Foley Inc., Caterpillar dealer for northern and central New Jersey, Staten Island (N.Y.), and Bermuda, named Ryan Foley president of Foley Rents, effective immediately. Foley had previously served as vice president. Foley began his career at the company in September 1999 as customer support representative for the construction division, and has since served in a variety of roles such as business manager for Foley Express Hydraulics, heavy construction sales manager, vice president customer relations and most recently vice president of Foley Rents.
“Over the past seven years, Ryan and his team have propelled Foley Rents to top-quartile performance among our Cat dealer peers,” said Foley Inc. CEO Jamie Foley. “This promotion is in recognition of Ryan’s strengths and abilities, as well as my desire to have to have Ryan fully engaged as my partner in running our company. This marks our 57th year as a Caterpillar dealer, a journey that our grandfather began in 1957. I look forward to continuing to strengthen the organization with Ryan by my side.”
Foley Inc. also named Ed Gudaitis rental services division manager. Gudaitis joined Foley in 1997 as service field dispatcher for the Lift Division, and has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility, including, most recently, product support sales manager of the Construction Division. He also was general manager of Foley Rents at one time.
Gudaitis will assume overall responsibility for the performance of the Foley Rents Division and day-to-day management of the sales team.
Foley Inc. is headquartered in Piscataway, N.J.