Ring Power, North and Central Florida Caterpillar dealer and one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in the United States, has promoted Chris Zeras to vice president of new sales, heavy equipment division, replacing Tim Maguire who retired last month. In his 21 years with Ring Power, Zeras has worked as a sales coordinator and account manager for the Cat Rental Store, and as a heavy equipment salesman. He has earned numerous sales awards, including Central Florida Top Rental Producer, Account Manager of the Year, and Top Revenue Producer. He most recently held the position of heavy equipment Sales Manager, Central Florida.
As vice president of sales, Zeras will oversee all new heavy equipment sales responsibilities in Ring Power’s North and Central Florida territory.
“I’m excited to take on this additional responsibility and look forward to working with additional team members in our northern territory,” Zeras said.
Dylan McCandless, who has served as sales manager for the Tampa branch since 2014, replaces Zeras as heavy equipment sales manager, Central Florida. Since joining Ring Power, McCandless has held positions of increasing responsibility including Cat Rental Store sales coordinator, account manager and heavy equipment salesperson.
James Scarpo replaces McCandless as Tampa branch manager. He previously worked for Rozier Machinery, joining Ring Power following its acquisition of Rozier in 1986. He has worked as gate attendant, rental coordinator, heavy equipment salesperson, and assistant used equipment manager. Since 1991, Scarpo has worked as a heavy equipment salesperson in Tampa.
Matt Sessions will take on the role of Orlando branch manager. He joined Ring Power in 1998 as sales coordinator for the Cat Rental Store in Jacksonville. He later worked as account manager in Tallahassee and Mulberry, and as a heavy equipment salesperson for Orlando since 2007.
Ring Power is headquartered in St. Augustine, Fla. It has eight divisions and more than 57 years in operation. It is No. 16 on the RER 100.