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Crane Industry Services Adds Business Development Manager

April 23, 2020 - Crane Industry Services has added Ray Rice as business development manager.

Rice brings more than 20 years of experience in the heavy equipment, aerospace, and defense industries. He is responsible for delivering crane operator and rigger training to the military, utility, port, and construction industries.

CIS uses a variety of simulation tools, including the new Vortex Edge Plus and Vortex Advantage, in to deliver a variety of craft and safety leadership training, qualification, and testing programs. In addition, CIS is an authorized re-seller of CM Labs Vortex simulators.

“Ray is well versed in how simulation-based training, software tools, and technology can be leveraged to improve proficiency of equipment operators and is familiar with CM Labs Vortex simulators,” said Debbie Dickinson, CEO of CIS.

As an accredited NCCER training sponsor, CIS also has access to more than 80 construction curriculum and assessment programs.

Rice will also lead implementation of CIS’ newest behavioral simulation tools in Leading Safety Works, a project management safety program. The program is based on a practical 90-day planning system that makes problem solving immediately effective and replicable. It helps project leaders and managers identify critical opportunities to change conditions and improve practices on every job site.



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