Ronald W. Chilton

Ron joined Stonebridge as an Operating Partner in 2021. Previously, Ron was the Founder and Vice Chairman of National Trench Safety, (NTS). NTS merged in April of 2021 with Trench Plate Rental through a buyout of both companies by Tailwind Capital to form the largest pure play trench safety company in the industry. Prior to founding NTS, Ron was the President of NES Trench Shoring and Regional VP of NES Equipment Services responsible for 18 separate and unique specialty rental companies with over 90 operating locations across the US. Prior to Ron joining NES, he was the COO of The Plank Company and of Speed Shore Corporation. Ron has been in the Trench Safety Industry for over 28 years and in the industrial equipment business for over 40 years. Ron has also held executive and or senior management positions with NTS UK, Speed Shore Brazil, Speed Shore UK, SRG Inc., Colt Industries, Inc. and Smith International. Prior to beginning his business career, Ron was a professional pilot. Ron served during the Vietnam War in the United States Marine Corp


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