Acme Lift Co., a leading re-renter of self-propelled aerial work platforms in North America, last week named Don Johnston chief financial officer. Johnston has a 30-year background in financing and accounting, 28 of those in financing and accounting. He has worked in a variety of sectors, including insurance, manufacturing and real estate. He joins the company after a 13-year stint as CFO of Schaefer-Smith-Ankeney/Compass Insurance Agency.
“Acme’s ability to accurately model our financial future is one of the key components of our success,” said Acme Lift president Woody Weld. “Don provides exceptional ability in this area plus a vision that can encompass the enormous potential of Acme Lift’s future.”
Acme Lift specializes in the re-rental of large aerial work platforms. Acme’s fleet includes 80-, 120-, 135- and 150-foot articulating and telescoping boomlifts manufactured by JLG as well as the latest 6,000- to 12,000-pound JLG telehandlers. It re-rents, primarily to rental companies across North America.
Based in Mesa, Ariz., Acme Lift Co. is No. 71 on the RER 100.