CFO- Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing
Benjamin Pack, PE joined the Portable Solutions Group (PSG) family of companies in 2009 as Director of Business Strategy and has recently earned a promotion to CFO- Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing. In this capacity, he serves as a member of the PSG General Management Team and bears executive-level responsibility to each of the 4 operating companies: Modular Security Systems (MSSI), DropBox, Storage on the Spot and Industrial Sanitation. At MSSI, he is responsible for various planning and operational activities. He works particularly closely with Co-President Robert Slagel on strategic planning and organizational alignment, with Co-President David Slagel on financial and operational issues, with Vice President Kevin Harrison on marketing and new products and with Business Development Manager Steve Shelton on the rental and leasing programs. Being a Professional Engineer, he also leads aspects of the MSSI design and technical documentation activities.
Over his career, Mr. Pack has worked in the automotive, petrochemical, heavy machinery, mining and software industries. He has over 17 years of experience in engineering and business. He has extensive general management, supply chain, project management and CAD experience. Past positions include Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Director, Manager, Product Manager, Project Manager, Design Engineer, Finance Intern, and Plant Engineer.
From 1999 - 2004, Mr. Pack was a member of the Board of Trustees for Chatham Village Condominiums and served as Treasurer. He was appointed and served as the Academic Director for VSP Financial Mentoring at The Ohio State University from 2001-2003. Presently, Mr. Pack is very active with planetary stewardship and local youth activities including coaching soccer, baseball and basketball. He also serves with other dedicated individuals on a community initiative called Tools 4 School whereby basic learning materials [paper, pencils, backpacks, etc] are matched with those less fortunate who may otherwise start school and be trying to learn without these necessary items.
Among the numerous academic awards and scholarships to his credit, Mr. Pack was selected as the most outstanding student majoring in Operations & Logistics in his MBA graduating class of 2000 and received the highest engineering scholarship award while earning his Bachelors of Science. Mr. Pack holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.