Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. Names a New Senior Vice President

Kirby SmithKirby-Smith is pleased to announce the promotion of David Baker to Senior Vice President and Oklahoma City Branch Manager.

The Senior Vice President is a highly visible position central to the profitability and sustained growth of Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.  This role will balance corporate project management with strategic collaboration between the board of directors, executives, and company leaders.  As Senior VP, Baker will also hold primary oversight regarding Kirby Smith VPimplementation of business systems, and manage the operations of the company’s IT Department.  Baker will continue in his role to build strong relationships with manufacturing partners, and manage relationships with accredited technology technical schools.

As the Oklahoma City Branch Manager, Baker will be responsible to ensure the success of branch operations related to strategic planning, sales growth, customer service, and problem resolution.  He will also be in charge of all facilities management for all Kirby-Smith locations.

David Baker has been with Kirby-Smith Machinery for over 22 years, having started in the industry at Brandeis Machinery in Kentucky.  He came to work for KSMI as a General Service Manager, and later served as Branch Manager for Kirby-Smith Machinery’s Tulsa location.  After successful stints in both roles, Baker was promoted to VP of Product Support, where he has successfully served the company for 15 years.

“After many years of dedication, the growth of the company has led to the need for this new position.  After years of leading the product support group, David’s expertise has continually improved our profitability and high level of customer satisfaction.  We expect this new Senior Vice President role will provide the necessary synergy and growth we need to provide more insight into new, innovative products and services,” said Ed Kirby, President for Kirby-Smith Machinery.

David is a devout family man with 4 children.  He and his lovely wife, Harjati (Chin) have been married for 15 years. David has volunteered as Treasurer for the Asia Society of Oklahoma for the last 10 years.  He is originally from Kentucky and received his degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Kentucky.

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About Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. was established in 1983 and is recognized as one of the premiere new and used heavy construction equipment and crane dealers in the country. Kirby-Smith Machinery and their hundreds of dedicated professional employees are committed to providing reliable new and used equipment for sale and equipment rentals, responsive service and equipment parts for multiple makes and models. Kirby-Smith has 10 branch locations in Oklahoma, North Texas, West Texas, Kansas, and Missouri. For more information about Kirby-Smith Machinery, call us at 888-861-0219 or visit our website at www.kirby-smith.com