HDA Truck Pride is focusing on technology with the appointment of Laura Hewitt as Vice President of Information Technology. Leveraging her 25+ year of experience in the data and technology fields, Laura will lead the strategic planning, development, operations, and support for the organization.
Throughout her career, Laura has been instrumental in the successful delivery of legacy system conversions, process improvement initiatives and new product development. HDA Truck Pride will benefit greatly from her problem solving, change management and leadership skills.
Technology in the Heavy-Duty Industry
At The Heavy Duty Parts Report, we report on a lot of advances in technology in our industry. With the announcement that HDA Truck Pride is focusing on technology with this new addition, we look forward to seeing how the industry will benefit.
We recently talked with Clint Carter of HDA Truck Pride to find out what fleets need from the independent service channel.
HDA Truck Pride Is Focusing on Technology for Its Members
“Technology is the leading strategic pillar for HDA Truck Pride and its members,” said Bryan Funke. “it is the foundation that enables us to push the boundaries of our day-to-day, remove barriers for our members, and bring to life some of the greatest growth opportunities for the industry. Hewitt’s exemplary leadership and deep experience will be invaluable assets in unlocking HDA Truck Pride’s full potential, now and in the future.”
“After years of experience in the data and technology industries, HDA Truck Pride offers me the opportunity to join the leader in parts distribution for the heavy-duty aftermarket. The culture of trust and respect, and the mission of HDA Truck Pride resonates with me deeply,” says Laura. “Looking forward, I am excited to impact our industry through technology advancements in a deep and meaningful way.”
Laura Hewitt’s Career
Prior to joining HDA Truck Pride, Laura held an Executive Director role at S&P Global, a management position at Minacs and was a Senior Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she gained vast experience in the automotive, retail, financial and utilities sectors. Actively involved in her industry, Laura is a member of various professional groups, mentoring programs and helps lead a non-profit organization in Michigan.
Despite her demanding career, Laura makes time to get involved in her community through school board involvement and developing our future leaders through mentoring programs.
Laura resides in Brighton, Michigan with her husband and two children.
About HDA Truck Pride
HDA Truck Pride is North America’s largest independent provider of parts and services to the commercial vehicle aftermarket. With over 750 distribution locations and over 400 service facilities, HDA Truck Pride boasts the largest footprint in the industry. The marketing group is focused on value-added services, not just delivering parts, but solving problems and driving technical expertise. The organization offers education, product support and marketing programs all focused on growing the business of its members, fleet customers and service experts. For more information, visit www.hdatruckpride.com.