Before his current position, Walenczak served two years as Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing. Walenczak has been with PACCAR for 13 years and has held positions of increasing responsibility including fleet, region and general sales manager positions at Kenworth and assistant general manager-operations at PACCAR Parts.
“This is a dynamic and exciting time in the transportation industry, and I am honored to step into this new role at Kenworth at a time when we are building on our core values of quality, innovation and technology to create the transportation solutions our customers need and want,” said Walenczak. “I am excited to continue working with the World’s Best customers, employees and dealers as Kenworth’s general manager.”
Walenczak holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Washington. He attended the Stanford Executive Program in 2023. Walenczak is based at the Kenworth Truck Co. headquarters in Kirkland, Washington.
Born and raised in Little Rock, AR, Erica N. Guy decided to stay in her hometown to begin her professional career in journalism. Since obtaining her bachelor’s degree from UAPB, Erica has professionally written for several publications about several topics ranging from lifestyle, tech, culture, and entertainment, just to name a few. Continuing her love for her hometown, she joined our team in June 2023, where she is currently a staff writer. Her career goals include continuing storytelling through her writing by being the best professional writer she can be. In her spare time, Erica enjoys trying new foods, cozying up with a good book, spending time with family and friends, and establishing herself as a future businesswoman.