Tyler Brown has been hired as senior vice president of western operations at Acme Lift Co., the world’s largest wholesale rental company that specializes in aerial work platforms, telehandlers and portable air compressors.
“Tyler brings a well-developed understanding of how to bring valued service to every distinctly different rental company in the U.S.,” said Woody Weld, Acme Lift chairman and chief executive officer. “His training and experience are extremely valuable to Acme Lift and we welcome him to the team.“
Brown replaces Chelsea Long, who was promoted to senior vice president of national accounts at Acme Lift.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of the Acme Lift team, and have had the privilege of witnessing their dedication to customer service first-hand throughout my career.” Brown said. “Acme Lift’s world-class organization and product offering are second to none, and I’m excited to participate in the growth of the company as we continue to build on our relationships in North America.”
Brown came to Acme Lift from JCB Inc., where – as national accounts business manager from 2014 to 2017 – his team was responsible for developing and implementing JCB’s successful rental industry sales initiatives. Before joining JCB, Brown was a northwestern regional sales manager with Genie Industries from 2005 to 2014, handling new equipment sales and service as well as used equipment and refurbishment.
Acme Lift, a privately owned company based in Mesa, Arizona, has the largest selection of the newest big boom lifts reaching up to 185 feet, the latest 5,000- to 40,000-pound telehandlers, and large portable air compressors for re-rent at competitive daily, weekly or monthly rates.