Kirby-Smith Machinery Welcomes Ballard as New Odessa Operations Manager
ODESSA, TX Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. announces the hiring of its new Operations Manager for the Odessa branch, Shawn Ballard. As Operations Manager, Ballard will be responsible for Odessa's branch operations, including parts, service, and rental operations oversite. Prior to Kirby-Smith, Ballard served as Project Manager for Komatsu America's CST Team. Ballard also spent over 12 years with Road Machinery, LLC. as a Master Mechanic and EOD Shop Forman, with well over 25 years in the heavy equipment industry overall.
Ballard served in the United States Military from 1986 to 1990.
Ballard will be moving shortly to the Permian Basin area and looks forward to his exciting new role with Kirby Smith Machinery.
"I am very excited about the opportunity," said Ballard. "My aim is to build our Odessa branch to become the highest example of product support in the industry, and to increase the awareness of our customer-base about the offerings available to them- especially our rental offerings. The opportunities for growth are limitless."