Mark Terry was named Chief Commercial Officer at Blue Bird in April, 2016. Mark joins Blue Bird following sixteen years managing the portfolio of on highway businesses for Yancey Bros. Company. In addition to the traditional Caterpillar engine and vocational truck business, Mr. Terry also served as General Manager of Yancey Truck Centers, which included a network of Navistar truck dealer locations as well as Yancey Bus Sales and Service, the Blue Bird dealer for Georgia. Under Mark’s leadership, Yancey Bus increased market share threefold in eight years and was named Blue Bird’s Dealer of the Year in 2015.
Prior to joining Yancey, Mark also served as the General Manager of the power systems division of Stowers Machinery in Knoxville, TN where he led all phases of the commercial and on highway engine business. Mark began his career with Caterpillar Inc. in 1979 and over the span of seventeen years held a series of field and corporate positions in marketing, sales, dealer development and national accounts. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Alabama in Advertising and Marketing, has held positions within dealer advisory councils and 20 groups in the truck and bus industries, and has previously served on the board of directors for the Georgia Motor Trucking Association.