Vice President of Operations
Richard A. Eckert joins GreenPower Motor Company as the Vice President of Operations. For over 28 years Mr. Eckert has been a noteworthy leader in the commercial vehicle operations space.
Most recently he served as Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President where he was responsible for R&D, Manufacturing, Vendor contracts, and Dealership operations.
Previously, Mr. Eckert held various leadership positions with A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., where he served as General Manager of Operations with responsibility for both the Sacramento and Colton locations. With A-Z Bus Sales, Mr. Eckert was involved in the start-up and then moved onto the management of several new divisions. He had responsibilities for the operation functions and management of the Body Shop, Service, Parts, Facilities, Emissions, Warranty, and Fire Apparatus division, where he managed both sales and operations.
Further, Mr. Eckert served as the Blue Bird Dealer Service Council Co-Chair for all dealers nationwide.
Mr. Eckert began his career managing large vehicle collision repair centers, working with school districts and construction companies throughout California. Mr. Eckert studied Criminal Justice while attending Mount San Antonio College.