April 19, 2016, Deposit, N.Y. – Leonard Bus Sales President & CEO Mike Leonard and company Vice President Jon Leonard attended a meeting of IC Bus’s largest dealers at the IC Bus manufacturing facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma in March to discuss the exciting things taking place at IC Bus.
Mike and Jon had the opportunity to meet with Navistar President & CEO Troy Clarke and IC Bus Vice President and General Manager Trish Reed where they were invited to join an IC Bus advisory team to provide customer and dealer insight into future school bus innovations.
“It is clear that IC Bus is committed to building the best school buses on the road, and also to the folks that operate their buses everyday,” said Leonard Bus Sale CEO Mike Leonard.
“We are honored that IC Bus has asked us to join their exclusive advisory team and we look forward to bringing our experience and customer insights to the IC Bus leadership team as they build on their reputation as the leader in school bus manufacturing”.
Photo (R to L): Troy Clarke, President & CEO, Navistar; Mike Leonard, President & CEO, Leonard Bus Sales; Trish Reed, Vice President & General Manager, IC Bus; and Jon Leonard, Vice President, Leonard Bus Sales.
The longstanding partnership between IC Bus and Leonard Bus Sales is based on bringing customer-centric innovation and advancements to the product to ensure IC Bus remains the safest, longest lasting, and most popular passenger school bus on the road.
“Walking through the IC Bus manufacturing facility in Tulsa it is easy to see why IC Bus is the world-leader in building school buses,” said Leonard Bus Sales Vice President, Jon Leonard. “From their remote diagnostics system – OnCommand Connection – to their revolutionary wireless engine recalibration technology, to the recent investments in their facility, we continue to be impressed by the company’s relentless dedication to their products and most importantly…our school transportation partners.”
Leonard Bus Sales, Inc. is owned and operated by the Leonard family, a recognized leader in the distribution and support of quality, environmentally-friendly school buses. A third generation family owned business, Leonard Bus Sales has been providing cost-saving fleet management services and award-winning customer support for over fifty years. Leonard Bus Sales is a leading distributor of IC BusTM brand buses in Upstate New York. The company also distributes Type-A school buses from Trans Tech throughout New York. Leonard Bus Sales is headquartered in Deposit, NY and operates four full-service facilities in Bergen, Rome, Saratoga Springs and a Trans Tech Type-A facility in Garden City Park, N.Y.