Meet Our Top Notch Staff!
The Head Honchos
Jim started NU Packaging in 2002 to make working in the distribution business fun. What he did not realize is that with the creation of his company, he also gained many new friendships and partnerships he enjoys everyday. Being in the packaging business since 1976, Jim has enjoyed watching the changes throughout. Whether it is helping a customer design a point-of-purchase display or getting their product on the market, Jim thinks customer satisfaction is the greatest goal.
It's never wrong to do the right thing. - Mark Twain
Hobbies: Jim enjoys playing golf, traveling, and relaxing in his pool.
Vice President, Distribution
Brian is a founding member of NU Packaging. As the Key Account Manager, Brian has excelled in many areas. Brian has been in sales since 1990, almost all of that in distribution of one type or another. While working for a farm distribution company, he finished his degree at the University of Phoenix in Business Administration. He has been married for over 30 years and has two children, and three grandchildren who all reside in Lehi, Utah.
Hobbies: Brian loves to play golf, spoil his grandchildren, and travel to tropical climates.
Executive Vice President
Justin is an important asset to the NU Packaging team. He has been with the company since 2002, starting in the warehouse and working his way up to sales. Justin always loves to keep a great relationship with his customers and our vendors. He is always willing to go the extra mile for the company and help us grow in many ways.
Hobbies: Spending time with his three kids; Ryland, Noah, and Abigail and his wonderful wife Kayla. He also enjoys golfing, boating, and camping.
Vice President, Sales
Philip joined our ranks in mid 2017 with over 20 years of packaging experience under his belt. He owned his own packaging company in Ireland before selling it and moving to the States. Philip is a key part of our operation and has already increased our sales.
Hobbies: Philip is a soccer coach and enjoys playing golf in his spare time.
Our Sales Team
Steve has been with NU Packaging since 2012 as an independent contractor. Steve comes from the picture frame industry where Steve spent 30 years. He wants to build strong relationships with his clients. With NU Packagings philosophy of Superior Customer Service. Steve has been married for 27 years to his wonderful wife LaNa, he has 3 children, and 6 grandchildren. Steve is excited to be part of the team at NU Packaging. And his favorite saying is, “Let me EARN your business.”
Hobbies: Steve enjoys long walks with his Great Dane, Addee.
Colton has been with NU Packaging since 2003. He started as a driver and is now moving into the sales department. Colton has been instrumental with the development of our delivery processes and customer services. Colton has a real love for NU Packaging and the customers. He is excited and ready for what lies ahead in sales, and can’t wait to learn more about the packaging industry. Colton has an amazing son, Carter, who he loves to spend time with.
Hobbies: Colton like to race RC Cars, ride horses, and work on the farm.
Ryan started with NU Packaging at the beginning of 2017. Ryan has more than 20 years of production and account management experience. He also has many years of experience in shipping and receiving and print and mailing. Ryan has been married for almost 20 years to his wife and best friend Kathy. They have four children, one grandchild and one on the way! He is excited to be working with the NU Packaging professionals. His favorite saying is, “It’s never wrong to do the right thing.”
Hobbies: Ryan enjoys Disneyland with his family, walking around the block and sitting on the front porch with his wife on the weekends!
When we say that Mike is racing to be the best, it's no exaggeration! Mike races to provide the best service possible at NU Packaging and he also races bicycles competitively. This year on his bike he will ride over 5,000 miles and climb over 100,000 vertical feet. But taking on these types of challenges are what Mike likes best.
Working for a full-line packaging distributor gives him the opportunity to help customers with many diverse projects and needs. He has a talent for building relationships and solving problems. That comes in pretty handy selling packaging solutions for a living. When Mike is not growing his territory, he can be found spending time with his wife, Jen, and their four kids.
Hobbies: Mike enjoys riding bikes, both competitively and leisurely.
Our Office Staff
Jeremy has been with NU Packaging since 2011. Starting as a driver for a year and a half and then moving into the office. In the office Jeremy is a vital part of the operations for NU Packaging. Jeremy oversees all of the operations making sure everything runs as smoothly and efficient as possible. He is also in charge of the new online ordering system NU Packaging released in the Spring of 2014. Jeremy is passionate about technology and the future it holds.
Hobbies: Jeremy loves hiking and landscape photography.
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Kayla came to NU Packaging in 2010 from the healthcare industry. She loves working at NU Packaging and helping the company grow. As the AP/AR Manager, she handles accounting, and is a big part of the credit process.
Hobbies: When not working Kayla enjoys spending time with her three kids Ryland, Noah, Abigail and her husband Justin. She enjoys camping, water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing.
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Purchasing Manager / Admin
Megan has been a part of NU Packaging since 2004. Megan has developed a love for the packaging industry and is always up for learning more. She really enjoys working with our sales team and our customers. She works closely with our vendors to provide customers with the best products possible. When Megan isn’t at NU Packaging she is mom to her three great kids Briley, Teagan and Dakota.
Hobbies: Megan enjoys crafting, being outdoors, and baking.
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Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager
Zuly joined the NU Pack family in the first part of 2018. As our Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager, she brings with her over 30 years of experience in bookkeeping spanning several industries. Zuly has a firm commitment to customer service and enjoys helping people.
Hobbies: Zuly is passionate about traveling and loves exploring other cultures and making friends all over the world. She also enjoys hiking and wildlife photography.
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Customer Care Specialist
Kelly joined NU Packaging in 2017. She has ten years in the packaging industry. Kelly enjoys working in our Customer Care department with our sales team and loves to build rapport with each customer.
Kelly has two daughters and one son. Kelly resides in Holladay, UT with her significant other, Bryan.
Hobbies: Camping, playing pool, target shooting, hanging out with friends and family, watching movies, & listening to music.
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The latest addition to our NU Packaging Team, Shay is our Official Greeter and Goodwill Ambassador. He is expert in customer relations and enjoys meeting new people. Fluent in barking and sniffing, he also has basic commands of both English and Spanish. Shay has increased belly rubs by 100% in just his first month at NU Packaging!
Hobbies: Shay’s real passion are road-tripping and going on adventures with his humans. Shay has also demonstrated a complete dedication to snoozing and enjoys treats any time the opportunity presents itself. He is dedicated to physical fitness and stays in shape by playing tug-of-war, fetching, and chasing birds and squirrels.
Our Drivers and Warehouse Team
Josh started with NU Packaging at the end of 2014. He is a key player in our day to day operations. When Josh isn't at work you'll find him spending time with his wife and son.
Hobbies: Hiking, Biking, and Fishing
Kirk has been with NU Packaging since 2012. He has become an exceptional driver, focusing on great delivery service. Kirk enjoys learning and being an asset to NU Packaging. He has a great family, including two sisters and his mother.
Hobbies: Kirk enjoys listening to music and watching the Denver Broncos and Miami Heat.
And more to be added. :)