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Sales and Rental Team

Meet the Master’s Transportation Sales and Rental Team


Joe Babuschak
Regional Sales Manager, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX 

Joe brings 12 years of sales experience to the Master’s Transportation Southwest sales team. He brings several years of bus industry knowledge to his role as Regional Sales Manager  in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  Joe enjoys building relationships with his customers and helping them find the right bus for their transportation needs.

Doug Burkard
National GSA Rental Manager

Doug joined Master's in 2016 and has been involved with the GSA rental program since he started.  He brings 22 years of military experience in the Army with him to this role.  Doug is married and has 2 grown children.  He oversees the entire GSA rental program and enjoys introducing the program to new groups. Doug covers GSA rentals for AL, AR, CO, FL, GA, IL , KS, LA, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, OK, SC, and TX.

Mike Baumgartner
Regional Sales Manager, Nebraska

Mike brings more than a decade of transportation industry experience to Master’s Transportation. He guides the sales and day-to-day operations of the Kearney, Nebraska, branch while driving sales in the Nebraska and Northern Kansas markets. Mike has been a key player on the Master’s Transportation team for more than thirteen years.

Rich Cole
Regional Sales Manager

Rich has over 27 years in the Transportation industry.  Rich has a passion for training, and serving others.  He assisted in the founding of Purpose Institute, and served on the leadership board for 9 years.  Rich currently resides in Stephenville, Texas, and serves the Masters Transportation team with light duty ADA and specialty vehicles. 

Thomas Donovan
Regional Sales Manager, Southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas

Tom brings 30 plus years of sales and marketing experience to the Master's Transportation organization. He is excited for the opportunity to fulfill our clients transportation needs with reliable and innovative solutions. Thomas covers southern Missouri and northern Arkansas. 

Allen "Elmer" Duncan
Regional Sales Manager, School Buses, Missouri

Allen brings over a decade of experience in the transportation industry to Master's. Combined with over 9 years of experience in the fields of education and student transportation, he is committed to facilitating fleet optimization for school districts in Kansas and Missouri.

Robin Fontaine
National Rental Manager, Kansas City, MO & KS; Branson, MO; Houston, TX; San Antonio, TX

Robin brings 15 + years of sales and management experience to her role leading the rental team. Robin has her hands full with 5 children, 1 husband, 11 chickens, 3 goats, and 2 dogs. Robin covers Kansas City, Branson, Houston, and San Antonio and will help you find the right shuttle to meet your needs.

Jason Gilstrap
Regional Sales Manager, Colorado

Jason has over 25 years of sales and customer service experience.  He understands that every client is unique and he takes a more individualized approach with all of his clients. He has lived in Colorado for more than 20 years and loves camping and hiking with his family as often as possible.

Kent Jennings
Regional Sales Manager, St. Louis, Missouri

With over 20 years of experience in the transportation and healthcare industry, Kent brings vast knowledge and experience to the Master’s Transportation team. He is the point of contact for all commercial bus and van sales in the St. Louis region and enjoys the personal one on one relationships that he has developed with his clients over the years.

Nathan Klinginsmith
Regional Sales Manager, School Buses, Northern Kansas and Nebraska

Nathan was born and raised in a small town in northeastern Kansas. He served in the United States Marine Corps for 12 years. He looks forward to covering northern Kansas and Nebraska. In Nathan’s free time, he enjoys hunting, the outdoors and spending time with his eight-year-old daughter.

David Lindsey
Regional Sales Manager, Arkansas

David has served Master’s Transportation for several years. He is focused on leasing and selling shuttles to casinos, assisted living facilities, and more across the states of Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

Jerry Locken
Director of Sales, West Coast Region

Jerry oversees the sales efforts of the West Coast region for new and used commercial retail. Jerry brings 20 years of bus experience to this role and has been a key part of the Master's team since Novemer, 2018.

Justin Maresh
Regional Sales Manager, Colorado

With an extensive operations background, Justin takes pride in helping his customers find the very best vehicle for their needs. He enjoys building strong relationships with his customers while focusing on providing the best service possible. An avid skier, runner, biker, and hiker, Justin pairs his love for the outdoors with focusing on the Outdoor Recreation Industry for Master's.

Will Mata
Regional Sales Manager, Kansas/Missouri
Hablo Español

Will is our tenacious international sales consultant. His skills in English and Spanish allow him in and outside the United States to sell pretty much anything. He deals with new and used inventory, depending on his client's needs.

Crystal McMurry
Regional Sales Manager, Southeastern Region

Crystal has been with Master’s Transportation for the past 10 years. She enjoys the customer interaction and working with them to find the best solution for their transportation needs in the Southeast Region. 

Bill Meier 
Regional Sales Manager, Maryland, Virginia, DC

Bill brings 25 years of experience in the transportation industry to his role at Master's. He is retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service. Bill covers GSA rentals for CT, DC, DE, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WI, and WV for both GSA Rentals and Commercial Sales. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf.

Mark Ondich
Director of Sales, Southwest Region

Mark oversees the sales efforts of the Southwest region for new and used commercial retail. Mark has been in envolved in school and commercial bus sales for the past 13 years and has been in a key part of the Master's team since September, 2017.

Bryan Olive
Business Development Manager

Bryan comes to Master's with many years' experience in marketing and customer service management. He has taught seminars on writing and editing. Bryan spent nine years discussing obscure vocabulary on a weekly radio broadcast, where he gained the nickname "Word Mule".

Chris Palisoc
Regional Sales Manager, Northern California

Chris has spent the majority of his career selling in the automotive and financial industries. He is excited to grow the Northern California Region. With his entrepreneurial spirit, he believes in having a future direction and working hard towards the mission and vision of Master's Transportation. In his spare time, he works on his leadership skills by attending leadership seminars with his family. Chris believes luck rewards hard work, and that staying resilient, being relentless, and being obsessed with being successful leads to a successful result.

Sara Phelps
Regional Rental Manager, Denver, CO; Dallas, TX; St. Louis; Phoenix, AZ

Sara brings 10 years of sales experience to her role at Master's. In addition to spending time with her husband and two girls she also enjoys playing sand volleyball and cooking. Sara covers the Denver, Dallas, St. Louis and Phoenix markets and looks forward to working with all of our rental customers.

Derek Simmons
Regional Sales Manager, St. Louis Area

Derek brings an automotive sales background to his role at Master's. He looks forward to working with our customers to make their bus-buying experience a pleasant one.

Austin Snider
Regional Sales Manager, School Buses, Arkansas

Austin has been in and around school transportation for 10 years, including 7 years as a diesel technician and a program director for a diesel science program at a local college, but his true passion is sales. He enjoys spending time with his wife and family, playing and restoring drums, physical fitness, hunting , fishing and rodeos. Austin looks forward to  working with school districts in Arkansas and southwest Missouri to make an impact in the school transportation community.

Johnny Soto
Regional Sales Manager, San Antonio, TX

Johnny has over 15 years of selling a wide range of products and services. He specializes in helping our South Texas customers find the right solution for their transportation needs.

David Webb
Regional Sales Manager, Washington, DC

David brings 35 years of experience and knowledge selling new and used buses. He can assist in all aspects of the buying process from sales to leasing options to creative financing at our Washington, DC, location. David brings an attentive attitude towards sales and looks forward to serving you.

James Williams
Regional Sales Manager, School Buses, Iowa and Northern Missouri

James supports schools within Iowa and Northern Missouri with all of their school bus and activity bus needs. In his time away from work he enjoys spending time with family and friends. When he's not spending time with family and friends, he enjoys hunting and fishing, camping and just generally spending time in the outdoors.