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Executive Team

TransPak's Executive Team

Transpak’s Executive Management Team is comprised of a diverse group of professionals, each bringing unique strengths and experiences to our team.

TransPak's executive leadership compiles hundreds of years of experience in crating, packaging, and logistics, empowering Transpak to go above and beyond to fulfill our customer’s needs and to Make It Happen.

TransPak Executive Management Team

Arlene Inch - Chair of the Board

Arlene InchArlene Inch Arlene is the Chair of the Board at Transpak, which the Inch Family acquired in 1969. Transpak is a global leader in packaging, crating, material control, supply chain and transportation logistics. Over the company’s history, Arlene has fulfilled any and all roles necessary to further Transpak’s mission. Arlene’s innate ability for risk management and identifying strategic growth options have been critical factors in Transpak’s International progress. Today the company operates in 29 locations with 2,200 team members and a host of international partners. 

Arlene’s everlasting optimism is infectious beyond the Transpak family and pours into our communities--she is currently a board member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBEC Pacific Board). Arlene also holds a positions on the Board of the Bay Area Tumor Institute (BATI), as well as the American Film Institute National Council and the San Francisco Opera.

Bert Inch - Chief Executive Officer

Bert InchCEO of TransPak since 2007, Bert Inch originally joined the firm in 1985 after receiving his Bachelor's degree in Political Economics from UC Berkeley. In his 30 years at TransPak, Bert has worked on all aspects of operations, from sales and customer service to production and quality control. Since 1996, when Bert became President, TransPak has focused on creating exceptional service that surpasses customer expectations. Bert has developed an experienced leadership team that has helped build the operation in many ways. He values constructing strong relationships, and this is evident in the way the TransPak team works closely and efficiently both within the organization and outside of it, with clients and the community. Since Bert joined the TransPak management team, the company has expanded to do business worldwide in a wide range of services including packaging, crating and transportation. At the same time, Bert's energy, creativity and dedication to customer service have made him a leader in the industry.

Rene Corona - Chief Operating Officer

Rene CoronaRene brought robust background and international expertise when he joined the TransPak team in 2004. With over 36 years in the Packaging and Crating industry, Rene's experience spans from hands-on production to engineering and design all the way to sales, where his performance drove record-breaking levels. Rene played a pivotal role guiding international operations and has managed facilities in Mexico and Taiwan. Rene opened TransPak's Singapore facility and manages the operation. Rene holds a Packaging Technology certification from San Jose State University in San Jose, California, as well as one in Packaging Engineering from Lansmont Engineering in Monterey, California. He is a proud member of the Institute of Packaging Professionals and is certified as a Packaging Professional and also in Hazardous Material Packaging.

Keith Wolf - Senior Vice President, Business Development

Keith WolfKeith began his career with TransPak in 1993, as Night Shift Packaging Foreman, and moved into our sales and engineering department in 1994. A consistent top performer and always willing to take on more responsibility, Keith developed a deep understanding of this unique business and became an integral part of the Executive Management team. In early 2002, he opened TransPak's first satellite operation in Oregon. Since then, he has managed the opening of six more satellite facilities, four of which are in Asia. Keith leverages his knowledge of our business protocol and strategy to continually look for ways that TransPak can expand and remain a premier supplier to the global high-tech Industry. Keith earned his BS in Industrial Design at Western Washington University in 1986.

Leilani Arendell - Sr. VP of Global Logistics

Leilani ArendellA seasoned supply chain expert, Leilani's broad experience in domestic and international transportation augments her in-depth understanding of industry trends, government regulations and process efficiency. Leilani launched TransPak's logistics operation in 1998 and since then has driven double-digit revenue growth each year. In addition, Leilani manages TransPak's warehousing operation. By earning a CCSF certification, she enabled multiple unique solutions for TransPak's importers and exporters for their freight, general pick and pack operations as well as warehouse fulfillment. Leilani is certified as a Specialist in Customs Export and Import Procedures. She's also a specialist in TSA Air Cargo Screening and Training for Physical, X-ray Technology ETD systems.

Aida Tannous - VP of Human Resources

Leilani ArendellAida joined TransPak in 2021 as the Vice President of Human Resources. Her career has taken her through a multitude of industries including, hospitality, facilities, financial institutions, and retail. She has 15 years of experience in Human Resources and Payroll Management. Her emphasis in talent acquisition, leadership development and focus in creating a people centric organization are some of the contributions we look forward to. Aida graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Corporate Finance and Accounting. She has a passion for developing teams that will continue to service an organization for years to come. She is a servant leader who looks to help all members of the organization regardless of title. She is a proud founder of Leadtohappy, an organization aimed at helping young professionals find their professional passions, their purpose and ultimately the joy in their work.

Laura Pochop - Chief of Staff

Laura joined TransPak in 2018 as its first Chief of Staff. She has more than 25 years of operating experience in entrepreneurship and scaling growth companies. She launched and owns a specialty market in the East Bay, and has also served as a CFO, COO and CEO in the advertising, automotive and education industries. Laura began her career as a management consultant at Bain & Company, developing strategies for Fortune 500 corporations in the packaged food, paper manufacturing, and airline industries. She has written cases on entrepreneurship for Harvard Business School and Stanford's Graduate School of Business, and has extensive experience in writing business plans for successful startups. Before joining TransPak, Laura was a Partner at EMA Partners, a boutique investment banking firm providing mergers and acquisition advice to CEOs and owners of middle-market companies. She holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a BA in Economics from Brown University.

John Hamblin - VP of Finance & Accounting

John has been with TransPak since 2018 and is currently serving as the Vice President of Finance & Accounting, where he leads the Global Finance and Accounting team. He is an Oregon CPA and holds an MBA and a BA in Accounting from Brigham Young University. He has 20 years of experience working at global, public and private manufacturing and technology companies. John began his career in public accounting, working for Ernst & Young and Deloitte, learning the ins and outs of business processes, accounting and team management. Since then he’s worked across many fields in finance and accounting, including as the Director of Internal Audit, Director of SEC Reporting and running corporate accounting for a wide variety of medium to large global organizations. He’s learned to manage a large, integrated finance team with an eye towards cost savings and efficiency. When not in the office, John enjoys living in the country with his wife and five teenage daughters.

Joe Greenwood - Chief Commercial Officer

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Kiernan White - VP, Business Operations

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