Travis Body & Trailer, Inc., a manufacturer of end dumps, bottom dumps, transfer trailers and specialty dump trailers, has hired Greg D. Smith as its new vice president of sales and marketing.
Smith’s main responsibilities are to oversee Travis’ sales staff and marketing efforts. In addition to sales and marketing, he will also work closely with the company’s management team and growing dealer business.
Smith’s professionalism and extensive transportation industry experience is an asset to Travis dealers and their customers, said C.K. “Bud” Hughes, Travis Body & Trailer president.
“Greg comes to Travis with an outstanding reputation and a wealth of experience in the trailer industry,” he said. “We’re excited to have him on our management team, working with the sales team, Travis dealers, and customers to increase our trailer footprint.”
Smith brings over 30 years of experience in the trailer, truck and equipment industries to his new role. Prior to joining Travis, he was vice president of sales for Talbert Manufacturing, Rensselaer, Indiana, where he held similar responsibilities. Before that, he worked in leadership roles at Fontaine Modification, ATDynamics, TBEI and Allison Transmission, a Division of GM.
"Travis is incredibly well-positioned in the trailer markets we serve, especially with our pending capacity increase,” said Smith. “I’m looking forward to using my experience and industry knowledge to support the Travis’ team and dealer network.”