Meet Our Trainers

The professional training team at Columbus McKinnon is composed of a group of individuals with very diverse backgrounds and a great deal of experience. Several of our trainers are members and leaders of industry and safety organizations. Check out their bios below:

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Henry Brozyna

Corporate Trainer
716.689.5621
henry.brozyna@cmworks.com


Areas of Expertise: 
Rigging Techniques and Inspection
Hoist and Crane Inspection and Maintenance
Load Securement

Industry Experience: 28 years

Certifications:
Certified CIC Rigger /Signal Person
Certified CMCO Hoist Maintenance Instructor
Certified Lift Director

Associations & Professional Affiliations:
ASME-American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member
Crane Institute Certification (CIC), Rigging Certification Committee
WSTDA-Web Sling Tiedown Association, Committee Member

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Perry Bishop

Technical Instructor
704.916.5854
perry.bishop@cmworks.com

Areas of Expertise:
Overhead Crane Operation, Inspection & Maintenance
Hoist Operation, Inspection & Maintenance
Rigging

Industry Experience: 20 years

Certifications:
Certified Welder
Certified CMCO Crane and Hoist Inspector
Certified CMCO Hoist Maintenance Instructor
Certified CIC Rigger/Signal person

Associations & Professional Affiliations:
American Welding Society Member

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Tom Reardon

Corporate Trainer
Overhead Cranes & Hoists
704.994.6212
tom.reardon@cmworks.com

Areas of Expertise:
Overhead Crane Maintenance, Inspection and Use
Hoist Maintenance, Inspection and Use

Industry Experience: 27 years

Certifications:
Certified CMCO Crane & Hoist Inspector
Certified Crane Operator / Instructor 
OSHA Outreach Instructor

Associations & Professional Affiliations:
Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP), Member

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Dave Carmack

Certification Instructor
CM Entertainment Products
276.475.3124 ext. 1287
david.carmack@cmworks.com

Areas of Expertise:
Entertainment Rigging
Entertainment Motor Repair, Use and Maintenance

Industry Experience: 40 years

Certifications:
ESTA Recognized Trainer

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Brian Leister

Senior Technical Trainer
CM Entertainment (Rock Lititz)
407.928.9608
brian.leister@cmworks.com

Areas of Expertise:
Entertainment Rigging
Rope Access
Hoist Maintenance

Industry Experience: 14 years

Certifications:
CM-ET Pro Certified Hoist Technician
SPRAT Level 3 Rope Access Technician
IRATA Level 2 Rope Access Technician
Fall Protection Competent Person
Competent Inspector of Fall Protection Equipment
Powered Industrial Trucks & Aerial Work Platforms Trainer