Meet Our Team

Patrick Stafford

Founder/Owner

Patrick Stafford

Patrick Stafford

Founder/Owner

A former commercial helicopter test pilot and a native of Wexford County, Ireland, Patrick immigrated to the United States and, along with Heather Stafford, founded Stafford Crane Group in 2004. Patrick remains active in its management, focusing on customer relations, strategy and R&D.

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Jack Stafford

Owner, Stafford Crane and Hoist Rigging

Jack Stafford

Jack Stafford

Owner, Stafford Crane and Hoist Rigging

Jack, Patrick’s brother, also immigrated from Ireland by way of the Middle East where he managed Stafford Crane Dubai for five years. He now owns and operates Stafford Crane and Hoist Rigging which provides tower crane and hoist services in Arizona and Colorado.

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Greg Linaman

Partner, Chief Executive Officer

Greg Linaman

Greg Linaman

Partner, Chief Executive Officer

A native Arizonan, Greg practiced business law in Phoenix for 17 years, including five years as COO / General Counsel of the Arizona Commerce Authority, before joining SCG in 2016. His focus is on building teams and systems to support SCG’s continued growth.

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Dave Lord

Partner, Director of Tower Crane Events

Dave Lord

Dave Lord

Partner, Director of Tower Crane Events

A native of Ouray, Colorado, and former owner/operator of Competition Erecting, Dave has erected tower cranes all across the world. He joined SCG in 2013 and now oversees tower and mobile crane events in Arizona and California.

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Jennifer Meadows

Partner, Director of Business Processes

Jennifer Meadows

Jennifer Meadows

Partner, Director of Business Processes

An Indiana native and the second employee of Stafford Crane Group, Jennifer is a tower crane industry veteran. She now focuses on ensuring all the various components of SCG work smoothly together and on overseeing the Tower Crane School of Phoenix.

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Bill Rodes

Chief Financial Officer

Bill Rodes

Bill Rodes

Chief Financial Officer

A native of Chicago, Bill moved west to attend the University of Arizona where he graduated with an MBA. He has since served as CFO for several high growth Arizona companies ranging from manufacturing to restaurants. Bill is a licensed CPA in Arizona.

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Joe Lizotte

Partner, Director of Fabrication and Mobile Mechanics

Joe Lizotte

Joe Lizotte

Partner, Director of Fabrication and Mobile Mechanics

A native of Arizona and veteran of the mobile crane industry, Joe has been with SCG since 2015. He led SCG’s efforts to build many of the tower cranes currently in SCG’s fleet, and he directs all ongoing fabrication and mobile mechanic operations.

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Richie Bannon

Partner, Director of Technical Services

Richie Bannon

Richie Bannon

Partner, Director of Technical Services

Another native of Ireland, Richie began his career in Europe before joining SCG in 2014. One of the preeminent technicians in the industry, Richie leads crews on tower cane events for SCG and third parties across the county.

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Patrick Stafford III

Engineering Manger

Patrick Stafford III

Patrick Stafford III

Engineering Manger

Representing the next Stafford generation, Patrick has been around tower cranes and hoists for most of his life. He coordinates engineering for all SCG tower cane and hoist operations.

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Audra Edwards

Human Resources Manager

Audra Edwards

Audra Edwards

Human Resources Manager

A native of California, Audra has been with SCG since 2016. She manages SCG’s payroll and HR functions from the Phoenix headquarters.

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Chadd Deveraux

Partner, General Manager, SCG - Denver

Chadd Deveraux

Chadd Deveraux

Partner, General Manager, SCG - Denver

A native of Nevada, Chadd has been with SCG since 2015. He is a tower cane and hoist technician and manages SCG operations in Colorado.

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Robert Lopez

Operations Manager

Robert Lopez

Robert Lopez

Operations Manager

A native of Arizona, Robert has been with SCG since 2015. He manages SCG’s Arizona facilities and coordinates logistics for Arizona construction hoist operations.

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Dane Daniels

Operations Manager

Dane Daniels

Dane Daniels

Operations Manager

A native of Wyoming, Dane has been with SCG since 2017. He manages logistics and plans erection and dismantle events for tower crane and mobile operations in Arizona.

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