FAIRFAX, Va. — Trailways has announced that five bus and coach drivers from three states have received its highest honor: Driver of the Year for 2017. The names were unveiled at the Trailways annual owners’ meeting in Florida.

The awardees were from Alabama, Maryland and New York.

“Normally, Trailways has one or two awardees, but five drivers were nominated for 2017, showing the pride and gratitude of their company leaders. All serve as great role models,” Trailways Chairman Jonathan Berzas of Fullington Trailways said.

Trailways’ five drivers of the year for 2017 are:

  • Bill Backus, First Priority Trailways of Maryland
  • Tomas Caminero, Adirondack Trailways of New York
  • Ed Horn, Pine Hill Trailways of New York
  • Doug Buffone, New York Trailways of Rochester, N.Y.
  • Rick Calloway, Capital and Colonial Trailways of Montgomery, Ala.


MILWAUKEE — REV Group Inc. has announced that Tom Phillips has rejoined the company as chief operating officer.

As COO, Phillips will work closely with the company’s business units to ensure that they are executing on the company’s key supply chain, quality, cost and new product initiatives.

Since his return from retirement, Phillips has already been working in conjunction with the company’s finance and business leaders to identify opportunities for further growth, profitability and customer service.

He will assume many of the duties of Marcus Berto, executive vice president, who left the company in March.

“I am excited to have Tom back on the REV team full time,” said REV Group CEO Tim Sullivan. “We all look forward to working with Tom to continue on our strong trajectory of growth.”

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