Keith Brandis is a 30-plus year veteran of the trucking industry with a diverse background in heavy truck manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing. After graduating from Virginia Tech in marketing management, he began his career with Volvo Trucks at the brand’s New River Valley cab assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia. While there, he held various positions in the areas of materials, production and order management.
Following his time in Dublin, Keith moved to Volvo Trucks’ North American headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, to become a sales engineer and sales trainer. To further broaden his experience, he sold new and used medium- and heavy-duty trucks at a Volvo Trucks dealership in Roanoke, Virginia, for six years. While in Roanoke, he earned a Masters of Business Administration from Averitt University and taught part-time at various technical community colleges.
In 2001, Keith returned to Greensboro to head the Volvo Trucks’ Marketing department and Business Development. In 2009, Keith served as Vice President for Product Planning for Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks. Currently, Keith is the Vice President, Partnerships and Strategic Solutions, for North America.
The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines and also provides complete solutions for financing and service. Headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, the $43 billion global company employs over 100,000 employees, produces products in 18 countries and sells products in more than 190 markets.
Keith is also active in his community, volunteering at the local high school.