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SafeRack Appoints Jeff Reichert to President

Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014

SafeRack, an industry leader specializing in loading rack technologies for trucks, railcars and industrial safety applications, announced the appointment of Jeff Reichert to President. The announcement was made by co-founders Fred Harmon and Rob Honeycutt who said, Jeff is a tremendous asset to our rapidly growing company, and we anticipate continued growth under his strong leadership.

Mr. Reichert brings more than 28 years operational and P&L experience from several industry verticals including aerospace, machine tools, and critical fluid handling systems for the chemical and industrial business spaces. During his career, he has managed the global activities of business units located in Brazil, China, Europe, India and Japan. Mr. Reichert holds an M.B.A. in Operations Management from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

“Im pleased to lead SafeRacks expansion and delighted to work with such a talented and dedicated team,” said Reichert.

Reichert relocated from Liberty Township (Cincinnati), Ohio to Pawleys Island, S.C. with his wife and four children. He will be based in SafeRacks Andrews, S.C. manufacturing facility.

About SafeRack:

SafeRack is a SixAxis LLC company based in Andrews, SC. Founded in 2002, the company manufactures industrial safety products and provides turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services that improve worker safety and productivity in truck, railcar and industrial loading applications. SafeRack gangways and loading platforms are engineered and configured to comply with safety regulations, delivering a fall protection system that’s easy to operate and requires little maintenance. Many of the world’s leading rail and truck carriers of crude oil, liquid natural gas, and other liquid products trust SafeRack for their unparalleled delivery speed, service and quality.

For more information, download the SafeRack Extended Product catalog. To learn more about SafeRack loading technologies, visit the SafeRack website or call (866) 761-7225.

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The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation Appoints Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 22, 2013

The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation announced the appointment of Michael Wood as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. Wood, who comes to the Institute from United Way Worldwide, will oversee the management and cultivation of the Institutes strategic partnerships with an already wide variety of organizations.

The addition of Mike to our senior management team will enable the Institute to further leverage our partnerships with nationally networked organizations, said The Harwood Institutes Founder and President Rich Harwood. Mike is a seasoned and trusted executive with an extraordinary track record of delivering results. He possesses a deep understanding of the Institutes work and is uniquely qualified to drive our strategic direction with organizations creating meaningful change in communities across the country.

Wood joins the Institute at a time of exceptional growth and reach: The Institute has formed alliances with major nonprofits ranging from the American Library Association and United Way Worldwide to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Such groups have long collaborated with The Harwood Institute and adopted its practices. The Institute, based in Bethesda, Md., teaches and coaches people and organizations to solve pressing problems and change how communities work together.

Before coming to The Harwood Institute, Wood was Director of U.S. Network Engagement for United Way Worldwide, where he was responsible for overseeing the execution of the organizations relationship development strategy for its vast U.S. network of 1,200 local United Ways. He previously worked for The Harwood Institute managing projects and serving as the Institutes communications director. He also worked as an associate for the Kettering Foundation, was a consultant for non-governmental organizations and was involved in community and political organizing.

Wood holds two bachelors degrees from West Virginia University and a masters degree in political management from The George Washington University. Wood was also a Harry S Truman Scholar, one of 20 annual members of USA Todays Collegiate All-Academic First Team and Rhodes Scholar semi-finalist.

During my seven years at United Way, I had the good fortune of seeing from a different perspective how effective The Harwood Institutes content, tools and support can be in helping community-based organizations build credibility, align internally and externally and achieve greater impact, Wood said. I am extremely excited about working with organizations across the country to figure out how we can work together in creating more results for our communities.

For more information about The Harwood Institute, please visit the web site.

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