Betts Spring Promotes Next Generation Leadership

Betts Spring Promotes Next Generation Leadership

Fresno, CA(January 5, 2012) Betts Spring has promoted William Michael "Bill" Betts to Vice President.  In this newly created role, Betts will lead sales and marketing for Betts branded Spray Suppression business that includes Betts mud flap hangers, Life-Time Fenders quarter, single axle and tandem fenders and Spraydown aerodynamic mud flaps.  Additional focus for Betts will be leading the company's efforts on strategic and operational planning. 

Bill Bettsjoined Betts Spring in June 2007 and most recently held the position of Procurement and Logistics Manager responsible for global material sourcing and supply chain partnership development.  Prior to Betts Springs, he worked as a business risk/supply chain consultant for Protiviti, focusing on assessment and development of best-in-class business processes.  Betts holds a BS degree in Accounting and a Certificate of Entrepreneurial Excellence from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He will complete his MBA with distinction from Craig School of Business, California State University - Fresno in early 2012. 

Mike Betts, President, framed the promotion as critically important today and for the company’s future.  "Our spray suppression business has many current opportunities that will benefit from Bill's dedicated passion for supply chain development.  Bill has demonstrated leadership qualities and has already contributed significantly to our culture and vision.  His new role proudly sets the foundation for the next generation leadership of our family business.

About Betts Spring

For over one hundred forty (140) years and during six generations of continuous family ownership, Betts Spring Company has practiced daily the mission of its founder and decorated spring maker William Michael Betts I – “Building Well, Serving Better”.  From its proud beginning as the first spring manufacturer in the Western United States, Betts has evolved into a diversified manufacturing and distribution company servicing the requirements of heavy duty trucking, automotive and industrial clients with innovative, patented solutions, products and services Made in the USA.  For more information, please visit