Today Aspen Equipment announces that David Phillips will be joining the company as the truck equipment territory manager for Iowa and Nebraska.
Phillips brings over 10 years of experience to the position. He is already familiar with some of the team at Aspen Equipment in his role as PALFINGER’S Midwest regional sales manager for the PAL Pro mechanics truck and PSC Crane product lines.
In his new role, Phillips is “looking forward to working directly with equipment buyers and operators, having previously worked at the manufacturer/distributor level.” He will draw on his years in the truck equipment industry to promote Aspen Equipment and its capabilities for building and supplying equipment trucks. “I’ll be able to bring strong product knowledge to the territory and be able to directly manage the buying process to ensure that my customers are getting [the] best solution for their business.
Todd Foster, President of Aspen Equipment comments, “The people at Aspen have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Phillips throughout his many years in the industry. Over that time, David’s professionalism, positive attitude and unwavering customer service have always impressed. I am thrilled to have him join the Aspen Team and look forward to the success he will bring to the organization and our Iowa and Nebraska customers.”
Aspen Equipment is announcing that Director of Sales Dick Kennedy has decided to retire at the end of 2020. Jed Fischbach will step into the role effective January 2021.
Kennedy celebrates over four decades at Aspen Equipment, and is the company’s longest serving employee. Jed Fischbach, Aspen’s territory manager, notes that Kennedy’s most memorable trait is his “ability to maintain relationships with customers and to remember something about each and [every one] of them.” His retirement is “well-deserved.”
Reflecting on his career, Kennedy says that it’s “been a wonderful experience that has afforded me many valuable opportunities to learn and grow. I am very grateful to have been part of this company.” Read the entire press release on constructionequipmentguide.com.
Hennepin County Public Health hosted the Wellness by Design Award ceremony at the Maple Grove Community Center on November 7th. Seventy-six (76) organizations in Hennepin County, including Aspen Equipment, were in attendance. Aspen Equipment is a multi-year award recipient, winning multiple awards between 2009-2013.
Sharon Hengel, HR manager at Aspen Equipment says “we’ve had wellness programming at Aspen since 2008. Our program continues to evolve. Our annual wellness survey provides us with employee feedback and suggestions, which we use to determine the quarterly activities for the next year. Some foundational activities remain consistent, but we challenge participants to take one more step forward. Wellness and safety are integrated and contribute to our overall culture, which is particularly impactful in our shop environment. Our president [Todd Foster] initiated being directly involved in our Fun committee!”