Thomas Built Buses hires new VP of engineering

Posted on July 31, 2014
Tracy Mack-Askew comes to Thomas Built Buses from General Motors, where she has spent the past 15 years of her career.

Tracy Mack-Askew comes to Thomas Built Buses from General Motors, where she has spent the past 15 years of her career.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses has appointed Tracy Mack-Askew as the company’s new vice president of engineering.

Mack-Askew’s responsibilities include design engineering, testing and compliance, along with research and development.

“Tracy’s deep knowledge in both the engineering and management sides of the business makes her a tremendous asset to the Thomas Built team,” President and CEO Kelley Platt said. “Tracy is an innovator and a hard worker who will help to take Thomas Built Buses to even greater heights. We look forward to many great things coming out of her leadership.”

Mack-Askew has spent the past 15 years of her career at General Motors as part of its engineering team. Her most recent position there was global commodity manager.

Mack-Askew holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, and a Master of Arts degree in management from Harvard University.

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