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 department. With a focus on margin improvement, we provide a seasoned packaging professional to lead your packaging efforts and fully integrate into your team. For the cost of one engineer, you’ll have access to our team of over 100 subject matter experts, as well as our best in class tools, talent and resources for your packaging and logistic needs.
Through our extensive experience, we have developed a thorough benchmark of the capabilities, advantages and drawbacks of our global network of suppliers; allowing us to identify the best in class solutions at the lowest total landed cost for your products.
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.
Cindy leads the Food, Beverage, and CPG division for the Adept Group. With a technical background and an exposure to numerous CPG companies, she prides herself with being involved in new, innovative trends to keep the business unit moving forward. Outside of work, Cindy focuses on spending time with her adorable duo, her son and puppy, all while trying to maintain a lifestyle of exotic travel and keeping both physically and mentally fit.
Lauren LaSpina-Paoletti leads the Life Science division for the Adept Group. With a degree from RIT and 18 years of experience, her extensive knowledge has yielded design awards as well as launched a variety of widely recognized packaging systems. In her spare time, Lauren volunteers at the local charter school and food banks. She also enjoys taking advantage of her home scenery in Denver, CO by being avid outdoor enthusiast.
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.
Hasanna is responsible for the growth and development of Adept Group’s Partner in Residence practice. She is driven by a burning desire to help people. She is a problem-solving maven who takes pride in her ability to step into clients’ shoes, feel their pain, and identify creative solutions to their problems. Hasanna studied Business Management and Marketing and leverages over 20 years of sales and marketing experience across several key industries, to deliver you innovative, efficient and cost saving approaches to your packaging needs.
When she’s not developing and maintaining relationships with her clients (who all love her!), she’s probably at a concert, on her way to Dublin or volunteering to do her small part to save her corner of the world. She also never says no to a glass of wine with Martin. The rumor is true, he drinks GREAT wine!
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.
Alicia is a second-generation recruiter having been trained and mentored by some of the best in the business. She brings both her knowledge of recruiting with her experience in growing businesses (as well as an unused degree in Zoology) to the Adept Talent team. Having a firm belief in the quote “A candle loses nothing by lighting another,” she is excited to help the Adept Talent team continue to grow and prosper.
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 Vice President of Shared Services 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 organizational wizard and 1 part numbers geek who loves to help our organization thrive and grow.
Angela Connell is the Director of HR/Accounting at Adept Group. She brings over 16 years of HR/Accounting experience as well as running her own HR Consulting firm. She enjoys the balance of the HR field, which involves understanding all of the people around her, and the Accounting field that is very black and white. Her focus is on adapting to the changing trends in the workplace and creating and environment for all people to be successful and to grow!
In her spare time, Angela enjoys spending time with her three boys and her husband, volunteering at her children’s school and doing anything to keep physically active with her family.