Alliance Bus Group adds to CAIO Sales Team
ATLANTA, GA | December 1, 2013 – Dennis Lyons has over twenty-five years of experience in the motorcoach industry. After growing up around buses, Dennis attended Johnson & Wales College in Providence, RI where he majored in Travel Services Management. As the school’s first “extern,” he began work at Massachusetts based American Eagle Motor Coach where he would become General Manager shortly after joining the firm full time upon graduation. Lyons left American Eagle and held similar positions before becoming Vice President of New Britain, Connecticut based DATTCO’s Coach & Tour Group. At DATTCO, his experience grew to include shuttle and contract operations, including the launch of megabus.com in New England. Since leaving DATTCO, Lyons has worked with a variety of carriers and industry suppliers on both short and long term projects.
Throughout his career, Dennis has been active in state, regional and national industry associations, including the American Bus Association, United Motorcoach Association, International Motorcoach Group, Connecticut Bus Association, Massachusetts Bus Association and New England Bus Association. His involvement has included committee and leadership positions with many of the organizations and two terms as President of the Connecticut Bus Association.
As a key manager in each of his positions, he is well versed in analyzing operator financials, fleet planning and cost accounting and Alliance Bus Group is extremely pleased to welcome him to the team.
Dennis Lyons, Alliance Bus Group/CAIO Sales Executive
CAIO, an ISO 9001-2000 certified company founded in 1946, is the largest full-line bus manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere. Employing 3,500 employees in a 1.5 million square foot production facility located on 67 acres, CAIO produces 9,000 units annually.
About Alliance Bus Group
Alliance Bus Group is a family of full-service bus sales dealerships with locations throughout North America. With over 100 years combined experience in the bus industry among the executive team alone, Alliance Bus Group has seen growth every year since its incorporation. Offering bus and transportation products from every major manufacturer, Alliance Bus Group is the sole distributor of CAIO Motorcoaches in North America and the largest commercial bus distributor in the nation. For more information on how you can be “Along for the Whole Ride®”, visit www.AllianceBusGroup.com.
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