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TMC honors industry leaders

March 3, 2020
ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council recognizes top associates, award winners, 2020 Leadership class

The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) recently honored industry professionals with a variety of awards for their important service to the Council and the industry.

“TMC strives to advance the professional standards for commercial vehicle maintenance in our industry and has done so for more than 60 years,” said Robert Braswell, TMC’s executive director. “We have leaders across our organization, but the technicians and executives we honor here set and raise the bar for excellence in this industry every day.”

Volvo Trucks’ Mark Louzon, Bremskerl North America’s Steve Woodbeck and Ferrell Company’s Wayne McKitrick were honored as Recognized Associates.

In addition, TMC bestowed four individual superlative awards:

  • Peggy Fisher Study Group Leadership Award: Kenneth Calhoun, Altec Industries
  • Excellence in Maintenance Supervision Award: Joe Ard, fleet service manager, Southeastern Freight Lines
  • Gerri Murphy Membership Leadership Award: Bo Ward, D&D Instruments
  • Study Group Secretary Award: Andrew Krum, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

The Council also celebrated the graduation of its second group of candidates from the TMC of Tomorrow Leadership Development Program, which is dedicated to developing future leaders of TMC and the transportation industry.

The Class of 2020 includes:

  • John Walborn, Dossier Systems
  • Anthony Marshall, UPS
  • Travis Dintelman, TODCO
  • Kevin Sternes, Silver Eagle Manufacturing
  • Amy Winfield, Suburban Seating & Safety
  • Gary Miller, Mack Trucks
  • Zack Holderfield, Volvo Trucks North America
  • Phil Stewart, Airdyne Industries
  • Craig Tobin, Lite-Check Fleet Solutions
  • Joe Christoffel, Navistar
  • Craig Biehl, Dorman Products
  • Nick Rivera, ExxonMobil
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