One of the Largest End-to-End Providers of Personal Protective Equipment
Gregory Shiffner has 35 years in the Domestic and International markets developing sales strategies, manufacturing and distribution. Experienced in Business Development focused on government, military and commercial applications while developing strategic partnerships and strategies, Greg founded and built numerous companies in the private and public sectors in industries such as construction, educational, telecommunications, energy efficiency technology, and healthcare antimicrobial solutions.
Having built a global network of partners in over 17 countries and in the highest levels of government and Fortune 100 companies, Gregory Shiffner has enabled a fast track of execution for emerging and needed solutions and technologies. Greg’s passion and interest lie in building companies with emerging disrupted technologies motivating his ability to organized, package and structure a strong formula to execute and deliver value to these unmet markets and demands.
Carlton W. Blair III (Tres) is Managing Partner and Senior VP at United Cargo Management (UCM) for the past 14 yrs. Tres brings 30 years of experience in shipping and global logistics from around the world and has traveled extensively across 6 Continents developing and executed detailed end to end global logistical solutions from far reaching places as Mongolia to Zambia.
He started his logistics career as a deck hand for Turecamo/Moran Towing in Charleston where he rode his bike to the docks between classes as a call out deck hand tying up ships and helping them dock in port.
He got his 1st job after graduation from College of Charleston at Steven Shipping where he was equipment control dispatching trucks and rail cargo across the country for their clients.
He later moved over to Lykes Lines which later turned into CPSHIPS for 13 years and started out as a vessel boarding agent entering the ships with US Customs and had various jobs from boarding agent, then was transferred to the Corporate office to run the South East as equipment control regional manager. Tres later transferred to the commercial side of the business and was transferred to Charleston as well as Houston to become the regional sales manager over the Gulf. Next Tres lived in Los Angles and he became the owner’s representative and ran sales on the West Coast for many years which is where he came in contact with the founder of United Cargo Management and later joined UCM. When he joined UCM he moved to Atlanta to set up their Southeast Regional HQ before later moving the operation to Charleston.
UCM was founded in 1987 and is known as one of the 1st US based companies to open up their own offices in China back in the late 80’s and today has a global network of partners with over 402 offices around the Globe and in 99 countries. In February 2020 Tres started CBR Holdings to help our clients with sourcing PPE products and CBR Holdings is registered with the FDA.
CBR Holdings provides brokerage and logistics services that include direct factory sourcing, inspections at factory to ensure FDA standards are met, trucking to port, customs clearance, ocean/air freight, GPS tracking of goods, warehousing, and 3PL packing services, and last mile delivery.
Jan Park is a member of the UCM|CBR team in Charleston, SC and is the Key Account Executive for the PPE program. Jan is a Registered Nurse with 25 years experience including direct patient care. Jan moved into an occupational health role and was the Director of Risk Reduction at the City of Charleston for 15 years where she developed programs to reduce the medical spend in the City’s healthcare budget. Jan developed over 12 programs that contributed to the City of Charleston remaining under budget in their healthcare spending for 10 consecutive years. She joined UCM|CBR to help lead the PPE program and is passionate about making sure that high-quality PPE gets into the hands of her fellow frontline healthcare workers.
Loana-Noemi Basquill is the Executive Administrator to CEO Gregory Shiffner. She brings to the table a distinctive fusion of skills in marketing and television production that’s afforded her the opportunity to assist executives in various different industries, ranging from Health & Fitness to Real Estate. With this unique blend of skills, including her bilingual abilities, she meets, then exceeds the highest standards of support for any team.
Along with a knack for cultivating positive relationships with clients and colleagues alike, Loana possesses an infectious enthusiasm that makes everyone feel at ease. As someone who has put herself through college, Loana is seasoned in the value of hard work and determination; she has no fear in “rolling up her sleeves” to get the job done. Loana truly believes that: “It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” – John Robert Wooden