Allied Specialty Vehicles named Joey Belle as its new VP/GM for Goshen Coach. Belle will be based at the company’s manufacturing facility in Elkhart, Ind., and report to Matt Petrill, director, operations, at Goshen.
“I am delighted that Joey is taking this leadership role at Goshen Coach,” said Tim Sullivan, president/CEO of ASV. “I am confident that his extensive manufacturing and operations experience will be very beneficial for ensuring that great products will continue to be built at this plant.”
Belle has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and operations, including 22 years at E-One in supervisor and director positions and three years VP, operations, at Capacity Trucks where he played an integral role in the product development and launch of the company’s new Sabre terminal truck platform. Belle also implemented changes at Capacity Trucks in planning, material purchasing and manufacturing processes that improved safety and quality, as well as the financial performance of the company.
ASV’s Bus & Mobility Group is made up of several brands — Champion Bus, Collins Bus, ElDorado National-California, ElDorado National-Kansas, ElDorado Mobility, Federal Coach, Goshen Coach and Krystal — that manufacture light- and medium-duty commercial shuttle buses, heavy-duty transit buses, mobility conversion vehicles and Type A school buses for public transit, paratransit, airport, parking, hotel/resort, group tour, public/private schools, assisted living, church and university transportation markets.