Brian Wendt is the President at Superior Diesel, Inc. and Bell Power Systems, LLC, John Deere, Kohler, Yanmar, and Zenith spark ignited engine and Funk Powertrain Distributors serving the Midwest and Upper Northeastern regions of the United States.
Brian is responsible for providing the vision and strategic plan for the group, and creating a work environment conducive to growing the business and developing employees.
Brian began his career with Superior Diesel in 1993 where he has held a number of positions of increasing responsibilities. Following the acquisition of Heartland Engine Company by Superior Diesel in 2001, he was involved with the integration of both companies. He has since been involved with the acquisition of Bell Power Systems, LLC, in 2012 and the ongoing integration of Superior and Bell Power. Brian was named President of Superior and Bell in 2012.
Brian is the current President and active member of the John Deere North American Engine Distributor Council as well as the Chair for the Kohler North American Distributor Council.
Brian was raised in Rhinelander and is a 1989 graduate of Rhinelander High School. He currently lives in Rhinelander, Wisconsin with his wife, Kristine, and their two sons Walker (16) and Hunter (14). When not working, Brian enjoys running, snowshoeing, and a variety of outdoor activities with his family.