equip magazine | Edition 3


The Equip Expo Team Equip Exposition is owned and managed by the Outdoor Power OPEI 2022–2023 Board of Directors

Equipment Institute. The trade show and the association represent decades of experience serving and advocating for the industry. Equip Exposition and Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Senior Staff Kris Kiser , President & CEO Chuck Bowen , Vice President, Communications, Member Relations & Education Programming Brian Corbett , Equip Exposition Director of Sales, Indoors Richard Corbett , Equip Exposition Operations Manager Evan Cox , Director of Digital Outreach & Social Media Frances De Leon , Office Manager Andy Embry , Louisville Office Manager Hannah Finchum , Manager, Contracts & Show Operations Laura Gipe , Manager, Hotels & Transportation Heather Heishman , Database Manager Sam Hodapp , Staff Accountant Greg Knott , Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Standards Brandon Martin , Vice President, Battery & Electric Products and Industry Affairs Dan Mustico , Senior Vice President, Government & Market Affairs Marla Popkin , Director, Meetings Suzanne Shomers , Vice President, Finance & Administration Karen Williams , Senior Vice President, Partnerships & Development Troy Winebrenner , Equip Exposition Show Director

Chair: Brian Melka , Group President—Power, Kohler Co. Vice Chair: Robert McCutcheon , President, Husqvarna North America

Secretary/Treasurer: Mike Clancy , CEO, Chervon North America Immediate Past Chair: Tom Duncan , Executive Board Member, Positec USA, Inc.

Equip Exposition Show Chairman: Dan Ariens , Chairman and CEO, AriensCo Other Directors: Steve Andrews , President and CEO, Briggs and Stratton Tim Dorsey , President, Echo Inc. Peter Hampton , President and CEO, Active Exhaust Corp. Terry Horan , President and CEO, STIHL Inc. Rick Olson , Chairman and CEO, The Toro Company Lee Sowell , President, Outdoor Products, Techtronic Industries Power Equipment David Thorne , Vice President, Turf & Compact Utility Business Unit, John Deere John Wyatt , Senior Vice President

OPEI is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.

& President of Outdoor, Stanley Black & Decker

The Equip Exposition offices are located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

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