Richard Carroll (Mechanical Engineering)

Mr. Carroll is the Divisional Operations Manager for Wiese Planning and Engineering (Caterpillar Forklift Dealership). Richard received his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ole Miss in 1989. In his current role, he has full operational and P&L responsibilities for 9 branches (approximately 140 team members) in Northern Mississippi, Western Tennessee, Arkansas, and Southeast Missouri. He has also received his Green Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma.

Richard previous worked at Assa Abloy – various positions (Regional Operations Manager, Vice President Operations, General Manager), and ThyssenKrupp Elevator – Various positions over 14 years.

Mr. Carroll has had multi-cultural exposure with travel to 40 plus countries throughout 6 continents, and worked closely in starting joint ventures in China, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Czech Republic, and Mexico.