Great Team

Meet Our Sales Team

Our Sales Team is Formed by Forklifts and Material Handling Industry Specialists. Divided between Chicago, IL and Fort Myers, FL.

National Account Manager John Kern

I apply 20 years of industry experience to create strategies for team success and manage multiple National Accounts for Marina Forklifts. I maintain industry relationships with an end goal to buy and sell material handling equipment, with an emphasis on large capacity machines.

National Account Manager Nick Fiene

Focusing on global banking, leasing, and equipment industries. I excel in building valuable relationships and facilitating asset transactions, and work closely with dealers nationwide to achieve remarkable results.

National Account Manager Grant Fosberg

I specialize in used & reconditioned marina forklifts world wide, along with other boat yard/marina equipment. I also focus on buying and selling with forklift dealers throughout the country.

National Account Manager Matthew O'Connor

I specialize in working with end users in a variety of different industries including lumber, building supply, and paper. I also work with a multitude of forklift dealers everyday in buying and selling used equipment, consisting of a plethora of different brands and capacities.

National Account Manager Matthew Rebernick

I am originally from Milwaukee Wisconsin and have lived in Chicago for 5 years now, I specialize in the selling of older aged inventory for the company while having knowledge of current resale market values for any material handling or aerial lift equipment.

National Account Manager Matthew Heffernan

Specializing in high capacity cushions and pneumatics. I also work with many end users in the Steve-doring, breakbulk, and container companies providing solid used empty container handlers, loaded container handlers, and reach stackers.

National Account Manager John Lizzadro

I'm a Chicago native with a construction background. I focus on high capacity forklifts and dirt equipment.

National Account Sales / Big Truck Specialist Nick Marshall

I'm applying my 28 years of lift truck experience to better serve our customers, continue to grow Forklift Exchange, maintain past lift truck dealer relationships, and manage multiple National Accounts for new and used high-capacity lift trucks.

National Account ManagerBrock Stewart

Specializing in high capacity forklifts with an emphasis on extendable cushions. I work with machinery movers/riggers around the country with the goal of obtaining and strengthening our valued client relationships.

National Account Manager Gene Bayer

I buy and sell all makes and models of used forklifts from warehouse machines to high capacity cushion and pneumatics. I also specialize in aerial equipment and construction equipment, ranging from heavy duty to compact skid steers and mini-excavators.

National Account Manager Tom Zeman

Engaging potential new dealers to build relationships and buy all types of material handling equipment. I have in-depth knowledge of the secondary machinery market to offer competitive wholesale prices to buyers and sellers.

National Account Manager Thomas Leahy

With over 10 years of sales experience, I specialize in managing our current and prospective customer networks to buy aging and new inventory for forklifts and other material handling equipment.

National Account Manager Griffin Wade

As a dedicated wholesaler specializing in high-capacity forklfts, Marina trucks, yard spotters, and new and used lifts, I provide comprehensive solutions for all material handling needs. With a robust inventory and a commitment to excellence, I also offer a full range of parts and services to ensure optimal performance and longevity of your equipment. My expertise and reliable support make me a trusted partner in the material handling industry.

National Account Manager Tyson Gordon

I specialize in used & reconditioned forklifts worldwide. I also focus on buying and selling with forklift dealers throughout the country.

Great Team

Meet Our Service Team

Our Service Team is Divided between Chicago, IL and Fort Myers, FL. Guillermo covers the East Coast, Midwest, and West Coast.
Jessica handles the East Coast of Florida, and Mike manages the West Coast of Florida.

Service Coordinator Jessica Cassidy

I went to Lincoln Tech Automotive, I worked as a Service Advisor then Warranty Administrator for Toyota and Kia for 10 years. I started working at Forklift Exchange December 2022. I enjoy going to the beach and being a proud new mother.

Service Coordinator Mike Kaser

I’m Mike Kaser, and I graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in May of 2019, and I’ve been working at Forklift Exchange since. I started my career in procurement, then transitioned into Service Manager / General Manager at our Bedford Park, IL facility. I recently moved down to Florida at the beginning of April 2023, and I now coordinate all service repairs for the West Coast of Florida. I like to spend my free time fishing, boating, and golfing.

Service Manager Guillermo Hinojosa

I have been with Forklift Exchange for over 4 years scheduling and managing our team of service technicians out of our Bedford Park warehouse. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife and kids.

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Meet Our Parts Team

Our Parts Team is Based out of Bedford Park, IL, and is Comprised of Machinery Industry Experts.

Aftermarket Parts Account Manager Adrian Palacios

I've been working at Forklift Exchange for four years, started working at Hoist for one year, then transferred over to Forklift Exchange in 2019. I have a background in Supply Chain Management but transferred over to Parts sales about a year ago in the Chicago office. Born and raised in Guayaquil, Ecuador, I graduated from Indiana University in 2018 with a Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics degree. In my free time, I like to play music, travel to new places worldwide, and enjoy the good weather outside.

Aftermarket Parts Account Manager Isaac Sahagun

I’m Isaac, and I’ve been with Forklift Exchange for two years. I started in equipment sales, then moved to parts after a year. I graduated from Ball State University with a Business Administration and Marketing degree. I enjoy golfing and catching up with friends and family in my free time.