Tom Harper is Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business Development for Kentucky Trailer's Specialty Vehicles division in Walled Lake, Michigan. Tom brings 30+ years of Custom Specialty Vehicle Manufacturing, Sales and General Administrative Management experience to his current role, leading the Michigan Sales, Marketing and Administrative teams, which serve several Markets, including; Enclosed Vehicle Transport, Commercial, Mobile Marketing / Event Marketing, Government, and select areas of Kentucky Trailer’s Mobile Medical Specialty Vehicle offerings, among others. Tom is also responsible for new business development and marketing strategy, including planning and execution of the Division’s numerous Trade Shows, Exhibitions & Conferences, creation of relevant brochures/collateral marketing materials, along with taking a key role in Website management and related content creation.
Tom has held several positions in his nearly 20 years at Kentucky Trailer, including General Manager of the Walled Lake, MI Specialty Vehicle division, preceded by assignments as Director of Sales & Marketing, and his initial role of Systems Manager. Previous to his career at Kentucky Trailer, Tom was Director of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management for multi-divisional / International Marine Industry-leading custom specialty boat & watercraft trailer manufacturer, Eagle Trailer, a 4Sea Corporation company.
Tom is currently an active member of AUSA, CEMA, NDIA, and NTSA.
Tom has served in his current role at Kentucky Trailer since 2011.