Nicholas Matthews was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2014. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Essex Rental Corp. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Matthews served as Vice President and Group Executive for Railcar Operations at GATX, a global leader in railcar leasing, where he was responsible for GATX's North American railcar maintenance operations, engineering group, railcar service centers, field service activities and contract shop operations. Prior to GATX, Mr. Matthews held a variety of operational roles at FreightCar America and Trinity Industries. Mr. Matthews graduated from Grove City College with a BS in Industrial Management.
Kory Glen was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Essex Rental Corp in 2013. Prior to joining the Company in 2009, Mr. Glen served as Director of Financial Reporting of Equity Residential, a publicly traded real estate investment trust, where he was responsible for Securities and Exchange Commission financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 compliance and other accounting related responsibilities. Mr. Glen graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BS in Accounting and received CPA certification.