SIMA hires Phillip Sexton as director of Education and Outreach

The Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) has hired Phillip Sexton for a newly created position of Director of Education and Outreach. Sexton started his new position with SIMA on Nov. 7, 2011.

Sexton has more than 20 years experience in the snow, landscape, and arbor industries, both as an employee and business owner. He most recently worked for The Brickman Group, Ltd., as corporate director of national snow operations. For SIMA, he will be responsible for leading the association’s educational programs, particularly operational and technical training, and for outreach and relationship building with end-users of snow and ice management services.

“Phill’s experience in snow and ice management will be a great benefit to SIMA members and the entire industry,” says Martin Tirado, CAE, SIMA executive director, in a written statement. “He will be a great asset to build and advance SIMA’s strategic objectives.”

Phill has a BS degree from Empire State College. He will work out of his home office based in the Albany, NY area. SIMA now has employees located in three states, WI, OH, and NY.