Motorcoach

UMA names interim President/CEO

Posted on March 27, 2017

Steve Klika, who is managing the national search process to replace retiring United Motorcoach Association (UMA) President/CEO Victor Parra, will serve in the interim, beginning April 1, while the recruitment process continues.

Klika is the former president of the International Motorcoach Group (IMG) and has been active in recruiting new leadership for numerous motorcoach companies and trade associations in the U.S. and Canada.  

“This is the next step in a planned process that has been carefully crafted to smooth the transition, keep UMA’s mission on track, and provide seamless service to members following the departure of a successful long-time chief executive,” said Dale Krapf, chairman of UMA and Krapf’s Coaches. “With Steve as interim president and CEO, UMA will maintain its focus and continue moving forward as the executive committee completes the recruitment and hiring process.”

Parra, who is set to retire March 31, served as UMA’s chief executive for nearly 19 years.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

ABC Companies names new Sr. VP, Financial Services

Prior to joining ABC Companies, Gregg Goedde worked for GE Capital in public finance and financing for the motorcoach industry.

Flixbus launches southern U.S. network

The company plans to add more cities in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas to the network throughout spring 2019.

MCI launches motorcoach technician apprenticeship program

The one- through five-year program builds on curriculums already available through MCI Academy.

Echo/AFC Transportation adds 7 new Van Hool CX45s

The operation spans the entire state of Texas providing group travel services for a full range of tour, charter, shuttle, limo, and commuter services.

MCI delivers J4500s to Delaware Express

Equipped with Detroit Diesel engines, preferred by Delaware for telematics capabilities used to signal maintenance requirements.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation