(PRWEB) September 25, 2011
A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., its Board of Directors and its 150 employees are proud to announce the promotion of Jim Reynolds to President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Reynolds previously served as President of A-Z Bus Sales since 2006. A-Z Bus Sales has been in business for 30 years and is one of the largest school bus dealers in the country. Mr. Reynolds will continue to direct the business activities of A-Z Bus Sales and will add the responsibilities of Strategic Planning, corporate succession planning and mergers & acquisitions to his current duties.
Since 2001, Mr. Reynolds has led A-Z Bus Sales to deliver several “firsts” in the school bus industry: first to market with an all-electric school bus, first to deliver a CNG-powered school bus, and currently the first and only supplier of a propane-fueled school bus. During the past 10 years, Mr. Reynolds has served on the Strategic Advocates Commission in the Transportation sector, is a member of the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO), Small Schools District Association (SSDA), CalACT and California Association of School Transportation Officers (CASTO). Mr. Reynolds has been called upon to present, as a panel member, in the area of alternative fuel vehicles.
Mr. Reynolds has worked with most major regional Air Districts, the California Energy Commission and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to provide industry positions on many state-related clean air programs. In addition, Mr. Reynolds is the Western Regional contributing member of the Blue Bird Corporation Dealer Advisory Council. This Council advises Blue Bird Corporation (one of the oldest and largest school bus manufacturers) on quality, trends, marketplace needs and current and proposed changes to laws and regulations as they pertain to the school bus industry
Mr. Reynolds looks forward to the continued growth, profitability and long-term potential of A-Z Bus Sales Inc.