Crane Rental Corp. hires Smyrk, Hershner, Nutting

By D.Ann Shiffler09 April 2009

Don Smyrk

Don Smyrk

Florida, US-based Crane Rental Corporation (CRC) has added three new members to its team. Don Smyrk is the new CFO and will oversee all financial functions for the Orlando-based company. Smyrk has years of experience as a CPA and auditor. He is the former finance manager at Waste Management and most recently, for 11 years, was CFO at GE Transportation in Melbourne, Florida. Smyrk had early experience with CRC when he helped pour the first foundation slab almost 30 years ago.

William "Bill" Hershner is the new national accounts/sales manager. Hershner brings more than 45 years of experience to the CRC sales team. Most recently he was sales manager at Kelly Tractor Co., a Link-Belt dealer based in Miami, Florida. Hershner worked for Link-Belt and also for Galion Manufacturing as a district manager.

J.R. Nutting is a new team member in the heavy haul/rigging sales division based in the Davenport branch. Nutting's extensive background includes positions at several well respected Florida companies. Nutting will spearhead this division for CRC.

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