Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. announced the hiring of its new operations manager for the Odessa branch, Shawn Ballard. As operations manager, Ballard will be responsible for Odessa’s branch operations, including parts, service and rental operations oversite. Prior to Kirby-Smith, Ballard served as project manager of Komatsu America’s CST team. He also spent more than 12 years with Road Machinery LLC. as a master mechanic and EOD shop foreman, with more than 25 years in the heavy equipment industry overall.
“I am very excited about the opportunity,” said Ballard. “My aim is to build our Odessa branch to become the highest example of product support in the industry, and to increase the awareness of our customer base about the offerings available to them especially our rental offerings. The opportunities for growth are limitless.”
For more information, call 888/861-0219 or visit www.kirby-smith.com.