Dustin Smith

Senior Vice President and Group President
Commercial Trailer Products


Dustin Smith was appointed to Senior Vice President and Group President, Commercial Trailer Products on October 1, 2017. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Trailer Products. Mr. Smith joined Wabash National in 2007 and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including Director of Finance, Director of Manufacturing, and Vice President of Manufacturing for Wabash National.

Prior to Wabash National, from 2000 to 2007, Mr. Smith held various positions at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn Michigan, across both product development and manufacturing divisions, including Plant Controller. His 17+ years of experience in finance and operations gives Mr. Smith a unique understanding of how manufacturing systems directly affect financial results.

Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science is Accounting and an MBA in Corporate Finance from Purdue University. He has also attended several executive programs at the Booth School of Management from University of Chicago, as well as Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

Mr. Smith resides on the board of directors for the West Lafayette Parks Foundation (West Lafayette, Indiana) and the Composites Company (Melbourne, Florida).