faculty

Gerard Biasutto Gerard Biasutto, Director of Technical Development 
Gerard is a mechanical engineer who has been with Blue Giant since 2008. He has held senior-level positions in the Engineering and Technical Support departments, and is now the Director of Technical Development. In addition to bridging the Sales and Engineering disciplines to create safe and efficient customer solutions, Gerard is responsible for BGU curriculum development and training.
Trevor Scheffel Trevor Scheffel, Project Manager, Technical Development
Trevor has worked in the loading dock industry for over 12 years. During that time he progressed from equipment technician to service / installation manager, giving him expert knowledge on all types of dock equipment. As Blue Giant Project Manager, Technical Development, and lead technical trainer for BGU, Trevor helps establish new systems and processes and teach them to our dealers. He also heads the Dealer Development Programme, which helps dealers maintain the high standards Blue Giant requires.
Kevin Coughlin Kevin Coughlin, Director, Dealer Development
Kevin's experience in the loading dock industry spans over 15 years. At Blue Giant he has held senior positions within Account Management (New Equipment Sales), Direct Dealership Sales and US Dealer Development. His current expertise is in new territory development, where he focuses on building new relationships to further the Blue Giant brand. Kevin is the Lead Sales Trainer for Blue Giant University.
John Simon John Simon, Director, Dealer Development
John has been with Blue Giant since 1987. Throughout the years he has held senior positions in Manufacturing, Service, and Sales, and is currently putting his new market development experience to use by building long-term customer relationships. Along with Gerard, John is the Lead Technical Trainer and an assistant Sales Trainer for Blue Giant University.
 
Dave Mueller Dave Mueller, Director, Business Development, Seals and Aftermarket
Dave has extensive experience in the design and manufacture of seals, shelters, and key Aftermarket products. He has been with Blue Giant since 2012, occupying a senior position in the company Seals and Shelters division, and currently acts as an assistant Sales and Technical trainer for Blue Giant University.
Keith Forber, Aftermarket Dealer Development Manager
Keith has been working in the loading dock industry for over three decades. After a 10 year career in warehouse management, Keith spent 15 years as one of the top sales representatives in the dock industry. Keith joined Blue Giant as the Aftermarket Dealer Development Manager in October 2015, his role is educating and supporting dealers in the Blue Giant network on Aftermarket products and HVLS fans .
Nelson Amaral Nelson Amaral, Warranty & Quality Manager
Nelson started with Blue Giant in 1994. He has a wide array of experience in Product Assembly, Painting, Sales / Parts and Quality Control, and Warranty. Now Warranty Manager, Nelson also assists as Technical Trainer for Blue Giant University.
 
Dave MacAlear Dave McAlear, Technical Specialist
Dave joined the Blue Giant team in 1999. He has occupied several key positions, including Electric Motor Specialist, Licensed Electrician, Blue Giant Service Technician, and Technical Support. He presently assists as Technical Trainer for Blue Giant University.