The Adept Group delivers best in class engineering, consulting, talent and digital solutions for the packaging world.
Adept Packaging is the leading expert for packaging engineering and serialization, delivering best in class processes for packaging and supply chain management to optimize packaging functions for the Food, Beverage, CPG, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industries.
Our Partner in Residence program functions as your instant packaging engineering department. As your partner in residence, we provide a seasoned packaging professional that functions as part of your packaging team, with one caveat: they have a team of over 100 packaging engineers, with a combined 1,500 years of experience at their disposal. This program leverages expertise from subject matter experts in a multitude of areas, to eliminate any gaps in your packaging team.
Adept Labs exists to ensure our engineers, our solutions and our clients are always ahead of the curve. In the lab, our team is developing new technologies, investigating new software, and leveraging our exceptional depth of expertise to create world class solutions tailored to meet and exceed our clients’ current and future needs.
Martin has the privilege of running The Adept Group, with our great team of leaders. He is driven by success, happiness, passion, integrity, hard work and being around great people (ok, and some good red wine) His philosophy for success is simply: hire great people, surround them with the culture, tools and resources to be successful, then get out of the way. With over 15 years of CEO experience and serving for over 10 years as Vice-Chairman for a $3 billion healthcare network, Martin provides the strategic direction and vision for the future of The Adept Group.
Jess is involved in all things marketing for the Adept Group. She has a passion for learning, which is evidenced by her 4 degrees (education, psychology, design, marketing), all of which aligns with her belief that when you break it all down, it’s people* and the way that we move one another that matters most. When she’s not at work, you can find her on the softball field, hiking, traveling, absorbed in some artistic endeavor or with her nose buried in a book.
David thrives on finding innovative solutions for complex problems and is driven by a love of high functioning teams, process-driven organizations, and bourbon. He has over 25 years of experience of getting the best out of multifunctional teams in the development of packaging for life sciences, CPG and durable products markets. David has considerable experience in developing business processes and systems to increase productivity in a packaging department and ensure goals and objectives are met.
David spends his spare time in a vinyasa flow or sampling the food (and more bourbon) at restaurants in his home city of Washington DC.
Prateek Lal is the visionary at Adept Packaging; founding the company in 2008 on the premise that talented, driven people who come together with a collective purpose and a clear vision can shape the future. He spent the last 11 years creating a culture that puts people first, through emboldening their natural talents and giving them the tools they need for success.
Jared is responsible for all the sales and business development across The Adept Group. He believes in taking calculated risks and trying new approaches, but never losing focus on the client. With a degree in packaging engineering and a depth of experience in sales, Jared has filled many passports traveling around the world (sometimes to places he never knew existed) to meet with clients that he now calls friends. Building relationships in and out of the work environment is key to a successful sale (let’s face it, the wine Martin drinks isn’t cheap).
When Jared is not at work, he enjoys spending his time with his four boys and very* patient wife skiing, hiking, and sailing.
Kristen Beierlein is the Director of Human Resources and Accounting at Adept Group. She has 11 years of experience in plugging in numbers, beefing up benefits packages, building award winning culture and churning out spreadsheets. She’s 1 part mom, 2 parts HR wizard and 1 part numbers geek who loves to help our organization thrive and grow.