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Leadership

We recognize that earning your trust is crucial to earning your business. That’s why we’ve assembled a core leadership team that is driven by a singular goal: to exceed your expectations. As our company has grown over the years, we’ve continued to expand our team with thoughtful, experienced leaders from diverse backgrounds and industries, all of whom are dedicated to building a great company with an unfailing commitment to our customers.

Jim Kastner

Jim Kastner

CEO / President

Jim Kastner is the founder, chief vision caster and leader of Unisource Solutions. Pioneering the concept of furniture management in 1987, Jim created a firm that would grow from a local provider of furniture services to a premier statewide provider of products, professional services and logistics. Jim’s hands-on industry experience, ranging from installing furniture to running an industry leading corporation, have helped engrain a spirit of innovation, diligence and accountability in our firm and our people. As CEO, Jim oversees the strategic and business direction of Unisource Solutions, providing operational guidance and creating a vision for success.

Clem Nieto

Clem Nieto

CFO

As Unisource Solutions' Chief Financial Officer, Clem Nieto has provided sound and strategic financial oversight to Unisource Solutions for more than 19 years. Responsible for the company’s Accounting and Finance/Treasury functions, and strategic planning, Clem has more than 40 years of well-rounded public and private accounting experience, having also worked for Ernst & Young, as well as in real estate, banking and service industries. A licensed CPA with an MBA degree from UCLA Anderson School of Management, Clem brings unparalleled wisdom, professionalism and integrity to our corporate leadership team.

Jamal Nasserdeen

Jamal Nasserdeen

President, Service and Operations

Jamal Nasserdeen is responsible for organizing and overseeing operations and services for Unisource Solutions statewide, including Client Services, Project Management, Inventory & Asset Management, project installation and logistics. With extensive experience running studio and facility operations in the private sector, Jamal brings industry expertise, a unique customer perspective, and an acute understanding of quality performance to managing our service infrastructure.

Joanna Banka

Joanna Banka

Chief Creative Officer

Joanna Banka has seasoned experience as a creative leader and designer within the Industrial Design industry. Her design eye and engineering know how come together in form & function to create forward thinking product. As a born problem solver, she strives to keep the creative process collaborative and efficient without comprising on quality. She deeply values creative beauty in big picture as well as in the details which is what sets her apart from the rest of the competition. Her passion for art, design, creativity, and innovation allows her to exceed expectations in all that she does.

Luis Cabrejos

Luis Cabrejos

Client Services

Luis Cabrejos has over 20 years of experienced in Client Services with a demonstrated history of working in the furniture industry. Skilled in Budgeting, Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, Logistics Management, and Employee Training. Strong information technology professional with a Associate’s Degree focused in Social Psychology, Communications, Art History and Accounting from Rio Hondo College.

Jorge Arellano

Jorge Arellano

Operations

As Director of Operations Jorge Arellano is tasked with all aspects of statewide management that encompass warehouse, logistics and inhouse installation operations as well as personnel. He is responsible for ensuring that his staff has the proper equipment and is up to date with and utilizing proper product and safety training. Jorge also manages Unisource Solutions’ recycling, liquidation, fleet and warehouse distribution programs. His 20 years with the company make him extremely experienced to oversee over 50 staff members and installation teams who are capable of installing projects of all scopes, and all furniture types.

Zuzel Basadre

Zuzel Basadre

Human Resources

As a seasoned professional with over 25 years of knowledge and expertise in human resource management, my experience has allowed me to develop, implement, and refine workplace policies and procedures that help ensure the effective recruitment and retention of a skilled and diverse workforce for one of California's premier office furniture dealerships.

Wendy Kastner

Wendy Kastner

Marketing & Sales Operations