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Terren Drake

Job Title: General Sales Manager
Company: Peterbilt Motors Company
Industry: Transportation/Finance
Mentor Since: Fall 2018
Will Mentor: Graduate Students

Job Description

Manage Peterbilt’s on-highway new truck sales teams in the Northeast and Southeast regions of the U.S. and Peterbilt’s Red Oval Pre-Owned Truck Warranty team, with responsibility for used truck trade package activity in the U.S. and Canada.

Company Description

Peterbilt Motors Company is a division of PACCAR, Inc, the multinational manufacturer of premium commercial trucks under the Peterbilt, Kenworth and DAF nameplates.

Employment History

Held the following roles at PACCAR Financial from 2014 - 2021:
MBA Associate Region Manager
Area Credit Manager
Director of National Accounts
Director of Used Equipment


MBA: Seattle University (2014)

Certificate - Business Valuation: Seattle University (2014)

B.A. - Communication: Washington State University (2006)

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Students can expect guidance on career transition, professional relocations, professional brand management, navigating corporate culture, and dialogue around management/leadership style.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Will be conducting mentoring sessions 100% virtually via Microsoft Teams (Live outside of Seattle Area).