Austin Caskey

April 19, 2018
Lew Hudson Sales
Class: 2018 Age: 29 Company: Lew Hudson Sales

Caskey, executive VP of sales, is a third-generation rental executive, now with an ownership role in Lew Hudson, which represents a multitude of construction equipment manufacturers with a focus on the rental industry. Following a successful stint in rental equipment operations, during his time at Sunbelt Rentals as a Strategic Sourcing Manager, he negotiated and managed the relationships of some of Sunbelt’s largest suppliers. His peers looked up to him and together they helped improve upon the foundation of one of the strongest fleet teams in the construction equipment rental industry.

“He is a young man with a lot of steam behind him,” says Dustin Thompson, strategic product development manager, Sunbelt Rentals. “As he has played key parts in small rental companies, he also played within the ranks of the big boys. Austin is on a path to play a key part in this industry for many years to come.”

Education: BS, Florida State University

Professional accomplishments: At 29, he assumed key leadership role in Lew Hudson Sales, a 40-plus-years-old manufacturers’ rep firm.

Fun fact: Avid traveler, who has been blessed to have traveled and explored cultures in more than 30 countries.

Favorite trip: Traveled Cuba on a privately planned humanitarian endeavor.