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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!

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Kyle Dingledine!

We are excited to welcome Kyle Dingledine to the Storage Solutions Team! Kyle joined our Westfield team, working remotely in Florida, as a National Account Manager.

Kyle attended the University of Findlay and double majored in Business Management and Marketing as well as a double minor in Operations/Logistics and Human Resource Management. He has spent the last 17 years in the material handling industry primarily selling forklifts and warehouse-related products.

Outside of work, Kyle loves sports. He attended college on a full-ride basketball scholarship! He also enjoys concerts, festivals, & traveling. Two of his favorite travels include Europe and Thailand. Kyle is the godfather to all 5 of his nieces and nephews. He has lived all over the country and appreciates the experiences gained from their regional cultures. Kyle’s motto, “From your front door to your dock doors, I can provide you with almost everything in between.”

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

“Focusing on providing cost-effective solutions to end users’ storage issues. Also, working in a goal-oriented and team environment.”

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

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Claire Konz!

We are thrilled to welcome Claire Konz to the Storage Solutions team! Claire joins us as a Solutions Engineer out of our Westfield office. She graduated from Purdue University in 2021 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. Her previous position was in an e-commerce fulfillment center for a large retailer. She focused on process improvement efforts and effectively utilized a robust labor management system.

Claire has lived in Indiana her entire life & grew up on a small farm near Indianapolis. She enjoys baking items such as pie (crust and all) but especially making her onion scones. They won her championship at the county fair! Claire plays the violin and has since the age of 6. One interesting fact about Claire, she is a 4th generation Purdue engineer. Boiler up!

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

“I am most excited to be able to work in a job where I can use my favorite parts from my favorite classes in school. I am also looking forward to being able to use those skills to enable impactful change for our clients.”

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

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Renn Martin!

We are thrilled to welcome Renn Martin to the Storage Solutions team! Renn joins us as a Project Manager out of our Westfield office.

Renn is a recent Indiana University Kokomo grad with a degree in Business Management and Marketing. His previous job was as a project manager for a property management company overseeing renovations from start to finish of rental properties throughout central Indiana.

He grew up in a small town called Amboy and graduated from Oak Hill High School in 2018. Renn recently got engaged and is excited for that next chapter in his life. Renn enjoys staying active with many different sports such as disc golf, basketball, and volleyball outside of work. He also spends quite a bit of time watching F1 Racing and binging several other tv shows on various streaming platforms.

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

“I am most excited to work for a company that gives its employees tools to be great at their job and grow both in and outside of work. I am also looking forward to working with so many different people and to continue to build on the fantastic company culture.”

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


Welcome to Storage Solutions, Steve Sharkey!

We are excited to welcome Steve Sharkey to the Storage Solutions Team! Steve joined our Kansas City team as a National Account Manager.

Steve was born and raised in Kansas City. He graduated from Avila University in Kansas City, where he studied advertainment & public relations. After graduation, he worked as a Producer/Office Manager for a local Farmers Insurance agency. Most recently, he spent the last ten years as an Accountant Executive with Freightquote by CH Robinson. His role was to help save on shipping through modes and solutions.

Steve has two kids, Grace (13) and Hunter(12). He enjoys fishing and being outdoors! Additionally, spending time at his lake house. Although, most of his time is spent watching/chauffeuring his kids to their sporting events. Steve was very athletic growing up and played 12 years of rugby for the Kansas City Blues, a local men’s rugby club. He also comes from a large family. He’s the 17th grandchild out of 24 on his dad’s side!

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

“I am most excited to learn all about the company/industry and also to form strong relationships with coworkers.”

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

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Welcome to Storage Solutions, Lauren Zak!

We are pleased to welcome Lauren Zak to the Storage Solutions team! Lauren is the new Director of Business Development. She will be working remotely from Cleveland, Ohio.

Lauren was born & raised in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. She studied marketing & business administration at Kent State University & graphic design at the University of Akron. Lauren spent the last seven years at Concept, Ltd., a B2B sales agency focused on the material handling industry. There she worked to diagnose, build strategy & execute solutions to overcome business obstacles related to marketing, business development, sales process & CRM adoption.

In her free time, Lauren loves to cook & make craft cocktails, enjoys tending to her 50+ houseplants, frequents her yoga studio, & spends summers in her garden or on the beaches of Lake Erie. She’s excited to join SSI’s skilled & experienced team and is unmistakably focused on continuous improvement & company growth!

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

“I hope to build trusting relationships with the Storage Solutions team & work collaboratively towards the common goal of growing our business.”

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

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Nick Bower!

We are thrilled to welcome Nick Bower to the Storage Solutions team! Nick joins us as a Project Manager out of our Westfield office. He graduated from Purdue University in 2020 with a degree in Selling and Sales Management. His last job was with Sherwin-Williams as an Assistant Manager. There, he helped manage a Sherwin-Williams retail paint store. He was on the front lines servicing customers while also working behind the scenes on product inventory, generating sales leads, and more.

Outside of work, Nick enjoys playing with his Cavapoo, Nash. One of his newest hobbies is riding his Peloton! He tries to get a ride each morning to start his day off right. Nick is also a very friendly extrovert. He loves talking and working with others toward a common goal.

Nick’s motto is “forget about the past, live in the present, and focus on the future. Mistakes are made, and sometimes you will fail, but dwelling on the past does no good. You learn from it and move on.”

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

“I am most excited to work with my colleagues on projects and provide the best solutions tailored to each customer’s specific needs.”

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

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Lisa Calderon!

We are excited to welcome Lisa Calderon to the Storage Solutions Team! Lisa joins us in the Accounts Receivable role out of our Westfield office.

Lisa’s experience consists of 6 years at KIWI-TEK, a medical coding company.  There she was the Accounts Receivable Manager but also assisted in several other areas such as AP and HR.  Lisa originally majored in Opera and Music Theater but switched to Human Services via Ivy Tech.

When she’s not working, Lisa enjoys spending time with her 11-year-old daughter courtside at her basketball games.  She also sings and hopes to get involved in local theatre again one day.  A few other hobbies of Lisa include collecting soap and being outdoors!  Lisa’s personal motto: “If you want to be somebody else, change your mind.”

What are you most excited about working at Storage Solutions?

“I am most excited about being challenged and learning new things. This company is growing rapidly, and I am excited to grow with it.”

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

 

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Taylor Heise!

We are pleased to welcome Taylor Heise to her new position on the Storage Solutions team. Taylor joined our Talent & Communications team as the Training & Talent Coordinator. She will be working out of our Westfield office, handling many aspects of the onboarding process.

Taylor graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Kinesiology and minors in Organizational Leadership & Supervision and Human Development & Family Studies. Since then, she has worked for many non-profit, community-focused organizations assisting them with streamlining onboarding processes and training staff on a wide variety of topics.

In her free time, Taylor enjoys gardening, exercising, DIY projects, the outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. You’ll often find her camping or hiking new trails most weekends! She also enjoys traveling. Her most recent road trip adventure was to Utah, Arizona, and Nevada.

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

“I am most excited to build genuine relationships with each new hire I get to meet! Starting a new job can be stressful when you lack the proper resource and tools. I enjoy customizing each onboarding experience to ease their transition into a new role.”

Welcome to Storage Solutions, Justin Furgason!

We are thrilled to welcome Justin Furgason to the Storage Solutions team! Justin joins us as a National Account Manager for our Westfield office. He is homegrown from the Indianapolis area and attended Ball State University.  While there, he studied Business Management.

Justin has spent the past 9 years in construction staffing.  Supplying skilled labor solutions to commercial, industrial, and residential clients. He held roles as a sales executive, general manager, and finally, district manager servicing Indianapolis, Lafayette, South Bend, and central Illinois.

When he’s not working, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 young daughters, hiking, watching the Colts and Pacers, attending concerts, and trying new things.  He also likes traveling which includes visits to the beach and cruises!

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

“I’m excited for the opportunity to grow personally and professionally.  I’m also excited to join a winning team and be able to learn, and work in a booming industry, with a proven leader in SSI.”

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