The North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) has announced that Josh Ahearn has been named to serve on its Outdoor Power Equipment Dealer (OPE) Council. Ahearn is director of sales and marketing for Ahearn Equipment, Inc. in Spencer, Mass.
“NAEDA is fortunate to have a council made up of outstanding outdoor power equipment dealers,” says Joe Dykes, director of OPE programs for NAEDA. “Josh is young, energetic and full of great ideas. His talent will be invaluable to NAEDA in helping the association develop strategies to address the needs of OPE dealers throughout North America.”
Ahearn Equipment, Inc. (www.ahearnequipment.com) is a family owned dealership, which includes Josh’s parents, Tim and Donna, and brother Jeremy. The dealership employs 40-50 staff members and provides sales and service for Kubota, Cub Cadet, STIHL, Exmark, and Terex/ASV equipment. The dealership is a member the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association. Josh Ahearn and his brother, Jeremy, also appear regularly on TV, radio and YouTube as The Tractor Guys.
The OPE Dealer Council is made up of NAEDA-affiliated dealers who advise the association on matters related to the outdoor power equipment industry. The council also works with manufacturers and other trade associations on industry issues.