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Chris Smith

President of Cresco—The Cat Rental Store

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President of Cresco—The Cat Rental Store

Chris Smith is President of Cresco—The Cat Rental Store and is responsible for the operation of these equipment rental agencies throughout Northern California and Oregon.

Chris began work with Peterson in 1988 in the parts department before switching to The Cat Rental store and eventually taking the reins of Cresco in 1997. At the time, Cresco only consisted of a few locations, but today, Cresco and Peterson’s The Cat Rental Stores are leading providers of rental equipment for contractors, homeowners, facility professionals, and event coordinators in both Northern California and Oregon. Chris is also actively involved in the California chapter of the American Rental Association, an organization which he once led in the role of Vice President.

Chris graduated from UC Berkeley with bachelor's degree in history.