Having served four years in the Marine Corps, Noel began his professional career after graduating from the University of Toledo. Subsequently gaining valuable experience at L.O.F. Glass Co., Noel directed his energy towards making TESCO the success it is today. He has owned the company since 1974, and together with Bud Graham, he has helped turn the once small, family owned local bus dealership into a major national distributor.
Noel Jr., better known to his colleagues and friends as "Bud", is an accomplished Business & Marketing graduate of Owens College. A long-standing part of the TESCO leadership team, Bud has been a driving force for the growth of TESCO over the past twenty years. Overseeing all company vehicle sales operations, Bud continues to guide the company's expansion today.
Jeff started working for TESCO part-time while completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering at the University of Toledo. After receiving his degree, Jeff left TESCO to work at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and later at NASA Glenn Research Center. In 2002, Jeff returned to TESCO and became the changing force behind the company's information technology infrastructure. Today, Jeff's efforts focus on new business development and process improvements through the use of innovative marketing and the adaptation of new technologies.
Jim joined the TESCO team in 2002. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Toledo and manages all financial aspects of the business, including those of our wholly owned subsidiary leasing company.
Noel III, began his career at TESCO in 2001. In 2003, he became a leader in the sales department and was quickly promoted to manager of Used Bus Sales, in 2006. He graduated Cum Laude, with a degree in Business Management from the University of Toledo. Today, Noel leads TESCO’s growth and innovation in various divisions within the company, including Leasing, Renting, Parts, and Used Bus Sales Operations. Noel has established himself as a leader in corporate structure and guides many divisions with a long-term strategy, to continue TESCO’s success for many years to come.
Ross began his sales career at TESCO in 2004. Upon graduating with a business degree from Bowling Green State University in 2009, Ross became National Sales Manager. He is instrumental in working with our sales team driving growth in TESCO’s New Bus Sales division. Ross is focused on building strategic partnerships with key customers, increasing our national presence in all markets. Ross’s relationship building sales skills and years of experience with all aspects of the commercial bus industry have elevated him to his success at TESCO.
Brent joined the TESCO team in 2005. In 2009, after playing baseball at Owens College, he joined the sales team at TESCO and quickly showed leadership qualities within the company. Brent’s responsibilities include expanding TESCO’s nationwide relationships with our network of customers and is one of the top sales volume leaders within the company.
Steve started with TESCO in 1979 as a school bus parts salesperson, and then successfully ran the TESCO parts department for 20 years. Due to his accomplishments within the company, Steve now oversees government sales, as well as the School and Child Care Bus Sales division of TESCO.