President and Chief Operating Officer
Director of the Board
Brent Yeagy was appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer, and a Director of the Company, on October 1, 2016. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President – Group President, Commercial Trailer Products, a position he held since 2013. Mr. Yeagy joined Wabash National in 2003 and held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Manufacturing, and Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Trailer Products.
Prior to Wabash National, from 1998 to 2003, Mr. Yeagy held various positions at Delco Remy International including Director of HR and Corporate Director EHS. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Yeagy held various engineering and maintenance management roles at Rexnord Corporation. He also served in the United States Navy from 1991 to 1994.
Mr. Yeagy holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering Science and a Master of Science in Safety Engineering from Purdue University, as well as an MBA in Business Management from Anderson University. He has also attended executive programs at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business as well Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Yeagy is a graduate of the U.S. Navy’s Naval Nuclear Power Program and participated in the Navy’s Officer Candidate Program.
Mr. Yeagy serves as a board member for Junior Achievement and the Purdue Center for Economic Education. Mr. Yeagy is on several other advisory groups in support of Purdue University.