Acme Lift Co. has named Roger Slagle chief financial officer at Acme Lift Co., bringing 16 years of expertise – ranging from financial modeling and analysis to business development – to the wholesale rental company.

Slagle worked for Volvo Rents, now BlueLine Rental, from 2005 to 2012, holding jobs including director of finance, business development and corporate controller He managed accounting and finances for retail rental branches, conducted diligence and valuation determinations and reports and worked on business case and financial project analysis. When Volvo Rents began acquiring independent franchise locations and independent rental companies and integrating them, Slagle managed the finances for the acquisitions and directed the financial transitions from franchises to company-owned branches.

“Roger brings to Acme Lift the experience and expertise we require for the present operations and future growth of our company,” said Woody Weld, chairman and CEO of Acme Lift. “He is highly proficient in banking, financial projections, mergers and acquisitions and financial management. On top of all that, Roger is a pleasure to work with and we welcome him to the Acme Lift family.”

“I worked with Roger at Volvo Rents for many years and have come to know and respect his style of management, dedication to his work and colleagues, and knowledge of business – specifically the rental business,” said Michael Crouch, Acme Lift’s president and chief operating officer. “He has a vast knowledge and understanding of how finance works on the large stage and I rely on him to help move Acme Lift forward as we continue to grow this highly successful enterprise.”

Before being hired by Acme Lift, Slagle worked almost two years for Genova Diagnostics, an Asheville, N.C.-based specialty clinical laboratory that has pioneered a systems approach that supports healthcare providers in the personalized treatment and prevention of chronic disease.

Acme Lift Co. is No. 59 on the RER 100.