Delaware Valley Associated Equipment Distributors

Stephenson Equipment's President and CEO Bob Criste announced the promotion of Jeff Tulish to vice president of the Philadelphia region of the company. Tulish began working for SEI in 2010, but has worked his way up in the equipment dealership industry exclusively for 22 years.

The Delaware Valley Associated Equipment Distributors, one of the most active local chapters of the AED, held its spring 2019 meeting April 18, 2019, at Norris Sales Company in Conshohocken, Pa. Jason Blake, CEO of the AED Foundation, provided an update to members on his association's trade school accreditation programs, which includes efforts to bring more schools into the construction (and particularly, technicians) workforce development pipeline with dealers and manufacturers.

Ben Dutton retired from Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) in December 2018 after more than 43 years spent climbing through the ranks within the leading distributor of foundation construction equipment. His large personality and commitment to serving others have left a mark throughout the global foundation industry.

The Delaware Valley Associated Equipment Distributors (DVAED) held its fall meeting Nov. 1, 2018 at Norris Sales in Conshohocken, Pa. Tim Stevenson, portfolio manager of PennDOT; Daniel Fisher, vice president of government affairs of AED; and Mike Murray, Northeast regional manager of AED, delivered presentations for members during the quarterly meeting.

John J. “Jerry” Fleming of West Chester, Pa., died Sept. 15, 2018. Mr. Fleming was born May 19, 1935, in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to Wilmington, Del., at a young age. He was a proud graduate of Salesianum School (1953) and the University of Delaware (1957).

The Delaware Valley Associated Equipment Distributors (DVAED) held its fall meeting Oct. 12 at Norris Sales Company in Conshohocken, Pa. Pennsylvania State Sen. John Rafferty Jr. (R, 44th Senatorial District) was the invited speaker and discussed with DVAED members the state of Pennsylvania's infrastructure and transportation funding, as well as the contentious issue of money coming out of the motor license fund to pay for Pennsylvania State Police coverage in small municipalities.