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Scott Plomer, Web Developer

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Scott Plomer, Point of Rental’s web developer, started his career with interests in firefighting and engineering. He ditched it all to pursue creative passions, move to the DFW area, and start a career in web development. Now he’s helping Point of Rental build out a YouTube channel, developing new features on internal and external projects, […]

Melanie Kaye, Project Coordinator

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Melanie Kaye started at Point of Rental as a receptionist and now works as a Project Coordinator, helping new Point of Rental users in the UK get set up with their software (in addition to getting other projects set up). We talked about her career, from a short foray into hairdressing and time as a […]

Adam Seyedmortaza, Software Engineer Team Lead

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Adam Seyedmortaza has been working on Point of Rental’s software for roughly six years now, working his way up to leading a team of developers. Adam also speaks several non-coding languages and is in the process of automating his house. We talked about what he and his development team are doing today at Point of […]

Jack Baker, Strategic SDR

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Jack Baker joined Point of Rental as a regular ol’ Sales Development Representative (SDR) way back when he wasn’t even old enough to consume adult beverages legally in the U.S.  In his time with the company, he’s helped launch Sales Development processes in the UK and Australia without leaving the States, meaning a lot of […]

Rob Warwick, UK Software Support Manager

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Rob Warwick joined the Point of Rental team just in time for COVID restrictions and a lot of remote work. He visited the Front Porch to talk about his journey from selling insurance to becoming Point of Rental’s UK Software Support Manager, how football/soccer relates to managing a support team, and got some weight-loss tips […]

Joan McKinlay, Customer Success Manager Team Lead

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If you’re one of Point of Rental’s UK-based or European customers, you’ve probably interacted with Joan McKinlay, our Customer Success Manager Team Lead in Reading. In addition to her trip with the Plant & Hire Aid Alliance to Slovakia to support Ukrainian refugees this November (which was shared earlier this month), we talked about what […]

Keeping up with the Plant & Hire Aid Alliance

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This month’s Front Porch guest is Joan McKinlay from our UK office, who participated in the Plant & Hire Aid Alliance‘s recent convoy to Slovakia to provide equipment and supplies to Ukrainian refugees. Since the full episode won’t be shared until after the next Plant & Hire Aid Alliance event takes place, we wanted to […]

Podcast: The #PORIC22 Industry Panel

The PORIC22 Industry Panel onstage at the International Conference in 2022.

In a special edition of The Front Porch, we recorded our Industry Panel session at the 2022 International Conference. Panelists include, in order of appearance: John Hiatt, SitePro Rentals Frances Ellison, Curated Events Michelle Kuenning Bullock, Tates Rents Matt Musgrove, Tejas Equipment Rental We talked about the challenges they’ve seen in the rental industry over […]

Jeremy Mackey, Lead Trainer for Learning & Development

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Jeremy Mackey grew up wanting to be a Power Ranger and now he’s delivering lessons and knowledge to Point of Rental users…so, pretty close! We got his backstory, learned what brought him from Oklahoma to Texas and got his fantasy football insights just in time for your drafts (he’s a back-to-back defending fantasy league champion […]

Bridget Otten, American Rental Association

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Bridget Otten grew up in the Quad Cities and knew she wanted to be in the event-creating industry early in life. Now the ARA’s Director of Meetings and Events, she and her team help create memorable networking events nationwide. We talked about her path to where she is today, played a game of “Otten or […]