About SPG

Company Overview

A Higher Level of Trust.

No one offers you a broader or better selection of storage systems. But, while we manufacture shelving, sinks, carts, cabinets, racks, workstations, ladders, and more, what we really offer you is productivity, efficiency, durability, versatility and performance. You’ll find all of this in every product we sell and every service we provide.

Beyond our innovative storage systems is a network of service and support that can help you maximize the performance of every square inch of space and every single employee in your facilities.

The roots of our company go back more than half a century. Today, SPG is a global company with over one million square feet of manufacturing and distribution capacity. All ready to be put to work for you.

Maximizing Business Efficiency

Customized Solutions

While we are happy to sell a customer a single piece of equipment, the real value we offer you is our ability to analyze your operation and design a total solution customized to your unique needs. Working with you, we’ll help you uncover the hidden opportunities that exist in your facilities. Then, we’ll help you select the right systems and integrate them into your business in a way that speeds workflow, increases storage capacity, improves employee productivity, cuts costs and increases profits.

We can offer you these services because we offer you the widest selection of storage solutions on the market. And, we match that selection with years of proven experience.

View Our Products

The SPG Difference

Quality Materials

Intricate craftsmanship utilizing the finest materials

One-Stop Shop

Breadth and depth of products and solutions

Solutions Provider

Understanding customer challenges to ensure maximum value

Industry Experience

Deep knowledge of applications across industries

Global Supply Chain

Ability to support multi-national chains worldwide

Customer Proven

The most trusted name in storage and transport products

SPG Leadership

Steven E. Darnell | President & CEO

Steve came to SPG after serving as a Group President with Leggett & Platt, Inc. Under Steve’s leadership, the Storage Products Group became a key profit contributor to the corporation and a market leader in the industry. Steve led the efforts to form the now independent SPG.

Steve brings the organization more than 25 years of progressive management and leadership experience in both domestic and international operations, working in industrial and consumer product companies. Among the companies he has served are Allegheny International, Gulf Oil, Frito Lay, and Atlantech International.

As a management professional with a quarter of a century of progressive P&L experience, Steve is a self-motivated leader who believes in building strong, effective management teams — a strategy he developed by employing his experience as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. As President/CEO, Steve brings our organization the skills of a successful problem-solver committed to building excellent communication among employees, our sales network and end-users.

By placing the highest value on the need for improved bottom line profitability through careful analysis, detailed strategic planning, and flawless execution, Steve is dedicated to the long-term growth and market dominance of SPG.

Steve received his B.S. from John Carroll University and an M.B.A. from Webster University.

Mark Lee | VP of Commercial Marketing

Mark Lee serves as Vice President of Commercial Marketing. In this role, Mark is responsible for all strategic, operational and administrative elements of SPG International’s Marketing, Demand Planning, & Pricing/Sales Estimating organizations. He brings more than 30 years’ experience in developing strategies, tactics, and marketing capabilities that drive revenue across global operations. Prior to SPG, Mark served with large multinational corporations, such as The Coca-Cola Company, Coors Brewing Company, Wise Snacks, and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Mark earned a B.S. degree in Business Management from Colorado State University and is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma, specializing in commercial sales and marketing operations.

Jim Mitchell | VP of Operations

Jim Mitchell serves as Vice President of Operations. In this role, Jim is responsible for all strategic, operational and administrative elements of SPG International’s Global Supply Chain, Customer Service and Continuous Improvement Organizations. He brings to the organization more than 30 years’ experience in Operations, Global Supply Chain, Business Development, Program Management, Risk Management and Continuous Improvement with large multinational corporations.

Jim earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University and a M.S. degree in Contracts and Acquisition Management from Florida Institute of Technology.

Cheryl Mullen | VP of Business Development

Cheryl joined the SPG team at its inception after a long, successful tenure at Leggett & Platt culminating as Group Controller. She served on the SPG Leadership Team in a variety of accounting and finance roles before transitioning to the sales area as Vice President of Business Development for the Industrial segment. In this position, Cheryl is able to leverage her strong analytical skills to provide strategic customer solutions and maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Cheryl received her B.S. from Columbia College and Masters of Accounting and Finance from Devry University.

Derick Pelser | VP of Information Services

Derick serves as Vice President of Information Services. Derick brings the organization more than 20 years of experience managing and implementing ERP and Information Systems within distribution and manufacturing companies. Among the companies he has served is ZF.

Kimberly Withka | Director of Administration

Kimberly serves as Director of Administration. She is a forensic accountant/CPA and an attorney who brings the organization more than 25 years of progressive accounting, legal, engineering and management leadership in both domestic and international operations. She has worked in engineering, accounting and financial operations, and corporate headquarters as a CFO. Among the companies she has served are IBM, Philip Morris/Kraft, Gartner Group, Box USA and the United Methodist Church.

Kimberly has a B.S. from Georgia Institute of Technology, and M.B.A and PhD. from Duke, and a PhD. from Yale University.

David Pavadore | Chief Financial Officer

David is responsible for leading and driving the Accounting team, and for developing people and processes to increase quality and efficiency within the SPG organization.

David has a wealth of experience in the financial arena, in a variety of manufacturing industries including steel, lumber, pharmaceutical, electronics, to name a few.

David has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting Major), from Fitchburg State College, in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.