22 BRANCH NEWS Old Friends Retire, Create OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEXT GENERATION Corporate Tim Maharg is the new Environmental Product Support Manager covering Northern and Eastern Ohio (Josh Reiss replaces Tim as the new Environmental PSR in the territory). Tim will work directly with our growing base of Environmental Division customers to make sure they receive the parts and service support they need. Previously, he had a product support role at Murphy Tractor. Tim has more than 25 years’ experience in the equipment industry, including 16 years as fleet manager for Performance Site Management. He has received factory training from many manufacturers, including Morbark and Eagle Crusher. Columbus Branch Eddie Groff is the new Field Dispatcher for the Columbus branch. Eddie has been with the company since 2015 and previously worked as a lube technician at the Richfield and Columbus stores. Before joining Columbus Equipment Company, Eddie was shop manager for Headwaters Plant Services. Cincinnati Branch Jeremy Robinson has been named Service Manager at the Cincinnati branch. In his 11 years with Columbus Equipment Company, Jeremy has performed a variety of roles, including working in the parts department and as the Field Service Coordinator in Columbus. Those experiences will be helpful as he deploys company resources to meet customer service needs. Toledo Branch Tom Wood has been promoted to Service Manager in Toledo. He joined Columbus Equipment Company in 2016 as the Service, Sales and Rental Coordinator in Toledo. Tom has more than 20 years’ experience in construction and industrial equipment, with experience on both the sales and service sides. Cadiz Branch Joe Moore, Machine Sales Representative in the Cadiz branch, entered semi-retirement at the end of March. Joe, a veteran of the Vietnam War, spent his entire career in equipment sales. He joined Columbus Equipment Company in 2005 after working for a John Deere dealer and a Komatsu distributor in West Virginia. Jeff Freeland will be the territory’s new rep. Joe is looking forward to golfing, traveling with his wife, and spending more time with his grandkids. Massillon Branch Lynn Smith, administrative assistant for the Massillon branch, retired in January after nearly 20 years with Columbus Equipment Company. Lynn plans to spend more time with her husband Gary, including camping trips with their four children and many grandchildren. (Left) President Josh Stivison thanks Joe Moore for his service to the company. (Center) Massillon’s Lynn Smith (pictured with husband Gary) retires after 20 years with the company. Tim Maharg (right) brings 25 years of experience to his new role as Environmental Division PSM in Northern and Eastern Ohio.