The Front PORch

Welcome to The Front Porch, where host Lauren Jewell sits with Pointers and people throughout the hire industry to find out a little bit about them,
hat makes them tick, and maybe gets some advice for making her way in the hire software industry.

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Pat Flannery, Canadian Rental Service

Patrick Flannery has been a busboy, a grocery clerk, painter, bar bouncer, crane yard worker, pizza store clerk, construction worker, copywriter, writer, and salesman in …

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Lathan Andrews, Talent Manager

Lathan Andrews plays a big role in helping Point of Rental grow the right way. As Talent Manager, he’s often the one seeking out the …

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Will Wright, Peerless Events & Tents

Will Wright, Peerless Events & Tents

Will Wright grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, wanting the Wall Street life. After pursuing those dreams for a while, he set his sights on …

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Kacie Brewer, United Rentals

Kacie Brewer is not only the manager of United Rentals’ diversity and inclusion programs, she’s one of Rental Management magazine’s “12 to Watch Under 40” …

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Ben Santiago, Graphic Designer

Ben Santiago is Point of Rental’s graphic designer and the marketing team’s Pokemon expert. His dream since childhood has been to become an “artificial pastor” …

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One Stop Hire Acquires Lord Hire Centres; pictured is One Stop's training centre.

One Stop Hire Acquires Lord Hire Centres

Recently, our friends at One Stop Hire acquired Lord Hire Centres and their eight depots in North East England to become one of the largest …

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James Auerbach, ARA VP, Event Segment

When James Auerbach, the ARA’s Event Segment VP, was a kid, he thought he’d be a physical therapist, journalist, or a chef. Professionally, he’s officially …

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Gustavo Castaneda, Salesforce Platform Manager

Gustavo Castaneda, our Salesforce Platform Manager, started his career by dismembering his parents’ appliances. From there, he got into engineering, then software, and eventually joined …

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