Roger Kriete, dealer principal of Milwaukee Mack sales, was selected 2003 U.S. Distributor of the Year by Mack Trucks Inc. Kriete became dealer principal in 1973 and has since opened three additional locations in Wisconsin.

He was twice nominated American Truck Dealers (ATD) Dealer of the Year. Currently he is chairman of the Wisconsin Automotive Truck Dealers Assn. (WATDA) foundation and investment task force. In 2001 he was WATDA chairman of the board.

Mack awards high-performing distributors based on criteria including sales, facilities, personnel, leasing, service, parts, general management, customer satisfaction, and community service.

U.S. regional winners are:

  • Debra Harvey, Northeast Region, Harvey Mack Sales & Service, New Castle, DE;

  • Tom Graddy and Tom Ewing, Southwest Region, Houston Mack Sales & Service, Houston

  • Ted Steele, Southeast Region, Steele Truck Center, Ft. Myers, FL

  • Jack O’Brien, Western Region, Arizona Truck Center, Pheoniz, AZ