Welcome to the Team
John Obert – OEM National Sales Manager
John’s responsibilities will include managing our OEM accounts throughout the US and Canada.
John started in the bus industry in 1989 with the Flxible Corporation. During his time at Flxible he started in the Parts Department and moved his way to Marketing, doing different jobs and ended up in bus sales. In 1996, John started in bus sales with Orion Bus Industries and worked his way to a management position with the sales team. During his time at Orion he helped introduce the Orion VII product line and spent most of his time working with the bidding efforts and customer relationships.
Afthab Zainudeen- Manager, National Service
Afthab is responsible for US and Canada Luminator-TwinVision technical and customer services.
Afthab formerly worked at Clever Devices Ltd as Manager of Bustools and Data Collection, and WMATA (DC Metro) as Manager of Bus Technology and ITS projects. He has worked more than 15 years in Transportation and ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems).
Thomas Hayman, Jr.-Sales Representative,
Thomas is responsible for the Midwest territory.
Thomas has two years’ experience in marketing/sales and previously worked at USSC/4ONE Transit Seating.
Chad J. Engel – Regional Sales Manager,
Chad is responsible for the Southeast territory.
Chad has 16 years of experience working in and managing transit authorities including MARTA in Atlanta, Palm Tran in West Palm Beach, FL, and SCAT in Sarasota, FL.
Paul Chilkotowsky – Regional Sales Manger
Paul is responsible for the Northeast Territory
Paul has more than 20 years of North American heavy duty transit bus experience. Paul worked his way up the organization from production floor parts man to Regional Sales Manager while employed at Daimler Buses North America from 1992-2013.
2013 Bus Trade Shows
Virginia Transit Association Conference
May 30-31, 2013
September 10-11, 2013
APTA Annual Conference
September 29 - October 2, 2013