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Corcentric Names VPs of Sales, Capital Equipment Solutions

February 13, 2019, 07:10 AM

Joseph Sparks and Tanner J. Thorne each have been named Vice Presidents of Sales, Capital Equipment Solutions at Corcentric, a provider of procurement and financial process automation solutions. Sparks will have responsibility for the Western U.S. region; Thorne for the Midwest region. In these newly created positions, they will be responsible for analyzing customer fleets to optimize their total cost of ownership.

Sparks has two decades of experience as a sales professional in the transportation industry. Most recently, he was Vice President of Sales for Estenson Logistics/Hub Group Dedicated, where he grew annual revenue from $60 million in four states to more than $285 million in 31 states. He was also a three-time Sales Executive of the Year during his tenure at Ruan Transportation. He began his career with Ryder Systems as a National Sales Executive and also held executive sales positions with Industrial Fleet Management and First Fleet Corp. A resident of Scottsdale, AZ, Sparks holds a B.S. degree in marketing from Michigan Tech University.

Thorne joined Corcentric from Penske Truck Leasing, where he was a Lease Sales Representative, handling multiple locations for customers nationwide. He ranked in the top 10 percent of all Lease Sales Representatives in the country. Thorne began his career in the transportation industry with Penske in 2015 as a Management Trainee, and was later promoted to a Rental Sales Representative. A member of Wisconsin Motor Carriers, Thorne received a B.S. degree in communications/public relations from the University of Wisconsin and is a resident of Green Bay, WI

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