ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2017) – Sims Crane, Florida’s premier crane and equipment provider, has appointed Art Gilfus as Regional Area Manager in Orlando. In this role, Gilfus will handle daily management of sales, operations, and customer relationships for the Central Florida region as well as attainment of our long-term business goals and objectives.
Gilfus brings to his new position more than 20 hears of managerial and crane industry experience. Most recently, he was general manager at Platte Valley Equipment, a John Deere dealership with multiple locations in Nebraska. Gilfus also has notable crane industry experience, serving as the North America Sales Manager for DEMAG Mobile Cranes in Zweibrucken, Germany and Vice President at Ringhaver’s Southeastern Crane Division in Tampa, Fla.
Gilfus received a bachelor’s degree in finance and an MBA from the University of San Diego. In 2012, he completed the Executive Development Program at the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
“Art boasts more than two decades of management experience and we are thrilled to have him on the Sims team,” said Dean Sims II, Sims Crane Vice President of Marketing. “We expect his extensive experience to be a tremendous asset for Sims Crane in Central Florida.”