Team

Your Local Pallet Racks, Material Handling & Distribution Center Design Partners

When you are in need of comprehensive warehouse and distribution center services, ABCO Systems is there to help. The company has over 30 years of experience assisting clients in and around the Tri-State area and across the country to optimize their processes for more efficient distribution and stocking practices. Something as simple as rearranging the storage of pallet racks can open up a huge amount of space for even more storage or a more streamlined distribution process. Our services have grown over the years, and we have taken on big name clients to help them make the most of their distribution processes and expanded our services across the country. However, you don’t have to own a large warehouse in order to qualify for our services. Our team is happy to help businesses of all sizes to create efficient systems for their business distribution.

OUR Team

Our company enjoys a rich history that stems from the growth of a small materials handling business. Since its inception, ABCO Systems has increased in size, and it’s thanks in no small part to the heads of the company and their vision of ABCO’s future.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Seth Weisberg Owner / CEO

Seth Weisberg grew up in the material handling business. After graduating from Northeastern University, he went to work for his father’s material handling company, and then on to PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Project Manager. After working at PwC for six years, Seth returned to help his father and help grow the family business by leveraging his former experiences.

lt didn’t take long before Seth’s impact was felt. After only 12 months, the company had doubled in size. After another five years, Michael Weisberg retired and Seth took over the responsibility of running the firm. Four years later, the company’s size has since doubled a few times over! This expansion can be attributed to Seth’s vision of morphing the simple storage solution supplier into a full, turn-key system provider.

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Andrew Noble Chief Operating Officer

Growing up with Seth Weisberg, Andrew Noble spent many summers and weekends working for ABCO Systems when it was run by Seth’s father, Michael Weisberg. It was during this time that he began to learn first hand about the firm’s operations and their customers unique needs.

While attending Wilkes University, he continued to work for the company whenever he could, and became a valuable part time member of the labor staff, and eventually began running projects on his own. After graduating from Wilkes University, Andrew spent eight years as a PGA Golf Professional at Blue Hill Golf Club in Pearl River, New York. With his winters off, he often returned to ABCO to work prior to trips to Florida for golf. In 2003, he left the golf industry and began working full time for ABCO Systems. The timing proved to be right, as ABCO Systems was on the verge of growing and Andrew stepped into a leadership role managing projects and staff.
His leadership and management success led to his appointment as the COO.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Ben Ireland Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Ben leads ABCO Systems’ finance, accounting, HR, and strategic business development functions.  Ben brings 20 years of experience from General Electric and Nielsen, where he held various global leadership roles across finance and strategic development.  He has a B.A. in Economics from St. Lawrence University.

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Jack Kaumo Chief Sales Officer

Jack Kaumo graduated from Oregon State University and later obtained his MBA, but from job number one, he has been in a sales capacity. He started in the technology manufacturing industry at Micron Technology where he managed a sales team selling memory and image sensors products during the inception of iPod and iPhone.

Seeking new challenges, he joined Sun Microsystems, later acquired by Oracle.  During his time there he managed sales teams on both software database and application solutions.
Looking for something more adventurous, he joined Zipcar where he directed a sales team by starting Zipcar for Business.  Eventually, making a career change to the material handling industry turned out to be Jack’s passion.  He began his journey at the Raymond Corporation where was was the Director of Raymond’s technology and systems solutions for North America before joining ABCO.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Adriana Galvis Controller

Adriana is a Montclair State University graduate with a degree in accounting and 10+ years of experience in the industry. She started her accounting career in the Restaurant & Hospitality industry working for three family-owned restaurants.  Adriana also has accounting experience in the Fitness industry having worked for a yoga studio. 

Adriana joined the ABCO team in May 2012 as part-time bookkeeper.  As ABCO grew, she took on a bigger role and became a full-time employee as ABCO’s Controller.   In this role she is responsible for all accounting and HR areas – such as managing accounts payables; month, quarter and year-end reconciliations and book closings; working directly with the CFO to prepare financial reporting for management and board members; employee onboarding and benefits (health and 401k); as well as time & attendance, and payroll processing. 

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Diana Camargo AR / Collections Manager

Diana is our most senior office staff member. She is the bridge between upper management, vendors and the field installation teams tasked with the actual execution of the project. Diana makes sure that the orders are being processed efficiently, crews are properly scheduled and reports regularly on the progress of the project and that it is staying on the approved schedule.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Thomas Hoff Executive VP of Sales

Thomas Hoff began his career in the material handling industry after working as a warehouse / production manager for a DJ Equipment Company. Thomas helped his company expand from a 30,000 square foot facility to a 120,000 square foot facility. He handled the complete layout and design process for the entire facility, and in doing so increased employee efficiency by over 50%. Upon completion of this project, Thomas was hired by a used pallet rack company named Always Equipment Inc., where he spent fourteen years learning the industry. Not only did he gain valuable knowledge regarding current pallet rack systems, he also learned about past systems, which enabled him to identify and evaluate outdated operations in warehouses.

After his fourteen years of service as Sales Manger with Always Equipment Inc.,
he joined ABCO Systems in July of 2012 bringing his wealth of knowledge to an already diverse team. Thomas’ degree in IT, which specialized in network design and security, has been put to good by assisting with the layout and design of warehouse distribution centers by creating CAD drawings for system plans for clients.

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Matthew O’Neill Vice President of Business Development

Matt started his career with United Parcel Service. His ability to analyze process flow inefficiencies landed him in the Industrial Engineering department where he spearheaded the use of workflow balancing technologies. Soon after, he seized the opportunity to use his knowledge and experience to take a position at Systems Integrator, Pro Handling Systems. It wasn’t long before Matt headed up major projects and worked with e-commerce giant Amazon.com to upgrade their main east coast facility. The success of that project landed his company the opportunity to design and build facilities that would allow Amazon.com to begin their same day delivery program. His exposure to companies large and small over 15 years would help propel his understanding of the challenges facing a wide range of customers.

One of those customers, Nuts.com, saw that Matt’s facility design background and ability to get buy in from cross functional teams would be an asset to their growing company. Matt was hired into the role of VP of Operations and was at the helm of the company as it grew from a small family business to a 60+ million-dollar on-line juggernaut. ABCO Systems is excited to bring Matt’s engineering and hands-on operational experience to help our current and future customers address the many challenges within their supply chain.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Fischer Rodriguez Senior Sales Design Engineer

Fischer is a skilled engineering professional offering 18+ years of domestic and international experience in all aspects of design, construction, management, controls, material handling systems.  He has a proven record of success completing multimillion-dollar projects on time and under budget, with onsite management of multiple vendors and clients.

His expertise includes designing, communication, deploying and supporting rail systems and conveying equipment.  With a strong technical and methodical aptitude, he has an innate ability to analyze, coordinate and synthesize data.  Fischer is aggressive in identifying and resolving inefficient operational processes, is a strong team member able to motivate others to achieve optimal production rates while maintaining high safety methods and practices. He excels in unpredictable and hectic environments.

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Crystal Velasco Operations-Sales Manager

Crystal began her career with the US Postal Service as a Business Mail Technician and later moved into management where she supervised multiple functions of daily operations including; finance, planning and scheduling, safety coordinator, training and lean process implementation.

After 13 years of service, Crystal joined the ABCO team in December 2019 eager to utilize her skills and obtain new knowledge to help establish an ABCO office on the West Coast and provide exceptional service to our customers.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Matt Steigler Supply Chain Specialist-Sales Executive

Matthew Steigler began his career in the material handling industry in 2013 with an eagerness to aid and support company growth. With many years of training and working alongside former and present day industry leaders, he gained the experience and expertise to provide cognitive material handling solutions for companies and distribution centers of all sizes. In November of 2019 Matthew joined the ABCO team. Driven and motivated, Matt immediately began building new relationships and furthering his knowledge in automation, conveyance, and the latest technologies to ensure competitive solutions for larger companies in the e-commerce space and beyond.

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Jim DeMetz Sales Operations & Procurement

Jim DeMetz started his career as a Housing Officer in 1990. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1992 until the department merged with the municipal police department. He took the opportunity to work at FDU as an officer at their Department of Public Safety. After being injured on the job, he pursued a career as a licensed Private Detective. The CEO asked Jim to help with the sales department and they both soon realized that sales came naturally to Jim. Since 1994, Jim has used his investigative nature to research, combined with his natural sales ability, to create solutions for his clients. After being involved in a large corporate environment, he decided to join ABCO in pursuit of the family/team culture that they provide.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Gisele Olivera Sales Coordinator

Gisele handles the processing of all orders with accuracy and timeliness. She is responsible for gathering and documenting all projects based off her excellent organizational and analytical skills. She reports and presents her documentation to the appropriate parties and closely monitors each project to ensure that they remain on track, meet deadlines, stay under budget, and are completed as planned.

Gisele is the bridge between the sales, operations, and finance departments; ensuring the integrity of data, internal control procedures, and processes of the projects.

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Matthew Kercheval General Manager

Matt Kercheval began working in construction at the age of 16. Since that time he has worked in various phases of the business, from painting and carpentry to masonry and roofing. When Matt started working with ABCO Systems in 2015, he was working as a field technician. Matt proved himself to be a fast learner in the field and immediately took to organizing the job sites while completing projects above customer’s expectations. Within 6 months Matt moved up to project supervisor giving him more of a managerial role and enabling him to assist other crews in the field. Matt took to the role immediately and proved himself to be a valuable asset to the ABCO Team. As Matt continued to grow in his role as a project supervisor and ABCO Systems grew as a company, it became apparent that he and ABCO would be better served in his now current role as General Manager.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Dale Davis Project Manager

Dale began his career working in MHE and automation over 20yrs ago. This path started with Tuenkers GMBH where he spent his first 14 years learning about the automation industry and managing installations in BMW, Volkswagon, Mercedes among other automotive assembly plants. Through the years of expanding his knowledge base, working with various manufacturers, vendors and customers,  Dale worked his way into  Project Management. Dale and ABCO had worked successfully together on projects in the past while he was employed at another company and when he decided to make a career change Dale joined the ABCO Team in early 2019 as a Project Manager.

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Valerie Kercheval Operations Coordinator

Valerie oversees the daily office operations. She will greet you at the door with a smile and assist in supplying solutions the ABCO Systems way. She brings over 15 years of customer service experience to our team. Valerie is also an Operations Coordinator who oversees stock sales, working hand-in-hand with our Operations team to facilitate all customer pickups and local deliveries.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Heather Castro Service Department Manager

Heather Castro started her career as an equipment maintenance technician for Tesla Inc. She worked for their headquarters in California as a level 3 equipment maintenance technician. Castro utilized her engineering background to support mechanical and robotic machinery for vehicle assembly.

In her role at ABCO, Heather is responsible for the maintenance of conveyor systems, material handling equipment, electric motors, and all on- site repairs. In addition, she achieved her bachelors degree in facilities engineering from Maritime Academy in Massachusetts. Her goal is to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

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Matthew Lopreato Lead Engineer

Matt Lopreato is an engineering graduate of NJIT that brings nearly 20 years of experience to lead a design team that are among the best in the business. His straightforward approach means that our customers are assured that they are getting a best in class material handling system. Matt has spent years working with the worlds best manufactures to select the right equipment for each application.

Matt has provided solutions for companies across a broad range of markets. This wide array of experience allows him to provide guidance to customers that will help them benchmark their operations against their peers. He is also able to provide non-traditional solutions to your industry that have had successfully implemented in others. Matt personally oversees each automation project to completion and you will be glad that you have partnered with him and ABCO Systems.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Joe Camillieri Project Manager Engineering & Permits – Digital Marketing Manager

Joe joined the ABCO Systems team in November 2016 after 26 years working for a family-owned full service graphic design and printing company founded by his grandfather in 1964. He oversees the engineering & permit department as well as all of the digital marketing efforts including social media strategy and execution, email campaigns, the company blog and website SEO. Since joining the company, Joe has quickly expanded his knowledge of the material handling industry and has increased his responsibilities to include CAD, project management, permit facilitation, IT support and space assessment.  Joe looks forward to continuing to help ABCO Systems grow and prosper as a leader in the industry.

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Damian Rodowicz Engineer

Damian Rodowicz is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from NJIT. He began his career in engineering as an intern for SYSTRA Consulting. Through his education and internship experience, Damian was able to strengthen his CAD skills. Upon graduation, he accepted a position with ABCO Systems as Junior Engineer. He is now a part of a design team that provides customers with best in class material handling solutions.

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Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems
Conveyor, Pallet Rack & GOH | Warehouse Design | ABCO Systems

Nick Junquet Engineer

Nick Junquet is a Mechanical Engineer graduate from Fairfield University. He has prior experience in the field of material handling working for Dematic, Inc.. Nick interned with ABCO Systems during his last semester at university and earned a full-time position with the company after graduating in May of 2020. On the engineering side, Nick has a well-rounded knowledge of Auto CAD in which he utilizes his skills to bring million-dollar ideas to life. He has gained a great understanding of the material handling world through his hands-on experiences at ABCO Systems and continues to grow alongside the company.

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Sarah Ahmad Solutions Engineer

Sarah Ahmad is an Industrial Engineer graduate from NJIT and has acquired much experience in the industrial and warehousing field before joining ABCO.  Throughout her college career, she had experience as an Industrial Engineer intern at Rollon and an Area Manger Intern at Amazon before landing her first full-time position in an operations leadership program with Johnson Controls. Sarah then joined the ABCO team in August 2020 as a Solutions Engineer who is currently working as a liaison between the sales and engineering departments. Sarah communicates daily with our customers, vendors, and internal departments.

 

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