MINNEAPOLIS – (Nov. 15, 2016) – AmeriPride Services, a textile rental services and supply company in North America, announced several new general manager appointments. These GMs will have fiscal and operational oversight over their respective branches and affiliated service centers.
Brett Wooden has been promoted to the position of General Manager at AmeriPride’s Twin Falls branch. Wooden has worked in the industry since 1995 and has been with the company since 2002, during which he’s served as General Manager of the Little Rock and Springfield branches. Wooden and his wife Debbie will be relocating to Idaho as he assumes this new role.
Greg Ehli has been promoted to the position of General Manager at AmeriPride’s Bismarck branch. Ehli has been with AmeriPride for more than 21 years and has held a variety of roles including Customer Service Representative, Internal Growth Manager, Lead Internal Growth Manager and most recently Customer Operations Manager. He has served on several leadership committees and has received awards for sales, service and other achievements at the company. Ehli and his wife Kim live in the Bismarck area where he has been a professional walleye fisherman since 2002.
Jay Rasmussen has been promoted to the position of General Manager at AmeriPride’s Springfield branch. Rasmussen has spent the last three years as the Customer Operations Manager in Springfield and has more than 13 years with the company. Prior to his current role, he spent several years on the Fleet Team where he oversaw several transformational projects such as route optimization and alternative fuel vehicle pilots. He also spent several years on the Minneapolis branch service team. Rasmussen currently lives in Nixa, Missouri with his wife Allison and three children and he is pursuing his MBA at Missouri State University.
“I am very confident that these moves will help us find continued success in these marketplaces and support our company’s vision to be a leading customer service company in North America,” said John Sutherland, SVP of U.S. Operations for AmeriPride Services. “These guys are all strong leaders with extensive industry knowledge that will allow them to excel in their new roles.”