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Yale Distributor Appoints Three

Yale Lift Trucks of Florida and Georgia (Tampa, FL) is proud to announce the promotion of John Hilberling as sales manager for the Tampa and Orlando locations. In addition, the company has appointed two new account managers in the Florida territory. 

John Hilberling previously worked as an account manager in the Orlando market for more than six years. Hilberling is a graduate of Lincoln Christian College in Lincoln, Illinois, and served as a pastor for 17 years. He has earned 23 years in industrial sales experience and is married with four children.

Nick Smith has been appointed to Hilberling’s previous territory, covering Volusia, Seminole and Brevard counties in Florida. Smith joins the company having served in the United States Military as a Navy Seal with combat missions in both Afghanistan and Iraq and was awarded the Bronze Star for exceptional service overseas for the War on Terror.  Smith is a graduate of The University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and most recently worked for United Southern Bank as a commercial banking representative. 

Jim Hamilton has been appointed to the Tampa Sales Team covering Citrus, Hillsborough, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas and Sumter counties in Florida. Hamilton joins the company with more than twenty years of sales and marketing experience.  He is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and most recently worked for Monsanto Corporation in agricultural sales.  Both Hamilton and Smith will report to Hilberling.  

“For 30 years, we have been dedicated to doing the right thing by our customers.  We hire team members who are committed to this same philosophy. We are expecting great things from Nick, Jim, and John and look forward to their success,” adds VP and General Manager Alex MacKinnon.

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