NAEDA Board Elects Brad Hershey as Chair; Announces 2023-24 Board of Directors


Kansas City, MO. July 24, 2023 – The North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Brad Hershey has been elected Chair of the Board. Hershey has previously served as NAEDA Vice Chair and as a Director representing the Northeast region of NAEDA. He also Chaired NAEDA’s Partner Programs Committee.

Hershey is a partner in Hoober, Inc., a 12-location dealership (DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA) that represents the Case IH, Kubota and JCB brands. In addition to serving on the NAEDA board, Hershey has also been a long-time Director of the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association.

Jared Nobbe was elected as Vice Chair to the NAEDA Board. Nobbe is a partner in Syndenstricker Nobbe Partners (SNP), a 27 store John Deere dealership with locations in Illinois and Missouri. Other NAEDA officer positions include Wally Butler (Mazergroup, Canada Region) as Treasurer and Joanne Olson as Corporate Secretary.

Chad Fossey was also elected as a new Director for NAEDA’s Pacific Northwest Region. Fossey is the general manager of Campbell Tractor, a 6 store John Deere dealer complex in Idaho and Oregon.

Other members of the 2023-24 NAEDA Board of Directors include: Joe Nash, Past Chair (Delta Group, Midwest SouthEastern Region); Kevin Clark (AKRS Equipment, Iowa Nebraska Region); Les Olson (Plains Ag Group, North Central Region); Eric Mason (Mason Machinery, Far West Region); Josh Vines (Allegiant Ag & Turf, Deep Southern Region); Steve Hunt (H&R Agri-Power, United Region); Ken Wagner (Heritage Tractor, Western Region); Landis Stankevich (Trochu Motors, Canada Region); and Jon Castongia (Castongia Tractor, United Region). The officer position elections took place at NAEDA’s Summer Board Meeting held in Chicago, IL.

Committee Chair and member appointments also were ratified at this meeting, with appointments made to NAEDA’s Audit & Finance, Human Resources & Governance and Partner Programs Committees.


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