Hooksett, N.H. September 24, 2018: Merchants Fleet announced today the expansion of its sales team to a fourth Sales Region to continue to fuel the company’s rapid market expansion. The announcement of the new region includes hiring three industry veterans as Regional Vice Presidents to lead the Southeast Region; Bill Stueber, Mike Combs, and Dusty Cummins. In addition to the Southeast Region, Jon Keller, Regional Vice President, will lead the Central Region, Diana Holland, Regional Vice President will lead the Northeast Region and Jeff Thomas, Regional Vice President will lead the West Region.
Tom Coffey, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Merchants stated, “In support of our growth initiatives, we continue to expand our sales team with the best talent in the industry”. Coffey added, “We welcome Bill, Mike, and Dusty to the team and are energized by the industry expertise and leadership they are bringing to the table”.
Merchants CEO, Brendan P. Keegan also commented, stating, “We are always looking for smart, motivated, and experienced leaders to join us and support the strategic goals of the organization. The new members embody the skills and leadership needed to allow Merchants to continue on its growth trajectory.”
Mike Combs joins Merchants as Regional Vice President. Combs has served clients across broad industries to provide responsive and creative leasing and fleet services to drive optimization of assets. Prior to Merchants, Combs served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing at The Bancorp Commercial Fleet Leasing for over six years and has 15 years of fleet experience having served in several different roles at industry players such as Enterprise Fleet Management and Sutton Leasing.
Dusty Cummins comes to Merchants as Regional Vice President. Cummins is a seasoned business development leader focused on providing consultative & solution-oriented recommendations in the mid and large fleet segment. During his tenure in fleet, Cummins served as Vice President of Sales at Element Fleet Management for four years as well as served as Regional Sales Manager at The Bancorp Commercial Fleet Leasing. He is the Membership Chair at the NAFA Fleet Management Association Atlanta Chapter.
Bill Stueber will serve as Regional Vice President at Merchants. Stueber is a seasoned leader with tremendous experience in driving fleet solutions for customers across a broad spectrum of industries to include commercial and municipal fleets. Stueber previously served as Vice President of Commercial Fleet Leasing at The Bancorp Commercial Fleet Leasing for over six years. Stueber has 20 years of fleet experience having worked for and driven sales growth at Enterprise Fleet Management and Sutton Leasing.