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MHEDA’S 2013 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MHEDA’s 2013 Board of Directors
MHEDA's Board of Directors and MBOA are constantly working to bring you the best programs for your business. This year's board is working harder than ever to help you capitalize on an improving economy. With last year being an allimportant election year, each board member has made a "Campaign Promise" to MHEDA members about how they will work to improve our association. So get to know this year's board and MBOA and learn how they will help you in 2013.
Jerry Weidmann MHEDA President President, Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp., Brookfield, WI Industry Experience: 21 years What has been the biggest industry innovation in the last decade? Opportunity and fast charging technologies. What is your “campaign promise” to the association? MHEDA will engage the membership with the best education and networking opportunities in the industry. Scott Hennie MHEDA President-Elect President, Elite Supply Chain Solutions, LLC, Strongsville, OH Industry Experience: 22 years What has been the biggest industry innovation in the last decade? Integration of information systems to equipment. This has allowed material handling to become much more intelligent in its solutions. What is your “campaign promise” to the association? I will raise the awareness of MHEDA to the end user marketplace so that association members can use MHEDA as a marketing tool and part of their value proposition. Mark Milovich MHEDA Treasurer President, Lift Atlanta, Inc., Decatur, GA Industry Experience: 26 years What has been the biggest industry innovation in the last decade? The 80-volt electric truck and the innovation of battery and charger technology to permit rapid or opportunity
charging, which was a “no-no” for decades. We can now offer electric trucks in outdoor applications and electric trucks are now more of an option in more applications because multiple batteries and expensive battery changing stations are no longer required. What is your “campaign promise” to the association? As treasurer of the association, I promise to be a better steward of the members’ money than the government is of our tax dollars! Scott Lee MHEDA Vice President President, Conveyor Solutions, Inc., Schaumburg, IL Industry Experience: 22 years What has been the biggest industry innovation in the last decade? Technology – all forms. It allows us to provide services, reach customers, be more efficient and react quicker than at any time in the past. What is your “campaign promise” to the association? Membership is only as strong as its weakest member. We will continue focusing on delivering the value of MHEDA throughout the membership. Richard Donnelly MHEDA Immediate Past President Executive Vice President, Gregory Poole Equipment Company, Raleigh, NC Industry Experience: 30 years What has been the biggest industry innovation in the last decade? Remote monitoring systems for fleet management What is your “campaign promise” to the association? To get out of the way and support the 2013 MHEDA President Jerry Weidmann. He will be an outstanding leader this year.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - First Quarter, 2013
From the Desk of Liz Richards
MHEDA’S 2013 BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MBOA
Ask Your Board
MHEDA Member Profile
2013 Industry Forecast
MHEDA Members Exhibit at ProMat
MHIA Expects Slow Growth in 2013
Modest Growth for Industrial Trucks Sector
Cautious Optimism in Conveyor Industry
EBITA or ROA?
Get Your Game On
Spotlight on Association News
MHEDA University Calendar
Index of Advertisers by Product Category
The MHEDA Journal - First Quarter, 2013