Founded in 1990, US Markets, Inc. has become a national leader in the wholesale aerial work platform rental and sales industry. They specialize in providing equipment to dealers throughout North America for re-rentals. In 2008 they added reconditioning services as a way for rental fleet owners to extend the life of their equipment. US Markets also sells new and used equipment and parts.
The company’s goal is to provide the most innovative, up-to-date products and services in the aerial lift industry to rental yards across the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
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Jon Anderson was promoted to Director of Repair Services after successfully running the Gallatin, Tenn., Restoration Facility from startup in 2007. As US Markets expands its Restoration Services into new markets, Jon will focus on establishing new facilities. He works as team leader with both Restoration Facility Managers.
Jon is a factory trained technician for Genie and JLG equipment, a certified crane inspector, and an expert troubleshooter and technician for Broderson crane products.
Andrew Pisani manages the Port St. Lucie, Fla., Restoration Facility. When he joined US Markets in 2012 he was tasked with opening this location as a start-up facility. He now managers more than 20 full time employees at this location. The team consists of Shop, Paint, Parts, Road Service, and Quality Assurance departments. Genie and JLG factory trained technicians and EPA-certified painters make up the crews led by these departments.
Andy has more than 25 years of experience as a service manager, mechanic and business owner in the Rental and International Shipping industries. His background in preventative maintenance, administration, and job cost estimating serves him well as he leads USM’s newest Restoration location.
Used Equipment Manager
Mike Ferguson has more than 20 years of experience in sales management and new business development with several national lifting equipment sales and rental companies. Most recently, he served as Territory Manager for IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for used construction equipment. Prior to that, he was VP of Sales for Acme Lift, where he partnered with national and regional rental companies to negotiate strategic sourcing agreements in order to increase their rental revenue and equipment utilization.
As Used Equipment Manager, Mike oversees U.S. Markets’ used equipment purchasing and sales, a task for which he is uniquely positioned to manage. Previous success at managing millions of dollars in assets and overseeing new branch start-ups make him a valuable addition to the U.S Markets team.
Matthew Kline joined USM’s management team in March 2015, bringing with him a deeper level of financial and business strategy skills to the company. He grew and led his own financial advisory and consulting firm from the late 1990's to 2014. At Kline Capital Group, Matthew provided corporate strategic consulting and financial advice to clients in service, distribution, and manufacturing industries ranging from start-up ventures to entities with over $2 billion net sales. He also provided asset and investment management services. Prior to leading Kline Capital Group, Matthew spent time with Ameritech Corp. as a director, Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith as a financial adviser, and as senior anaylist with a boutique healthcare, real estate and consulting company. Matthew holds a BS in Economics from Pennsylvania State University, and a MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He brings a strong financial background and the ability to function at a fast-pace, making essential strategic decisions which expand and refine USM’s offering to the market.
Jon Letchford came to US Markets in 2007 from the material handling industry, where he was responsible for an inventory of 500 pieces of equipment valued at up to $2.5 million. His ability to adapt quickly to changing market conditions makes him an asset as he builds new customer relationships in the Northeast and Southeast. His experience includes working with OEMs, dealer rental and sales managers, and end users, making Jon a great liaison for US Markets’ customers who are looking for specialty used equipment to purchase.
Luke Powers has led the way in establishing US Markets’ National Account Program, which is designed to foster strategic partnerships with clients who operate on a national scale. The program streamlines services, account support, and reporting tools no matter where the customer’s job is located.
Before coming to US Markets in 2012, Luke was a top inside sales rep for global transportation and supply chain management firm Echo Global Logistics, which was ranked as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the United States. He quickly worked his way up to Enterprise Sales Director, while earning accolades for top sales and passionate customer service.
Boasting both technical and sales experience, Keith Serbin is the hub of the US Markets wheel. Responsible for all things Rental, Keith tracks the 400+ units in the US Markets fleet and is an important resource to Regional Account Managers when helping to meet their customer’s needs. He knows what equipment is available, where it is going next week, when it is due for inspections. He has a Bachelor’s in Business Management.
One of US Markets longest employees, Sue Smith has been with the company for more than 20 years. She provides a valuable historical perspective and knowledge of North American rental markets. She has worked in administration, fleet management, and customer focused roles during her tenure. In the early 2000s, Sue was one of the first to employ GPS technology as part of rental operations and she has pioneered US Market’s use of telematics applications for improving fleet efficiency. In 2013, Sue became a part-time employee and is enjoying that flexibility by spending time with her grandchildren and travelling with her husband.
Randy has been involved with the AWP Industry since it was in its infancy, getting his start as a distributor for Genie Industries in the mid-1970s, even before the manufacturer offered powered access equipment. For nearly 25 years, Randy was a top sales agent for Genie.
Today he leads U.S. Markets, which for more than 20 years has been a wholesale re-rental supplier of scissor lifts, boom lifts, and telescopic handlers. He has established U.S Markets as the aerial rental industry’s source for access equipment when demand exceed supply. Over the years, Randy has maintained its close relationship with Genie, and now Terex, and aims to provide local rental companies with lifting equipment they need, whether it be big boom lifts like the Genie SX-180 or everyday personnel lifting equipment.
Chris Williamson joins USM Restoration as the Branch Manager of our Cleburne, Texas location. He has over 10 years of experience at Terex/Genie Industries in many capacities, having been involved with manufacturing, engineering, and quality in Redmond, Washington. He had relocated to Texas to supervise the Reconditioning and Customer Repairs departments at the Genie Reconditioning Facility in Waco, Texas. When they relocated to Oklahoma City, Chris opted to stay in Texas and join the USM team.
The Cleburne facility has 17 full time employees and includes a Mechanics Shop, Paint Shop, and Parts Department. There are both Genie and JLG factory trained technicians that make up the crew working in Cleburne to handle your service or recondition needs.
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Call US Markets, Inc. at: 630.530.8550