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AEM Announces Two New Staff Members

Mike Lietke, senior director statistics Sara Feuling, director, construction

November 7, 2018 - The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has two new staff members. Mike Lietke is senior director, statistics, and Sara Feuling, is director, construction.

Lietke comes to AEM from Briggs & Stratton in dealer development and field training and 12 years with Harley Davidson, serving in dealer district management and market and financial analyst positions.

Sara Feuling, a registered professional engineer, comes to AEM with 10 years of experience with the Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation. She holds a master’s degree in civil engineering and bachelor’s degree in civil and structural engineering. She succeeds John Somers, who has become AEM’s director of the utility sector.

“We welcome Mike and Sara to the AEM team. Their professional expertise will help AEM develop new and expanded opportunities that continue to deliver member service enhancements,” said AEM President Dennis Slater.

AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers. Its members include more than 1,000 companies and more than 200 product lines in construction- and agriculture-related industry sectors worldwide. The equipment manufacturing industry in the United States supports 1.3 million jobs and contributes roughly $159 billion to the economy every year


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