TRALA elects officers, board members

April 3, 2013
Steve Lawrence of Red Wing MN, chief executive officer of Lawrence NationaLease, was unanimously elected by the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) board of directors as 2013-2014 chairman at the association’s 2013 annual meeting in Naples FL recently

Steve Lawrence of Red Wing MN, chief executive officer of Lawrence NationaLease, was unanimously elected by the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) board of directors as 2013-2014 chairman at the association’s 2013 annual meeting in Naples FL recently. This year’s meeting was a celebration of the group’s 35th anniversary.

The TRALA board also elected these officers:

•Dan Murphy, president and CEO of Idealease Inc, North Barrington IL, was elected vice-chairman.

•Scott Anderson, senior vice-president of Rush Enterprises, New Braunfels TX, was elected secretary.

•Kevin Coughlin, manager of leasing products for Daimler Trucks North America, Portland OR, was elected treasurer.

•Tom Brown, president of Brown NationaLease, Des Moines IA, is immediate past chairman.

These members were also elected by TRALA members to the board for a new 2013-2016 term:

•Dennis Cooke, president, Global Fleet Management Solutions of Ryder System Inc, Miami FL •John Crockett, senior vice-president of operations of Penske Truck Leasing Co LP, Duluth GA •Bob Muhs, vice-president of government affairs and counsel of Avis Budget Group, Parsippany NJ •Brian Hard, president of Penske Truck Leasing, Reading PA These members were appointed to the TRALA board to serve one-year terms for 2013-2014:

•Terry Dubowick, national account manager of the Mack Leasing System/Volvo Truck Leasing System, Rural Hall NC •Neil Vonnahme, president of Paccar Leasing Co, Bellevue WA •Mike Breeden, executive director of Cummins Inc, Columbus IN •Greg DiMarco, senior director, business development for Dana Holding Corporation, Van Buren Township MI •Jack McQuaid, manager, strategic accounts for Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, Sarasota FL •Rob Henry, vice-president, leasing sales, Navistar Inc of Lisle IL

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