About Volvo Used Equipment
Tara has over 13 years of experience in the used construction equipment industry, starting as a remarketing analyst with Ingersoll Rand and progressing to regional sales manager covering the East Coast for Volvo used equipment. As Director of Remarketing, Tara is building the strongest network of Volvo used equipment resources in North America, with a collective team of internal sales and dealers who buy and sell more Volvo-branded used units than anywhere else in the world.
Tara arrived in the field of construction equipment by way of Wall Street, where she worked for Salomon Smith Barney as a junior analyst in bank loan research.
She has an undergraduate degree from Drew University in Economics and Political Science, and holds an M.A. from Cornell University in International Development. Tara lives beachside in Tampa, Florida, with her husband Tommy and their Alaskan malamute and Labrador retriever. Her varied interests include yoga, off-shore fishing, architecture and design.
Jared grew up in the used equipment business, first with his father’s company managing surface mining and dirt equipment inventories for major competitor brands before joining Volvo CE. His expertise is in machine inspection and verification.
Jared covers the western United States plus Maryland, Virginia and Alabama. He also manages repairs at the Volvo Certified Used centers in Las Vegas and Detroit.
Jared was raised in Texas and took up steer wrestling during his high school and college years, eventually joining the professional rodeo circuit. Today he lives in Alma, Arkansas, where he enjoys spending his downtime with his wife and young son and doing metal fabrication projects.
Ernesto has made used equipment sales a 30-year career, and today covers the southern tier of the United States as well as the Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions.
His responsibilities also extend to the Latin America market, with expertise in export procedures for used equipment exiting the US to Central, South America and Mexico. He managed Volvo CE’s export office in Miami for five years before becoming field-based.
Over the decades, Ernesto’s warm personality and hands-on method of working with customers have turned many business clients into long-time friends.
Ernesto is fluent in Spanish and English. He currently lives in San Antonio, Texas with his wife of 27 years, Yvonne. Ernesto and Yvonne have three children and one granddaughter. In his free time, Ernesto enjoys camping as a family and motorcycle adventures with his wife.
Brandon works out of the Volvo CE home base in Pennsylvania, where he helps manage the inventory of used equipment coming off lease and provide equipment availability data to our Volvo dealer network. Brandon also fields inquiries from the Volvoceused.com web site and call center.
He is a graduate of Shippensburg University with a degree in Business Administration/Management.
Brandon prefers to spend his outside of the office time outdoors and counts hunting, fishing, hiking and snowboarding among his activities.
Kevin has been around Volvo Construction equipment for over 23 years. He brings a vast amount of Volvo Construction equipment product knowledge and sales experience. Before joining Volvo Remarketing, Kevin was a sales manager at a Volvo CE dealership.
Kevin's responsibilities included forecasting, strategic planning and managing the sales process. He spent much of his time structuring deals and engaging the customer with his team securing sales. Kevin was responsible for not only new equipment sales but also purchasing used equipment from Volvo Remarketing, giving him an understanding of both the dealer and Volvo CE roles. As he likes to say “I get it”. Kevin’s experience and warm, outgoing personality make him an asset to both his dealers and our team. Kevin covers the western United States, plus Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Maryland, Virginia and Alabama.
Kevin graduated from Arkansas State University and now lives in Little Rock, Arkansas with his wife Marissa and son Kade. During his down time he enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and sporting events and loves entertaining guests at home.