General News - Members & Suppliers

August 5, 2022

Chicago Pneumatic Welcomes New Director of Sales and Regional Sales Manager

Chicago Pneumatic Welcomes Travis Lark as Director of Sales &

Chet Cushing as Regional Sales Manager, Southwest

ROCK HILL, South Carolina – Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique is pleased to
welcome Travis Lark as Director of Sales, and Chet Cushing as Regional Sales Manager, Southwest,
effective immediately.

Travis Lark joins the multi-brand team with over 20-years of experience in commercial sales. Before this
new role, Lark worked as a Regional Sales Manager for Eagle Iron Works. Before then, he was a part
of the Chicago Pneumatic team as a Regional Sales Manager in 10 states, including Washington,
Oregon, Idaho, Montana, plus more across the northwest.

Lark attended the University of Nevada, Reno and earned a BS in Business Management in 1998. He
started his career at a Manufacturers Rep Group, selling APT Tools in the Northern California region
from 1999 to 2003.

“We’re excited to have Travis join the team,” said Scott Barker, Vice President, Business Line Manager
at Chicago Pneumatic and APT Tools. “His experience selling APT and CP products will give him a leg
up in this new role. We’re looking forward to seeing the growth in the marketplace.”

In this new role, Lark’s primary focus is to oversee the onboarding of new channel partners and key
accounts with the goal of increasing market share and sales volume for Chicago Pneumatic and American Pneumatic Tool products.

“I am looking forward to working with what I believe is the best team in the industry,” said Lark. “We’re
selling some of the best products out there and by doing so, we’ll increase our market share. I’m
excited to see what this new role has in store.”

Away from work, Lark can be found backpacking, camping, and skiing with his family in Idaho.
Chet Cushing first joined the Power Technique group in 2019 as a Regional Sales Manager for the
Northern California and Nevada territories. Cushing later was appointed to cover the California,
Oregon, Washington, and Alaska regions.

“Chet has vast knowledge and experience in the rental and construction supply industries,” said Barker.
“We’re looking forward to bring him on the team.”

With over 30 years’ experience in rental and construction supply industries, Cushing has strong  business-development professional skills in negotiation, business planning, operations, IOT, supply management and sales.

In this new multi-brand role, Cushing will develop sales channels with the goal to increase market share
and sales volume for Chicago Pneumatic in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii.

“I’m really looking forward to this new role,” said Cushing. “I’m looking forward to building relationships
with thought-leaders in the industry, I feel like I’m coming home.”