Bill Giorgis

Bill Giorgis

Owner, Mike’s Wrecker Service

Bill Giorgis, a second-generation owner of Mike’s Wrecker Service in Saginaw, Michigan, is one of the towing and recovery industry’s most vocal and well-spoken advocates. As former president of the Michigan Towing Association, he helped build strong ties in Lansing, appearing before legislators and negotiating with lobbyists on pertinent issues. Bill also led the national charge as president of TRAA, gaining great credibility for TRAA within the DC community. Giorgis also conceptualized and worked to create the “Law Enforcement Vehicle Identification Guide” still in use today. His commitment to improving safety within the industry has led to many speaking engagements within and outside of the industry. Bill is a certified rescue diver and assists local emergency agencies retrieve vehicles and bodies from the icy waterways around Saginaw. In addition, Bill devotes many hours to improving the Saginaw communities, earning recent recognition by the Saginaw County prosecutors’ office for his assistance with crime victims. His accomplishments have made Bill the youngest member ever inducted into the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame, Class of 2002.

Donald Blood

Donald Blood

  Don is a Commercial Account Sales Vice President handling accounts nationwide with a focus on Towing, Travel Plazas, and Petroleum and Environmental accounts. After spending 18 years in the Automobile Services and Towing industry Don decided to you use this...

Scott Burrows

Scott Burrows

  Scott Burrows of Pendleton, Ky., is owner of Burrows Garage Inc. and Burrows Wrecker Service Inc., a family operation that provides emergency towing and recovery services for police. Burrows has long been associated with the Towing & Recovery Association of...

Julie Couret

Julie Couret

  Julie works from home, but good luck finding her there.  As an executive coach, civic volunteer and engaged mother she’s always on the go. No two days are alike. One day, you may find her running a meeting as the youngest female President of the Greater New Orleans...

Barry Crotzer

Barry Crotzer

  Special Agent, Bureau of Training, Planning and Preparedness, Tennessee Homeland Security with over 37 years of police, homeland security, leadership and management training. He joined the Tennessee Office of Homeland Security in 2008 as a regional advisor covering...

Michele Donegan

Michele Donegan

  She is responsible for ensuring the citizens, who are in need of a first responder (police/fire/medical) receive efficient, prompt and courteous service.  There are 190 employees assigned under her command.  She took over this position in September of 2015. ...

Dave Edmondson Jr.

Dave Edmondson Jr.

  Dave has over 26 years’ experience in the transportation industry. Starting his career as a driver in 1991 at Naval Air Station Sigonella Sicily as an aircraft refueler. Over the course of his career he has served in leadership roles in both Operations and Safety in...

Debra Kalish

Debra Kalish

  Debra Kalish teaches women and teens self-defense techniques and tactics. As a member of the St. John’s Creek Police Department near Atlanta since 2008, Kalish was a crisis/hostage negotiator team leader for four years. Before joining St. John’s Creek Police she...

Robert Miller Jr

Robert Miller Jr

  Robert Miller, a retired Lt. Colonel from the Kentucky State Police, founded Crash Analysis & Reconstruction LLC to provide a choice for professional and impartial vehicle collision reconstruction. Miller has over 35 years of investigative experience. His police...

Ron Mills

Ron Mills

  With over 35 years of public accounting experience, Ron provides tax and estate planning services to individuals, high-net-worth families, and closely held businesses throughout Middle Tennessee. He is a proactive and dedicated tax advisor specializing in estate and...

Daniel Ostrov

Daniel Ostrov

  Daniel established Whiterail Media in 2011 to help towing companies take control of their online reputation he created the Whiterail Reviews software. Analytic marketing professional with a background in translating quantitative and qualitative analysis into...

Mike Porter

Mike Porter

  Mike Porter Mike Porter started with the Speed’s organization in 1985. Over the last 33 years, he has attended college, managed a lien company, helped start the city of Portland Tow Desk, managed Speed’s dispatch and become the only non-college grad ever to become a...

Robert Waldron Jr.

Robert Waldron Jr.

Robert J. Waldron, Jr. is a private wealth advisor and a partner with Spectrum Wealth Partners and is affiliated with Sagemark Consulting/Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. broker/dealer and registered investment advisory office in Northern California. Bob joined...

Kathleen Watkins

Kathleen Watkins

  Emergency Communications Supervisor for the City of Brentwood. She has nearly 30 years of Emergency Communications experience and comes to us from Merced, California.  Kathleen is retired from the Turlock Police Department in California where she had spent the past...

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