Mike Eppes joined Rush Enterprises in 2015 as Managing Vice President of Operations. In his current role as Senior Vice President of Operations, he is dedicated to leading business strategy, procurement/category management and dealer operations for the Parts & Service organizations. Prior to joining Rush Enterprises, Mike served successfully as Vice President of Category Management for FleetPride and Director of Global Product Management for Parts at Navistar. His experience in both original equipment (OE) and independent distributor channels have afforded him a broad perspective of the heavy-duty aftermarket and proven strategies to grow all-makes Parts & Service sales for Rush Enterprises.
Prior to entering the commercial truck industry, Eppes spent 17 years with Ingersoll-Rand in a variety of leadership roles in the automotive component, construction equipment and commercial HVAC/refrigeration markets. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.