Todd Davis To Serve As 54th NTEA President

Todd Davis To Serve As 54th NTEA President

Davis, vice president of Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment, accepted this position from Adam Keane, immediate past president, at the President’s Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2018.

Todd Davis, vice president of Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment in Pomona, California, was recently installed as 54th president of NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry. He accepted this position from immediate past president Adam Keane, executive vice president of Allied Body Works Inc. (Seattle), at the President’s Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2018.

“I’m proud to be part of this industry at this unique point in time,” said Davis. “As Association president, I look forward to continuing my work as part of a remarkable NTEA team to further industry knowledge, growth and profitability for our members.”

Davis earned a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Long Beach. After several years on the sales and marketing team at Cooper Industries, he joined Phenix at the age of 26. Twenty-five years later, he and his two business partners have transformed the small business into one with more than 100 employees and 100,000 square feet of production and installation facility space on 10 acres in Southern California.

Phenix, an NTEA member since 1991, has been manufacturing specialty work trucks for Southern California municipalities, utilities, fire departments and the U.S. government since 1978. In addition to its custom-built, high-content solutions, a decade ago, the company expanded its offerings to include multiple work truck body types and configurations (non-Phenix manufactured), van equipment and accessory products from the industry’s top manufacturers.

In March 2012, Davis stepped in as an NTEA Distributor Trustee — appointed to fulfill the remaining term of a vacated board position. In 2013, he was elected to serve a full three-year term and subsequently selected as part of the executive committee.

The 2018-’19 NTEA Board

Also serving on the board’s executive committee are: First Vice President Wm. Craig Bonham of Safe Fleet (West St. Paul, Minnesota); Second Vice President Peter Miller of Pro-Tech Industries (La Vergne, Tennessee); Third Vice President/Treasurer Jon Sievert of Henderson Products Inc. (Manchester, Iowa); and Secretary Steve Carey of NTEA (Farmington Hills, Michigan).

Distributor Trustees

  • Calvin Geddings of Lee Transport Equipment Inc. (Columbia, South Carolina)
  • Paul Kokalis of Fontaine Modification (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • Shane McDermott of Carco Industries Inc. (Tualatin, Oregon)
  • Jason Ritchey of Curry Supply Co. (Martinsburg, Pennsylvania)
  • David J. Scheitlin of Auto Truck Group LLC (Roanoke, Indiana)

Manufacturer Trustees

  • Tina Albright of TBEI Inc. (Lake Crystal, Minnesota)
  • M. Travis Eby of M.H. Eby Inc. (Blue Ball, Pennsylvania)
  • Sean Moran of Stellar Industries Inc. (Garner, Iowa)

Associate Trustee

  • Ken Gillies of Element Fleet Management (Eden Prairie, Minnesota)

50-year member companies

During the President’s Breakfast, NTEA recognized nine companies celebrating their 50th year of continuous association membership:

  • Auto Truck Group LLC
  • Bus Andrews Equipment Inc.
  • Crysteel Mfg. Inc.
  • Kranz Automotive Body Co.
  • Meyer Products LLC
  • PAFCO Truck Bodies Inc.
  • Simonsen Industries Inc.
  • TAFCO Equipment Co.
  • WALTCO Lift Corp.

You May Also Like

APA Names Michael MacPherson to Board of Directors

MacPherson will represent Bestbuy Distributors Limited on the board, effective immediately.

Michael MacPherson APA Board Member

Automotive Parts Associates (APA) recently appointed Michael MacPherson to its board of directors. MacPherson will represent Bestbuy Distributors Limited on the board, effective immediately.

As a director, MacPherson will partner "with a crucial team dedicated to steering significant decisions for the association," APA said. The collective aim of the board of directors is to elevate the satisfaction of APA shareholders and TruStar members by offering top-tier products at competitive rates, added APA.

ACC Board Now Accepting Nominations

Nominations for a Vice President position, as well as two Board seats, are being accepted until June 5.

ACC-Board-Now-Accepting-Nominations
MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Launches Council of Remanufacturing Excellence

CoRE brings together the expanded resources of MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers and two peer group councils: Remanufacturing Business Council and Remanufacturing Technology & Operations Council.

MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Announces Reman Roadshow, Annual Conference
Submissions Open for 2024 Technology Innovation Award

Submissions for the MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers’ Business Technology Council Aftermarket Technology Innovation Award are due by August 16, 2024.

MEMA’s McCarthy, Wilson Provide Right to Repair Updates
AAPEX Webinars for 2024 Set to Kick Off

“What the Automotive Aftermarket Supply Chain Can Learn From Shops and How the Industry Can Provide Shops What They Need To Succeed,” is the first in this year’s series of free webinars.

AAPEX

Other Posts

Lear Announces Two Key Leadership Changes

Carl Esposito was named senior vice president, IDEA by Lear, and Nick Roelli was named vice president of seating, North America.

Lear-Announces-Two-Key-Leadership-Changes-Esposito-Roelli
DMA Names Marketing & Digital Content Manager

Denise Rawls brings a wealth of experience in marketing strategy, customer research and program development to her new role, DMA said.

DMA Welcomes Denise Rawls as Marketing & Digital Content Manager
MAHLE Appoints Head of NA Aftermarket Regional Sales

Brent Fletcher will oversee the sales and strategic growth of the MAHLE Aftermarket solutions portfolio, which includes the CLEVITE and BEHR brands.

Brent Fletcher MAHLE Head of North America Aftermarket Regional Sales
Crow-Burlingame Names Richard Webster VP of Company Stores

Webster’s advancement is a testament to Crow-Burlingame’s commitment to fostering internal talent and promoting professional growth, the company said.

Richard Webster