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Our Leadership2018-10-09T16:46:17+00:00
Charlie Hadayia, Vice President, Merchandising & Purchasing

With a proven record of leadership and strategic oversight of product line management and purchasing teams, Charlie has spent the last seven years with Tucker as its sourcing, procurement, and merchandising director. He provides total supply chain management of product lines and develops strategic relationships with suppliers. Charlie leverages his hands-on knowledge of the global supply base, production, and technical capabilities to build synergetic environments between engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, finance and suppliers.

Kenan Ikels, Vice President, Sales & Marketing

With a master’s degree focused in International Business from Marquette University, Kenan is a senior executive with experience in business development and domestic and international sales and marketing with industry-leading companies. While working for Kohler Company, Kenan lead the effort to build its distribution network and sales teams in China; then moved into business development for Latin America. In the firearms industry, Kenan brought vision, focus, and leadership to an organization with unrealized potential. As the lead executive for sales and marketing, he developed strategy and moved the organization to execution, resulting in revenue growth and market share gains. Kenan joined Tucker in September of 2014 and is the architect behind the Team Selling model.

Dan Bradley, Vice President, Operations

With a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, Dan drives increased sales, market share, operational efficiencies and profitability through a metrics-driven approach designed to meet the organization’s strategic business objectives. His extensive supply chain and marketing experience with the Kubota Tractor Corporation, Neovia Logistics, and Caterpillar Inc. bring a supply chain management strategy focused on people, processes, and operational metrics.

Troy Rochat, Vice President, Information Technology & Process Excellence

Troy brings more than 25 years of experience in information technologies management, aftermarket distribution, and operations specializing in the implementation and business integration of large-scale IT/ERP solutions. He has extensive experience in managing aftermarket logistics, including materials management, part configuration, inventory optimization, and warehouse operations and has leveraged the Toyota Manufacturing System for more than 18 years. His experience in supporting business units in a CIO role include budget, strategy, and execution. A graduate of Friends University and Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas with degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Executive Management, Troy is an energetic change advocate with a perceptive, balanced set of skills centered around employee engagement, leadership, and communication.

Paul Keller, Controller

With degrees in Accounting and Computer Science from the University of North Dakota, and an MBA from the University of Minnesota, Paul is a CPA with over 30 years of experience including with Burlington Northern Santa Fe and American Airlines. Paul is responsible for accounting at Tucker, and his experience leading include CFO roles at four different companies. His industry experience includes Big 4 public accounting, transportation (trucking and railroad), call center/BPO, real estate and frac sand production/distribution.

D’Mar Phillips, SPHR, SHRM-SCP – Director, Human Resources

Growing up in the small town of Spiro, Oklahoma, D’Mar went on to graduate with a bachelor’s in Accounting and Business Administration from Oklahoma State University in 1997. He then completed his MBA and Master’s in HR Administration from the University of Phoenix and graduated from Champlain University Law School in 2015. As denoted on his signature, D’Mar has SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification (the CPA equivalent for his field), as well as SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional within Society of Human Resource Management) certification. He is a firm believer in learning and continuous education to better oneself and increase general awareness of surroundings.

Rachel Pearcy, Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

With a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, CPA Candidate Rachel brings eight years of experience in finance and accounting to her Director role at Tucker. A married mother of two (one boy, one girl) and former collegiate softball pitcher, Rachel loves sports, the outdoors, staying active with her children, and instilling in them the same work ethic she was taught by her family. Rachel is motivated by challenges and being able to help companies implement process improvements.