Bret resides in Tampa, Florida with his son, is a travel & events enthusiast, fan of international soccer, entrepreneur, fluent in Spanish – a graduate of University of Memphis (1988 Bachelor of Business Administration, International) he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Bolivia (1993-1995), then spent six (6) years in the Oil & Gas fields of Venezuela and various Mining Projects throughout South America. His heavy machinery experience began with Ring Power CAT in Jacksonville (1990-1993) and became his career focus again with Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers (Tallahassee 2001-2004) & Ring Power CAT (Tampa 2004-2012), leveraging language skills and cultural knowledge into a successful campaign as International Sales & Export Manager serving Latin America and other regions. In 2012 he accepted a Vice-President position with Flagler/PennJersey, an Authorized Volvo Dealer Group, managing the Used Equipment business for 5+ years. Mister Maquinaria was first envisioned in 2015, and finally developed in pursuit of a lifelong goal and passion for the equipment business.