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About Us

Fred J. Hageman - Founder and Principal

fred hageman 2017 200Fred Hageman, prior to Co-Founding Rental Acquisitions, LLC in July of 2011, was a Co-Founder of Hageman, Stansberry & Associates (HS&A) in May of 2000.  HS&A was the leading Mergers & Acquisitions firm in the equipment and party rental industry prior to its dissolution in June of 2011.  Rental Acquisitions, LLC continues to have the success that Mr. Hageman spearheaded with HS&A. 

Prior to owning his own firms, Mr. Hageman previously served as Vice-President, Corporate Development for a publicly traded national rental company.  As co-head of the Corporate Development Department, Hageman successfully spearheaded nearly $200 million in acquisitions, including some of the largest made by the Company. With this key insight and experience from the "Buyer's Perspective," he is uniquely qualified to represent all sizes of privately held equipment rental companies.

Fred has sold or been involved in transactions numbering OVER 170 Rental Store Locations and he has analyzed rental companies in every state in the U.S. and the provinces of Canada.  Fred has had led, managed or has been involved in more than 80 Rental Specific TRANSACTIONS over the past 20 years, both as the leader of his own firm and as a corporate officer of a publicly traded equipment rental company.  These acquisitions have included transactions involving "TOP 100" Rental Companies such as Sunbelt Rentals, United Rentals, Neff Rental, Cresco Equipment Rentals, All Star Rents, RentX, Northridge Equipment Rentals, and others.  Fred also is keen at procuring new industry buyers for his clients.

fred operatingMr. Hageman has spent his entire career serving the rental industry, including Vice President-Midwest Regional Sales and Director of Track Drill Sales for Sullivan Industries (now Sullivan-Palatek), a leading manufacturer of air compressors and track drills and as National Accounts Manager with Amida Industries (now a division of Terex), a leading manufacturer of portable lighting systems and concrete finishing equipment.  Fred has a proven track record in sales, marketing, finance, economics, accounting and management.

Mr. Hageman resides in Cameron Park, California with his wife and business partner, Sheri, and  son, Jay, and daughter, Lindsay.  Hageman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.

Mr. Hageman has been on successive national committees for the American Rental Association (ARA), and has been a Keynote Speaker, Moderator and participant in numerous national conferences and events.  He has been a published writer for 20 years, writing articles and editorials for several rental industry publications.  Many can be viewed on this site under the "Articles" tab.  Mr. Hageman and his firm, Rental Acquisitions, LLC, is a Member of the ARA  and the California Rental Association (CRA).  Fred has been a member of both Associations for 30 years.




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Sheri Hageman

Sheri A. Hageman - Member

Prior to Co-Founding Rental Acquisitions, LLC in July 2011, Ms. Hageman was an Executive Assistant for Hageman, Stansberry & Associates (HS&A) from its inception in May of 2000 until its dissolution in June of 2011 and now is assisting Rental Acquisitions, LLC in becoming the most successful M&A firm in the rental industry, a title once held by Fred's prior fiirm he founded, HS&A.

Prior to her work for HS&A, Ms. Hageman was a Regional Advertising Manager for a national organization; Golf Course Superintendants Association of America (GCSAA), where she was the Top Producer for the association during her tenure.  Ms. Hageman has held several managerial jobs throughout her career, which have included a successful career in mortgage brokering and she also has been a certified real estate agent in several states.

Ms. Hageman is a lifelong California resident who has been in and around the Construction Equipment Industry her entire life.  Her dad, Mr. Fred Unsworth, is a long-time and well-known industry veteran who is now retired from both the rental industry and the U.S. Marine Corps.  Fred was an executive at Tate Manufacturing and a past president of Tate which was based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sheri has been to countless industry events since her childhood, including The Rental Show, CRA Rental Rallies, The Special Event and other industry events and is a proven marketer, sales person, advertiser and communicator.  She is well versed in all aspects of Mergers & Acquisiions and assists Fred in administrative duties.  Sheri holds a degree from the University of Colorado where she majored in History and Business Administration.  She and her business partner, Fred Hageman, and their children reside in Cameron Park, CA.