Taylor Power Systems (TPS) has promoted Craft Tyler to sales manager for areas served directly by TPS and Reed Nicholas to sales manager of areas served by authorized dealers. Tyler is a 2005 graduate of Mississippi State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He was employed with Ivey Mechanical before beginning his tenure with Taylor Power Systems in 2006 as sales representative. Tyler enjoys a variety of outdoor sports including hunting, golfing, boating and MSU sports, and resides in Brandon.
Nicholas attended Mississippi State University where he studied general business. He started working for Taylor Power right out of college in 2007. He and his wife, Maris, live in Northeast Jackson, and Nicholas enjoys hunting, fishing, boating and horseback riding.
Also, Clarence M. “Buster” McAdory has joined Taylor Group as manager of financial credit of Taylor Leasing. McAdory was a direct Taylor regional sales manager and also a dealer regional sales manager for Taylor Machine Works in 1976-1978. He then moved into the banking sector, serving as branch manager and later as vice president of BancorpSouth from 1978-1992. In the 1990s, McAdory continued in the financial arena as vice president of Louisville Inter City Federal Bank and later Renasant Bank in Louisville. In 2005 McAdory was promoted to president of Renasant in Louisville where he served until his retirement in 2012. McAdory is a retired lieutenant colonel from the Mississippi Army National Guard. He served as commander at the company and battalion level where he received numerous awards and citations. He served his country in Desert Storm in 1990-1991. McAdory has served as president of Louisville Businessmen’s Club, Louisville Kiwanis Club and as a board member of Louisville-Winston County Chamber of Commerce. He also served on the review board for the Golden Triangle Planning District loan committee. McAdory and his wife, Brenda Pearson McAdory, have one son, Brad, and two grandchildren, Nathan and Victoria. McAdory enjoys horses and horseback riding, is an avid gardener and enjoys sporting events.
Finally, David Dewitt has been promoted to the position of regional sales manager of Mississippi at TPS. Dewitt received a B.S. degree in education from Mississippi State University in 1992. After college, he worked as quality assurance supervisor and shipping supervisor for McCarty Foods. In 1997, he relocated to North Carolina as general manager of Crestwood Farms. In 1999, he returned to Mississippi in generator sales for Kossen Equipment. Dewitt transitioned into the food industry in as general manager for Old Hickory Pits, and later for Reed Food Technology in 2003 and 2007, respectively. In 2012 Dewitt came to TPS and was in sales in the service department until his recent promotion. Dewitt and his wife, Stacey, reside in Pearl and have two daughters, Tyler and Gabby. He enjoys time with his family, golfing, hunting and fishing.