Founded in 1959, Sims Crane & Equipment Co. has lead the crane and rigging industry in Florida over 60 years with innovative safety practices and education, sophisticated technology and financial stability. Our clients can attest to the professionalism that is Sims Crane & Equipment.
Since Thomas H. Sims, founder, bought his first H-5 mobile crane in 1961, our customer service principles have been built around family values and nurturing client relationships. As a third-generation family-owned-and-operated business, those core values, along with knowledge, expertise and dedication separate Sims Crane from the competition.
Human Resources Director
Receivable Account Manager
Tanya started with Sims Crane in 1995 as a receptionist working her way up to her current position which is the receivable account manager. Her fields of expertise are Florida construction lien law and collections.
Morgan grew up in the construction industry and has a deep rooted passion for cranes. She graduated from the University of South Florida in 2008 with a BA in Psychology and has spent the last several years developing her career in the construction industry. Since joining Sims Crane in 2014, Morgan has been involved in all facets of our business and continues to support all of our employees statewide.
New Equipment Sales Manager
Jerome Willis started his career with Sims Crane & Equipment in March of 1982 after serving for 4 years in the United States Air Force. He has served as the New Equipment Sales Manager since 2007.
President - Sims HD
Erika began her full time career with Sims in 2004 after studying Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Florida. After 7 years heading up the safety department she moved to sales in 2010. She has worked in departments ranging from billing, collections, human resources, safety, customer relations, rebuilding the safety and sales department, and helping to develop internal corporate culture.
Chief Executive Officer
Deborah brought more than 25 years of accounting industry experience to Sims Crane in 2014. She specializes in Florida Sales and Use Tax and holds the CFST designation (Certified in Florida Sales and Use Tax). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters of Accountancy degrees from the University of South Florida. She is also a CPA.
Dean Sims II
VP of Marketing
Dean studied philosophy and business at Southern Methodist University and began full time at Sims Crane in 2005. Over 14 years working in and around the crane industry, he has engaged in all aspects of the business from contract negotiation and logistics to building and developing the corporate marketing program.
VP of Risk Management
For years Sims has been involved with leading safety and regulatory committees and organizations. Providing exceptional service to customers with the safety and performance they desire. Sims Crane & Equipment is proud to be associated with these affiliations.