ROM and Bustin Announce New Territory Managers for Great Lakes and Northeast Territories

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis

Bob Dakin

Bob Dakin

BELTON, MO / EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (February 2015) – ROM and Bustin are pleased to announce the addition of Bob Dakin as the new Great Lakes Territory Manager and Matt Lewis as the new Northeast Territory Manager. Both will be responsible for Truck and Trailer business growth in their respective regions.

Bob entered sales management in 2008, following a career in law enforcement as Lieutenant and four years in the US Marine Corp where he was honorably discharged as Sergeant. Most recently, Bob spent over five years as Regional Sales Manager selling into the specialty and utility vehicle markets with Harrison Hydraulic Solutions and Smart Power, Inc.

Bob earned an Associates of Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement from Westshore Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Leadership from Central Michigan University. While practicing law enforcement, he was selected and completed a residency in the FBI National Leadership Academy at the University of Virginia, Quantico.

Bob will be responsible for the new Great Lakes territory which consists of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Ontario and can be reached at or by calling 816-506-4956.

Before joining ROM and Bustin, Matt worked for Telogis, Inc., a fleet management supplier, as Sales Executive calling on OEM dealers and fleets. Prior to Telogis, he spent several years with Nissan North America and Chrysler Corporation in sales management and parts and service management capacities, including a two-year rotation in Belgium.

Matt graduated from Southern Illinois University with a BS in Automotive Management and a Masters in Workforce Education Development.

Matt will be responsible for the new Northeast territory which consists of Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebec and can be reached at or by calling 816-260-5089.

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About ROM
ROM, headquartered in Belton, MO, manufactures products that improve worker productivity and reduce workplace accidents associated with slips, trips, falls and muscle strains. ROM product solutions are primarily marketed to emergency responders and multi-temp trailer operators. ROM has significantly improved worker safety by introducing roll-up compartment doors, automatic hose bed covers, and folding safety ramps to these primary markets. ROM is also ISO 9001-certified. For more information on ROM please visit

About Bustin
Since 1928, Bustin Industrial Products has pioneered innovative safe access equipment for a variety of industries and applications. The company’s truck and trailer safety access and storage solutions include walkramps, pull-out platforms, slide-out platforms, ladders and steps. Bustin’s Industrial access solutions include crossovers, ladders, handrails, work stands, servicing platforms, and grating products. The company is headquartered in East Stroudsburg, PA. For more information on Bustin please visit the company’s website at