ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves named Danny Neal ATA's new vice president of national sales.
"Danny has been a valuable part of our ATA membership team recruiting and retaining members in the western U.S.," Graves said. "That experience, along with his extensive knowledge of the trucking industry, makes him well suited to promote all the benefits of ATA to our industry's many allied partners and suppliers."
In his new role as vice president of national sales, Neal will be responsible for promoting the value of ATA membership to the industry's growing community of suppliers, manufacturers and service providers.
"Danny's done a terrific job with building and supporting our western membership," said ATA Senior Vice President for Membership Dave Brodie. "We're very excited to see what he will do with this new challenge."
Prior to coming to ATA, Neal spent more than two decades in sales and marketing within the trucking industry, most recently as western regional sales manager for Lockheed Martin Corp. Prepass Division.
Neal, a graduate of University of Alabama, lives in Carlsbad, Calif., with his wife. They have four children and four grandchildren.
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SOURCE American Trucking Associations