Calmar Telematics

Management Bios

Ross D. Sheckler - Ross has a background in design engineering at McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, and as a consultant to NASA. Ten years ago Ross began to work on transferring aerospace design methods and analysis tools from NASA into the commercial vehicle industry and has since contributed to product line leaders such as Kenworth's T2000, Peterbilt's 387, and Mack's CX Vision and Fusion. Ross' leadership in the truck industry was recognized by the US DoE and he was commissioned as the only private consultant to contribute to their commercial vehicle program under which Ross created the baseline for all current DoE aerodynamic studies, the Generic Conventional Model (GCM).

Vic Suski - With a background in both engineering and the operation of a commercial truck fleet Vic held the role of senior engineer at the American Trucking Association and has been a member of TMC for more than twenty years. Vic has recently semi-retired and contributes to a number of truck efficiency efforts at Calmar.

Robert D. (Bob) Francis - With more than 40 years of Telecom experience, Mr. Bob Francis spent most of his career managing operations for public corporations such as Motorola, GTE, Paradyne, Stromberg-Carlson and General Electric. From 1990 through 1993, he served as President of General DataComm International (NYSE: GDC). In 2001, Mr. Francis helped create Atlantic American Catalyst Group, LLC, (a sister company to Communications Equity Associates, Tampa) to commercialize technologies developed by the U.S. Government. He served as CEO and a Director of this company, based in Tampa, Florida. The first company incubated by Catalyst was Atlantic American Transportation Systems, to be a supplier of Commercial Vehicle Telematics solutions to the long-haul trucking industry. He has also served as a Director and President of Tiger Telematics (TGTL) and a Director and CEO of StarCom Wireless, both companies providing commercial vehicle Telematics services.

For information, contact:
Ross Sheckler, CEO. Calmar Telematics
620 Old Liverpool RD, Liverpool, NY 13088 | Office (315) 626-6800 | Fax (315) 626-6787 | Email