The key to MEI’s success has always been it’s commitment to customer support. We look forward to providing you with prompt, courteous service ALWAYS!
• Mike Coriell, President
Mike started with MEI in 1974. He has worked with every aspect of the business over the last 42 years – sales, parts, & service. He brings the experience and knowledge required to fulfill your specific needs. Call Mike or one of his salesmen if you need assistance with any new or used equipment purchase.
• Jimmy Hoben, Western Kentucky Sales
Jimmy started with MEI in 1980. He was originally the Service Manager before transitioning into sales. He and his wife live near Nolin Lake and enjoy boating in their free time. Give Jimmy a call if you need assistance with your refuse, recycling, or street sweeping needs!
• Bob Blakeman, Southern Kentucky Sales
Bob started with MEI in 1992. Previous to joining the Municipal Equipment team he worked for a General Motors dealership for 38 years. Born in Middlesboro KY, he moved to his current home in London KY in 1977. Bob served in the United States Air Force and was a commercial pilot and flight instructor. He attended Baylor University where he played on their baseball team. He has two daughters and four grandchildren. Call Bob for all of your refuse and recycling needs today!
• Larry Riddle, Eastern Kentucky Sales
Larry started with MEI in 2004. A lifelong Perry County resident, Larry has worked in the coal, automotive, equipment, and banking industries in his career. He attended the University of Kentucky and loves his rescued German Shepherd named Rosie. Larry and his wife have three children and recently welcomed two new granddaughters. In his free time he enjoys driving and working on his large collection of classic cars and street rods. Call Larry today for all of your equipment needs!
• Charlie Akers, Tennessee Sales Manager
Charlie started with MEI in 2008. In his free time he enjoys hunting and cheering for the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders and the Norte Dame Fighting Irish. Call Charlie today for all your equipment needs!
• Morgan Thomas, Central Tennessee Sales
Morgan was the Solid Waste Director for Marshall County TN for 18 years prior to joining Municipal Equipment in November of 2016. While at Marshall County Morgan over saw the creation of a Regional Recycling Hub. This hub now processes over 30 tons a day of recyclables for Marshall County and the surrounding cities of Lewisburg, Columbia, Spring Hill, and Franklin. Morgan is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. He has two SWANA certifications and is a SWANA faculty member. His wife Julie is the Director of Special Education in Marshall County and they have one son who plays baseball and rides horses. In his spare time Morgan raises cattle, hay, and horses on the family farm. Call Morgan today for all your refuse and recycling needs!
• Leo Kinsella, Sales
Leo started with MEI in 2000. He has over 45 years of experience in heavy equipment sales and finance. He has received top sales accolades and is known for a dedication to personal, friendly customer service. He was born and raised in Louisville and is a proud graduate of Bellarmine College. He recently celebrated 50 years of marriage with his wife. Together, they have two children who have given them four grandchildren. He and his family enjoy playing tennis in their free time. His son is a top attorney for an international pharmaceutical company. Give Leo a call today for all of your refuse and recycling needs!
• Michael Salomone, Eastern Tennessee Sales
Michael started with MEI in June of 2016. Originally from Knoxville, TN where he currently resides, Michael has worked in medical sales, transportation and waste industries. He attended the University of Alabama. In his free time he enjoys working out and white water rafting. Call Michael today for all of your equipment needs!
PARTS & SERVICE
• Brice Westhusing, Parts Manager
Brice started working at MEI in 2013. He grew up in the truck equipment industry and is passionate about working for a small family owned business. He is a proud graduate of Bellarmine University and a huge fan of the Louisville Cardinals and Chicago Bears. In his free time he enjoys smoking BBQ in his backyard and fast cars. He and his wife recently welcomed their first child. Call Brice today for all your parts needs!
• Mike Blankenship, Assistant Parts Manager
Mike started with MEI in 1995. He worked in the service department before transitioning into the parts department. He enjoys woodworking, bowling, throwing darts, and spending time with his family. Call Mike today for all your parts needs!
• Michael Nutt, Service Manager
Michael started with MEI in 2005. He and his team of experienced mechanics have a vast knowledge base of refuse, recycling, and street sweeping equipment to help keep you up and running. Whether you need your hydraulic oil changed or a complete truck refurbishment, Michael can take care of you. When he’s not assisting customers he enjoys stock car racing and working on his classic cars. Call Michael today for your equipment repair needs!
• Cheryl James, Bookkeeper
Cheryl started at MEI as a high school co-op student in 1973. It has been her first and only job over the past 43 years. In an industry full of turnover, Cheryl has been a mainstay. Her personal motto is “Whatever it takes”. She is more than just a Bookkeeper – she knows her stuff, all the way from a tiny o-ring to a 40 yard front loader. Cheryl is a proud mother of two daughters and recently welcomed her third beautiful grandson. She is a devout christian and animal lover. Rest assured that if you have a question, Cheryl will not stop until you are taken care of.
• Denise Pilkerton, Parts and Service Administration
Denise has been with MEI for over 15 years. If you have ever called our office you most likely have spoken to her on the phone. She has a son with her husband of 44 years but also two little babies (dogs) that she loves dearly. She is an avid Elvis fan who travels to see Elvis tribute artists with her sister (and co-worker) Cheryl. She also enjoys reading, riding motorcycles, going to wrestling events, and working in her flower bed. She is proud to be a part of the MEI team and strives to provide the best service possible to our customers. Call MEI and Denise can help take care of you!
• Stacy Brancato, Receptionist
Stacy has worked for MEI for four years. She enjoys typing quotes & bids, talking to customers and welcoming visitors to our facility. She is proud to be an important part of the MEI team. Family is very important to her. She has been married for 12 years, has two daughters who have given her three wonderful grandchildren, and loves spending time with them traveling, shopping, having game nights, and taking them to church. She is on a dragon boat racing team that competes in different cities and countries around the world. She spends a lot of time on the water prepping for races. She is obsessed with being in the gym to get fit or being outside to train for 1/2 marathons and 5k races. When she is not on the water or in the gym she enjoys spending time with friends, shopping, or scrap booking. “Life is about living it to the fullest, which I try to do every day.” Call MEI and let Stacy help with all your refuse & recycling needs.
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MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT, INC.
Call MEI for all your solid waste, recycling, and street sweeping equipment needs.