Chris MacKenzie, EVP for STARC Systems, Inc became employee #3 shortly after the birth of the Company, joining the two co-founders in January of 2015. At that time, STARC Systems had one local, Maine-based customer and was building STARC Systems panels in a modest workshop located in Cushing, ME. Chris’ first exposure to a temporary containment project was in a well-known, Boston-based hospital that had experienced flooding in a ground floor pharmacy. Since that day in January 2015, Chris has been involved with hundreds of temporary containment projects across the United States, Canada, and Australia. Chris is also trains STARC sales personnel, channel partners, facility managers, and contractors in the most effective applications for temporary containment, in healthcare and industrial applications. Chris has been a guest speaker at architectural firms, hospitals, various sanctioned ICRA classes, Regional ASHE Conferences in addition to being a guest trainer at the International Brotherhood of Carpenters Union Training Center in Las Vegas, NV.
Since January 2015, STARC Systems, Inc has grown from 3 employees to over 80 employees, now occupies a 50,000 square foot manufacturing facility in a former US Naval Air Base, delivers products in all 50 states and 5 continents.
Prior to joining STARC Systems, Chris was VP of Sales for two separate international manufacturers of Personal Protective Equipment, one of which was eventually sold to Honeywell. Chris was responsible for all sales strategies, channel strategies, and channel compensation for both companies. Chris also helped launch a Maine-based Internet Services Provider which was eventually sold to Fairpoint Communications.
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