SAMPE 2022

Keynote Speaker

Brent L. Yeagy
President and CEO, WABASH


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Brent L. Yeagy

President and Chief Executive Officer Director of the Board

Changing How the World Reaches You
Tuesday | 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Brent Yeagy has seen it all, with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive and commercial transportation industries, but nothing as dynamic and exciting as what is occurring in logistics right now. Along the way, he’s seen how advances in composites and advanced materials has taken the transportation industry in entirely new directions. Hear how Brent’s team at Wabash has navigated turbulent times by being bold and leading with purpose to create award-winning products that are “Changing How the World Reaches You” by providing solutions that are stronger, lighter, faster, and above all, greener for a better tomorrow.

Brent L. Yeagy is an industrial manufacturing leader with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive and commercial transportation industries. Since June 2018, Mr. Yeagy has been responsible for the strategic direction and operations of Wabash in his role as President and Chief Executive Officer. 

Before his appointment as President and CEO, Mr. Yeagy was President and Chief Operating Officer from October 2016 to June 2018. Mr. Yeagy joined Wabash in 2003 and held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Manufacturing, Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Trailer Products, and Senior Vice President – Group President, Commercial Trailer Products.

Prior to Wabash, from 1999 to 2003, Mr. Yeagy held various positions within human resources, environmental engineering and safety management for Delco Remy International. Mr. Yeagy served in various plant engineering roles at Rexnord Corporation from December 1995 through 1999. 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, and 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 as 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.