in the military onto manufacturing, consulting, supply chain management, and healthcare. Every position he’s held has had some flavor of project management and process improvement.

Josh is happily married with three kids and two dogs. He’s approaching the 20-year mark of service in the Army, both active duty and in the reserves. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys traveling, backpacking, and visiting breweries. Josh is a fan of all kinds of music! His top 3 concerts of all time, and they’re a dead tie, are Garth Brooks, White Zombie, and Luciano Pavarotti. A few life highlights for Josh include the birth of his daughter, not dying in a helicopter crash (yikes!), and the fantastic wildlife he’s seen in nature – humpback whales, wolves, elk, bears, sharks, etc.

What are you most excited about with working at Storage Solutions?

“I love finding solutions and building teams. In a growing company like Storage Solutions, there’s always a new opportunity to tackle, and I’m excited to get started building for the future with all of the great people I’ve met so far.”

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

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Jill Williams!

We are thrilled to welcome Jill Williams to the Storage Solutions team! Jill joins us as a Project Manager out of our Westfield office. Jill graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Organizational Supervision and Leadership. She’s spent the last 18 years at thyssenkrupp Aerospace, tkA. She has held numerous roles with tkA, from Customer Service Supervisor, Lean & Safety Manager, and multiple functions in between. Her last position was as the Operations Supervisor. She helped facilitate rack and warehouse layout changes, a Warehouse Management System change, and a facility move.

Most nights, you’ll find Jill driving her girls (ages 8 & 10) to and from dance and other activities. She loves reading, watching sports, working on home improvement / organizational projects, and working out. Jill and her family love all Purdue sports and enjoy going to games when they can! She’s also found the time to volunteer with the Make-A-Wish Foundation for the past eight years.

Something you may find surprising; Jill ended her Lebanon High School varsity golf career with a hole-in-one! She doesn’t get to play often anymore but always enjoys it when she gets to.

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“Getting to know all the different Jills! I am thrilled to put my experience with a huge 3PL and all my years in warehousing to use differently. I’m excited to learn and do something different than what I’ve spent the first half of my career doing.”

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