McKINNEY (May 18, 2015) — Jim Carell has been named General Manager of RDO Equipment Co.’s newest location in McKinney. This location sells, rents, and services John Deere construction equipment and opened in March 2015.
Carell joined the company in 2002 as a sales professional at the Irving location. In 2014 he was named sales manager of McKinney, then under construction. Prior to RDO Equipment Co., he worked in sales at Kirkpatrick & O’Donnell as well as Continental Equipment. Carell has 25 years of experience in the heavy equipment industry.
He’ll oversee a McKinney team of more than 25 employees. With the addition of McKinney, RDO Equipment Co. has seven locations along I-35 from Dallas to Laredo. This location will provide additional support to north Texas customers and complement RDO Equipment Co.’s Fort Worth and Irving locations. The new store boasts 38,000 square feet and was designed to achieve LEED Certification by the United Sates Green Building Council (USGBC).
Daryl Shelton, RDO Equipment Co. vice president of Texas region, commented, “Jim’s vast industry and RDO Equipment Co. knowledge and experience provide a solid foundation for the launch of our newest Texas location.”
Carell added, “I am excited and honored to be chosen to lead a great team forward and meet the high standards set by the other stores in Texas and across our organization. It is a wonderful opportunity to be part of building the business utilizing our company’s core values.”
About RDO Equipment Co.
Founded in 1968, RDO Equipment Co. is a family owned and operated company that provides and supports innovative solutions for John Deere agriculture, construction, lawn and garden; Vermeer; Topcon; and RDO Water customers. The organization, with headquarters in Fargo, N.D., employs more than 2,300 team members. The company has 70 sales and service locations in nine U.S. states and partnerships in Australia, Russia and Ukraine. Learn more about RDO Equipment Co. at rdoequipment.com.