Corcentric names two VP of sales

Joseph Sparks and Tanner J. Thorne each have been named vice presidents of sales, Capital Equipment Solutions at Corcentric, a leading provider of procurement and financial process automation solutions.

Corcentric says Sparks will have responsibility for the Western U.S. region; Thorne for the Midwest. In these newly created positions, they will be responsible for analyzing customer fleets in order to optimize their total cost of ownership, the company says.

Sparks has two decades of experience as a sales professional in the transportation industry. Most recently, he was vice president of sales for Estenson Logistics/Hub Group Dedicated, where he grew annual revenue from $60M in four states to more than $285M in 31 states. He was also a three-time sales executive of the year during his tenure at Ruan Transportation. He began his career with Ryder Systems as a national sales executive.

Thorne joined Corcentric form Penske Truck Leasing, where he was a lease sales representative, handling multiple locations for customers nationwide. He ranked in the top 10 percent of all lease sales representative in the country. Thorne began his career in the transportation industry with Penske in 2015 as a management trainee, and was later promoted to a rental sales pepresentative.

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