Melanie D. MargolinSenior Vice President and General Counsel, Corporate SecretaryMelanie D. Margolin was appointed Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in May 2018. Prior to Wabash National, Ms. Margolin was Deputy General Counsel at Cummins Inc., leading the Global Litigation function and serving as lead lawyer for the Engine/Power Systems Business Units and Latin America operations. She joined Cummins, a $20 billion (2017) global company that designs, manufactures, and distributes power solutions, in 2013. Prior to Cummins, Ms. Margolin was an equity partner with Frost Brown Todd in Indianapolis, Indiana. Past experience also includes practicing law at Alholm, Monahan in Chicago, Illinois, and at the Chicago Housing Authority.
Kevin PageSenior Vice President and Group President, Diversified ProductsKevin Page was appointed to Senior Vice President and Group President, Diversified Products on October 1, 2017. Mr. Page joined Wabash National in February 2017 as Vice President and General Manager, Final Mile and Distributed Services. Prior to Wabash National, he was Interim President of Truck Accessories Group, LLC from 2015 to 2016, and Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development from 2012 to 2015.
Mike PettitSenior Vice President and Group President, Final Mile ProductsMike Pettit was appointed to Senior Vice President and Group President, Final Mile Products on January 1, 2018. He previously served as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations since 2014. He joined Wabash National in 2012 as Director of Finance for Commercial Trailer Products. Prior to Wabash National, from 1998 to 2012, Mr. Pettit held various finance positions with increasing responsibility at Ford Motor Company.
Dustin SmithSenior Vice President and Group President, Commercial Trailer ProductsDustin Smith was appointed to Senior Vice President and Group President, Commercial Trailer Products on October 1, 2017. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Trailer Products, a position he held since October 2016. Mr. Smith joined Wabash National in 2007 and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including Director of Finance and Vice President of Manufacturing, Commercial Trailer Products.
Jeffery L. TaylorSenior Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerJeffery L. Taylor was appointed to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on January 1, 2014. He joined Wabash National in July of 2012 as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. Prior to Wabash National, Taylor served as Vice President, Finance – Technical Operations for King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from May 2006 to July 2011.
Brent L. YeagyPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Brent L. Yeagy is an industrial manufacturing leader with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive and commercial transportation industries. Since June 2018, Mr. Yeagy has been responsible for the strategic direction and operations of Wabash National Corporation in his role as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Before his appointment as President and CEO, Mr. Yeagy was President and Chief Operating Officer at from October 2016 to June 2018. Mr. Yeagy joined Wabash National in 2003 and held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Manufacturing, Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Trailer Products, and Senior Vice President – Group President, Commercial Trailer Products.
Prior to Wabash National, from 1999 to 2003, Mr. Yeagy held various positions within human resources, environmental engineering and safety management for Delco Remy International. Mr. Yeagy served in various plant engineering roles at Rexnord Corporation from December 1995 through 1999. He also served in the United States Navy from 1991 to 1994.
Mr. Yeagy holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering Science and a Master of Science in Safety Engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA in Business Management from Anderson University. He has also attended executive programs at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business as well as Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Yeagy is a graduate of the U.S. Navy’s Naval Nuclear Power Program and participated in the Navy’s Officer Candidate Program.