Heinz-Josef (Jody) Werner
Vice President, Sales
Mr. Werner joined Vanguard Modular Building Systems in November 2000 opening an office in Raleigh, NC as an Area Sales Manager. Mr. Werner started his career in the commercial modular industry in a sales capacity for Space Master Building Systems in June of 1996 until September of 1998 after Space Master was acquired by William Scotsman. He left Williams Scotsman in October of 2000 to start with Vanguard.
Mr. Werner spent the first seven years with Vanguard as an Area Sales Manager until his promotion to Director of Sales in June of 2008. Since that time, he has also held the position of GM & VP of the Southeast Region, VP of Sales, and Sr. VP of Sales. Currently serving as the Vice President of Sales, Mr. Werner is a member of the leadership team for BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular and is focused on sales leadership, sales team building and revenue generation.
Mr. Werner credits his growth to his mentors, direct reports, employees in the Corporate office along with BOXX Modular and Vanguard’s customers & suppliers. The learning opportunities they have challenged him with have shaped him into valuable team member to help the organization move forward in a positive direction for the future.
Division Vice President U.S.
Mr. Rowe has been with BOXX Modular since 2006 and has held a number of key positions including Alberta Branch Manager and General Manager for both Canada and the US. Prior to joining BOXX Modular, Mr. Rowe held positions at ATCO Structures, Triquest Precision Plastics and Gienow Building Products Ltd. He has over 20 years of experience in the modular building and construction industry. In his role as Division Vice President for BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular, he provides senior level authority and leadership to the rapidly growing region and is responsible for all US operations.
Ed Haggerty joined Vanguard Modular Building Systems in 2004, after over 20 years of experience managing both privately-owned, established businesses, as well as start-up organizations in the consumer product and equipment management industries. He has served in both financial and operational capacities, holding a variety of executive management positions including Chief Financial Officer, VP of Finance, Director of Operations, and Controller. His efforts in the area of cost control, especially regarding administration, employee benefits, and business insurance have resulted in substantial savings throughout his career.
Mr. Haggerty is General Manager at BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular. He is an excellent leader with a track record of documented contributions leading to improved financial performance, heightened productivity, and enhanced internal controls. He uses strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment to make decisions with a high level of integrity and dependability.
General Manager, Major Projects
Mr. Turner has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. With more than 19 years of experience in the Modular Building industry, Mr. Turner is responsible for the daily operations of the major projects support services team consisting of estimators, project managers, quality control professionals and field supervision personnel. Prior to this role, he was responsible for marketing, sales, and leasing of high-end modular building projects for BOXX Modular. Modular construction experience includes multiple dialysis facilities, rural healthcare clinics, screening facilities for the NSA, general office buildings, classrooms and a variety of facilities for the oil and gas sector. Mr. Turner has extensive experience and is highly proficient in providing buildings to multiple sites and multiple clients concurrently. In his tenure, he has successfully completed over $100M of modular building projects throughout many industry segments. Prior to working at BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular, Mr. Turner worked with Williams Scotsman as a Senior Account Manager, a Junior Engineer for a design/build mechanical firm and as a Facilities Engineer for Kroger Food Stores.
Engineer, Major Projects
Over the course of his 31 years in the industry, Mark Al-Soufi has served in a variety of supervisory positions on several continents, including Project Engineer, Field Engineer, Quality Control Engineer, Construction Manager, Engineering Manager, and Vice President of Engineering and Construction.
Mr. Al-Soufi joined Vanguard Modular Building Systems in 2000, and is currently serving as Engineer for Major Projects at BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular. He has comprehensive knowledge of educational, institutional, correctional and commercial construction and is a registered Professional Engineer in over 25 states from Maine to Texas, while also holding General Contractor licenses in several states. In addition, he is a member of the Modular Building Institute, the Construction Specification Institute, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
General Manager, Marketing Services
Mr. Meyers is General Manager of Marketing Services and has been leading marketing services at Vanguard Modular since 2012. He is responsible for all aspects of BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard marketing strategy, tactical planning, and execution. His refined problem-solving skills, business acumen, curious creativity, and acute understanding of data analytics and client needs have made him an invaluable part of the company's team.
Mark joined Vanguard in 2001. He was young, but immediately began to standout and flourish as his career in the modular building industry developed. During his tenure with Vanguard Modular, he has successfully garnered an extraordinary level of respect for being decisive, knowledgeable, and effective in communications throughout all levels of the business. Most importantly, Mark makes it a top priority to create a positive impact on everyone he interacts with to ensure customers receive the best experience possible, and to encourage coworkers who form the cultural fabric of the organization.
Mark’s burning desire to always be an effective asset for the organization and make a difference in the lives of others has fueled his successful career advancement. His unique and dedicated experience as a Accounting Assistant, then as Field Specialist, Credit Manager, Financial Analyst, Director of Major Project Administration, Vice President of Marketing Services, and Senior Vice President of Marketing Services have thoroughly equipped him for the current and critical role he has within BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular.
General Manager, Contract Services
Formerly President of Bennett’s Trailer Company, Inc., and Bennett’s Construction Company, Carl Bennett brought with him 40 years of construction experience when he joined Vanguard Modular Building Systems, LLC in 2007. He has proven skills in all areas of sales, transportation, installation, modular building design, construction management, and contract negotiations. Carl Bennett has been responsible for the design and management of award-winning modular building projects and has successfully negotiated several multi-million-dollar contracts. His primary role at BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular Building Systems is General Manager of Contracts. His expertise in successfully handling modular construction projects with complex requirements is a considerable asset to both BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular.
Carl Bennett is a graduate of Villanova University. He is distinguished as a charter member of the Mobile Modular Office Association (MMOA), later known as the Modular Building Institute (MBI). Mr. Bennett served as a member of the Board of Directors of Elm Towne Village, a retirement community in Atco, NJ, and Operation Stand Down, a military veterans support organization. Additionally, he is recognized for his military service, having been awarded the Vietnam service and campaign ribbons while a member of the U.S. Army.
In 2018 Mr. Bennett had the honor of being inducted into the Modular Building Institute's prestigious Hall of Fame. This formal recognition validates the authentic impact and influence he has had throughout the modular building industry.
General Manager, Engineering
Barbara Bieganski is General Manager of Engineering for BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard Modular Building Systems Barbara has over 35 years of experience in the commercial modular building industry and is active in both industry-wide and local construction code issues. Since joining Vanguard in 2001 as the Engineering Manager, Barbara constantly increased her skills and expanded her knowledge to attain the position she now holds.
Barbara received her AS degree in Architectural Drafting and holds an OSHA 10 Hour Construction Certificate. Her areas of expertise are: Building Codes, Plan Review, and Technical Training.
Barbara’s responsibilities to the sales team at BOXX Modular U.S. and Vanguard are to review technical specifications in bid packages and advise the team of any known conflicts between the applicable Code and the specifications.