PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mr. Carlisle has worked for Maxim and one of its predecessor companies for 33 years, having started out in his family’s Carlisle Crane business, which was acquired by Maxim in 1999. Prior to serving as COO, Mr. Carlisle was a senior vice president overseeing Maxim’s Midwest and Southeast regions and headed up the crawler crane and tower crane product lines for the entire company.
"I am thrilled about the opportunity to lead a company that has been such a big part of my life and my career,” said Mr. Carlisle. “I strongly believe we have the deepest and most talented team in the industry. I am excited to work with our leadership group and all of Maxim’s dedicated employees to continue delivering the high levels of value and service our customers deserve.”
Mr. Carlisle said the company’s top priorities are continuing to increase equipment utilization, expanding and strengthening customer relationships, and maintaining Maxim’s relentless commitment to safety.
“Bryan has spent most of his life in the crane and construction industry and he has proven to be an exceptional leader,” said Louis Samson, partner at Platinum Equity, which acquired Maxim Crane in 2008. “He has an outstanding reputation in the industry and under his leadership I am confident we have the right people, equipment and resources to execute the strategic plan and continue delivering profitable growth.”
In addition to Mr. Carlisle, Maxim’s senior management team includes:
- Randy Johnston, President of the Central Region
- Mark Swaney, President of the West Region
- Larry Lis, Vice President of the Northeast Region
- Joe Vaccarello, Chief Financial Officer
- Frank Bardonaro, President of Sales
About Maxim Crane Works
Maxim Crane Works is the only coast-to-coast provider of comprehensive lifting services in the United States. Maxim Crane Works has one of the largest, most modern fleets of mobile cranes in the world. Maxim Crane Works provides risk management, safety and insurance programs that are unparalleled in the industry. Maxim Crane Works’ maintenance and service programs promote maximum uptime with minimal delays. More information about Maxim Crane can be found on the Company’s website at www.maximcrane.com.