Our Team

Vicki Reber

PRESIDENT, C.E.O.

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Vicki brings a full business operations career to Progressive Trailers’, starting with six years in a big eight public accounting firm (PW) where she served in a multitude of positions including department management and assistant to executive team members throughout various states of their operations.  Vicki worked in the timber investment arena for nearly a decade where she was the corporate office manager as well as the Human Resource Manager for a staff of over 100 employees throughout seven field offices.  She has held various management positions in land development and marketing industries in Oregon and Arizona, respectively.  Vicki has worked for the last ten plus years as a small business owner, managing the administrative/operations side of her Wholesale Distributorship “Interstate Battery Systems of Northern Arizona” with full oversight of HR, AR/AP, Payroll and full range bookkeeping. Vicki brings her great attention to detail, organizational skills and operational quality control to the Progressive Trailers’ team.

Doug Reber

VICE PRESIDENT

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Doug has over 30 years of experience in the wholesale distribution industry with a Decade in the wholesale electrical distribution field. The first several years were in sales/marketing then moved into project administration/project management where he was heavily involved with working with plan take-offs, developing bills of materials and producing quotes/proposals with companies such as AMFAC and General Electric, Doug, working with engineering as well as installers and clients to ensure projects met engineering specification and came in on time and budget. The balance of  Doug’s distribution career comes from the automotive aftermarket industry.  Doug has been a small business owner/operator for over 20 years and is well versed at developing plans, goals, and strategies for company growth as well as 100% customer satisfaction. Doug continues to put the pieces in place to grow the company to the next level while staying true to the company’s core values of honesty, integrity, family, and quality, work that are pillars of Progressive Trailers’. Doug has a creative and innovative mind that is always seeking new solutions for customer satisfaction. Doug Currently works on special projects and in an advisory role.

Douglas Palka

GENERAL MANAGER

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Douglas brings 10+ years of experience in the armored vehicle industry, both here in the Phoenix area and in Charleston, SC, to the Progressive Trailers’ Team. Douglas’ many roles within his former organization run the gamut from becoming a certified welder to leading the International Sales Group and ultimately becoming the General Manager. As a Program Manager with Protected Vehicles Inc (PVI) and Mobile Armored Vehicles (MAV) he was tasked to develop the Ballistic and Blast Test Certification Program to meet the Stringent United Nations STANAG Level III (a&b) Requirements as well as a Weapons Program which included onsite security, storage, etching, and exporting in compliance with ITAR Standards. Working with various US Department of Defense (DOD) Officials, he has a deep understanding of Government Contracting; having served as a Government Property Administrator, and as a Liaison for both the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA). Douglas has experience working with various OEM groups developing new products to integrate into a multitude of Armored Vehicle Platforms that have protected soldiers both domestically and internationally. His diverse background allows him to prioritize tasks quickly and think outside the box for solutions.

Trevor Long

SALES/PRODUCTION FOREMAN

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Trevor, a life long resident of the valley, brings 26 years of custom trailer manufacturing experience to the Progressive Trailers’ Team. Having been with Progressive Trailers’ for 22 of those 26 years, Trevor’s knowledge is second to none and he is the “go-to” guy for all your trailer retrofit, remodel, fabrication and repair needs.

Dave Rabuck

SALES MANAGER

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Dave grew up in Greendale, Wisconsin where he graduated from Greendale High School.  He later graduated from Mesa Community College.  Dave was a Class A Member of the PGA of America for 15 years managing several golf shops and discount stores.  He’s been in sales of Specialty Vehicles for over 25 years and a member of the Quality Vans team for an ongoing 13 years.  His hobbies include off road exploring and golfing. Dave enjoys a challenge and solving problems. He has an uncanny ability to build and maintain relationships with customers and always looks out for their best interest. Dave is enthusiastic about specialty vehicles and enjoys helping his customers find the perfect vehicle to fit their needs.

Jim Nossett

PRODUCTION MANAGER

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Jim has over 36 Years experience in repair and manufacturing of all types of Trailers and Specialty Vehicles. He has an Associates degree in Cabinet and Millwork. Jim has an eye for detail and an innovative approach to trailers manufacturing and  specialty vehicle manufacturing. He has an unmatched ability to anticipate and exceed the customer’s needs. Jim is known for his problem solving abilities, excellent customer communication, and inventive solutions. He faces obstacles head on and has a creative mind to solve almost any problems and build one of the best custom trailers’ and  specialty vehicles you will find.

Linh Dinh

Purchasing and Admin

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Born and raised in Orange County, CA. Former Disneyland Cast Member of 5 years. Moved to Arizona
with husband and two cats in 2017. Likes to read, play video games, and cross stitch during spare time.

Thomas Ragland

Sales/Estimating

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Tom was raised in Southern California and graduated Helix High School in La Mesa, CA. He started his career at a Ford Dealership where he rapidly rose through ranks with positions as a driver, Parts Counterman and eventually the Retail Parts Manager.This wide range of experience assisted him greatly as he took a position with a Global Engineering and Manufacturing Group starting as the shipping manager and growing into a role in Project Management.Working with the end-users as well as the in-house technical support and engineering teams, Tom once again excelled and was promoted to Production Controller.It is this type of interaction and passion that brought him to Quality Vans & Specialty Vehicles’ attention and what will allow him to excel here.Tom is dedicated to bringing together all of our in-house resources to solving your unique mobile needs and ensuring that you receive the best customer support throughout the process from inception to construction, delivery and beyond.