Shane A. Stirmers is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of PRO EM Party & Event Rentals a position he has held since December 2016. He is responsible for customer satisfaction, employee morale, delivering on the short term and long term strategies and meeting the objectives and goals of the organization.
Shane has 18 years of experience in finance and operations in many industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Chemicals, Semiconductors, Medical Devices, Cell Phone Towers, Financial Consulting, Operational Consulting, and Apparel. Shane has led many system integrations, acquisition teams, process improvement teams and product pipeline management teams at various organizations including Honeywell, Freescale, CR Bard, Elio Motors, Crown Castle, and Entegris. Shane has led factories from failing to best in class, companies from DOS based system data paralysis to SAP, Oracle and JDE, as well as managing the pressures of acquisition details without losing sight to the long-term goals of the organization. Shane has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
In addition to serving as COO at Proem, Shane also serves as CFO and co-owner of Rank Bull Apparel, an apparel company that serves the western wear apparel industry. Rank Bull has been sold in over 75 Lids locations and over 200 owner operated western wear stores.
In his spare time, Shane is a vocalist in a local band, runs 1⁄2 marathons, injures himself regularly playing soccer and has been to more music festivals than all but a handful of people. He also realizes the danger of claiming to run 1⁄2 marathons in his bio, but has decided that his wife of 8 years and his three children would really appreciate that he remain healthy by continuing to run them.