Travis Atkinson has officially been named the director of sales of Purkeys and started in that capacity on December 1, 2015. His induction to this role allows the current sales and service engineers to focus on what is important—helping solve client’s electrical problems.
Atkinson comes to the position with a lot of industry knowledge, having spent many years at Prestolite Electric Incorporated where he was instrumental in developing the sales and technical support staff on both the global and national levels. His previous experience with Blue Bird Corporation also adds to his credentials. He even owned his own business, which specialized in large automotive electrics, in Australia.
Utilizing his background and industry expertise, Travis hopes to continue increasing Purkeys’ success in providing electrical solutions to many of the top logistics and transportation companies in North America. He said he looks forward to being able to bring sales growth to the organization while actively bringing innovative solutions to the industry.
“The people at Purkeys see each problem the customer brings to them as an opportunity,” Atkinson said. “I look forward to seeing how the experience I bring to the table is complimentary to the goals Purkeys has in serving their clients. I’m excited to have the latitude to turn my ideas into new opportunities for the company.”