Mickey Truck Bodies recently appointed two military veterans to key positions within the company.
Melanie Weber is Mickey’s new director of human resources and Kevin Turpin is the new plant manager for Mickey’s Berwick PA manufacturing plant. Weber reports directly to Mike Tucker, president and CEO, and Turpin reports to Matt Sink, executive vice president.
“We are excited to have Melanie and Kevin on the Mickey Team, and we thank them for their service to our country,” Tucker said.
Most recently, Weber was director of human resources for CPP Global, which works with manufacturers to identify creative solutions for new and existing projects that meet financial or market requirements. Previously, she was senior manager of human resources for CV Products Consolidated in Thomasville NC. CV Products is in an industrial and commercial machinery and equipment manufacturing business specializing in the race car industry.
Weber served in the US Navy from 2001 through 2008. She is Six Sigma Certified and holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Human Resource Management.
“Melanie possesses a unique combination of human resources skills and customer relationship management, and is experienced in designing and implementing systems and solutions to increase quality, productivity and efficiency,” Tucker said.
Prior to Mickey, Turpin was a project engineer with Columbus IN-based Taylor Bros Construction, a multi-faceted general construction and construction management services company specializing in retail, educational, industrial and commercial projects. In addition to his engineering duties, he was also responsible for procurement and process improvement.
Turpin served in the US Army in various locations from 1997 to 2018, logging 20 years of senior leadership with a top secret/SCI security clearance and achieving the rank of lieutenant colonel. He also served as battalion commander, brigade planning and operations officer, brigade executive officer and fires and targeting officer.
Turpin holds a Master of Arts in Business & Organizational Security Management from Webster University in St. Louis, and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Penn State University.