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Fred Ross, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ross founded Custom Truck & Equipment, LLC, the predecessor to Custom Truck, in 1996 and was actively involved in all aspects of the specialty equipment business, including the entry into new markets and product categories, growing CTE to become one of the leading specialty equipment sales and rental companies. Mr. Ross was the Chief Executive Officer of CTE until affiliates of Blackstone purchased a majority interest in CTE in February 2015, along with several other entities, forming Custom Truck. Mr. Ross has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Custom Truck and a member of its board of directors since its acquisition by Blackstone.

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Ryan McMonagle, President & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. McMonagle joined Custom Truck One Source as CFO in 2015, following The Blackstone Group’s investment. He became COO of Custom Truck One Source in 2017. Previously, Mr. McMonagle was CFO of Sound United and DEI Holdings, a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners, where he was responsible for the continued integration of multiple businesses: Polk Audio, Definitive Technology, and Directed Electronics. Mr. McMonagle was previously CFO and Chief Development Officer for Smashburger, a portfolio company of Consumer Capital Partners. Mr. McMonagle started his career at Bain and Company. Mr. McMonagle received his MBA from Harvard Business School and bachelor’s degree in finance from Southern Methodist University.

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Brad Meader, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Meader has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Custom Truck since 2018. He joined Custom Truck as Executive Vice President, Finance and Accounting in 2015. Previously, Mr. Meader spent 10 years with PwC’s Transactions Services group, most recently serving as the lead Director for PwC’s Utilities / Infrastructure M&A group and primarily supported private equity sponsors and infrastructure funds. He started his career at PwC in the Risk Advisory Practice focused on IPO readiness. Mr. Meader received his MBA from Georgia State University and his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Georgia Southern University.