Management Team

Raul Martinez, President and Chief Executive Officer

Raul Martinez is the President and CEO of ComRent. Raul was previously COO of ComRent, and has a proven track record of building a team atmosphere, driving sales and delivering profits. Along with his Load Bank industry experience, Raul has valuable expertise in Information Technology (IT). Raul has a B.S. in Computer Information Systems and spent the first part of his career in the Enterprise Software Industry where he led North American Business Development efforts for Software AG, a leading international software company.


Joseph E. Stonestreet, Vice President Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Joe coordinates and manages all operational and maintenance requirements of the ComRent load bank, transformer, switchgear, and cable rental fleet at 18 depots across North America. Joe has developed the equipment maintenance procedures and is responsible for ongoing equipment training programs for the entire technical staff. Prior to joining ComRent, Joe served in the U.S. Navy for 16 years and was Branch Manager and Shop Supervisor for United Rentals.


David Smidlein, Vice President of Sales

David Smidlein oversees global sales and business development for ComRent International. He has held various leadership positions in the industrial equipment rental market for over 23 years including positions with Nebraska Machinery Caterpillar, Topp Portable Air, JLG Industries, GE Power Systems, and Aggreko. Throughout his career, David has lead record sales growth, team development, and improvements to customer service.


Dennis Carroll, Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer, Dennis Carroll brings a powerful blend of technology expertise, business acumen and leadership skills to ComRent, consistently matching business strategic objectives to IT and process solutions. With strategic influence extending far beyond the traditional confines of IT, Dennis has initiated and driven e-business, IT system and infrastructure, M&A/acquisition integration, customer service/support excellence, and organizational development initiatives with gratifying results. The seasoned IT executive has also been a key catalyst in driving achievement of the business vision and objectives of large global enterprises such as Volvo Rents, Alstom Power Rentals, General Electric Energy Services, and Cambridge Technology Partners. Dennis is active professionally and in the community, as a Big Brother, Big Sister mentor, Member of the American Rental Associations, and a Member of the CIO.com Council.