Chris Jones: New President/Chief Operating Officer of ARI-HETRA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ARI Phoenix, Inc. appoints Christopher Jones as its President/Chief Operating Officer

Seasoned Sales Executive takes the helm to drive next level growth.

Sharonville, Ohio (May 10, 2024) – ARI Phoenix, Inc. (“ARI”) (www.ari-hetra.com) is pleased to announce that Christopher Jones of Liberty Township Ohio joins the company as President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Jones most recently served as the President of GF Machining Solutions, the US operation of a Swiss leader in machining and automation. His 30-year career has been marked by excellence in sales development and general corporate leadership.

Mr. Jones remarked “I’m thrilled to bring my skills to bear at such a great local company.”

ARI is an industry leader in shop equipment for the heavy-duty truck maintenance industry across North America. The company’s flagship product is the ARI-HETRA mobile column lift (MCL) which is sold in ARI’s trademarked “safety green.” The MCL is the preferred solution to safely lift trucks weighing as much as 150,000 lbs with any wheelbase or width. As the name implies, mobile column lifts are easily moved between service bays and are purchased at a fraction of comparable fixed solutions.

Gary Hudson, Chairman and CEO of ARI-HETRA notes “We are so excited to join forces with Chris and are confident that he will take us to the next level!”

Joseph Miller

Joseph Miller, Our New Sales Rep in SW California! 💚

Joseph Miller

We are excited to announce that has joined our sales team! Anyone in Southwestern California can contact Joseph for all their,, and needs.

Joseph spent 18 years in commercial construction sales specializing in power tools and fasteners. He enjoys traveling, sports, being outdoors, hiking, and listening to music. When Joseph is not outside soaking up nature, he enjoys listening to his favorite band, , rooting for the, and watching the television show,.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Joseph on his direct line at 909-887-1496, fill out his, or give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755. Thank you and have a great rest of your day! #GoWithGreen

Shane Read

Shane Read: Our New Service Tech in TX, LA, AR, KS, and OK! 💚

Shane Read

We are excited to announce that Shane Read is our  service professional in parts of North Texas, Northwest Louisiana, Southwest Arkansas, Kansas, and Southern Oklahoma. He is ready to help keep your ,, andsafe and running like new.

Shane served 21 years in the U.S. Navy. During that time, he worked on all sorts of amazing aircraft, such as the , the , the , and the . He loves fishing on the lake with his kids and is into cars and trucks. When he gets downtime, Shane also enjoys watching his favorite TV show, , and drifting into one of the many movies from the .

If you need to  an annual safety certification or any preventive maintenance tasks for your, feel free to fill out an. You can also call our  at 877-573-3755 orwith any questions. #GoWithGreen

Matthew Whaley

Matthew Whaley: Our New Service Tech in OH, IN, and MI! 💚

Matthew Whaley

We are excited to announce that Matthew Whaley is our  service professional in Ohio, Eastern Indiana, and Southern Michigan. He is ready to help keep your ,, andsafe and running like new.

Matthew has extensive experience working on electrical panels, overhead cranes, port cranes, and many other .  He enjoys being with family, learning new things, hunting, fishing, woodworking, traveling, working on cars, reading, and attending sporting events (, Cincinnati Reds/, and). When he gets some downtime, Matthew loves watching his favorite TV show, The League, the movie, Field of Dreams, or listening to the heavy metal band, .

If you need toan annual safety certification or any preventive maintenance tasks for your , feel free to fill out an. You can also call our  at 877-573-3755 orwith any questions. #GoWithGreen

Monty Beegan

Monty Beegan, Our New Sales Rep in W Canada! 💚🍁

We are excited to announce that joined our sales team! Anyone located in Western Canada can  for all of their,, and needs.

Monty is a master electrician turned dealership manager who is now using his industry knowledge to help keep our service tech brothers and sisters equipped with the proper (green) heavy-duty maintenance equipment. When he is not reciting , he is rooting on thehockey team. More fun facts: Monty enjoys, playing hockey, going camping, fishing, and riding his. His favorite movie to kick back and watch isand his go-to television series to binge-watch is .

If you have any questions, feel free to call Shawn on his direct line at 972-504-7026, fill out his , or give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755. Thank you and have a great rest of your day! #GoWithGreen

Steve Abdelahad

Steven Abdelahad: New Regional Sales Manager in NV & Southern CA

Steve Abdelahad

We are excited to announce that the awesome Steven Abdelahad joined our ARI-HETRA sales team! Anyone located in Nevada and Southern California can contact Steven for all of their Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment needs.

He is passionate about building relationships and challenging himself with technical projects. Steven enjoys spending time with his family at the lake, cruising in his Jeep, working on motorcycles, and getting outside for some adrenaline-fueled off-road racing.

Steven focused on business management in college before running a business of his own in the powder coating industry. Steven then fine-tuned his sales skills in the motorcycle industry for five years. We are thankful that he is now part of the ARI family, helping us make lives easier in the heavy-duty world.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Steven on his direct line at 310-570-5808, fill out his online contact form, or give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755.

Kenny P Sales Team

Kenny Prince: New Regional Sales Manager in VA, MD, DE, DC, & WV

Kenny P Sales Team

We are excited to announce that Kenny Prince joined our top notch ARI-HETRA sales team! Anyone located in Northern and Central Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia, and Eastern West Virginia can contact Kenny for all of their Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment needs.

Kenny acquired his bachelor’s degree from The University of Maryland, worked in sales for a major consumer product manufacturer for 20 years, was part of the ARI-HETRA team for 10 years, and then helped with sales at MAHA USA. Mr. Prince is passionate about traveling, sports, and cooking. He enjoys spending time outdoors and rooting for the Washington Redskins football team.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Kenny on his direct line at 202-302-2352, fill out his online contact form, or give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755.

Daniel H Service Team

Daniel Henry: Our Service Tech in PA, NJ, and NY

Daniel H Service Team

Daniel Henry is our ARI-HETRA certified professional in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Buffalo, New York for keeping your Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment safe and running like new.

The high-speed U.S. Navy veteran is passionate about football (watches every Penn State game), enjoys spending time with his family, and learning to play guitar. Daniel likes listening to music by Luke Combs and Cody Johnson. His favorite movie is Forest, Forest Gump. We are over the moon about having Daniel in our tight-knit family.

Speaking of Forest Gump, our heavy-duty equipment is also like a box of chocolates. You ALWAYS know what you are going to get (spoiler alert: a quality product). If you do run into a problem, however, feel free to give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755 or fill out our online service request form. #GoWithGreen

Tom ARI-HETRA Sales

Tom Ackerman: Our New Regional Sales Manager in AZ, CO, NM, & UT

Tom ARI-HETRA Sales

We are excited to announce that Tom Ackerman joined our top notch ARI-HETRA sales team! Anyone located in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah can contact Tom for all of their Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment needs.

The retired Army/Navy veteran and Arizona State University graduate grew up in Illinois, where he would often take a bus to Wrigley Field as a kid to catch a Cubs game. Tom has been around and involved in vehicle maintenance his entire life and knows how to make facilities more efficient with our dependable products.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Tom on his direct line at 702-373-5122, fill out his online contact form, or give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755.

Melissa ARI-HETRA CSR

Welcome to the ARI-HETRA Family, Melissa!

Melissa ARI-HETRA CSR

It is a pleasure to announce that Melissa Hembree joined our team here at the corporate office today in the role of Customer Service Representative. It’s exciting to watch our ARI-HETRA family continue to grow. Our wonderful customers will be in very good hands with Melissa’s amazing personality and expertise.

Have a question about a product or looking for pricing? Reach out to an ARI team member in your area!