Our Leadership

 
 

Proven and Experienced Leadership

  Brent L. Yeagy

  President and Chief Executive Officer
  Director of the Board

  Kristin Glazner

  Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

  Melanie D. Margolin

  Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  Corporate Secretary

  Kevin Page

  Senior Vice President and Group President, Diversified Products

  Mike Pettit

  Senior Vice President and Group President, Final Mile Products

  Dustin Smith

  Senior Vice President and Group President, Commercial Trailer Products

  Jeffery L. Taylor

  Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Brent L. Yeagy

President and Chief Executive Officer
Director of the Board


Brent L. Yeagy is an industrial manufacturing leader with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive and commercial transportation industries. Since June 2018, Mr. Yeagy has been responsible for the strategic direction and operations of Wabash National in his role as President and Chief Executive Officer. 

Before his appointment as President and CEO, Mr. Yeagy was President and Chief Operating Officer from October 2016 to June 2018. Mr. Yeagy joined Wabash National in 2003 and held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Manufacturing, Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Trailer Products, and Senior Vice President – Group President, Commercial Trailer Products.

Prior to Wabash National, from 1999 to 2003, Mr. Yeagy held various positions within human resources, environmental engineering and safety management for Delco Remy International. Mr. Yeagy served in various plant engineering roles at Rexnord Corporation from December 1995 through 1999. He also served in the United States Navy from 1991 to 1994. 

Mr. Yeagy holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering Science and a Master of Science in Safety Engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA in Business Management from Anderson University. He has also attended executive programs at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business as well as Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Yeagy is a graduate of the U.S. Navy’s Naval Nuclear Power Program and participated in the Navy’s Officer Candidate Program.

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Kristin Glazner

Senior Vice President and Human Resources Officer

Kristin Glazner was appointed to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer on November 14, 2018. She previously served as Vice President – Corporate Human Resources.

Ms. Glazner joined Wabash National in February 2010 as Corporate Counsel and served in that role until October 2017, when she was appointed to the position of Vice President – Human Resources and Legal Administration.

Before joining Wabash National, Ms. Glazner was an attorney with the law firm Baker & Daniels LLP (now Faegre Baker Daniels LLP) from 2002 to 2010. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Butler University.

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Melanie D. Margolin

Senior Vice President and General Counsel  
Corporate Secretary

Melanie D. Margolin was appointed Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in May 2018. 

Prior to Wabash National, Ms. Margolin was Deputy General Counsel at Cummins Inc., leading the Global Litigation function and serving as lead lawyer for the Engine/Power Systems Business Units and Latin America operations. She joined Cummins, a $20 billion (2017) global company that designs, manufactures, and distributes power solutions, in 2013. Prior to Cummins, Ms. Margolin was an equity partner with Frost Brown Todd in Indianapolis, Indiana. Past experience also includes practicing law at Alholm, Monahan in Chicago, Illinois, and at the Chicago Housing Authority. 

Among various awards and recognitions, Ms. Margolin was named a Woman of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal (2017), she received the First Chair Award for Outstanding Assistant General Counsel (2017), was honored with the Defense Research Institute’s Mary Massaron Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession (2016) and was named to The Best Lawyers in America (2013).

She earned a Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois. Ms. Margolin also completed the Finance for Executives program at Harvard Business School.

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Kevin Page

Senior Vice President and Group President, Diversified Products

Kevin Page was appointed to Senior Vice President and Group President, Diversified Products on October 1, 2017. Mr. Page joined Wabash National in February 2017 as Vice President and General Manager, Final Mile and Distributed Services.

Prior to Wabash National, he was Interim President of Truck Accessories Group, LLC from 2015 to 2016, and Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development from 2012 to 2015. He served as President of Universal Trailer Cargo Group from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Page also had a 23-year tenure at Utilimaster Corporation serving in various sales roles, including as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Mr. Page has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wabash College and an MBA (Executive) from Notre Dame. Throughout his career he has also completed programs at the University of Chicago, Harvard Business School, University of Michigan and American Management Association.

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Mike Pettit

Senior Vice President and Group President, Final Mile Products

Mike Pettit was appointed to Senior Vice President and Group President, Final Mile Products on January 1, 2018. He previously served as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations since 2014. He joined Wabash National in 2012 as Director of Finance for Commercial Trailer Products.

Prior to Wabash National, from 1998 to 2012, Mr. Pettit held various finance positions with increasing responsibility at Ford Motor Company. With nearly 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, he has a broad understanding of strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, pricing strategy, production planning, and lean manufacturing processes and principles.

Mr. Pettit has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University.  

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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 in 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).

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Jeffery L. Taylor

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Jeffery L. Taylor was appointed to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on January 1, 2014. He joined Wabash National in July 2012 as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. Prior to Wabash National, Mr. Taylor served as Vice President, Finance – Technical Operations for King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and worked for Eastman Chemical Company in several positions of increasing responsibility within finance and accounting, investor relations, and business management, including its Global Business Controller – Coatings, Adhesives, Specialty Polymers and Inks.

Mr. Taylor earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.