Meet our experts

NTEA staff are knowledgeable and experienced in a wide variety of areas related to the work truck industry. Email Jan Thomas 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
  • NTEA
  • Work truck industry
  • Work Truck Week
Mike Kastner
Senior Vice President
  • Current and upcoming legislation
  • Industry regulations
  • Federal Excise Tax
  • North American trade
Kevin Koester
Managing Director
  •  Work Truck Week
  • Green Truck Summit
  • Commercial Vehicle Upfitting Summit
  • Green Truck Association
  • WorkTruckCert

Steve Latin-Kasper
Senior Director of Market Data and Research

  • North American economy
  • Work truck industry end-use markets
  • Industry forecasts
  • Truck sales expectations
Christopher Lyon
Director of Fleet Relations
  • Vehicle specification and design
  • End-user fleet and distributor/manufacturer relations
  • Fleet productivity and sustainability
Jennifer Mitchell
Senior Director of Content Development

  • Work truck industry
  • Content development

Luci Pfaff
Director of Member Services

  • NTEA membership
  • Generation Next
Jeffrey Phillips
NTEA Ottawa office liaison
  • Canada legislative and regulatory activity

Bob Raybuck
Director of Technical Services

  • Vehicle certification
  • Federal Excise Tax
  • Body and equipment installation
  • Weight distribution
  • Chassis and equipment compatibility
Steve Spata
Senior Technical Assistance Director
  • Motor vehicle safety standards
  • Vehicle certification
  • Weight distribution
  • Lighting requirements
  • Product specifications
Nikki Wilson
Senior Director of Member Services
  • NTEA membership
  • Work truck industry