Meet the Team

Sam Donadio - CEO

Sam Donadio - CEO

Sam along with his father Greg Sr. founded the business in 1975 in Schenectady, NY. Sam has been said by many to be a visionary in the pallet business. Sam is the first businessmen in the pallet industry to introduce a nailing robot into the pallet business. Sam also introduced automation into the business which is still prominent today.

Gary Donadio - President

Gary Donadio - President

Gary graduated from Clarkson College with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and spent his first few years out of college employed at General Electric in Schenectady, NY. Gary had always spent summers working in the family business and shortly realized that his passion and desire was to be in the pallet business full-time. At that point he approached his father and Sam about joining the business full-time and the rest is history.

Ryan Donadio - General Sales Manager

Ryan Donadio - General Sales Manager

Ryan is Sam's son and after attending Utica College decided to learn all that he could about the family business. Ryan came on board in 2011 and honed his knowledge of operations for seven years before delving into the sales and customer relationship side of the business in 2019.

Keith Veltri - Director of Operations

Keith Veltri - Director of Operations

Keith began his career with Power Pallet and Recycling in 2018 after a lengthy career in the Foodservice Distribution Business. Keith has extensive operations knowledge and with the support of his team is championed with the day to day challenges of the Pallet, Recycling, and Mulch operations.

Brittany Mullaney - Human Resource Manager

Brittany Mullaney - Human Resource Manager

Brittany has a Master's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Information Systems from the State University of New York at Albany. Brittany joined the company in early 2019 to fine tune all HR guidelines and to drive a positive employee engagement culture.

Durett Miles - Transportation Manager

Durett Miles - Transportation Manager

Durett has a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems from Le Moyne College. Previously Durett spent much of his carrier in various logistics roles managing company's transportation needs. In 2019 we recruited Durett back home to the Capital District and he currently runs the day to day routing and scheduling in the Transportation Department and handles the Logistics and Outside Freight leg of Power Pallet.

Paul Peluso - Account Manager

Paul Peluso - Account Manager

Paul joined the Power team in 2018 and has over 25 years of extensive Account Management and Operations experience. Paul has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Alfred University.

Anthony Prumo - Controller

Anthony came out of retirement from the Industrial Paper Manufacturing business in January of 2019. Anthony has driven company initiatives in cost/benefit analysis, setting up new SOP's in accounting and P & L Management, Pricing, as well as setting budgetary guidelines.

Steve Sahler - Mulch Operations

Steve has been with Power Pallet for over 13 years and possesses outstanding heavy equipment and production skills. Steve is an expert in producing and coloring premium Mulch. Steve and his team produce thousands of yards of seasoned mulch for wholesale and retail sale each year.