HOUSTON — Mahindra North America introduces its 2016 Mahindra Dealer Advisory Council. This group operates as a strategic partner by providing the “Voice of the Dealer” and market level feedback for Mahindra across all aspects of the business. Established in 2008 with 10 members, the Dealer Advisory Council has been instrumental in driving positive change across all areas of the organization to support Mahindra’s rapid growth throughout North America.

“Mahindra’s dealer advisory council plays a key role in all facets of our business strategy and execution. This partnership mindset is one of the reasons Mahindra is the fastest growing tractor brand in North America,” says Cleo Franklin, vice president marketing & strategic planning for Mahindra North America. “The strong relationships we have with our dealers and dealer advisory council members remain crucial to our success as we are committed to the goal of becoming one of the Top 50 most admired global brands. We value this dealer collaboration as we continue to take the brand to the next level.”

The 2016 Mahindra Dealer Advisory Council members and their dealerships are:

  • Karla Daniel, Lee's Outdoor Power, Inc., New Haven, Ind.
  • Brandon Washam, New South Tractor LLC, Newton, N.C.
  • Ron Burchfield, All Seasons Equipment, Eugene, Ore.
  • Sam Milner, M&M Express Sales & Service, Maple Lake, Minn.
  • Rick Ritenour, Ritenour Equipment Center, Butler, Pa.
  • Casey Mathieu, CCR Sales & Service LLC, Essex Junction, Vt.
  • Dean Tennison, Specialty Tractors, Lancaster, Ohio
  • Trevor Dillman, Blueline New Holland, Lower Truro, Nova Scotia
  • Mike Dihel, Beeler Tractor Co., Yuba City, Calif.
  • Tony Winslett, Blue River Tractor, Durant, Okla.
  • Jeff Terrill, Magnum Power, Lawson, Mo.
  • David Seals, Foothills Tractor and Equipment, Centre, Ala.
  • David Taul, Taul Equipment Inc., Cecilia, Ky.
  • Roger Harrod, Georgia Deer Farm, Roopville, Ga.
  • David Holman, Ranchland Tractor & ATV, Saucier, Miss.
  • Richard Johnson, J5 Tractors, Normangee, Texas
  • James MacFadden, MacFadden & Sons Inc., Sharon Springs, N.Y.