Management

BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND SHAREHOLDERS

Ann Thermote, Armin Rappen, Bernard De Meester, Dominiek Valcke, Els Thermote, Jan Vander Stichele, Luc Missorten, Pascal Vanhalst, Patrick Lecluyse, Paul Thermote

EXECUTIVE TEAM USA

Els Thermote, Dirk von Holt, Brian Hamilton

ACCOUNTING

Todd Zymball

The Accounting Department has several responsibilities including: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Financial Management, and Inventory Control.

CLAIMS

Jennifer White

The Claims Customer Support team reviews and processes claims, and sends return authorizations to the customer. Pre-sale questions on parts for stock checks and measurements are also handled through Claims.

GLOBAL STRATEGIC SOURCING

Tim Smith

Tim Smith is Director of Global Strategic Sourcing and is responsible for managing supplier relations and negotiating supplier contracts from a global scope. Tim collaborates with Purchasing and Product Research & Development globally in order to satisfy our customer's needs.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Jennifer Mehnert

The Human Resource Department focuses on the development of employees with continuous education through our corporate training program and professional experiences that support the company's mission. The goal is to attract, develop, and retain a highly qualified and diverse workforce.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

Brett Beem

The ITS Department services the needs of the company with two major teams. The Infrastructure Team implements and supports all networking, communications, systems, and services. The Software Development Team designs, develops, and supports internal and web-based business application software.

LOGISTICS - OLATHE, KS

Rod Strickland

Our Olathe operations staff works 3 shifts 5 days each week with over 250 employees. Facilities Management, Traffic, and Inventory Control work with the warehouse leadership team to manage the day to day operations for our 625,000 sq ft facility.

MARKETING

Jeannette Robinson

Marketing promotes products through public relations, market research, and sales analysis. The department is tasked with actively participating in the enhancement of the e-commerce platform and providing support via live chat and phone. The Advertising Department creates all print and electronic media.

PRODUCT RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

John Thompson

The Product Research & Development team manages product selection, identifies and fills gaps in our product offering, and develops new suppliers in coordination with Purchasing and Global Sourcing. We strive to be the technical product expert for our customers.

PURCHASING & MANUFACTURING

Michael Polanis

The Purchasing & Manufacturing Department focuses on maintaining supplier relationships, managing inventory and fill rate, and addressing market opportunities. We work closely with Global Sourcing to be the commercial expert for our customers.

QUALITY

Scott Daniels

The Quality Assurance Department performs receiving and 1st article inspections and oversees measuring and test equipment calibration. We research customer product issues and analyze defective returns and non-conforming parts.

REMOTE DISTRIBUTION CENTERS

Jim Hockett

TVH has 10 remote distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico. We cover 90% of the industrial truck population in one day ground service.

SALES - INTERNATIONAL

Jeremy McEver

International Sales offers assistance in 8 different languages and has developed a strong distributor network in Latin America. Through the TVH Group companies, we serve every country in the world. A full support and sales staff services our Latin American customers in English, Portuguese, and Spanish in Olathe.

SALES - US - INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT

Chris Beasley - Sales and Business Development Manager

Chris Lantow - Sales Supervisor

Jason Philo - Sales Supervisor

Eric Holland - Regional Manager - Central

Jose Quintero - South Central Region

Luis Martinez - North Central Region

Nikole Saldana - Far North East Region

Chad Jones - Regional Manager - South East

Roxann Seger - South East Region

Tracy Bezotte - Far South East Region

Loren Hochhalter - Regional Manager - West

Fernando Lopez - West Region

Ashley Marquez - Far West Region

SALES - US INSIDE - MATERIAL HANDLING

Cathy Diaz

Sales Representatives contact customers with frequency depending on their needs. Customer base includes: material handling distributors, parts houses, and wholesalers. Our Customer Support Specialists are available to assist customers with orders, quotes, claims, and questions.

SALES - US OUTSIDE - MATERIAL HANDLING

Chris Aiello - Business Development

Rod Rickert - Southwest Region

Steve Wilson - Northeast Region

Royce Albright - Southeast Region

Gustavo Guzman - West Region

Ed Cobb - Midwest Region

Chris Ray - Central Region

TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICES & TOTALSOURCE

Ryan Walker

TIS is responsible for researching OEM parts for all makes and models of industrial equipment. TSS is responsible for all special order products.

TVH - MEXICO

Antonio Velez

TVH - CANADA

Kyle Barrette