Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Lake Superior State University (Graduated 1999)
Master’s degree in Business Administration from Cleveland State University (Graduated 2001)
WORK (KTM NORTH AMERICA, INC.)
1996 - 2001 Regional Sales Manager
2001 - 2003 Financial Controller
2003 - 2005 VP Finance (Included HR, Logistics, and IT responsibilities)
2003 Management member of formation of KTM Canada, Inc
2004 Became a Board Member of KTM North America, Inc.
2005 - Jan 2017 President KTM North America,Inc.
2012 named AMA Motorcyclist of the Year
INDUSTRY BOARD POSITIONS
2006 - 2012 AMA Board of Directors with Service on both Finance and Executive committees.
2009 - Jan 2017 Board Member of the Motorcycle Industry Council.
2013 - Jan 2017 Elected Vice Chair of the MIC board
· Board member for the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation. In Fall of 2011, I was elected Secretary/Treasurer for the AMHF.
· Member of the founding board of The Kurt Caselli Foundation. The program is designed to protect the lives of off-road motorcycle riders following the passing of American Legend Kurt Caselli. In its first year, the foundation raised over $200,000 for its cause.
· Member of the founding board of the United States Motorcycling Coaching Association (USMCA). A 501c6 member association has been formed with the intent to standardize the requirements, background check and safety procedures associated with motorcycle coaching to allow for a network of skilled, certified coaches to provide proper instruction, direction and support for upcoming and current motorcycling enthusiasts.
ADDITIONAL WORK HISTORY
2009 - 2013 Founding Member of the board and President of KTM Mexico
2013 - 2017 Founding member of the board and President Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc.
2015 - 2017 Member of the Board of Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH
· Founding member of the board and President of WP, USA, a subsidiary of WP Suspension AG.
· Founding member of the board for Kiska, Inc. a subsidiary of Kiska GmbH, the global design and marketing agency for KTM Sportmotorcycles GmbH.