Today, we continue our weekly blog series, “Meet the Faces Behind the Brand,” in which we get to know the people that make AK Material Handling Systems a great place to work. This week, we talked with inside sales/rack specialist Jake Koski. Jake works hard to ensure AK’s customers receive the helpful, professional experience they’ve come to expect from AKMHS. In this week’s installment, Jake talks about what it’s like to work with his dad and brother-in-law, his opinion on what makes AK such a fun place to work, what excites him most about the future of the company, and other topics as well.

Q: What is your role at AKMHS?
A: I am an inside sales rack specialist.

Q: How long have you been with AK?
A: 12 years

Q: What is the most exciting aspect of your position?
A: One of the most exciting aspects would be working with the customer from start to finish. It’s very gratifying to see the project through to the end.

AK Employee Jake Koski smiles in front of pallet racking

Q: What excites you the most about the future at AK?
A: I would say the growth of the company. I’ve been here 12 years and it’s amazing what has changed in that time. So I’m very excited to see what the future has to bring.

Q: Do you have any role models or people you truly look up to?
A: I do, most of them are family members.

Q: How do you think AK was able to be ranked as a Top 100 Company to work for three consecutive years?
A: Hard work, dedicated team members and drive to succeed!

Q: As most people know AK is a very tight company, can you share what it’s like to work with your father and also your brother in-law?
A: It’s great! I’m guessing not to many people can say they get to play pool with their dad at lunch every day. It’s nice working with my brother in-law to but he is afraid to play me in game of pool.

Q: In Five words of less describe Jake Koski:
A: Dedicated, Honest, Fun and Reliable

Jake Koski Fun Facts:

  • Spent a month abroad in Australia visiting his sister.
  • Shot his first buck at 300+ yards in Northern, MN
  • Caught a Marlin in Mexico with his buddies.
  • Has four older sisters with twelve nieces and nephews
  • Self proclaimed Fantasy Football Nerd
  • Has dog named Remi
Jake Koski Dog

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We deliver value to our customers by providing the absolute best combination of quality products, helpful customer service and competitive pricing. We specialize in warehouse layout & design, pallet rack systems, engineered sales, mezzaninesmodular offices and completed turn-key warehouse systems. For more information email us or call (800) 722-5908