Shoppa’s Material Handling Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Shoppa’s Material Handling, known for providing complete solutions including system design, equipment integration, project management, fleet optimization, and logistic solutions, announces today that Brian Evans will join the company as Chief Information Officer.

“We’re glad to have Brian join the team at Shoppa’s during this critical time of growth for our company,” said Jimmy Shoppa, president of Shoppa’s Material Handling. “His extensive knowledge and ‘business-driven IT’ mindset will provide an enhanced, customer-focused experience that will help ensure success as we continue to grow nationally.”

Prior to joining Shoppa’s, Brian oversaw Transformation and Technology for Briggs Equipment, an international leader in material handling solutions. At Briggs, Brian led multiple large-scale projects for each Briggs International subsidiary in the US, Mexico, and the UK.

“I am so excited about this opportunity to join the team at Shoppa’s. I am looking forward to bringing a 360-approach to digital transformation for the customer and employee experience to help drive growth and innovation now and into the future,” said Brian Evans, on joining the team at Shoppa’s Material Handling.

Evans is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and has several professional certifications, including CPA and Cornell Project Leadership, Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT, and a Management and Leadership Executive Certificate from MIT Sloan. He is currently enrolled in the 2022 Executive MBA program at the University of Texas at Dallas.


Shoppa’s Material Handling was founded in 1981 and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, with 9 locations and 450 employees throughout Texas and Missouri.

Shoppa’s is one of the fastest-growing dealerships in the country and is a 15-time recipient of the prestigious Toyota President’s Award. Shoppa’s provides complete material handling solutions, including new and used forklift sales, warehouse system design, fleet optimization, project management, and logistics solutions. From a single forklift purchase to national accounts with multiple locations, Shoppa’s has the people, the products, the knowledge to maximize your productivity.

In addition to their anchor brand Toyota, Shoppa’s represents a comprehensive line of industrial and warehouse equipment brands including Steinbock, ePicker, Aichi, Genie and JLG aerial equipment, Bendi, Drexel, Combilift, Advance industrial floor cleaning equipment as well as E-Z-GO golf and Cushman industrial vehicles and burden carriers. Shoppa’s also specializes in pallet rack installation, warehouse design, and automation and robotics integration.

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