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Prevost Announces Organizational Changes

Prevost recently announced important organizational changes designed to further enhance customer relationships and expand the brand. Brad Wiese joins the team as vice president of North American new coach sales, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in managing sales teams to the role. New coach Regional Sales Managers and Sales Directors will report to Wiese. […]

Transit-Planning Expert Todd Hemingson Brings New Mobility Outlook to HDR

Todd Hemingson has been hired as a senior transit consultant for HDR, bringing with him a wealth of experience and leadership in mobility issues. A veteran of multiple transit agencies, he brings a deep understanding of client needs at agencies of all sizes. He most recently was executive vice president for planning and development at […]

Midwest Bus welcomes Benny Allred to sales team

Benny Allred recently joined Midwest Bus Corporation as a sales representative for its Aftermarket Parts Sales Division. He comes to Midwest with more than 40 years of sales experience from companies such as Flxible and Southern Coach, spending 27 years at the latter. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Allred will concentrate on the southeast United States […]

Hendrickson Announces Organizational Changes

Hendrickson recently announced that Matt Joy has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Joy most recently was vice president and general manager of Hendrickson’s truck group with previous roles of VP/GM of the specialty product group and vice president of finance. In this new role, Joy will have the responsibility for all […]

Walter Frankiewicz of Haldex made new board director of HDMA

Haldex EVP Walter Frankiewicz, was recently nominated and ratified as a member of the Board of Directors for the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA). The HDMA is a division of the Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and represents the commercial vehicle suppliers’ division of MEMA. Frankiewicz will simultaneously step in as the Vice Chairman of […]

JTA Announces Board of Director Officer Positions for 2020

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) Board of Directors approved board officer positions for 2020 during the December 10 Board of Directors Meeting. Kevin J. Holzendorf will serve a second term as Board Chair and Ari Jolly will remain as Board Vice Chair. Director Debbie Buckland was selected as Board Secretary and Director Ray Driver will […]

Mitch Guralnick joins Prevost as Director of Pre-Owned Coach Sales

Prevost is pleased to announce Mitch Guralnick as director of pre-owned coach sales. Mitch joins the Prevost family with more than 40 years of experience in the transportation industry. Mitch served for a year at CCW as director of business development and MCI as vice president of pre-owned coach sales from 1999 until his retirement. […]

Trailways of New York Vice President Jack Barker retires

Trailways of New York announced recently that Vice President & General Manager of the New York Trailways brand Jack Barker is retiring from the company in the coming weeks. “Jack Barker has served this company with pride and dedication for more than 25 years since he was named Vice President in 1994,” Trailways of New […]

Former Greyhound Chief Information Officer Joins Betterez Advisory Board

Betterez, a Toronto-based travel technology start-up re-inventing ticketing and reservations in the bus and coach industry, today announces the appointment of Chris Boult, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of CEC Entertainment, to its Advisory Board. “I am excited to be joining the Betterez Advisory Board as I truly believe the company’s reservations platform […]

SacRT CEO Elected to National Transportation Executive Committee and Awarded Outstanding Public Transportation Manager of the Year

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) General Manager/CEO Henry Li has been elected to serve on the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Executive Committee. The election took place during APTA’s 2019 TRANSform Conference in New York City. “I am honored to be elected as an APTA Executive Committee member and look forward to providing my […]