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

Joan McKinlay

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

Plant & Hire Aide Alliance logo on a couple of images of boxes being sent for the convoy to support Ukrainian refugees

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 […]

Sara Wilhite, HR and Payroll Manager

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Sara Wilhite did, in fact, want to be a HR professional growing up! She shares tales from a life in HR with us on the Front Porch this month. We learned about her karaoke skills and the wide range of music she prefers to perform. We also learned a lot about drug testing, how NOT […]

Samantha Ruttura, Our Rental Pumps

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Samantha Ruttura of Our Rental Pumps was born into the construction industry, but found her own niche in the concrete pump rental industry. She talked about growing up on Long Island, how she decided to get into concrete pumping, getting involved in the industry as a whole, and more. We also learned about taking pride […]

Brian Beaudry, NI Content Generator

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Brian Beaudry works on the marketing team, is a producer on this show, and was…well, he was the person we had available when we needed a last-minute guest. We learned about his early dreams of professional sports superstardom, his recruitment into the Marine Corps, how he ended up in marketing after a few career changes, […]

Amy Mulligan, AJM Hire Co.

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We welcome our first Australian guest to The Front PORch! Amy Mulligan joins us from Western Australia – she and her husband founded AJM Hire Co. in 2019 after having wanted to open a hire business for years…only to have to close it as COVID and lockdowns hit Australia. But they’re back into the hire […]