Troy Snyder is an industry professional with over 20 years of experience in the bus and coach industry. He has held several leadership roles in sales and management, including six years as the General Manager of Berkshire Coach and Federal Coach, a Forest River company. In his role as General Manager, Troy has direct oversight and responsibility for ARBOC. Troy works directly with ARBOC’s dealer partners and the internal management team to execute on the company’s strategic vision to be the leading provider of low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses for North America. In addition, he also works closely with other members of the NFI Group to leverage common strengths and drive operational performance. He holds a Master of Science degree from Indiana University Bloomington and a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University.
Sales & Marketing, Vice President
Kim Yoder is an industry professional with two decades of sales experience in transit bus manufacturing. She joined ARBOC in 2013 and, as Sales & Marketing, Vice President, is currently responsible for leading the Sales and Marketing teams. Prior to this role, Kim served as National Sales Manager and Regional Sales Manager. Preceding ARBOC, she filled various sales positions at StarTrans Bus and Green Alternative Systems.
Blain Hite is a seasoned manufacturing and engineering veteran with three decades of experience in the design and development of hardware, recreational vehicles, and buses. He joined ARBOC in 2005 and, as Director, Engineering, he plays a key role in the vision and growth of ARBOC by providing leadership and direction to all divisions of ARBOC’s engineering product development and engineering support programs. Blain holds an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.
Director, Supply Chain
Tyler Reist joins ARBOC from his previous role as North American Materials Manager for Alexander Dennis Limited, an NFI Group subsidiary. In his role as Director of Supply Chain, Tyler manages the day-to-day supply chain operations including purchasing, logistics, and inventory control. Tyler will work closely with the regional leadership team to drive strategic process implementations aimed at reducing working capital and operational expenses through increasing efficiency in the warehouse and on the production floor. Tyler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan.
Tim Milnamow is Controller for ARBOC Specialty Vehicles. In his role, Tim is responsible for partnering with the General Manager to shape the strategy and provide oversight of financial and management controls of ARBOC. Tim brings over 25 years of experience in financial & operations management and has held senior positions with transportation-related industry leaders Forest River and Morgan Olson. He holds B.S.B.A. degrees in both Finance & Management from Central Michigan University and has completed MBA certificate studies at Indiana University.
Director, Human Resources
Lisa Pratt is a human resources expert with nearly a decade of experience. Lisa joined ARBOC’s accounting team in 2011 and quickly moved to her current role as Director, Human Resources, responsible for employee relations, benefits administration, and recruitment. Lisa holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Accountancy (BSA) and is a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).