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Seattle-based Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, has recently hired area directors for its central and southeast regions.

Joel M. Smith was hired as area director for the central region. He brings 17 years of rental industry experience to Spider, and has had geographical responsibilities over most of the western U.S. and several Canadian provinces. He has served in various operations and sales roles throughout his career, at the branch, district and regional level for several companies.

As area director of the central region, Smith is responsible for the Kansas City, St. Louis, Minneapolis and Denver branch operations. He will be based in Denver.

Scott Fine was named area director for the southeast region. He has 17 years of experience in management, sales, strategic alliances and product development. Fine joins the Spider team from Warranty Corp. of America where he was responsible for all aspects of the services business unit, which included sales, channels and distribution, marketing, product development, implementations and management.

Fine will be responsible for Spider branch operations and sales for the Orlando, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Baltimore/Washington, D.C., operation centers.


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