Industry veteran David Beagle has been named the vice president of Service Operations for ABC Companies. David Beagle began his career in the transportation industry in 1978 with Holland America Line of Seattle, Wash. During his tenure with Holland America, Beagle held several positions, including director of Operations and general manager — Gray Line of Seattle.
From 2000 to 2009, Beagle served as the vice president — Transportation Division, responsible for Holland America’s diversified service of motorcoaches, rail cars, U.S. Coast Guard-certified vessels, and ground service operations from Florida to Alaska.
In 2009, Beagle founded Beagle Consulting, offering consulting services to motorcoach operators, motorcoach manufacturers and passenger rail tour operators. Within his consulting role, Beagle was instrumental in the planning and development of ABC Companies’ service facility in Redwood City, Calif.
As vice president of Service Operations for ABC Companies, Beagle will set the overall direction for ABC’s nationwide network of service facilities to ensure customers’ needs are met. Beagle is also responsible for expanding ABC’s service offerings for operators.
“I am excited for the opportunity to leverage my experience from the operator side of the industry to continue to grow and strengthen ABC’s service operations, and I’m enthused by the entrepreneurial, can-do spirit which is evident throughout ABC,” stated Beagle.
"As a company we are committed to providing the highest possible level of service excellence to our customers. David's extensive experience in our industry and knowledge of our customers’ operations will help provide solutions that meet or exceed their needs," stated Dane Cornell, president and CEO of ABC Companies.
Beagle obtained a B.A. degree from Seattle Pacific University and received his MBA from the University of Washington.