Holland, OH-based Hamilton Manufacturing Corp., a provider of unattended car wash and parking hardware and technology, has announced that Bob Krist was appointed to the position of president on March 11, 2022. He succeeds Steven Alt, who retired after 21 years of service.

Krist began his career with Hamilton in 1994 in the service and production departments of the company. He advanced in the company through customer service and technical support positions, and in 2014, he was promoted to director of sales and marketing, overseeing consistent year-on-year growth.

Other changes include Laura Harris being promoted to vice president in January 2022. A Hamilton veteran of 38 years, Harris has served as accounting manager and secretary/treasurer. She will continue oversight of the accounting department.  

Kevin Pipes assumed the role of director of sales and marketing. Pipes has been with the company since 2012 and was the Southern/Mid-West states sales representative. Prior to his career at Hamilton, Pipes worked in sales for Ecolab (Vehicle Care) and Coca Cola.  

Scott Adair was promoted to sales and will take over the Southern/Mid-West states sales territory. Adair has been with the company since 1995, working in the service department, advanced to the customer service department as a senior support technician and an onsite installation and training specialist.