Direct Shred Team
We have a passion for providing our community with a needed, but unique service, and meeting our customers needs, right where they are. As a locally owned and operated business, the Direct Shred team believes in integrity. Simply put, we do what we say we will do, when we say we will do it.
Owner & Operations Manager
Born and raised right here in Jackson, TN, Ben has been married to Rachel for 15 years. They have a 4 year old son. Ben has worked in the Document Destruction industry since 2010 and has been the Owner & Operations Manager for Direct Shred since 2017. He enjoys spending time with his family and working on cars in his spare time. Ben is a deacon at Bethel Baptist Church, where he also sings in the choir and leads the bus ministry working with the inner-city children of Jackson.
Owner & Office Manager
Born in England to her English mother and United States Air Force father, Rachel has called West Tennessee home for over 15 years. Rachel has been married to Ben 15 years and they have a 4 year old son, 2 dogs, and 2 cats. As the Owner of Direct Shred, she has served as the Office Manager of the company from the start in 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, baking, and crocheting. Her family attends Bethel Baptist Church, where she sings in the choir and works alongside her husband with inner city children of Jackson.
Customer Sales & Service Representative
A native of the Phoenix, AZ area, James moved to Jackson as a young adult and has been married to a Jackson native for 15 years. They have 3 children. James is the music minister and a deacon at Bethel Baptist Church, a church he has been a faithful member of for 20 years. James is a talented “jack-of-all-trades” who enjoys music, teaching higher maths, grilling, and restoring his eighty-year-old home.