Who’s in the news: Our weekly trucking employment report

Updated Jul 9, 2021
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The following employment changes were announced to the trucking industry last week (July 5-11, 2021).

  • The Alabama Trucking Association board of directors elected Truckworx Kenworth President Will Bruser to serve as its chairman of the board for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. His term begins runs to June 30, 2022.
  • ATRO Engineered Systems has hired David Velasquez as customer service manager. The company also announced Jay Moore has moved into a product manager position.
  • Fleet Advantage announced Katerina Jones, vice president of marketing and business development, has been named a NextGen Leader for Monitor Magazine’s 2nd Annual NextGen Leaders Award, which highlights 40 up-and-coming leaders under 40 in the equipment finance industry. 
  • Longtime Jasper Engines & Transmissions national accounts leader Bob Boeglin has died. He was 68.
  • Purkeys announced new additions to its sales team: Bob Mitchell, David Arriaga and Columbus Calley. The new sales team members will serve as account managers.
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