Gary Conleay, Center Manager
Gary is a 39 year veteran of the truck sales business. After graduating with a degree in Marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University, Gary began his career selling Kenworth and Chevrolet trucks in Baton Rouge, LA. In 1983, he became the youngest Sales Manager in the entire Peterbilt network. He has since worked with dealers in Louisiana, Tennessee and Georgia, managing the sales efforts of quite a few successful salesmen. He has represented the Freightliner brand for the last 23 years. Gary came to Selectrucks of Atlanta in December of ’07. Since then, he has been one of the top Center Managers in the Selectrucks network, and has been invited to the President’s Club every year but one since joining the organization.
He and his wife Emily have five children and thirteen grandchildren. Their main interests are traveling, boating, car shows, college football, and spending time with their grandchildren.
Bryan Cunningham, Finance and Insurance Manager
Bryan has over 30 years of truck financing experience. After graduating from the University of Tennessee in 1980, Bryan began his finance career with Associates Commercial Corporation at the Knoxville, TN branch. Since that time, he has worked with several industry leading finance companies, all within the transportation industry.
Bryan came to Selectrucks of Atlanta in October of 2003. He has been honored several times for being a top producer in the Selectrucks Network.
Bryan and his wife Maureen have three children and seven grandchildren. Personal interests include travel and shooting sports. He spends as much time as possible at the trap and skeet range.
Lyn Owens, Sales Representative
Lyn has been around trucking and agriculture all of his life. Born and raised in McDonough, GA, he is a hometown guy. Lyn’s family has a long history in farming and agribusiness in Henry County. As a result, Lyn worked for many years in the family’s seed and fertilizer business. This is where his trucking roots were developed. Because of Lyn’s love of farming and trucking, he joined Atlanta Freightliner in 1996, and helped open Selectrucks of Atlanta in 1997. He has been here ever since.
Lyn is best known for being very helpful with his customers. He is very well known and respected in this area, and he knows just about everyone in the trucking business for miles around. During his time at Selectrucks, Lyn has become a Certified Sales Expert, and has been among the top salesmen in the Select organization for many years.
Lyn’s interests are collecting John Deere memorabilia, Ag Farm toys, and truck replicas. He keeps part of his collection in his office at work. He also enjoys attending auctions around the country, attempting to add to his collection. He and his wife JoAnn run a small cattle and hay farm in their spare time. Their hobbies include fishing, hunting, and watching movies.
Courtnay Beckham, Sales Representative
Courtnay is a native of Atlanta, GA. She graduated from Clayton State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business in 1990. Since then, Courtnay has spent her entire career in sales, and has been selling trucks for the last 18 years. She has been with Selectrucks of Atlanta for the last 13 years, and has grown a large customer base from all over the country.
Courtnay loves what she does, and all of her customers are part of what she calls her “extended family”. The relationships that she has formed, and the care that she gives to her customers, are the reasons that she continues to grow her business. Courtnay has continuously been a top performer nationally and strives to perform at a level that reflects excellence in everything that she does. Courtnay has been honored with the #1 position nationally in her category many times in the Selectrucks Network, and has earned President’s Club and Century Club honors year after year. Congratulations to Courtnay!
Courtnay and her husband Jay have been married for 22 years, and have two beautiful daughters. Courtnay has a passion for health and strives daily to help people learn and change their lives through proper food and life choices. Don’t be surprised if she offers you some fruit while you are purchasing a truck! Courtnay also has a strong love for working with kids. She has volunteered her time as PTO Vice President and has taught Sunday School for 17 years. She is involved with Truckers Against Trafficking, and makes sure all her customers are informed and aware of these issues. You may also find her searching for treasure at a local thrift store, antique shop, or garage sale – She loves to hunt for that “magic find”!
Bill Swedelson, Sales Representative
A native of upstate New York, Bill is a graduate of the University of Miami with a BFA Degree in Photography. Bill began his career as a professional photographer in New York City, working for some well known production studios. After two years in photography, Bill moved over into the Food and Beverage Industry, where he worked for the next 21 years. Bill sold products to all kinds of accounts throughout the New York Metropolitan area. He eventually became self employed as a beverage distributor.
In 2003, after many years of fighting the snow, Bill moved his family to the Atlanta area, and joined Selectrucks of Atlanta as a sales representative. Although very different from the Food Service business, the fundamentals of sales are the same, and Bill caught on to the truck business very quickly. In fact, Bill has become one of the top producing Selectrucks salespeople in the nation. He was most recently honored for being the # 3 Salesperson in the nation in his cagegory with the Selectrucks Network. He was recognized for that honor at a special awards ceremony held in Newport Beach, CA. Bill’s care and concern for his customers has helped him to achieve these results.
Bill and his wife Pam live in Fayette County, GA with their three children. Bill is an avid sports fan, and although he is surrounded by “Dawgs”, Bill continues to support the sports teams from his native New York. He and Pam are getting to know the Southern Lifestyle, and they enjoy spending time with family and making new acquaintances.
Brian Green, Sales Representative
Brian is a native born Georgia boy! Born and raised in rural Laurens County on a family farm, he was always surrounded by trucks, livestock and farm machinery. After graduation, Brian spent 24 years in sales and sales management in the auto industry. In 2008, he joined the Peach State Freightliner team as a new truck salesman. Although representing the whole Freightliner product line, Brian was particularly interested in the Western Star brand, and became dedicated to that product for several years. He was instrumental with the introduction of the 4700 and 5700 Product Lines to the Georgia market. During his time with the new truck department he became certified as a Freightliner Master Professional Sales Consultant.
In May of 2015 Brian transferred over to Selectrucks of Atlanta to fill a vacancy left by Bob Hogan, who retired after many years of service. Brian’s many years of training in the new truck department has proven to be invaluable when speaking with customers about all of the technological changes they are seeing on late model used trucks.
Brian and his wife Tammy have one son still at home. Eleven year old Jasper is very active in school activities and loves playing baseball. They have lived in the small town of Hampton since 2004, and find it to be a friendly town and a great place to raise a family. Most of Brian’s free time is spent coaching baseball, attending church functions, and playing family games. Brian and Jasper are also huge Braves fans! They attend several games every year!
Jason Johnson, Wholesale Manager
Jason has diesel fuel in his blood, having grown up in Northeast Arkansas in a trucking family. Jason’s Grandfather owned a large fleet of trucks, and his father was involved in the family business. After Jason’s college days, he took a position in truck sales with the Peterbilt dealer in Memphis in 1996. Since then, Jason has had extensive sales management experience with several dealers in the Midwest. Early on, Jason gravitated to the used truck side of the business, and has built relationships with dealers and wholesalers all over North America, and in several countries around the world. Jason came aboard at Selectrucks of Atlanta in 2006.
Jason and his wife Micki have one son, Cade. They enjoy sports of all sorts (GO HOGS GO!), especially now that Cade is getting old enough to start playing. They also enjoy travel and the fellowship of their friends.