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Meet the Meadoworks Management Team
Brian Walsh, Managing Director
Brian has over two decades of professional experience in the plastics industry and has served as Meadoworks’ Managing Director for over 17 years. During his tenure, he has established Meadoworks as one of the most recognized leaders in the plastics industry. Due to his diverse background, he is able to offer clients a wealth of in-depth technical expertise in the field of plastic processing equipment that is unique in the plastics industry.
Brian leads a team of seasoned industry professionals and has established a high benchmark for exceptional customer service, which has enabled Meadoworks to maintain and grow a loyal customer base. Under Brian’s leadership, Meadoworks has thrived as a single destination where companies can sell and buy used plastic processing equipment with the security of knowing that experienced professionals are behind them.
He takes an active role in the plastics industry and is a member of the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE). To show his support for the plastics industry, Brian is currently working with SPI in developing a giveback program to support its overall growth.
Brian lives in Chicago with his wife and three children and is a graduate of Miami of Ohio with a B.S. in Business. He leads an active lifestyle including participating in triathlons, skeet shooting, fishing and biking.
Jeff Kaplan, Vice President of Sales
Jeff oversees the daily sales activity including managing corporate accounts, supervising Meadoworks’ robust database and assisting with sales events on the Capital Asset Management Service web site that we co-partner with the Society of Plastic Industries (SPI).
He’s a veteran of the machinery industry and has over 15 years in the plastics, machine tools and fabricating equipment industries. His knowledge of the various equipment makes and models enables him to accurately assess the value of used plastic processing equipment. He takes great pride in providing Meadoworks’ customers with excellent customer service and responding to their needs in a professional and timely manner.
Prior to joining Meadoworks in 2010, he spent five years at Midwest Tool, five years at Perfection Equipment and six years at Blackhawk Machinery. At each company, he held senior sales positions and through each of these roles, he gained great insight about the industry, market trends and product information.
Jeff is from Chicago where he lives with his wife and two children. He’s an avid fan of fantasy football (he’s in three leagues!), enjoys music, playing guitar and spending time with his family.