Executive Director

Susan Crolla, Executive Director Susan Crolla
Executive Director

PTRA
5353 Wayzala Blvd., Suite 350
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Email
PHONE: 850-656-8848
TOLL FREE: 888-817-PTRA
(888-817-7872)

Executive Committee

Doug Landgraf Doug Landgraf, CPMR
President
Landgraf-McAbee, Inc.
P.O. Box 667988
Charlotte, NC 28266
Phone: (803) 396-8200
Fax: (803) 396-8208
William Taylor Bill Taylor
1st Vice President
Taylor Industrial Sales Co.6362 E. Hanna Ave.
Tampa, FL 33610
Phone: (813) 663-9111
Fax: (813) 663-9104
Curt Benson, CPMR
2nd Vice President
Benson Engineering Co.
10925 Estate Ln Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75238
Phone: (214) 342-0438
Fax: (214) 342-9950
Walt Brooks Walt Brooks
Treasurer
W.C. Brooks Company, Inc.
6758 Oakridge Commerce Way
Austell, GA 30168
Phone: (770) 933-­0453
  Scott Olmsted
Secretary
Driven Sales Associates
3 W. Virginia Avenue
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone:  (610) 363-6884
Mike Catania Photo Mike Catania
Chairman, Principal Advisory Board
Leeson Electric
2100 Washington St.
Grafton, WI 53024
Phone: (262) 377­-8810
Fax: (262) 377­-3440
Kurt Fisher Kurt Fisher, CPMR
Immediate Past President
Engineered Industrial Products
P.O. Box 1271
Discovery Bay, CA 94505
Phone: (925) 634-2818
Fax: (925) 634-4314

Board of Directors

Randy Block Randy Block
Principal Director
Screw Conveyors Corp.
700 Hoffman Street
Hammond, IN 46327
Phone: (219) 931-1450
Jim Collins Jim Collins
Principal Director
Kws Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
3041 Conveyor Dr.
Burleson, TX 76028
Phone: (817) 295­-2240
Jim Creech
Representative Director
R.C. Turk Company
PO Box 43005
Atlanta, GA 30336
Phone:  (404) 344-4035
Ron Haynes Ron Haynes
Representative Director
Robco, Inc.
1523 Crescent Drive.
Carrollton, TX 75006
Phone: (972) 242-­3300
Peter Kennedy Peter Kennedy
Representative Director
Kennedy Industrial Sales, LLC
2490 Black Rock Tpk. #163
Fairfield, CT 06430
Phone: (203) 259-­7740

Mike Mattis
2015 Representative Director
Industrial Component Sales, Inc.
PO Box 690
Hudson, WI 54016
Phone:  (612) 991-0263

Andy Simpson
Representative Director
Ska Simpson & Associates, Inc.
763 Golf Crest Dr.
Acworth, GA 30101
Phone: (205) 246-­9296
Fax: (205) 323­-3379
Don Suftin Don Sutfin
Representative Director
Pro­Power Associates, Inc.
320 North Washington St.
Rochester, NY 14625
Phone: (585) 387­-8968

Committees and Chairmen

PTRA is a dynamic association, providing its members with tools and contacts to ensure each member’s business success. The foundation of PTRA’s strength and energy lies in the association’s membership. PTRA members actively participate in every aspect of the group’s functions, which explains why PTRA excels at meeting the needs of its membership.

If you are a PTRA rep or manufacturer member, we encourage you to choose one of the following committees and volunteer! The demands on your time are minimal, but the rewards are great, both personally and professionally for you and for your fellow members. Contact the PTRA office or any of the Committee Chairmen to express your interest in serving.


Budget and Finance

Walt Brooks
Treasurer
W.C. Brooks Company, Inc.
6758 Oakridge Commerce Way
Austell, GA 30168
Phone: (770) 933-­0453

Purpose: To be viable, PTRA must be financially sound. The Budget and Finance Committee plans the financial path for PTRA’s success!


Nominating Committee

Kurt Fisher, CPMR
Immediate Past President
Engineered Industrial Products
P.O. Box 1271
Discovery Bay, CA 94505
Phone: (925) 634-2818
Fax: (925) 634-4314


Education/Communications Task Force

Brent Marbut
CPTS
(254) 867-2200

Amanda Marbut
CPTS
(254) 337-0740

Purpose: From this web site to PTRA’s internal communication tool, the Focus newsletter, this Committee keeps the membership up to date on association activities and benefits and gets PTRA members and the rep sales function to the forefront of attention in this industry!


Conference Committee

Peter Liston
Summit Agencies, Ltd.
11215 Jasper Ave., Ste. 76
Edmonton, AB T5K oL5
Phone: (708) 406-7462
Fax: (708) 406-7463

Purpose: One of the greatest benefits of membership is participating in the PTRA’s Annual Conference. It’s a big job to put the meeting together and requires the input and talents of many members!

Conference Sub-Committees:

First Timers Committee
Kurt Fisher, Chairman

Golf Committee
Bill Taylor, Chairman

Hostess Committee
Elizabeth Landgraf

Charity Walk
Elizabeth Landgraf


Membership Task Force

Royce Herring, Director

Purpose: The most valuable, intangible benefit of participating in PTRA is networking with peers and business partners from across the country. The Membership Committee focuses on identifying, recruiting, and mentoring new members, as well as retaining current members, thereby expanding the world of possibilities for all members!


Rep/Principal Relations Task Force

Darlene Morton, Director

Purpose: The Rep/Principal Relations Committee works on behalf of all PTRA members seeking already existing and developing new means, programs, and methodologies for enhancing the valuable rep/principal relationship!