ATD Show 2018 Las Vegas | General Session Speakers and Presenters

ATD Show Speakers

Friday, March 23

Steve ParkerSteve Parker
ATD Chairman

Steven E. Parker is president of Baltimore Potomac Truck Centers, Inc. in Linthicum, Md. After graduating from Gettysburg College in 1973, he began working for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Following that, he went to work at the family's single location Mack Truck dealership in downtown Baltimore, Md., which later moved to its current location in Linthicum. Over the years the business expanded. Today, the third-generation, family-owned dealership group operates five full-service commercial truck dealership locations in Maryland and Virginia, and includes franchises for Mack, Volvo and Hino Trucks. As chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD), Parker represents franchised medium- and heavy-duty new-truck dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: January 2016-April 2018)
Doug GreenhausDoug Greenhaus
NADA Chief Regulatory Counsel, Environment, Health and Safety

Douglas Greenhaus is NADA’s chief regulatory counsel for environment, health and safety. Greenhaus represents dealer interests before federal agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Labor. He advises and counsels NADA members and staff on federal regulatory matters and has authored numerous trade publication articles and educational materials. Before joining NADA, Greenhaus worked for the EPA in Washington, D.C., and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Paul MetreyPaul Metrey
NADA VP of Regulatory Affairs and Chief Regulatory Counsel, Financial Services, Privacy and Tax

Paul D. Metrey is the vice president and Regulatory Affairs and Chief Regulatory Counsel, Financial Services, Privacy, and Tax for NADA. In this capacity, he represents dealer interests before- and educates dealers on regulations promulgated by federal executive branch agencies that oversee dealer operations. Metrey is the author and editor of numerous NADA publications, including the NADA-NAMAD-AIADA Fair Credit Compliance Policy & Program. He frequently speaks to dealers, Automotive Trade Association Executives, dealership compliance professionals and other industry groups on an array of regulatory topics, including recent federal developments in the areas of credit, privacy, identity theft, telemarketing and taxation. Metrey joined NADA in 2001 as its director of Regulatory Affairs. He previously served as an attorney with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and as an active duty Army JAG officer, with assignments in Germany, The Netherlands and Fort Meade, Maryland.
Brad MillerBrad Miller
NADA Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Brad Miller is director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs at the National Automobile Dealers Association. He represents dealer interests before numerous federal agencies and educates dealers on regulations administered by those agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communications Commission, Treasury Department, and Internal Revenue Service. He is an industry-leading expert on data privacy and cybersecurity regulatory issues affecting dealers. He has spoken to dealer groups and others around the country and is the author and editor of numerous NADA publications on myriad regulatory topics. Prior to joining NADA, was in private practice with the Washington, D.C. law firm WilmerHale.
Laura PerrottaLaura Perrotta
NADA Senior Director of Legislative Affairs

As senior director of Legislative Affairs for NADA, Laura Perrotta handles Financial Services, Transportation, Truck, and Safety issues. Prior to joining NADA, she served as director of Government Relations at the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) where she ran their lobbying shop, served as PAC Treasurer and focused on transportation safety issues. She is the immediate past chair of the Road Gang and was named one of Association TRENDS Effective Association Lobbyists in 2011. Laura received her Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in 2013. Perrotta has worked in the association world for the past fourteen years. She originally came to D.C. in 2001 to work on Capitol Hill for Congressman Amo Houghton of New York.

 

Saturday, March 24

Jodie Teuton

Jodie Teuton
ATD Vice Chairwoman

Jodie Teuton is the co-founder of Kenworth of Louisiana, a heavy-duty truck dealership group representing both the Kenworth and Hino truck brands. Before devoting her professional career to retail auto and truck business in 1999, she practiced law locally in South Louisiana. Jodie is a native of Terrebonne Parish where she currently lives with her husband and business partner, Scott and their daughter, Victoria. Jodie received a B.S. in Business from Nicholls State University in 1987 and a J.D. from Loyola University in 1990. She is passionate about business and proud to carry on her family legacy as a dealer.


Jim Meil

Jim Meil
Principal, Industry Analysis
ACT Research


Jim Meil has been recognized as a leading industrial sector economist and planner for over 35 years. At ACT Research, he is responsible for presentations, analysis, and commentary on the North American economy, and analyzing how goods-producing sectors are contributing to freight conditions and vocational activity.
He is a contributor to Blue Chip Economic Indicators and The Wall Street Journal monthly U.S. economic forecast panels, and is frequently quoted in national and transportation industry press.


Steve Tam

Steve Tam
Vice President
ACT Research


After receiving his B.S. from Indiana University, Mr. Tam spent seven years in various accounting positions at two Fortune 500 companies before joining ACT Research in 2000. Since being promoted to his current position in October 2008, he was appointed to the Board of Directors and became a Managing Member of ACT Research in September 2016. Mr. Tam has been involved in the commercial vehicle industry since 1993. He is ACT’s principal light and medium duty vehicle market analyst. He also leads the used truck market efforts for ACT.


Kenny Vieth

Kenny Vieth
President and Senior Analyst
ACT Research


After graduating from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Vieth spent six years in city government and education before joining ACT Research in 1991. Vieth became a partner at ACT in 2000 and the company’s President in 2009. Vieth oversees commercial vehicle analysis and forecasting at ACT and is the company’s principal heavy truck and trailer market analyst.