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2815 Harley Ct., Columbus, GA 31909
P: 706.568.6313   Contact Us

At Columbus Lift, we want you to be able to reach us for all your needs. Below please find a listing of our sales and customer service contacts.


The Columbus Lift Service Team:

Customer Service Team:

chris hanners 

Chris Hanners
Vice President, Manager

“Chris” joined Columbus Lift Service in 1978. Chris started as a road service technician and has experience in all aspects of the forklift business including forklift service, new and used forklift sales, equipment financing and management.

teresa wright 

Teresa Wright
Office Manager, Accounts Payable

“Teresa” joined Columbus Lift Service in 2010. Prior she worked at a newspaper office in advertising as a sales agent. Teresa has many years experience in customer service and office skills.

terry harper 

Terry Harper

“Terry” joined Columbus Lift Service in October 2014 and has over 13 years of Forklift Sales experience and 16 years as an Outside Sales Rep in other Sales Fields including Forestry and Construction equipment sales.

Parts Team:

david pritchett 

David Pritchett
Parts Manager

In 1996, “David” started his career with Columbus Lift Service as Parts Manager. Prior to coming to Columbus Lift Service he had 21 years experience of working in automobile parts industry field.

Lift Technicians Team:

rick stapler 

Ricky "Rick" Stapler
Senior Lift Technician

Ricky "Rick" joined Columbus Lift Service in 2000. Prior to starting his career with Columbus Lift Service he was a Heavy duty truck technician for 10 years with a major dealership. Rick also worked as an auto tech for 12 years. Rick has extensive experience in Gasoline, L.P. gas / electric lift trucks and experience in lift truck trouble shooting using computer software. He is certified in HVAC, Hydraulics and ASE certified.

donnie padelford 

Donald Padelford

Lift Technician

In 2006 “Donnie” joined Columbus Lift Service. Donnie served in the military for 3 years. He attended tech school for welding for 2 years. Donnie was an auto technician for 6 years with a major automobile dealership. He has 25 years experience in auto repair and is experienced in hydraulic, brakes, a/c and welding. Donnie is certified in welding and master auto technician.

justin hattaway 

Justin Hattaway
Lift Technician

“Justin” has been with Columbus Lift Service since 2012. “Justin” worked as a lead Heavy duty truck mechanic and 24 hour road service for 9 years. He is certified in steering / suspension and ASE certified. Justin attended tech school for 3 years and has many years experience in small engine, auto electrical, heavy equipment, diesel, transmission, carburetor, air & brake systems and building engines.