Ismael Santiago: Outreach
At a strategic level, Ismael knows what companies are up against. He walks the path of leadership and will boldly enlist others to join him on a mission that totally connects with their future success. He recognizes and values the partnership of trailblazing progressive organizations and the role they can play in fueling the learning, innovation and initiative that’s required for people to optimize their potential. Packaging is in his blood as evidenced by his dedication to helping customers find solutions that work for them. He’s always ready to go the extra mile for them and with them.
Ismael got his start in industrial chemicals working in various positions before shifting to the packaging industry working for one of the largest packaging distributors in Puerto Rico. He worked as an adhesive and coating specialist and then later was promoted to general sales manager. Based on his strong drive and passion for packaging, his role expanded in leaps and bounds leading to a partnership with Caribe Packaging with territory management responsibilities, purchasing of packaging equipment and design of packaging lines. He then sold his interest in this company founding Pac Mac Systems which distributed packaging equipment, parts and supplies to industries in Puerto Rico, Central and South America. Today Ismael works for Mac Papers as a Packaging Equipment Specialist combining his technical expertise and sales experience in service to customers in Florida.