Chief Executive Officer
Scott Cannon is an accomplished executive with over 20 years of experience successfully developing high growth in mid-sized companies. In his role as Chief Executive Officer, Scott is responsible for strategic vision of the company along with driving the day-to-day business operations. Prior to joining BigRentz, Scott held the title of CEO for MNX Global Logistics during which term the company nearly tripled revenue prior to a successful private equity exit for the founding shareholders. He also currently serves on several venture and private-equity backed board advisory panels. Scott has a M.B.A and B.A. in Finance, was a former Division I football player, member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and currently resides in Southern California with his wife and 5 children.
Chief Marketing Officer
Jim Arabia is a marketing and branding executive leading businesses with growth initiatives. In his role as Vice President of Marketing, Jim’s responsibilities include leading market positioning strategies, creating programs to align and support the strategic vision, and directing the activities of the brand advertising efforts. His experience includes award-winning brand marketing services for technology and logistics companies, real estate firms, and professional services firms. Jim was most recently Vice President of Marketing at a leading professional services provider to the government sector. Jim has a B.A. from California State University, Fullerton and a M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.
Chief Operating Officer
Tom Belmont brings to BigRentz over 35 years of experience in International business and logistics. He is a true global leader having conducted business in over 50 countries. Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, and project management skills coupled with the ability to identify new avenues for future growth and expansion. Prior to joining BigRentz, Tom held the title of COO for Global Logistics where he played an integral role in multiple Mergers and Acquisition evaluations, diligence, and integration efforts. He was also instrumental in designing and implementing an operational platform that led to five- and six-fold increases in revenue and EBITDA, respectively.
Chief Financial Officer
Neda joined the BigRentz team in 2014 with a diverse background encompassing financial and operational areas of expertise. As VP of Finance & Operations for BigRentz, Neda directs the financial strategy and financial planning for the company while driving operational efficiencies by streamlining processes to drive revenue growth and increase profitability. Throughout her career, she has served in a variety of functions, lending her expertise in financial reporting and public accounting auditing to a number of international corporations, and has also developed and managed a global operations audit process for a tech company. Neda holds a B.A. in Economics and Psychology from the University of California, Davis.
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer for BigRentz, Liam directs all technological processes and leads the engineering team in improving overall operational efficiency for the company. Liam has an extensive background in technical strategy, software development, and intellectual property. Liam was most recently Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering as Posiq, a venture-backed Restaurant CRM and big data business with more than one million users. Former positions include CTO and Vice President of Technology at Hero Media and various senior software development and product management positions with start-up firms. Liam is also the author of 9 patents, with 30 patents pending, covering multiple data synchronization and mobile device technologies.
Senior Vice President, Operations Excellence
Elizabeth grew up in the equipment rental industry with National Lift, LLC, the family business. With her sister Jennifer, Elizabeth began her career in 1998 as the co-owner of Lizzy Lift, a women-owned business and one of the first successful re-rental companies earning a ranking on the RER Top 100 Rental Companies from 2015 to 2019. This led to the successful merger of Lizzy Lift and BigRentz in March 2020. She currently serves as Senior Vice President of Operations for BigRentz and is a member of our Board of Directors. Elizabeth holds a B.S. in Psychology from Elmhurst College and has numerous industry certifications.
Senior Vice President, National Accounts
Jennifer DuBose-Lombard brings over 20 years of award-winning experience and recognition in North American and international business, leading the way in the construction equipment rental industry. She began her career in 1998 as the co-owner of Lizzy Lift, a women-owned business, driving their success in the highest quality, safety, products, and service in lift sales and rentals. RER noted in 2019 that Lizzy Lift organically grew 53.2% and had “a record year for the Rental Elite,” which led to the successful merger of Lizzy Lift and BigRentz in March 2020. She currently serves as Senior Vice President of National Accounts for BigRentz and is a member of our Board of Directors. She earned a B.A. from Colby Sawyer College and has numerous industry certifications.
Vice President, Operations
As the VP of Operations for BigRentz, Keith leads and oversees all operational aspects of the business. In 2014, he joined BigRentz as a Regional Manager where he developed and worked closely with our strategic partners on the East Coast of the United States. Over his last four years at BigRentz, Keith has played a key role in building out a network of strategic partners and driving operational efficiencies by streamlining processes that drive revenue growth and increase profitability. Keith has a B.A. in Organizational Communications from Azusa Pacific University and is currently working on his Masters in Psychology at Pepperdine University.
Vice President, Site Services Business Development
Chris joined BigRentz in 2020. Chris worked in advertising finance prior to cofounding Equipment Management Group in 2008. Prior to acquisition by BigRentz, Equipment Management Group grew rapidly, including multiple years on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies. At Equipment Management Group, Chris was responsible for business development and led a team of Account Managers with strong ties to the retail construction industry. Chris has a B.S.B.A. in Financial Services from the University of West Florida.
Vice President, Site Services Operations
Jim Lennon serves as Vice President, Site Services Operations. Before joining BigRentz, Jim was the cofounder and operator of Equipment Management Group, serving in that role for 12 years. During his time with EMG, Jim helped build a vast network of site service vendors, which were utilized to provide services and equipment to general contractors and retailers nationwide. He now brings his experience and knowledge to the BigRentz team. Jim is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he earned a B.A. in Journalism with minors in Marketing and Psychology.
Vice President, Sales
As VP of Sales for BigRentz, Brian oversees all day-to-day sales functions of the organization. Working closely with department stakeholders, Brian is responsible for driving strategic business growth while ensuring proper execution and delivery on sales objectives. Brian joined BigRentz in 2014, bringing with him over 17 years of expertise and specialized training in sales management and customer service. Prior to joining BigRentz, Brian served in several high-level sales and leadership positions across the hospitality and luxury retail industries.