The Santana Team (Chicago HQ)



Nate Service – Vice President/Partner

  • Manages the Headquarters branch operations
  • Buys and sells wholesale equipment in various U.S. regions
  • Does on-site equipment inspections when traveling
  • Graduated from Loras College (B.A.- Physical Education)
  • Enjoys working out, sports, & spending time with his family
  • Featured in the Chicago Tribune's "Work Life" Section



     Briana Acosta – Corporate Administration Coordinator (Hablo Español)

  • Oversees all accounting, freight coordination, and other administrative functions
  • Manages accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Graduated from International Academy of Design and Technology
  • Loves to watch the Chicago Bulls



Brittany Joseph - Freight Coordinator / Administrative Assistant

  • Coordinates pickups and deliveries of forklifts around the country
  • Enters new inventory in database
  • Assists sales reps in all other administrative functions
  • Enjoys art, music, traveling, and spending time with her boyfriend and 2 dogs



           Rick Zagone - District Sales Manager

  • Buys and sells material handling equipment in U.S. territories
  • Graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia (B.S. - Business Administration)
  • Former professional baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles organization
  • Enjoys watching Chicago sports and playing golf



 Omar Baltazar – Sr. International Sales Manager (Hablo Español)

  • Manages Mexico, Latin America, and International exporters
  • Works closely with Hispanic marketplace in U.S.
  • Handles all International Freight issues
  • Responsible for Retail Sales
  • Enjoys music & restoring old cars



  John Clyde – Warehouse Manager / Lead Technician (Gurnee)

  • Inspects, maintains, and repairs forklifts in the Gurnee warehouse
  • Orders parts and warehouse supplies for Gurnee location
  • Enjoys fishing, hunting, camping, gardening, & various outdoor activities



 Luis Ramirez – Warehouse Assistant

  • Monotors supplies for Gurnee warehouse
  • Paints forklifts in Gurnee warehouse
  • Works closely with lead technician on repairs
  • Enjoys sports & hanging with friends

The Santana Team (Phoenix Division)



  Eric Davidson – President and Founder

  • Founded Santana Equipment in 1999
  • Over 20 Years Experience in the Material Handling industry
  • Opened Santana Equipment's Phoenix location in 2012
  • Graduated from Southern Illinois University (B.A.- International Marketing)
  • Enjoys his family, working out, & playing saxophone



            Alex Stuckey – West Division Manager

  • Manages office and warehouse operations in Phoenix
  • Oversees Marketing & PR for the company
  • Assists in all functions relating to buying & selling equipment
  • Graduated from Carthage College (B.A.- Marketing)
  • Enjoys DJing, watching/playing sports & going to concerts
  • Featured in the Chicago Tribune's "Work Life" Section



  Manuel Romero – Lead Technician (Phoenix) (Hablo Español)

  • Oversees all preparation and maintenance of forklifts in the Phoenix warehouse
  • Orders parts and warehouse supplies for Phoenix location
  • Graduated from UTI - Avondale
  • Enjoys dirt biking, hiking, long boarding, & action sports



   Gilbert Carpio – Forklift Technician

  • Inspects, maintains, and repairs forklifts in the Phoenix warehouse
  • Paints forklifts in Phoenix warehouse
  • Enjoys refurbishing classic cars and spending time with his family
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