Oklahoma City, Oct. 29, 2018 - Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. is proud to announce the promotion of Chuck Riddle to Governmental Sales Manager, Oklahoma. He will be responsible for managing the company’s governmental sales team in Oklahoma, which supports the equipment needs for all levels of governmental entities throughout the state. Additionally, Riddle will continue to manage his current governmental sales territory in northeast Oklahoma.
According to Bill Gustafson, Senior Director Sales – Oklahoma, “Chuck Riddle has been a great addition to our sales team and came to Kirby-Smith with honesty and integrity. He is respected by all in our industry and his community. Chuck’s extensive sales experience, leadership and work ethic will continue his success with our company and his new responsibilities.”
Riddle has been in the heavy construction machinery sales industry for 20 years, covering most of Oklahoma. He joined Kirby-Smith Machinery as a governmental sales representative in 2017.
Riddle said, “Kirby-Smith Machinery’s culture is like none other in the industry. I am excited for the opportunity afforded to me to remain part of the culture Kirby-Smith has created in our industry. I look forward to the challenge of re-establishing Kirby-Smith Machinery’s presence in the governmental marketplace in Oklahoma.”
Riddle has already made his presence known in the industry, connecting with and actively serving all Oklahoma associations that support leadership and events related to statewide municipalities, including: Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma (ACCO), County Officers & Deputies Association of Oklahoma (CODA), Circuit Engineering District (CED), Associated Builders and Contractors of Oklahoma (ABC), Association of Oklahoma General Contactors (AOGC), and the Oklahoma Public Fleet Management Association (OPFMA).
Born and raised in Oklahoma, Riddle has been married for 24 years to his wife Jennifer, and has two adult children (Kaitlyn and Chaz) and one grandson (Jase). Riddle enjoys spending time with family and lake life. Riddle and his wife reside in Glenpool, Okla.
About Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.
Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. was established in 1983 and is recognized as one of the premiere new and used heavy construction equipment and crane dealers in the country. Kirby-Smith Machinery and its hundreds of dedicated professional employees are committed to providing reliable new and used equipment for sale and equipment rentals, as well as responsive service and equipment parts for multiple makes and models. Kirby-Smith Machinery has more than 10 branch locations in Oklahoma, North Texas, West Texas, Kansas and Missouri. For more information about Kirby-Smith Machinery, call 888-861-0219 or visit kirby-smith.com.
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