Transtar Autobody Technologies has announced several personnel changes:
Southeast Regional Manager
Joe De Meis joins Transtar Autobody Technologies effective Oct. 1, 2013, as regional sales manager of the Southeast region. In this role, De Meis will be able to leverage his 20-plus years of PBE experience. He currently works for Transtar Industries. Before coming to Transtar, he held various sales management positions with Sherwin-Williams in the southeast U.S. going back more than 20 years. De Meis earned a bachelor of science in marketing from Auburn University. He will be based in Charlotte, N.C., and report to Jeremy VanAlstyne, vice president of sales.
Stacey Wilcox joined Transtar’s Brighton management team Oct. 7, 2013, as marketing manager. She came to Transtar from TechSmith Corporation, where she served as strategic marketing manager. Wilcox earned an MBA from the DeVos Graduate School of Management at Northwood University and a bachelor’s in communication arts and advertising from Michigan State University. She will report to Mike Westrick, vice president and general manager.
Director of Training, Technical Services and Coloristics
Steve Rogal moved into a new and critically important role as director of training on Oct. 7. He will leverage the PBE experience and knowledge he has gained after spending 15 months in his current role of marketing director. Training is a critical initiative for the company and Steve will be putting plans and programs in place, according to Transtar. He will report to Mike Westrick, vice president and general manager.