The UTA Dealer Group annually honors individuals in the UTA with awards. These awards will recognize individuals who stand out in the industry and their companies and who define the UTA Code of Ethics – Honesty, Integrity, Professionalism, Value, Excellence, Keeping Promises, Complete Satisfaction, and Relationships.

All current UTA Members will receive a link to vote for one of the nominees listed below.
These Awards have made a positive and powerful impact on our Membership. Those who have received this award and all those who have been nominated have paid that accolade forward with their time and vested interest in their companies and the Used Truck Association. We expect that same positive impact to continue to cultivate throughout the years to come.
Please read the bios of these nominees below and vote for 1 member in each category.

2017 Nominees

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Nominees for NON OEM

Al Hess
Al Hess
Wholesale Trucks

Edward Barcena
Edward Barcena
Champion Truck & Trailer

Rocky Carden
Rocky Carden
Pedigree

Todd Coppaken
Todd Coppaken
Image Truck Partners

James Joyce
James Joyce
I65 Truck Sales


JD Larsh
JD Larsh
IAAI







Nominees for OEM

Glen Hughes
Glen Hughes
RWC International

Randy Smith
Randy Smith
Summitt Group

Stuart Smith
Stuart Smith
Select Trucks Houston

Rodney Stephens
Rodney Stephens
Lee-Smith, Inc.

Alan Strickler
Alan Strickler
Harrision Truck Center

Joe Feco
Joe Feco
Doggett Fritghliner


Pete Monize
Pete Monize
Volvo North America






Nominees for Vendor

Eric Lemire
Eric Lemire
Wholesale Truck & Finance

Robert Lessey
Robert Lessey
National Truck Protection

Tate Lyda
Tate Lyda
Alliance Driveaway

Kelly Rolfe
Kelly Rolfe
J & J Driveaway



2016 Winners



Rick Clark
Rick Clark
2016


Ken Kosic Jr.
Ken Kosic Jr.
2016


Dustin Lofdahl
Dustin Lofdahl
2016


Danny Lyons
Danny Lyons
2016


Past Winners


Travis Bennet
Travis Bennet
2015


Tim Ronan
Tim Ronan
2015


Tim Peterson
Tim Peterson
2015


Brandon Hess
Brandon Hess
2015


Connie Clary
Connie Clary
2015


Grady Shaner
Grady Shaner
2014


Roy Vaughan
Roy Vaughan
2014


Steve Clough
Steve Clough
2014


Trevor Passman
Trevor Passman
2014


Jessica Berens
Jessica Berens
2014


Kevin Grimsley
Kevin Grimsley
2013


Mike Mounsey
Mike Mounsey
2013



Mike Roney
Mike Roney
2013


Nick Lombardo
Nick Lombardo
2013


Steve Sonego
Steve Sonego
2013


Val Breitag
Val Breitag
2013


Lynn Murphy
Lynn Murphy
2013


Craig Kendall
Craig Kendall
2012


Lee Chapin
Lee Chapin
2012


Kevin Hollaway
Kevin Hollaway
2012


Dick Bennett
Dick Bennett
2012


Benji Pavelka
Benji Pavelka
2012


Paul Muldering
Paul Muldering
2012


Ronnie Jordan
Ronnie Jordan
2012



Andy Holloway
Andy Holloway
2011


Victor Manilla
Victor Manilla
2011


Terry Williams
Terry Williams
2011


Joe Galowitch
Joe Galowitch
2011


Tom Cullison
Tom Cullison
2011


Jim Zimmerman
Jim Zimmerman
2011



Joey Lojek
Joey Lojek
2011