CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT North America
Our Team

Meet Our Team

Wayne Tomlinson

Wayne has 31 years of experience in roles related to equipment service, system specification and training. In 1999, Wayne joined the road machinery business as a Technical Service Representative assisting dealers and customers with compaction products. In 2004, he joined the Road Institute® as the Compaction Training Specialist conducting operation and applications training for asphalt and soil compaction products. For the last several years, he has coordinated and guided the paving best practices training available at the Road Institute.

Foster Ladlee

Foster has 14 years of paving experience with Blaw-Knox pavers and various other types’ of related equipment. He has spent the majority of his career as a screed operator with additional time spent on compactors and as a skid steer mill operator. During this time, his company focused mainly on commercial, residential and road paving throughout the mid-Atlantic region. He joined the Road Institute® in 2018 as a Paver Training Specialist focusing on operation/application training.

James Thomas

James has over 30 years of experience in heavy equipment service and repair. He has worked as a John Deere Technician as well as a heavy truck Technician. James joined Volvo in 2010 and worked in the Assembly Department as a Team Leader on the Grader and Large Compaction Lines. In 2012 James was promoted to The Technical Support Team for excavators. While working in Technical Support he assisted Dealers with hydraulic, electronic and powertrain related technical issues. In 2015 he was promoted to The Technical Training Team at Letterkenny. He is a Volvo Certified Trainer with expertise in Pavers, Articulated Haulers and PT transmissions. James also is an Instructor for The Road Institute and has provided Paver Technical Training to Technicians and Customers. His expertise in pavers has assisted in developing a Customer as well as Dealer Technician training programs.

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