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CEO Chris Long

Chris Long has been CEO of Newberry Tanks since early 2011. A veteran CEO in manufacturing and logistics, Long is the driving force behind the company’s “New Thinking” mantra, seeking new ways to prioritize customer needs ahead of outmoded steel tank manufacturing traditions.

Chris has over 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and general management. Formerly President of Florida Drum Company, a major producer of industrial packaging for the chemical, petroleum, and food industries, and having previously served as President of Pensacola Shipyard, Chris specializes in profitability and performance to ongoing business operations, including lean manufacturing practices, metal fabrication, plastics molding and agricultural manufacturing.

Chris has an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University.

Brian Brinkley

Vice President/General Manager

Brian has been with Newberry Tank for 29 years, overseeing daily operations of production, finishing, and shipping through three different management teams while maintaining Newberry’s long history of dedication to quality and delivery.

Brian graduated From Arkansas State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

He currently lives In Marion Arkansas with wife Karen and two daughters.

James Fischer

Vice President of Sales

Prior to joining Newberry Tanks & Equipment in late 2018, James served as a highly effective Director of Sales for Electric Guard Dog LLC, an asset protection company that is today the single largest supplier of commercial electric security fences in the U.S. During his tenure, EGD became an “Honor Roll” member of the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, with 5 rankings on the list over a period of 6 years. The company was also named “Dealer of the Year” in 2016.

James previously led business development at State Systems Inc, where he achieved top sales awards three years running and successfully grew the company’s first aid and safety division from a start-up to operating in three territories.

James attended Tennessee Tech University, where he played collegiate football, and currently lives in Collierville, TN with his wife LauraRae, and their three kids.

Brandon Suga

Business Manager/Controller

With more than three decades of experience as Controller and demonstrating leadership in lean and theory of constraint principles, Brandon has been with Newberry Tanks & Equipment since mid-2016, overseeing Administrative and Financial support functions.

Before Newberry, Brandon had been in the Accounting and Project Management for over 35 years in the Steel, Water Purification, and Furniture industries in Canada and the U.S.

Brandon currently resides in Myrtle, MS with his wife Dianne who have 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren.

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