Team

  • Steve Benedict - President

    A veteran of the salvage industry since 1983, Steve offers unsurpassed industry experience and contacts. He enjoys the industry, finding that every salvage is a unique opportunity. “I love the challenge of a unique problem, and the satisfaction of finding a solution.”

    Steve has been in the salvage industry his entire career, after studying business and finance at the California State University, Northridge.

    Steve also enjoys reading, racquetball, and in particular spending time with his wife and 6 children, going to church, and hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.

  • Fritz Fiebig - Produce Placement Manger

    With more than 20 years business experience, Fritz joined Benedict Company in 2011. Fritz manages the placement of perishable cargo, which usually requires a rapid solution. “I enjoy taking a burden off of our customers, and solving their problems quickly.”

    Prior to Benedict Company, Fritz amassed 15 years of experience in business services and finance. He offers a BS in finance.

    Fritz also enjoys biking, hiking, swimming and in particular beating Steve at racquetball.

  • Craig Hanson - Salvage Trader

    With nearly 20 years of business experience, Craig joined Benedict Company in 2011. He leads the nonperishable salvage business, and enjoys turning salvage into revenue for clients. “I like finding new customers to match the wide variety of cargo we sell.”

    Prior to joining Benedict Company, Craig acquired 14 years of experience in business management and sales. Along with a BS, he’s received Project Manager Professional training.

    Craig also enjoys counseling and ministering, driving his 1963 Mercury Comet convertible, and hiking with family in the Great Smoky Mountains.