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 […]

Ross Stratman, Development Team Lead, Essentials

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We talked to Essentials Team Lead Ross Stratman about being a developer for many, many years, some of what he’s done professionally, and how he went from wanting to be a cowboy into becoming a software developer. We also talked about his time at Point of Rental and what it’s like to work with his […]

Behind the Scenes: A 40th Anniversary Webinar

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Instead of going outside of Point of Rental to talk to industry leaders, we looked within for May 2022. After a month spent celebrating the company’s 40th anniversary and planning for the next 40+ years, our regional leaders did an internal “Ask Me Anything” webinar for employees. Since most of the up-front content was pretty […]

Ben Sinclair, Business Development Manager, Canada

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Ben Sinclair joined Point of Rental a few years ago as a Customer Success Manager, coming from his family’s business, Aim Hire. Since joining the team, he’s come a long way not only in his career and team, but geographically as well – he’s now heading up Point of Rental’s Canadian operations out of Toronto.  […]

Peter Maginnis, Makinex Construction Products

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Peter Maginnis is focused on making inefficiencies extinct. That makes him a pretty good fit for Makinex, since that’s the company’s goal as well. On this episode of The Front PORch, we talked with Peter about his history, his wine career, his travels overseas to see how the rest of the world was doing hire/rental, […]

Robert Flach, Director of Software Development, Essentials

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As our Director of Software Development for Essentials (and eSign), Robert Flach is a busy man. But that doesn’t mean he can’t make time for drama – or comedy – by participating in community theatre projects after work. We learned how he went from computer science to nearly getting a Master’s degree in English literature, […]

Andrew Heesacker, Arvada Rent-Alls

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If you learn just one thing about Andrew Heesacker and Arvada Rent-Alls by listening to this video, let it be how to pronounce his name. It seems like there’s a pretty good chance you’ll run across him if you’re in the rental industry. We talked about his journey to becoming President/CEO of his own company, […]

Paul Alleyne, Software Support Technician

Paul Alleyne, Tier I Software Support Technician

Paul Alleyne has had a lot of jobs, starting out in radio while he was still in high school. They all have one thing in common: He’s consistently into helping people. That attitude suits him well as a software support technician at Point of Rental, where he not only helps customers, but assists new Pointers […]

Frances Ellison, CE Rental

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Frances Ellison is the IT Business Development Director at CE Rental. She also was a Pointer prior to the pandemic before taking on her remote role with CE. We caught up with her during a visit to our office last week and talked about her career in the equipment rental industry, with Point of Rental, […]

Collin Pike, Chief Architect of Cloud Engineering

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As Point of Rental expands its cloud software offerings, we’re needing to ensure that data is organized in a way that allows our customers to access it quickly. Enter Collin Pike and the Cloud Engineering team. We talked to Collin about his childhood dreams of being a fighter pilot, how he ended up going from […]