AmeriPride Taps Three for GM Slots

Posted November 18, 2016 at 3:01 pm

AmeriPride Services Inc., recently announced three new general manager appointments. These GMs will have fiscal and operational oversight over their respective branches and affiliated service centers.

“I am very confident that these moves will help us find continued success in these marketplaces and support our company’s vision to be a leading customer service company in North America,” said John Sutherland, SVP of U.S. operations for AmeriPride Services. “These guys are all strong leaders with extensive industry knowledge that will allow them to excel in their new roles.”

The newly appointed GMs include:

Greg Ehli has advanced the GM post at AmeriPride’s Bismarck, ND, branch. Ehli has worked for AmeriPride for more than 21 years. He’s held various roles, including customer service representative, internal growth manager, lead internal growth manager and most recently customer operations manager. Ehli has served on several leadership committees and has received awards for sales, service and other achievements at the company. He and his wife Kim live in the Bismarck area where he has been a professional walleye fisherman since 2002.

Jay Rasmussen has advanced to the GM’s post at AmeriPride’s Springfield, MO, branch. Rasmussen has spent the last three years as the Customer Operations Manager in Springfield and has more than 13 years with the company. Previously, he spent several years on the Fleet Team where he oversaw several transformational projects, such as route optimization and alternative-fuel vehicle pilots. He also spent several years on the Minneapolis branch service team. Rasmussen currently lives in Nixa, MO, with his wife Allison and three children. He is pursuing an MBA at Missouri State University.

Brett Wooden has advanced to the GM’s post at AmeriPride’s Twin Falls, ID, branch. Wooden has worked in the industry since 1995 and has been with AmeriPride since 2002, during which he’s served as general manager for the Little Rock and Springfield branches. Wooden and his wife Debbie will relocate to Idaho as he assumes this new role.