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

William Taylor Bill Taylor
President
Taylor Industrial Sales Co.
6362 E. Hanna Ave.
Tampa, FL 33610
Phone: (813) 663-9111
Fax: (813) 663-9104
Curt Benson, CPMR
1st 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
2nd Vice President
W.C. Brooks Company, Inc.
6758 Oakridge Commerce Way
Austell, GA 30168
Phone: (770) 933-0453
Scott Olmsted
Teasurer
Driven Sales Associates
3 W. Virginia Avenue
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone:  (610) 363-6884
adam_cooler Adam Cooler
Secretary
JW Cooler
2038 Collins Blvd
Austell, GA 30106
Phone: (770) 944-2440
Mike Catania Photo Mike Catania
Co-Chair – Principal Advisory
Leeson Electric
2100 Washington St.
Grafton, WI 53024
Phone: (262) 377­8810
Fax: (262) 377­3440
Jim Collins Jim Collins
Co-Chair Principal Advisory
Kws Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
3041 Conveyor Dr.
Burleson, TX 76028
Phone: (817) 295­2240
Doug Landgraf Doug Landgraf, CPMR
Immediate Past President
Landgraf-McAbee, Inc.
P.O. Box 667988
Charlotte, NC 28266
Phone: (803) 396-8200
Fax: (803) 396-8208

Board of Directors

James Creech
Representative Director
R.C. Turk Company
PO Box 43005
Atlanta, GA 30336
Phone:  (404) 344-4035
Chad Eno
Representative Director
Eno Industrial Sales
4812 Ridge Road
Cazenovia, NY 13035
Phone: (315) 289-8657
Brent Marbut
Representative Director
Conveying & Power Transmission Solutions
12602 NE 150th St.
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: (254) 687-2200
Mike Mattis
Representative Director
Industrial Component Sales
PO Box 690
Hudson, WI 54016
Phone:  (612) 991-0263
Randy Satterfield
Principal Director
Lentus, Inc.
1130 Edisto Dr
Spartanburg SC 29302
Phone: (864) 680-5689
Andy Simpson
Representative Director
Ska Simpson & Associates, Inc.
763 Golf Crest Dr.
Acworth, GA 30101
Phone: (205) 246­9296
Fax: (205) 323-3379
Jim Collins Jim Collins
Principal Director
Kws Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
3041 Conveyor Dr.
Burleson, TX 76028
Phone: (817) 295­2240
Don Suftin Don Sutfin
Representative Director / 2017 Conference Chair
Pro­Power Associates, Inc.
3346 Wepax Rd.
Eden, NY 14057
Phone: (716) 870-3301
Jerry Rhodes
Past Presidents Advisory Council
Midwest P.T. Sales
P.O. Box 549
Beaverton, MI 48612
Phone: (248) 760-6856

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

Scott Olmsted
Treasurer

Driven Sales Associates
3 W. Virginia Avenue
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: (610) 363-6884

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


Nominating Committee

Doug Landgraf, CPMR
Immediate Past President

Landgraf-McAbee, Inc.
P.O. Box 667988
Charlotte, NC 28266
Phone: (803) 396-8200
Fax: (803) 396-8208


Education/Communications Task Force

Amanda Marbut
CPTS
(254) 337-0740

Joey Moor
Robco, Inc.
(972)242-3300

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

Don Sutfin
Representative Director / 2017 Conference Chair
Pro­Power Associates, Inc.
3346 Wepax Rd.
Eden, NY 14057
Phone: (716) 870-3301

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
Doug Landgraf, Chairman

Golf Committee
Bill Taylor, Chairman

Hostess Committee
Donna Taylor

Charity Walk
Donna Taylor


Membership Task Force

Royce Herring, Chair
Oscar Castillo, Co-Chair, Co-Chair

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

Walt Criswell, Chair
Phil Shaheen, Co-Chair

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!