Trucking Announcements: New leaders at CVSA, Clarience


Every week, lists notable strikes and promotions within the trucking trade. And this week, that features new management for the Business Motor Car Security Alliance (CVSA) and Clarience Applied sciences.

East Mfg. has a brand new director of aftermarket gross sales and the Truckload Carriers Affiliation has a brand new senior director of schooling and coaching as effectively.

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CVSA declares new management for 2023-24

Col. Russ Christoferson of the Montana Division of Transportation has been named CVSA president for the 2023-24 time period. The vice-president is Capt. John Hahn with the Colorado State Patrol. In the meantime, Maj. Chris Nordloh of the Texas Division of Public Security begins his three-year time period as previous president.

Krista Cull of Newfoundland and Labrador turns into the president of Area 5, which covers Canada. Sgt. Mathew Austin, with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Security, is vice-president.

Maj. Erick McGuire, with the Florida Freeway Patrol, takes on a six-year dedication with the alliance. He was elected to function CVSA’s secretary for a yr whereas he leads the election committee. After that, McGuire will grow to be vice-president and chairman of CVSA’s finance committee. He’ll grow to be president the yr after that.

East Mfg. names King director of aftermarket gross sales

Ohio-headquartered East Mfg. – a maker of aluminum flatbed, drop deck, dump, spherical backside and refuse trailers, truck our bodies, and metal dump trailers — is welcoming Steven King as its new director of aftermarket gross sales.

Steve King
Steve King (Photograph: East Mfg.)

He’ll handle the components gross sales division, holding administrative and analytical duties. King’s duty is to develop the aftermarket enterprise by growing vendor stocking packages in addition to extra options.

King’s profession at East began in 1987. Over the previous 38 years, he held varied administration roles for corporations like Allstate Peterbilt, Heritage Truck Gear, TruckPro, Waltco Elevate, and Zoresco Truck Gear.

“This place is vital to the success of our firm and can be a superb platform for long-term profession progress,” stated Tom Wiseman, East’s CEO, in a press launch.

“Steve’s intensive background in gross sales and the trade will assist East develop the aftermarket phase of the enterprise.”

Dave Miedi, King’s predecessor, left East to pursue one other alternative.

Grossman a senior director at TCA

The Truckload Carriers Affiliation (TCA) has employed Lilly Grossman as its senior director of schooling and coaching.

She can be accountable for offering coaching and academic sources to the affiliation’s members. With over 20 years of expertise within the tutorial design and academic improvement area, Grossman brings a lot of expertise to the desk – from delivering education schemes by conventional coaching, e-learning and blended studying, to growing coaching within the personal sector and for presidency businesses, and commerce associations.


Her beforehand developed coaching various from automobile fleet administration to psychological well being, building, and diplomacy.

“I’ve a deep respect for the trucking trade, and I’m thrilled to affix Jim Ward and all the crew at TCA,” Grossman stated in a press launch.

Ward added that her “profitable monitor report and progressive strategy to academic program improvement”, aligns with the group’s targets of delivering knowledgeable and rewarding academic expertise.

Clarience Applied sciences modifications senior management

Clarience Applied sciences — father or mother firm to Truck-Lite, Highway Prepared, Davco Know-how, Strain Techniques Worldwide, ECCO Security Group, Inflexible Industries and Lumitec — has introduced modifications in senior management.

Mark Bara
Mark Bara (Photograph: Clarience)

Mark Bara was named president of efficiency options. In keeping with the press launch, he’ll oversee performance-related manufacturers resembling Davco diesel filtration programs, Strain Techniques Worldwide tire stress monitoring and automatic inflation programs, Highway Prepared superior telematics and digital fleet options, and Lumitec high-performance marine lighting.

Out of his 50 years of expertise within the business automobile trade, Bara spent 13 years main Davco Know-how. Previous to that, he labored on the Detroit Diesel Company for over three a long time.

Scott Montesi
Scott Montesi (Photograph: Clarience)

Scott Montesi turns into the president of sign and marking options. He can be accountable for business truck, trailer and off-road lighting enterprise, together with the Truck-Lite model within the U.S. and Mexico, in addition to Inflexible Industries. Previous to becoming a member of Clarience final yr, he was a senior vice-president of the Americas enterprise unit for Plastic Omnium, beforehand referred to as Varroc Lighting System.

Brian Olsen begins his position as a president of security options. He can be accountable for overseeing the protection lighting and audible warning system applied sciences of Truck-Lite Europe, Ecco, Code 3, and LED Autolamps. Olsen was beforehand a president at Ecco Security Techniques when the corporate was acquired by Clarience Applied sciences.

Brian Olsen
Brian Olsen (Photograph: Clarience)

Nada Jiddou will handle the corporate’s digital innovation crew in her new position as an govt vice-president and chief digital officer. She will even handle Clarience’s software program platforms. Joddou has over 25 years of expertise in automotive connectivity and IoT know-how from previous positions at Ford Motor Firm, Whirlpool Company and Normal Motors. In 2021, she joined Clarience as govt vice-president and basic supervisor of Highway Prepared superior telematics.


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