Employees

At Ward’s Rental, we aim to provide the best customer experience possible through efficiency, quality, and excellent customer service. Our team is built with driven individuals who are striving to be the best at what they do, every day. 

Managers

Andy Ward - Owner

Andy is actively involved in every aspect of Ward’s Rental. He aims to provide excellent service and quality products for every customer, solving problems with fairness and efficiency. 

His career in the rental industry began in 2002 when he took over his family’s equipment rental business. Since that time, Andy has dedicated himself into building Ward’s Rental into the area’s premier rental provider. 

In his free time, Andy enjoys playing poker, being a businessman, a humanitarian, and most of all, a dad.

Nathan Schott - Store Manager

Nathan Schott

Nathan has been working at Ward’s since 2019. After running a successful charter fishing business in northern Michigan, he and his wife decided to move downstate. Ever since the move and his start at Ward’s rental, he’s been an incredible asset to the team, providing excellent management and outstanding customer service to every Ward’s customer. 

In his spare time, Nathan enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his kids.

Shop Hands

Garret Neigebauer - Shop Hand

Garret

Garret is a Pinckney High graduate and avid hockey player. On the clock, he’s a big contributor to the positive, friendly, upbeat work environment at Ward’s.

When he’s not at work, Garret enjoys fishing and sports.

Niklas Varga - Shop Hand

Niklas is a newer addition to the Ward’s team, but you certainly wouldn’t be able to tell just by chatting with him. He’s been doing an incredible job and is always ready to learn something new. He went to WCC for Motorcycle Service, and that knowledge has served him well in the shop.

Delivery Drivers

Jim Theiser - Delivery Driver

Jim

Jim joined our team in early 2015, and he quickly became a vital part of our daily operations. After running his own John Deere dealership for 40 years, he retired and became available to support the Ward’s rental team year-round. 

Jim is reliable, honest, hard-working, and incredibly dedicated. We are grateful to have him on our team!

Phil Wagner - Delivery Driver

Phil is a longtime Hamburg, MI resident and a fantastic member of the Ward’s Rental team. He’s articulate, focused on detail, and hard-working. 

Before working at Ward’s, Phil spent 40 years in the fire service. Even though he’s retired, firetrucks still play a big part in his life- he’s got a collection of over 3,500 toy fire trucks!

Chris Bolton - Delivery Driver

Chris grew up in Detroit and graduated from American Academy. He’s a team player with an upbeat attitude and an optimistic outlook.

When he’s not delivering equipment, Chris enjoys boating, woodworking, and spending time with his wife and daughters.

Yard Attendants

Trevor Bazzy - Yard Attendant

Trevor joined the team in 2020 and has been an incredible asset to the Ward’s Rental team. His customer-first mentality and willingness to learn new things make him an absolute joy to work with. 

When he’s not working, Trevor enjoys hanging out with his friends and spending time at the lake.

Xavier Gideon - Yard Attendant

Xavier Gideon

Xavier is knowledgeable, hardworking, and is always looking for new ways to excel in his position. Aside from day-to-day interactions with customers, he loves working on the equipment and learning new things.

In his off time, Xavier enjoys spending time at the lake with his family and friends.

Derek Campbell - Yard Attendant

One of our newest yard attendants, Derek always shows up to work with a great attitude and a willingness to learn. He’s a team player and a joy to be around.

Outside of work, Derek loves to spend time in the great outdoors kayaking, riding his motorcycle, or spending time with friends.