The American Rental Association (ARA) state chapters of Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee recently held their board elections. See below who will be serving as board members on their respective state chapters this year.
An * indicates a brand-new member of the state’s board of directors.
ARA of Alabama board members:
President: Chasity Crowe Moore, owner, Americ Equipment Rental, Hartselle
Vice president: Eric Barron, president, Rent Ready Equipment & Sales, Enterprise
Secretary and treasurer: Harrison Abbott, president, Rental Men, Pell City
Board member: Michael Hamm, owner and operator, Tennessee River Rental, Florence
Board member: Alexander Kontogeorge Jr., owner, AK Rentals, Cullman
Associate member director: Kyle Marchin, sales manager, M & M Sales, Belmont, N.C.
ARA of Mississippi board members:
President: Lee Hutchinson, general manager, Mississippi Tent & Party Rental, Madison
Vice president: Paul Hester, branch manager, Thompson Machinery/The CAT Rental Store, Oxford
Secretary: Erin Stubbs, event coordinator, Busylad Rent-All, Tupelo
Treasurer: Marlee Cain, controller, Taylor Rental Center, Greenville
Board member: Bowen Bridges, manager, Magnolia Rental & Sales, Batesville
Board member: Danny Craft, owner, FunVentures, Florence
Associate member director: Matthew Pare, regional area manager, Aztec Tents, Brookhaven
ARA of South Carolina board members:
President: Warren Clayton, president, Asheville Hwy Rental, Spartanburg
Vice president: Mila Weeks, business manager, Crisp Event Rentals, Columbia
Secretary: Courtney Scipio, owner, IBA Event Rentals, North Charleston
Treasurer: Bill Thompson III, sales representative, Thompson Rental Services, Columbia
*Board member: Terry Kovarik, director, fleet and merchandising, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Mooresville, N.C.
Board member: Adam Rabe, director of business development, Sunbelt Rentals, West Columbia
Board member: Andrea Shurburtt, owner, Berbank & Co., Spartanburg
Board member: Stephanie Summerson-Hall, owner, Ruth’s House, Event Rentals & Design, Holly Hill
Associate member director: Jack Halsey, rental sales manager, BOMAG Americas, Ridgeway
Associate member director: Davis West, technical solutions representative, TopTec Event Tents, Moore
ARA of Tennessee board members:
President: Jill Cole, owner, Southern Events, Franklin
Vice president: Jim Decatur, general manager, All Occasions Party Rentals, Knoxville
Treasurer: Mike Holland, CERP, president, Chattanooga Tent & Event Solutions, Chattanooga
*Secretary: Rodney Coker, president and CEO, Coker Rental Co., Clinton
*Board member: Grant Christopher, vice president, Christopher Equipment, Tullahoma
*Board member: Brandt Gaylor, branch manager, United Rentals Power HVAC, Knoxville
Board member: David Lewis, vice president of rental, Stowers Rents, Knoxville
Board member: Jeremy Rardin, vice president of operations, Rent-All Store, Chattanooga
Associate member director: Brent Dykes, sales representative, MTA Distributors, Jackson
Please congratulate these members for their service.