PTDA Elects 2020 Leadership

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The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has elected its 2020 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council to lead the association during its 60th anniversary year.

Brian Davis, executive vice president & COO, B & D Industrial, Norcross, Georgia, will become PTDA’s president in 2020. Davis has been active in PTDA since 2010 when he joined the Research & Innovation Committee and subsequently served as its chair. Davis has served on the PTDA Board of Directors since 2015. 

“It’s a great honor and a little bit humbling to serve as president in 2020,” Davis said. “Over PTDA’s 60-year history, the Association has elevated the value the power transmission/motion control distribution channel brings to our end customers. I’m looking forward to working together as a board to continue to achieve our strategic goals on behalf of the industry.” 

The 2020 PTDA Board of Directors will include:

• First vice president, JP Bouchard, vice president, General Bearing Service Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
• Second vice president, Mike McLain, vice president, Allied Bearing & Supply Inc., Harahan, Louisiana
• Treasurer, Jim Williams, vice president product, Motion Industries Inc., Birmingham, Alabama
• Immediate past president, Jim Halverson, manager power products, Van Meter Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
• Manufacturer Council chair, Jos Sueters, vice president, Tsubaki of Canada Limited, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
• Manufacturer Council vice chair, Chester Collier, senior vice president global distribution, Walter Service Technologies, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada
• PTDA Foundation president, Keith Nowak, president, MPT Drives, Madison Heights, Michigan
• EPTDA President, Zoltan Arkovics, managing director, BDI Europe LTD, Budapest, Hungary

Directors:

• Michael Cinquemani, president and CEO, Master Power Transmission Inc., Greenville, South Carolina
• Jeff Cloud, president, IBT Industrial Solutions, Merriam, Kansas
• Cameron DeBorde, business development, Bearing Distributors Inc., Columbia, South Carolina
• Jim Jeffiers, vice president, Applied Industrial Technologies and Applied U.S. Energy, Cleveland, Ohio
• Brian Nowak, president & CEO, Kurz Industrial Solutions, Neenah, Wisconsin
• Bill Shepard, vice president, BDI, Cleveland, Ohio

Manufacturer Council:

• Jos Sueters, vice president, Tsubaki of Canada Limited, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, will assume the duties of the PTDA Manufacturer Council chair in 2020. 

• Manufacturer Council vice chair, Chester Collier, senior vice president global distribution, Walter Service Technologies, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada
• Immediate past chair, Jeffrey W. Moore, senior vice president, ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc., Greenville, South Carolina

Council Members:

• Tammy Balogh, vice president human resources, Flexco, Downers Grove, Illinois
• Andrew A.O. Brown, vice president, Whittet-Higgins Company, Providence, Rhode Island
• Randy Disharoon, national accounts director, Rexnord Industries LLC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
• Maxine Gomez, sales & distribution manager, Belden Universal, Hillside, Illinois
• Kristin Jennings, director marketing & industrial distribution, Climax Metal Products Company, Mentor, Ohio
• Michael Nisenbaum, director business development, Gates Corporation, Denver
• Mike Power, national accounts manager, Altra Industrial Motion, Braintree, Massachusetts