Rush Tech Rodeo committee puts together 18th annual event

Vic Cummings, Rush's vice president of service operations, is a member of the Rush Tech Rodeo Committee for 2023.
Vic Cummings, Rush's vice president of service operations, is a member of the Rush Tech Rodeo Committee for 2023. Each member of the committee wore a beige vest to rodeo events in San Antonio.
Beth Colvin

The Rush Tech Rodeo, in its 18th year in 2023, will bring 250 competitors to San Antonio, vying for $310,000 in cash and prizes. The Rush Rodeo Committee takes on organizing the event, including the exams, in addition to their regular jobs with the company. The committee members are: 

  • Brenda Martin, Corporate Warranty Manager
  • Brittney Carrasco, Corporate Warranty Manager
  • Bruce Vaughn, Director of Maintenance, Rush Truck Leasing
  • Carl Hausmann, Product Line Manager
  • Chad Wellborne, General Manager, RushCare
  • Clark Johnson, Product Line Manager
  • Connie Dempsey, Continuous Improvement Manager
  • CR Starcher, Regional Aftermarket Sales Manager
  • Darin Collins, Continuous Improvement Manager
  • David Johnson, Director of Maintenance, Rush Truck Leasing
  • Deborah Smith , Director of Operations – Continuous Improvement
  • Doug Shields, Director of Used Truck Sales
  • Jacques Van Heerden, Director of Service
  • Javier Gonzalez, Director of Service
  • Jody Pollard,, SVP of Truck Sales and Aftermarket Sales
  • Joe Aschoff, Director of Service
  • Joe Duncan, Director of Parts Operations
  • Joel Duck, Product Line Manager
  • Josh Joerns, Aftermarket Sales Manager
  • Josh Warren, Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Kevin Riddle, Product Line Manager
  • Larry Gruendike, VP of Product Management and Supply Chain
  • Liz Reyna, Telematics Program Manager, Rush Truck Leasing
  • Marcus Demel, Director of Operations – Program Development
  • Mitch Davisson, Director of Tech School Engagement
  • Mitchell Scates, Director of Mobile Service
  • Rachel Burkhalter, Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Rick Melcher, Director of Body Shops
  • Robb Nixon, VP of Aftermarket Sales and National Accounts
  • Robin Alizadeh, Director of Asset Management
  • Rudy Rodriguez, Product Line Manager
  • Steve Zwinggi, VP of Peterbilt Truck Sales
  • Victor Cummings, VP of Service Operations
  • Whitt Michael, Director of Parts Operations
  • Will Waterbury, VP of Navistar Truck Sales
  • Zach Lambert, Product Line Manager
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