HCO Innovations is the independent leader in the forklift industry with over 10,000 assets under management.
Guaranteed Fleet is HCO’s turnkey managed service program that de-risks forklift fleet management while saving our clients’ significant dollars.
Our dual expertise in fleet management and equipment finance allows us to create innovative solutions to support our clients’ strategic business goals.
Michael Bumarch is the CEO and founder of HCO Innovations LLC and has been in the materials handling industry since 1987. Prior to starting HCO, Michael was Vice President of Sales and Operations for one of the largest forklift distributorships in the country. Sales, service and the bottom line grew each year based on his unique approach within an industry that has operated the same way for 100 plus years. Michael left and founded HCO Innovations LLC in 2007. Upon doing so, he applied the principles, insight and situational awareness he developed in his prior roles and created a cutting edge forklift managed services company.
Vice President of Operations
Neil McElroy is the Vice President of Operations for HCO Innovations, LLC and has over 15 years in the materials handling business. He started his career in one of the country’s largest forklift distributors as an account manager where he learned valuable insights into how manufacturers and distributors of materials handling operate and how the end user does not always benefit. Neil decided he wanted to be a part of reinventing the forklift industry and joined HCO Innovations in 2010.
Neil graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Industrial Relations. Neil lives with his wife and son in Durham, NC. They enjoy watching their son participate in sporting events and spending time together outdoors.