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Colla Named Executive VP

Joseph Colla

Plainville, CT – Walker Crane & Rigging Corp. of Connecticut announced the appointment of Joseph Colla as executive vice president.

Colla has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, including project management, fleet operations and customer relations. He will be spearheading Walker’s future growth, as well as contributing to the ongoing expansion of US Service Group (USSG), a New York based industrial services company that was formed to build national rigging, machinery moving and warehousing businesses.

Colla began his career performing essential hands-on functions, moving up to heavy equipment operator and eventually being promoted to the job of foreman. Since then he’s taken on positions of construction superintendent, general manager, and president and CEO of a construction company.

“Throughout his career, Joe has been a results driven leader demonstrating success in business development and sales, along with financial and operational management,” said Walker’s CEO, Steve Laganas. “He has a proven ability to manage high value assets and streamline operations, while maximizing his team’s performance.”