John T. Swenby

Mr. Swenby is currently the Managing Partner of the Paltech group of pallet manufacturing and recycling companies with locations in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas. He is a member of the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA) and the Western Pallet Association (WPA).


Robert E. Wenner

Mr. Wenner is President of Pallet Service Corporation and Grove Wholesale Lumber with locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He is a long term member of the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA), Canadian Wooden Pallet and Container Association (CWPCA) and First Alliance Logistics Management (FALM).


Greg Vipond

Mr. Vipond is Managing Partner and Vice President of Girard Wood Products and Girard Logistics, supplying pallets, pallet cut stock and transportation solutions in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona and California. He is a Member of the Board of the Western Pallet Association (WPA)


Steve Mazza – Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of 9BLOC, Steve will steer the direction of the Company as well as lead the sales team. His prior experience includes President of S&B Pallet, a New Jersey based pallet recycling company and Director of Operations for Bett-A-Way Pallet Systems, a national pallet management company. From 2001 to 2014, Steve served three terms on NWPCA Board of Directors and also served as Chairman of NWPCA Recyclers Council Executive Committee.


Joseph O’Brien – Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Joseph will head up the nationwide operations including the frachise infrastructure of 9BLOC. His prior experience includes his position as President and Managing Partner of Industrial Pallet, LLC in Eastford, Connecticut. Joseph is also the Immediate Past Chair of the NWPCA, a long-term member of the Recyclers Council and a member of the Western Pallet Association.