The school and commercial bus distributor sells the stock of its company to John McKinney, former president of Navistar’s global bus division, and an investment group led by Brightwater Partners.
Fitzgerald, who has been with the IC Bus and Collins dealership for more than 30 years, is named president of school bus and director of strategic accounts.
The REV logo will be featured on Team Penske’s No. 22 Ford Mustang during races in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.
Summit Bus of Oklahoma City now sells and services Collins Type A buses, as does Summit Bus of Albuquerque.
Walsh previously served as VP of sales for REV Bus, which includes Type A school bus manufacturer Collins Bus. In his new role, he replaces Kent Tyler.
Key features of the new Type A include enhanced driver visibility, improved fuel economy and a narrow body with easier maneuverability, company officials say.
DeVivo was the owner and CEO of DATTCO, which is the ninth-largest school bus contractor in the nation and is a dealer for IC Bus and Collins.
The first four production units of the compressed natural gas NEXBUS go to Pennsylvania’s Lower Merion School District.
The industry veteran is named the new Canadian bus division national sales manager for Collins Bus parent company Allied Specialty Vehicles.
Westport’s CNG system, currently an option on Collins Type A school buses, will also be available for Allied Specialty Vehicles’ commercial buses and emergency vehicles.
Under a new partnership with CleanFUEL USA, Allied Specialty Vehicles will expand its alt-fuel line, which currently includes Collins propane school buses.
As vice president of sales for the Type A school bus manufacturer, Leggett will lead sales efforts in the U.S. and Canada.
Kepler has been with the Type A school bus manufacturer’s sales department for the last six years and has been working directly with Collins dealers.