South Hutchinson, Kan. (Wednesday, January 7, 2015) – Collins Bus Corporation, the leading manufacturer of Type A school and multi function school activity buses in North America, today announced that Kelli Kepler has been named regional sales manager. In her new role, Kepler will be responsible for generating new vehicle sales, providing sales support to dealers, and attending major industry events and conferences.
“Kelli has been with the Collins sales department for the last six years and has already developed great relationships with our dealers. I’m excited to have her move into this role,” stated Matt Scheuler, President of Collins Bus Corporation. “With her past involvement in the sales process, overall bus experience, and technical knowledge, I’m confident she will have a positive impact on our organization, distributors and customers.”
Kepler added, “After gaining relevant experience working directly with our dealers as part of the inside sales team, I think I bring a unique perspective to my new role. I’m very excited to continue our company’s mission of bringing the best Type A school and multi function school activity buses to the industry. Collins has a solid reputation in the markets we serve and I’m looking forward to continuing to work with a great team of employees, dealers and customers.”
About Collins Bus
Collins Bus Corporation, a subsidiary of Allied Specialty Vehicles, Inc. (ASV), manufactures 14 Type A school bus, multi function school activity bus (MFSAB), multi purpose vehicle (MPV) and child care bus models under the Collins Bus, Mid Bus and Corbeil brands. The company introduced the industry’s first small school bus model for 16-20 passengers in 1967, which paved the way for the development of the Type A federal school bus classification and established the company as a leader in innovative design. Collins Bus also pioneered the first school bus wheelchair lift in the mid-1970s and introduced the first propane powered Type A school bus in 2010. With more than 50 dealer locations in the United States and Canada, Collins Bus has one of the industry’s largest distribution networks. For more information about Collins Bus, visit www.collinsbus.com and follow us on Twitter @collinsbus. For more information about ASV, visit www.alliedsv.com.