CraneWorks appoints new general manager

By Hannah Sundermeyer31 August 2022

Eric Rhodes has joined CraneWorks, Inc. as general manager, leading the Houston headquarters and Dallas Fort Worth field office. He possesses a broad background in several key industries that CraneWorks serves, including transmission & distribution, oil & gas and construction.

Eric Rhodes, General Manager, CraneWorks Inc.

“On the surface, my job as a General Manager at CraneWorks is to increase productivity and streamline processes in Houston and Dallas,” said Rhodes. “But what I’m really excited about is the way we’re going to do that. Every day my employees come to work and get the chance to learn something new is a good day. I like bringing out the best in people.”

Rhodes first fell in love with welding at nine years old, the company said. It wasn’t long before he began his career as an electrician, eventually working his way up to master electrician. After nine years he joined KBR, spending time in the Middle East before signing on with Stewart & Stevenson and then Cameron (now Schlumberger). He then spent nearly eleven years as a branch manager, operations manager and sales manager at Waukesha-Pearce Industries (WPI).

“Eric impressed us right away with his attitude toward leadership,” said Keith Ayers, CEO, CraneWorks. “He brings a unique, motivational leadership style to CraneWorks that’s born of a sincere desire to elevate those around him. With a few dozen direct and indirect reports, we’re excited to see what the teams accomplish under his guidance.“

MAGAZINE
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, World Crane Week Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Latest News
Enter the ACT Specialized Lifting 50
On this list are companies that provide lifting and rigging services using such equipment as gantries, tower lifts, strand jacks, skates, rigger trucks and SPMTs. 
ALL grows fleet of Manitowoc lattice-booms
The acquisition includes two new Manitowoc MCL300 VPC, two additional VPC-MAX attachments, one MLC300 luffing jib attachment and one MLC650 11.5-foot-wide boom attachment.
Goldhofer to show P12 trailer at ConExpo
German company to showcase transportation solutions
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
D.Ann Shiffler Editor, American Cranes & Transport Tel: +1 512 869 8838 E-mail: d.ann.shiffler@khl.com
Matt Burk VP Sales Tel: +1 312 496 3314 E-mail: matt.burk@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA