Meet our experts

NTEA staff are knowledgeable and experienced in a wide variety of areas related to the work truck industry. Email summer@ntea.com to request an interview with our executives on any of the subjects listed below or to find the right person to speak with based on your information needs.

  

NTEA staff

Areas of expertise

Steve Carey
President & CEO
Bio

  • NTEA
  • Work truck industry
  • The Work Truck Show

Susan Dehne
Senior Director of Technical Services
Bio

 
  • Vehicle and system processes
  • Multi-stage commercial vehicle engineering
  • OEM vehicle design

David Ehrlich
Director of Education
Bio

 

  • Work Truck Show educational programs
  • NTEA and industry training

Peter Hempenstall
Director of Outreach
Bio

  •  Commercial vehicle upfitters and dealers

Mike Kastner
Managing Director
Bio

  • Current and upcoming legislation
  • Industry regulations
  • Federal Excise Tax
  • North American trade

Steve Latin-Kasper
Director of Market Data and Research
Bio

  • North American economy
  • Work truck industry end-use markets
  • Industry forecasts
  • Truck sales expectations

Christopher Lyon
Director of Fleet Relations
Bio

  • Vehicle specification and design
  • End-user fleet and distributor/manufacturer relations
  • Fleet productivity and sustainability

Luci Pfaff
Director of Member Services
Bio

 

  • NTEA membership
  • Generation Next

Jeffrey Phillips
NTEA Ottawa office liaison
Bio

  •  Canada legislative and regulatory activity

Bob Raybuck
Director of Technical Services
Bio

  • Vehicle certification
  • Federal Excise Tax
  • Body and equipment installation
  • Weight distribution
  • Chassis and equipment compatibility

Steve Spata
Technical Assistance Director
Bio

  • Motor vehicle safety standards
  • Vehicle certification
  • Weight distribution
  • Lighting requirements
  • Product specifications

Doyle Sumrall
Managing Director
Bio

 

  • Shop safety and efficiency
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Truck technology developments
  • WorkTruckCert – An NTEA & Dec-O-Art Resource
  • Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference

George Survant
Senior Director of Fleet Relations
Bio

  • Fleet management
  • Alternative fuels and technology integration
  • Fleet safety
  • Vehicle specification and design
  • Green Truck Summit