Meet our Team

The Avalanche equipment team is here to help you get your job done right.

Tom Wilson, Chairman

Tom Wilson, a native of Colorado, has over 25+ years of experience as an executive in the industrials industry, overseeing businesses focused on construction, real estate and air charter operations across the Southwestern United States.

John Pugh, CEO

John is the CEO of Avalanche Equipment. He is passionate about customer service and is building a team that shares his vision for building the best customer experience in the rental industry. He brings more than 15 years of executive level experience in rental, sales and service.

Dave Wilson, COO

Dave Wilson is the Chief Operating Officer of Avalanche Equipment for the last 10 years.

Kristen Schmidt, Office Manager

Kristen Schmidt is office manager and has been with Avalanche Equipment since 2012.

Meet Our Grand Junction Team

Meet Our New Mexico Team

The Avalanche Difference

The extensive Avalanche fleet includes low hour, new general construction equipment, gas and oil specific, industrial tools, pumps, power generation, trench shoring, scaffolding, remediation and more. Let the Avalanche team handle all of your equipment needs, regardless of job size or scope.