Southeastern Equipment Promotes Hess to Executive VP | Construction News

Southeastern Equipment Co. Inc., Cambridge, Ohio, has promoted Thor Hess to executive vice president.

As EVP, Hess oversees the company's long- and short-term strategy, improves operating efficiency across all 18 locations, manages manufacturer relationships, and serves as in-house
legal counsel.

“We are very fortunate to have Thor on the team,” said Charlie Patterson, president of Southeastern Equipment. “With his education and experience in many areas of our company,
he is uniquely positioned to spearhead strategic planning.”

Hess joined Southeastern Equipment in 2014 as director of corporate development.

“I look forward to growing our associates, developing our customer offerings, and expanding our footprint,” said Hess. “My grandfather grew this business into what it is today, and continuing that success throughout my career is very important.”

Hess holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Middle Tennessee State University and a Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University’s Mortiz College of Law.