Rich Burke is our President
A 26 year veteran in the Southern California Cold Storage business. Rich came in 2011 after selling his company "E-Street Cold Logistics" to Konoike-Pacific. Rich's past also includes: president and equity owner of The Union Ice Company, and as a Professional Baseball Player (left handed pitcher) with the Kansas City Royals. Rich's talents are most valuable to KPAC for he has the unique gift of balancing both exceptional business and/or sales skills. At Konoike-Pacific, Rich is responsible for: company P&L, customer satisfaction, major account sales/service and strategic planning and expansion.
You can call Rich at:
KPAC Direct: 310-522-1912
Cell Phone: 323-270-1550
Kane Urabe is our Vice President Administration
Kane had been with Konoike for over 32 years, joining the firm in 1982. With extensive experience in the trucking, food distribution and steamship lines, Kane was transferred from Japan to KPAC in 1996. Maintaining his passion for trucks, Kane still carries his Japanese truck driving license as well as his forklift certification. Kane's vast experience in administration management with KPAC keeps our company organized and systems competitive. At Konoike-Pacific, Kane is responsible for: P&L - Financial statements, banking, staffing, accounting, human resources, information technology and corporate Konoike liaison.
You can call Kane at:
KPAC Direct: 310-522-1915
Cell Phone: 310-930-4515
Wayne Lamb is our Vice President of Transportation
Wayne began his career in the warehouse industry in 1975 working with Del Monte Foods. Since 1991, Wayne has been in the cold storage industry working for major players like Americold and Millard. In 2014, Wayne will celebrate 12 years with Konoike-Pacific. With nearly 4 decades of warehouse experience, Wayne's daily industry insights are invaluable for both, KPAC and it's customers. At Konoike-Pacific, Wayne is responsible for: Konoike E-Street Operations and P&L, as well as our most valued transportation/drayage division here at KPAC.
You can call Wayne at:
KPAC Direct: 310-522-1911
Cell Phone: 310-930-5326
Doug Lopez is our Vice President of Sales
Doug brings to KPAC over 30 years of professional sales & business knowledge. His sales field experiences include a combination of IT consulting (fortune 500 companies such as; JPL, Alcoa, The Disney Companies, Union Oil Company, Southern California Edison and former Certified Grocers are just a few), Construction sales, Real Estate Development and Government Contract sales. At Konoike-Pacific, Doug is responsible for; strategic sales planning, direct customer sales solicitation, customer relations, marketing campaigns, and major client contracts.
You can call Doug at:
KPAC Direct: 310-522-8966
Cell Phone: 310-930-4521
Ronnie Ceballos is our Vice President of KPAC General Cold Storage
In 1990 Ronnie entered the accounting world after obtaining a business degree from University of Southern California. Starting with Ernst and Young, Ronnie spent 6 years as an accountant before joining General Cold Storage in 1996 as the company's Controller. With 18 years of experience we can say his insight and awareness for all phases of the cold storage industry is invaluable to KPAC. Konoike-Pacific acquired General in 2007, At Konoike-Pacific General Ronnie is responsible for; operations, P&L, customer relations and sales.
You can call Ronnie at:
K General Direct: 562-927-1755
Cell Phone: 310-325-9450>