Brandey Smith

Managing Editor, Penton Media

Brandey Chewning Smith joined RER magazine in 2001 as managing editor. Since then she has written thousands of articles covering the rental equipment industry, and its people, products, events and suppliers.

Prior to joining RER, Smith worked for magazines covering the wholesale baking and snack food, and swimming pool and spa industries. She is a graduate of The University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and also holds a degree in creative writing. Smith lives with her husband and two daughters in Overland Park, Kan.

Posts by Brandey Smith

in Rent Talk Oct 23, 2013

Don’t Hire Cowboys

As I write this I’m sitting at Gate B6 in Chicago’s O-Hare Airport waiting for my return flight to Kansas City. I’ve spent the....More
in Rent Talk Dec 16, 2010

Why Didn't I Think of That?

Do you ever see a new product or invention and think to yourself, “That's so obvious, why didn't I think of that first?” That happens to me all the....More
in Rent Talk Apr 22, 2010

40th Earth Day Reminds Us Environmental Awareness is Good for Business

Earth Day turns 40 today. And environmentalism is more chic than ever. Forty is the new 20, you know. But Earth Day reminds us of far more than the....More
in Rent Talk Nov 02, 2009

Third-Quarter Earnings Slides Knock Share Values Downward

After a second round of third-quarter 2009 financial results were released last week, the RER Reports Stock Block reported declines by all but two of....More
in Rent Talk Mar 31, 2009

Going Green Can Enhance Profitability

The economy is in recession, stocks are down, business is down, consumer confidence is down, yada, yada, yada. We all know these things by now, right....More
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