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J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. Announces Addition of Tony Wheel as Executive Vice President of Manufacturing & Supply Chain

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J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., a North American leader in safety and regulatory compliance solutions for a wide range of industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Wheel as the company’s new Executive Vice President of Manufacturing & Supply Chain. Wheel officially joined the organization March 1, 2024, succeeding Tim Little, who will retire on July 1, 2024.

With an impressive background in operations, engineering and product design, Wheel brings over 16 years of leadership experience from his previous role at Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a producer of purpose-built vehicles and equipment, based in Wisconsin.

In his new position at J. J. Keller, Wheel will oversee a team of more than 130 associates across Global Sourcing, Manufacturing and Distribution operations.

“We are excited to welcome Tony Wheel to J. J. Keller,” said Rustin Keller, President and CEO of J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. “His experience, not only in manufacturing and distribution but also in engineering and designing products, aligns perfectly with our expanding portfolio of proprietary solutions, such as our line of J. J. KellerTM SAFEGEARTM personal protective equipment, innovative labor law poster solutions, hazardous materials placards, security seals and many other patented solutions.”

In addition to his professional achievements, Wheel has an admirable military background, having served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve as a Logistics Corps Officer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, and a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Wheel is also a certified Project Management Professional, a Six Sigma Green Belt, and holds a lean manufacturing certification.

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is confident that Wheel’s leadership and diverse expertise will contribute to the company’s ongoing commitment to providing best-in-class safety and regulatory compliance solutions for its customers and a Great Place to Work® for associates.

For more information about J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc, please visit www.jjkeller.com.

About J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Since we began as a family-owned company in 1953, our purpose at J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has been to protect people and the businesses they run. Today, serving 500,000+ companies across North America, our associates are making a larger impact than ever. Transportation, construction, utility, healthcare, education and industrial organizations of all sizes rely on our expert insights to create safe work environments and simplify complex government regulations. They trust our diversified portfolio of solutions – cloud-based management tools, consulting, professional services, training, forms, PPE and safety supplies – to safeguard workers, reduce risk and build operational confidence. Learn more at jjkeller.com, and follow us on LinkedInX, and Facebook.