On the move, Feb. 14, 2014
The latest hirings, professional advancements and achievements at businesses in Elkhart County.
NAPPANEE — Kyle McCrary has joined the management team of Newmar Corp. as director of product planning and design. McCrary brings 27 years of experience in the RV business, including time spent with Bluebird, Fleetwood and American Coach. He also worked with Newmar from 2002 to 2012.
BRISTOL — Chassix has announced the appointment of Bill Pittman, human resources manager, and Jack Olson, operations manager, to its Bristol location.
In his new role, Pittman will be responsible for all human resources functions within the Bristol plant. He previously served as the regional human resources manager at Product Development Corporation, where he was responsible for all HR operations east of the Mississippi, in addition to Colorado and Canada. Pittman earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University with a concentration in human resources management. He also holds a senior professional in human resources certification from the Society for Human Resource Management.
Olson will oversee all casting and machining operations and will coordinate new product line operations resulting from the expansion. He was previously a senior consultant at the management consulting firm DeWolff, Boberg & Associates. He also owned a private accounting practice for five years, served as project manager at USCO Logistics for three years and worked in plant operations at Federal Express for more than 17 years.
Olson earned bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting and a master’s degree in accounting from Purdue University.
EverGreen Recreational Vehicles
MIDDLEBURY — Will Gonyon has been appointed sales and product manager of the Sun Valley travel trailers line at Evergreen Recreational Vehicles. Gonyon will be in charge of all product development and sales for Sun Valley. He brings several years of industry experience and was most recently with Crossroads RV.
Gonyon graduated from Indiana University with degrees in public administration and criminal justice and attended Bethel College for business management.
Spearhead Sales & Marketing
ELKHART — Audrey Murray has joined Spearhead Sales & Marketing as project manager. She will be in charge of sales and marketing projects for Spearhead and its clients.
Murray has 25 years of marketing experience. She graduated from Indiana University South Bend with a bachelor’s degree in business with concentrations in marketing, management and advertising. She previously served as marketing manager for Electronic Commerce Inc. and as marketing communications coordinator for NIBCO.