Maxim Crane Continues Florida Expansion with new Tampa Location and Branch Manager
Maxim Crane is proud to announce the promotion of Lance Lotz as the new Branch Manager of the Tampa, Florida location. “Lance has nearly 25 years of Crane and Rigging experience. He started out working on the cranes as an oiler, then operator and continued to work throughout the country as a project manager, branch manager, sales rep and dispatcher as he learned every aspect of the business. He has the type of experience that is invaluable to our customers and to our other team members. Lance will be a tremendous asset to our client base along the Gulf Coast and throughout the state of Florida. Lance has a proven track record of facilitating growth, and we are extremely pleased and excited to have him leading our new expansion in the Tampa, Florida region”, stated Frank Bardonaro, Chief Operating Officer.
“The Florida region is one that we have focused on since the early 1980’s”, stated Bryan Carlisle, CEO of Maxim. We have continued to invest in the region organically and through acquisitions”, he continued. “The recent acquisition of Crane Rental Corporation combined with the AmQuip Crane fleet has placed Maxim in an extremely favorable position for our customers to feel confident that we can provide them with any type of crane and lifting services they need, anywhere and anytime in the state. We look forward to supporting Lance and the entire Maxim Family of Customers and Employees as we continue our investment in the region. Between our acquisitions and organic growth, Maxim has added over $100 million of cranes to the state of Florida over the past 24 months and we are excited to continue our focus on providing the region with the best people and equipment available”, said Carlisle.
“I’m looking forward to working with our customer base and team members of Maxim throughout Florida and the rest of the country,” stated Lance Lotz, Branch Manager of Maxim Crane in Tampa. “It is exciting to work for a company that is completely focused on growth and customer service. We understand that the key to our growth is our ability to attract and retain key team members and ensure that we can safely deliver the results that our customers need and deserve. We have already expanded our Tampa fleet and equipment offerings and will be relocating into a renovated facility. Our customers expect us to be their “one-stop-shop” and this new location will enable Maxim to continue to add the types of equipment and experienced personnel that our customers expect from Maxim facilitating our ability to provide the best service anytime and anywhere they need it”, continued Lotz.
Maxim Crane Works L.P., the world’s largest crane rental company, today announced the appointment of Paul McDonnell as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. McDonnell will also join the Company’s Board of Directors.