Spartan Motors Inc., parent to Spartan Chassis Inc., today (Feb. 24) announced that Lori Wade has been named CFO and treasurer, effective immediately. According to a press release, Wade has served as Spartan’s Interim CFO and Treasurer since early 2013.

John Sztykiel, CEO of Spartan Motors, stated, “Lori performed exceptionally well in the interim role and has proven herself  to be the right choice for CFO. She has strengthened the finance organization and has been an important leader in our performance improvement efforts over the past several months. Spartan is fortunate to have Lori as a member of its senior leadership team.”

Wade joined Spartan in February 2008 as the company’s executive director of finance. Prior to joining Spartan, she spent more than 21 years at Eaton Corp. where she served as Truck Group Worldwide Sarbanes-Oxley manager and various other controller and financial management positions.  She holds a bachelor’s in accounting from Northwest Missouri State University.