MHI Young Professionals Network Awards – 2018 Finalists

MHI is pleased to announce the finalists of the 4th Annual MHI Young Professionals Network Awards. All nominees were reviewed and winners selected by a panel of leaders from the material handling industry.

The winner of each award will be announced during Industry Night at MODEX on April 11. The finalists for each award are as follows:


The Mentor Award is awarded to an MHI member who offers professional guidance, is a positive and inspiring role model, instills and nurtures talent, advocates for employees and supports their professional development and possesses a commitment to the company and its people.

Mentor Award Finalists:
James Radous, President
UniCarriers Americas

Mark Johnson, Sales Manager
Precision Automation Company

Robert Kennedy, Partner/VP of Business Development


The Outstanding Young Professional is awarded to an MHI member under the age of 40 who has displayed professional accomplishments and affiliations, effective leadership skills and contributions to their company and innovation at work or in the industry.

Outstanding Young Professional Award Finalists:
Anshul Joshi, Research & Development Engineer

Brian C. Neuwirth, VP – Sales & Marketing
UNEX Manufacturing

Justin Sturek, Continuous Improvement Manager
The Raymond Corporation

Molly Wood, Engineering Manager
Ace Industries

Paul Berkes, Senior Manager, Production Control and Logistics
UniCarriers Americas

Rylan Hamilton, Co-Founder
6 River Systems

Our judges had a tough decision to make between all of the great nominations that were received. Once the winners are announced at MODEX, we will be sending out individual emails to all winners & finalists, including the heartfelt letters of recommendation that we received with each nomination. They were quite a testament to each of their contributions to their teams.